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William Havergal
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Born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Born on 18th of January 1793
Died in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Died on 19th of April 1870

Born 1793. Died 1870 - English hymnwriter.

Educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. Ordained as a priest in 1817. Composed hymn tunes, chants and songs. Wrote History of the Old 100th Tune.

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