I’ll sing a hymn to Mary
I’ll sing a hymn to Mary. John Wyse* (1825-1898).
Published in Crown of Jesus: a complete Catholic manual of devotion, doctrine, and instruction (1862), edited by R.R. Suffield and C.F.R. Palmer. It was also in Catholic Hymns: Original and Translated, with accompanying tunes (1898), edited by Albert Edmonds Tozer* with the help of Richard Runciman Terry*. It was the only hymn by Wyse to be included in the Westminster Hymnal (1912, revised 1940), but its inclusion in those books ensured that it became well known. It was included in The Parish Hymn Book (1968), and it has remained in recent British books such as Celebration Hymnal for Everyone (1994) and Laudate (1999). In the USA it was in...
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