Lord of Light, Whose Name Outshineth

Author: Howell Elvet Lewis

Lewis, Howell Elvet, M.A., born April 14, 1860, and educated for the Congregational Ministry. After holding several charges in the country, he removed to London in 1898. His Sweet Singers of Wales, 1889, contains translations of standard Welsh hymns. They are well done, and worthy of attention on the part of hymn-book compilers. Mr. Lewis is M.A. of the University of Wales. [Rev. T. G. Crippen] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord of light, Whose name outshineth
Title: Lord of Light, Whose Name Outshineth
Author: Howell Elvet Lewis (1916; alt.)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Father, as in highest heaven

Tune

ALLELUIA (Wesley)


BETHANY (Smart)

BETHANY, named after the village near Jerusalem, is a suitably dramatic tune for the song text. It was composed by Henry Smart (b. Marylebone, London, England, 1813; d. Hampstead, London, 1879), a capable composer of church music who wrote some very fine hymn tunes (REGENT SQUARE, 354, is the best-k…

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ABBOT'S LEIGH

Cyril V. Taylor (PHH 286) composed ABBOT'S LEIGH in May of 1941 when he was working for the Religious Broadcasting Department of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The BBC had received complaints about the use of AUSTRIA (tune for the Austrian national hymn) during this time of war, a tune…

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The Cyber Hymnal #3882
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Rejoice in the Lord #484Text
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The Cyber Hymnal #3882TextAudioScore