1758–1836
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Feb­ru­a­ry 12, 1758, Ful­neck, Yorkshire, Eng­land.

May 6, 1836, Li­ver­pool, Eng­land.

Eldest son of Benjamin Latrobe, Christian was an English clergyman, musician, and composer. He was educated at in England, and at the Mo­ra­vi­an Brethren’s College, Niesky, Silesia. Taking orders in the Mo­ra­vi­an church, he became in 1784 secretary of their Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel, and in 1795 secretary to the Unity of the Brethren in England. He wrote a number of works for the Mo­ra­vi­an church, and edited the Selection of Sacred Music in six volumes (1806–26). Peter Latrobe was his son.

  1. Met Around the Sacred Tomb
  1. To Avert from Men God’s Wrath
  1. Croyland

Latrobe’s burial place