1711–1786

Introduction

Born: 1711. Var­i­ous sourc­es give his birth­place as Dou­ai, France, or in Eng­land.

Died: Au­gust 16, 1786, Dou­ai, France.

Buried: West­min­ster Ca­thed­ral, Lon­don, Eng­land.

A Catholic layman, Wade fled the Ja­cob­ite rebellion in 1745, settling in Dou­ai, France. He taught music and copied plain chant and hymn manuscripts for private use.

Sources

Lyrics

Music

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Wade (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?