1830–1928

Sep­tem­ber 21, 1830, Bi­de­ford, De­von, Eng­land.

May 29, 1928, Wim­ble­don, Sur­rey, Eng­land.

Ed­u­cat­ed at Ex­e­ter Col­lege, Ox­ford, Chope served as cur­ate of Sta­ple­ton (1856); Sher­borne, Dor­set (1858); Up­ton Scud­a­more, Wilt­shire (1859); and Bromp­ton (1861); and vi­car of St. Au­gus­tine’s, Queen’s Gate, South Ken­sing­ton, Lon­don (1865).

He was one of the orig­in­a­tors of The Choir and Mu­sic­al Re­cord, and was for some time pro­pri­e­tor and as­sist­ant ed­it­or of the Li­ter­a­ry Church­man. His works in­clude:

  1. Bright An­gel Hosts Are Heard on High
  2. God’s Dear Son With­out Be­gin­ning
  3. Hark! The Full-Voiced Choir Is Sing­ing
  4. I Love to Hear Sweet Voic­es Sing
  5. Let Us Now Go to Beth­le­hem
  6. Stars All Bright Are Beam­ing
  7. This Day a Child Is Born
  8. Wise Men Saw a Light Afar, The
  1. Scudamore
  2. St. Cy­pri­an