1855–1933

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 19, 1855, Ke­nil­worth, War­wick­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Au­gust 9, 1933, Clif­ton, Bris­tol, Eng­land.

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Biography

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.

Publications

In ad­di­tion, Drap­er con­trib­ut­ed hymns to the Guard­i­an, Church Month­ly, and oth­er ma­ga­zines. He wrote about 60 hymns al­to­ge­ther.

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Lyrics

Translations