Sabine Baring-Gould, (born Exeter, England, Jan. 28, 1834; died Trenchard, North Devonshire, England, Jan. 2, 1942). He spent his early life in Germany and France. He became master of choir school. He wrote a lot of songs, and he wrote them for the children of the mission. He wrote history, biography, poetry, and fiction. Later on he wrote folk songs for schools.
- 1834—Born at Dix Field, Exeter, on Jan. 28th.
- 1836-1850—Visited Europe with parents.
- 1861—Visited Iceland.
- 1864—Published Onward Christian Soldiers.
- 1868—Married Grace Taylor
- 1891—Had fifteenth kid.
- 1915—Wife died
- 1924—Sabine died in Lewtrechard on Jan. 2nd
Some of the hymns he wrote:
The picture of Sullivan can be found at: http://diamond.boisestate.edu/gas/gallery/sullivan.html
The history of Sullivan: http://diamond.b oisestate.edu/gas/hymn/
William J. Reynolds. Companion to Baptist Hymnal. (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1976), page 258 & 439