1840–1901
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June 6, 1840, Lon­don, Eng­land.

March 31, 1901, Ve­ro­na, It­a­ly.

St. Cross Church, Ho­ly­well, Ox­ford, Eng­land.

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Blinded in one eye by a child­hood ac­ci­dent, Stain­er served as chor­is­ter at St. Paul’s, and or­gan­ist at St. Mi­chael’s Col­lege, Ten­bu­ry, and Christ Church, Ox­ford.

He found­ed the Ox­ford Phil­har­mon­ic So­ci­e­ty in 1866, was knight­ed in 1888, and be­came a prof­es­sor of mu­sic at Ox­ford in 1889. His works in­clude:

  1. Ascendit
  2. Author of Life
  3. Blessed Home, The
  4. Charity
  5. Children’s Of­fer­ings
  6. Covenant
  7. Credo
  8. Cross of Je­sus
  9. Eucharisticus
  10. Evening Pray­er
  11. Exsurgat De­us
  12. Gascon Car­ol
  13. Grandpont
  14. In Mem­or­i­am
  15. Iona
  16. Jejunia
  17. Jerusalem
  18. Jesu Hail! O God Most Ho­ly
  19. Laus Ma­tu­ti­na
  20. Love Di­vine
  21. Lux Pri­ma
  22. Magdalena
  23. Matrimony
  24. Oxford
  25. Rest
  26. Rex Re­gum
  27. Sons of La­bour
  28. St. Ben­e­dict
  29. St. Cy­pri­an
  30. St. Fran­cis Xa­vi­er
  31. St. Hill
  32. St. Paul’s
  33. Stola Re­gia
  34. Totland
  35. Up in Hea­ven
  36. Veni
  37. Ves­per
  38. Virgin Stills the Cry­ing, The
  39. Woodlynn