A boy is born in Bethlehem

A boy is born in Bethlehem

Author: H. J. D. Ryder
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: H. J. D. Ryder

Ryder, Henry Ignatius Dudley, s. of the Rev. G. D. Ryder, who in 1836 became Rector of Easton, Hants, was born Jan. 12, 1837. On Dec. 8, 1856, he became a member of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri at Birmingham. He died Oct. 7, 1907. His hymns and translations are in his own Poems Original and Translated, 1882, in O. Shipley's Annus Sanctus, 1884, and in the Birmingham Oratory Hymn Book, 1906. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A boy is born in Bethlehem
Author: H. J. D. Ryder
Source: Latin, 13th cent.; New Oxford Book of Carols, 1993 (tr.)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1993 The New Oxford Book of Carols.



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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #112
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