Ye Olde History Snippets...Our first hymn next Sunday is Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee. Here is the history!
Words: Henry Jackson van Dyke (b. Nov. 10, 1852; d. Apr. 10, 1933)
Music: From the 9th Symphony, by Ludwig van Beethoven (b. Dec. 16, 1770; d. Mar. 26, 1827)
Adapted by Edward Hodges (b. July 20, 1796; d. Sept. 1, 1867)
This hymn history comes courtesy of Rev. Robert Cottrill, went home to be with his Saviour on the 31st of August 2019, after a short illness. Rev. Cottrill served in ministries for about 40 years, as a director of music, and as the senior pastor of several congregations. He also taught both Bible and music courses at Briercrest Bible College (Caronport, Saskatchewan), and Millar College of the Bible (Pambrun, Saskatchewan).
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