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James Montgomery, the noted English hymnist, was a member of the Moravian communion.
Ephraem was the greatest teacher of his time in the Syrian Church, and her most prolific and able hymnist.Music in the History of the Western Church|Edward Dickinson
He was no hymnist, though he did now and then venture into sacred metre.
As in a thousand other partnerships of hymnist and musician, Dr. Rankin was fortunate in his composer.
Next to Gerhardt, there is no German hymnist whose name is so frequently found in hymn-books today as that of Schmolck.