1867–1936

Introduction

portrait

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 27, 1867, Kil­burn, Mid­dle­sex, Eng­land.

Died: May 29, 1936, West­min­ster, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: West­min­ster Ab­bey, Lon­don, Eng­land.

portrait

Biography

Dearmer at­tend­ed West­min­ster School and Christ Church, Ox­ford (BA 1890, MA 1896).

He was or­dained an An­gli­can dea­con in 1891, priest in 1892, and served as vi­car of St. Ma­ry the Vir­gin in Prim­rose Hill, Lon­don (1901–15).

In World War I, he was a Red Cross chap­lain in Ser­bia. In 1916, he worked with the Young Men’s Chris­tian As­so­ci­a­tion (YMCA) in France. In 1916 & 1917, he joined the Mis­sion of Help in In­dia.

In 1919, he was ap­point­ed pro­fes­sor of ec­cle­si­as­ti­cal art at King’s Col­lege, Lon­don. In 1931, he be­came a ca­non of West­min­ster Ab­bey.

Publications

Sources

Lyrics

Translations