August 22, 1823, Hampstead, Middlesex, England.

February 8, 1901, Reading, Berkshire, England.

Powell was educated at Oriel College, Oxford (BA 1845). Ordained in 1846, he was Curate of Cookham-Dean, Berkshire; and then Vicar of Bisham (1848). His works include:

  1. Again upon the Gladdened Earth
  2. Almighty Fount of Love
  3. Around Thy Throne, O God
  4. Bow Down Thine Ear, Almighty Lord
  5. God of Hope and Consolation
  6. Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Raise the Hymn of Thankful Praise
  7. Heavenly Father, King of Kings
  8. Jesus, from Thy Heavenly Dwelling
  9. Jesus, Whom Heavenly Hosts Adore
  10. Let Our Hymns of Prayer Ascending
  11. Lord, When Beside the Grave We Mourn
  12. Lord, with Grief and Sin Oppressed
  13. O God, Eternal Fount of Light
  14. O Lamb of God for Sinners Slain
  15. O Savior, from Thy Heavenly Throne
  16. Redeemer, Ever Blest
  17. Though Bowed Beneath Thy Chastening Rod
  18. To Thee, O Holy King of Saints
  19. Until Thou Comest, Savior, in Thy Might