1830–1915

1830, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

May 1, 1915, Baltimore, Maryland.

Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Son of composer Ed­ward Hodg­es, John em­i­grat­ed to Am­er­i­ca in 1845, and attended Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and the Gen­er­al The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry in New York City.

Ordained an Epis­co­pal minister in 1854, he served at the Grace / Se­cond Epis­co­pal Church, New­ark, New Jer­sey (1860–70), and was Rec­tor of St. Paul’s, Bal­t­i­more, Mar­y­land, for 35 years. His works include:

  1. Clear upon the Night Air Sounding
  2. Eucharistic Hymn
  3. Harvat
  4. Hodges
  5. Sebastian
  6. Sing, Sing for Christmas!