1757, Colchester, Essex, England.

April 14, 1822.

Lincombe Vale, Somerset, England.

Draper worked initially as a linen draper. After training for the Unitarian ministry, he served at the Leather Lane Chapel, Holborn (1789) and Sidbury Vale, Sidmouth (1798). He wrote 161 hymns, few of which are in modern hymnals. His works include:

  1. Blest Is the Man That Fears the Lord
  2. Father of All, Where Shall We Find?
  3. Great God, as Seasons Disappear
  4. Hosanna! Let Us Join to Sing
  5. With Deepest Reverence at Thy Throne