Frederick William Faber

Frederick William Faber

Born: June 28, 1814

Died: November 26, 1863

Nationality: British

Occupation: Theologian

Biography: Frederick William Faber was a British hymn writer and theologian. He was born at Calverley, Yorkshire, where his grandfather, Thomas Faber, was vicar. His best known work was Faith of Our Fathers. Though he was a Catholic writing for Catholic adherents, many of his hymns today are sung by Protestant congregations.

Source/Notes: Paradise, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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Source/Notes: The Sorrowful World, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
Source/Notes: The Sorrowful World, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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