Christian Cyclopedia

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Benson, Louis Fitzgerald

(1855–1930). Am. hymnologist; b. Philadelphia; educ. U. of Pennsylvania Practiced law 7 yrs., then studied at Princeton Theol. Sem.; ordained to Presb. ministry 1886. After a 6-yr. pastorate he took up his lifework, that of hymnody and liturgies; ed. hymnbooks; works include The English Hymn; The Hymnody of the Christian Church: Studies of Familiar Hymns (2 vols.).

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