Catherine Winkworth


Catherine Winkworth, from Hymns Ancient & Modern Historical Edition (1909).

Featured Hymns:

God, who madest earth and heaven
Now thank we all our God
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

Collections of Hymns:

Lyra Germanica [Songs for the Household]

1st series, 1st ed. (1855): PDF
1st series, 2nd ed. (1856): PDF
1st series, New ed. (1866): PDF

2nd series, 1st ed. (1858): PDF
2nd series, 6th ed. (1865): PDF
2nd series, Illustrated (1868): PDF
2nd series, 8th ed. (1872): PDF

Chorale Book for England

1st ed. (1863): PDF
with Supplement (1865): PDF

Christian Singers of Germany (1869): PDF

Related Resources:

Theodore Kübler, Historical Notes to the Lyra Germanica (London: Longman, Green, Longman , Roberts, & Green, 1865): PDF

Edwin Hatfield, “Catherine Winkworth,” Poets of the Church (NY, 1884), pp. 682-683: HathiTrust

John Julian, “Catherine Winkworth,” A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), p. 1287: Google Books

Margaret J. Shaen, Memorials of Two Sisters (London: Longmans, 1908): PDF

Erik Routley, “Lyra Germanica,” Bulletin of the Hymn Society, vol. 84 (1958), pp. 171-174.

Elizabeth Patton Moss, “Catherine Winkworth: a personal study,” The Hymn, vol. 17, no. 1 (January 1966), pp. 5-11: HathiTrust

J. Vincent Higginson, “Catherine Winkworth and the Chorale Book for England,” The Hymn, vol. 25, no. 1 (January 1974), pp. 9-13: HathiTrust

Robin Leaver, Catherine Winkworth: The Influence of her Translations on English Hymnody (St Louis, MO: Concordia, 1978): WorldCat

Robin Leaver, “Catherine Winkworth’s place in English hymnody,” The Hymn, vol. 29, no. 4 (1978), pp. 214-216: HathiTrust

Peter Skrine, Susanna and Catherine Winkworth: Clifton, Manchester and the German Connection (Hymn Society Occasional Paper, Second Series, No 2, June 1992).

J.R. Watson, “Catherine Winkworth,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

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