George Ratcliffe Woodward Papers, ca. 1917-1934


George Ratcliffe Woodward Papers, ca. 1917-1934

This collection contains papers,correspondence, and bound pamphlets relating to the work of GeorgeRatcliffe Woodward. Included in the collection are lecture notes forsermons, translations from Greek and Latin, original compositions,correspondence, printed Christmas greetings, and other items.

3 boxes; (1.25 linear feet)



SNAC Resource ID: 6656162

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Woodward, George Ratcliffe, 1848-1934 (person)

George Ratcliffe Woodward, a Church of England clergyman and hymn writer, was born in Birkenhead, Cheshire in 1848. He attended Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and later served at a variety of churches, including St. Barnabas in Pimlico, Little Walsingham in Norfolk, and St. Augustine's in Highgate. He translated hymns, stories, and poems from mainly Greek and Latin, and composed his own musical arrangements, hymns, and carols. He was a founding member of the Plainsong and Mediaeval Music ...