Eluned Harrison

HARRISON, Eluned (née Cornish). b. Cardiff, South Wales, 19 December 1934. She grew up in Dinas Powys, and was educated at Penarth County School for Girls and University College, London. She taught science at both school and college level. In 1960 she married Graham Stuart Harrison*, who was soon to become a long-serving church pastor in Newport. Of more than fifty hymns she has written, originally for use in personal devotion, the most in demand has been ‘O Lord my God, I stand and gaze in wonder’. This is based on the Swedish of Carl Boberg* and set to the adapted Swedish folk tune O STORE GUD, used in English books for ‘O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder’*, and sometimes given the...

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