Born: December 19, 1855, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England.
Died: August 9, 1933, Clifton, Bristol, England.
Draper was educated at Keble College, Oxford (BA in honors, MA 1880).
He was ordained in 1880, and was curate of St. Mary’s, Shrewsbury; vicar of Alfreton, Derbyshire; vicar of the Abbey Church, Shrewsbury; rector of Adel, Yorkshire (1899–1919); Master of the Temple, London (1919–30); and vicar of Axbridge, Somerset.
In addition, Draper contributed hymns to the Guardian, Church Monthly, and other magazines. He wrote about 60 hymns altogether.