Hymn Writers

Who are these hymn writers? What kind of life did they lived and what led them to write the hymns they wrote? What are the stories behind these hymns?

These are some of the questions that we will discuss here in this section of Great Christian Hymns.

Hymn Writers

Addison, Joseph (1672-1719)

Annie Sherwood Hawks (1836-1918)

Atkins, George (19th century)

Crosby, Fanny J. (1820-1915)

Grant, Robert (1779-1838)

Heber, Reginald (1783-1826)

Kethe, William (late 16th century)

Medley, Samuel (1738-1799)

Neander, Joachim (1650-1680)

Olivers, Thomas (172501799)

Rinkart, Martin (1586-1649)

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748)

Wesley, Charles (1707-1788)

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Praise the LORD.
How good it is to sing praises to our God,
how pleasant and fitting to praise Him!

~ Psalm 147:1