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); & 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