Author of the Lyrics
The author of the motivational
words of the "And Did those Feet in Ancient Times " lyrics, William Blake (November 28, 1757-August 12, 1827),
was born in Soho, London, England and
achieved fame as a a great English poet. In the famous words of 'Jerusalem' Blake contrasted the "dark Satanic Mills" of the English Industrial Revolution to Heaven, a place of universal peace and love.
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the
music that accompanies the
words of "And Did those Feet in Ancient Times ", Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (February 27, 1848-October 7, 1918),
was born in Bournemouth, England and
became famous as a composer and musical director. The famous hymn 'Jerusalem' was sung at the wedding of Prince William & Catherine Middleton in Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011.
Information about the
Title of Hymn: And Did those Feet in Ancient Times
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): William Blake (November 28, 1757
to August 12, 1827)
Nationality of Author:
Translator of the Hymn
lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (February 27, 1848 to
October 7, 1918)
Hymn Category: Wedding and Favorite Songs
First Line of Hymn: "And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England's mountains green?"
First Publication Date: