Catherine Winkworth
b. September 13, 1827 – d. July 1, 1878 • Translator
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Winkworth, Catherine
Winkworth, Catherine (1819–1878)Hymn translator; educationistIt is one of the ironies of church history that Calvin’s rejection of “hymns of human composure” denied to English-speaking Christians the riches of New Testament-based congregational song for two hundred years. It was not until the nineteenth