Catherine Winkworth

Catherine Winkworth (13 September 1827 – 1 July 1878) translated the German chorale tradition of church hymns for English speakers, for which she is recognized liturgically by Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She also worked for wider educational opportunities for girls, and translated biographies of two founders of religious sisterhoods. When 16, Winkworth appears to have coined a once well-known political pun, peccavi, "I have Sindh", relating to the British occupation of Sindh.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 13th, 1827 (Metropolitan Borough of Holborn), Died July 1st, 1878 (Geneva)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919

Roles Represented in DAHR: translator


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22949 10-in. 7/1/1919 Now thank we all our God Carsten Woll Male vocal solo, with organ translator  


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