Author of the Lyrics
The author of the glorifying
words of the "City of God" lyrics, Samuel Johnson (October 10, 1822-February 19, 1882),
was born in Salem, Massachusetts, United States and
achieved fame as a Unitarian pastor and Hymn writer.
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the
music that accompanies the
words of "City of God", Thomas Haweis (January 1, 1734-February 11, 1820),
was born in Redruth, Cornwall, England and
became famous as a chaplain, rector, composer and musician.
Information about the
Title of Hymn: City of God
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Samuel Johnson (October 10, 1822
to February 19, 1882)
Nationality of Author:
Translator of the Hymn
lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: Thomas Haweis (January 1, 1734 to
February 11, 1820)
Hymn Category: Catholic Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Awake from your slumber! Arise from your sleep! A new day is dawning for all those who weep"
First Publication Date: