Jane Borthwick

Jane Laurie Borthwick (9 April 1813, Edinburgh, Scotland; 7 September 1897, Edinburgh, Scotland) was hymn writer, translator of German hymns and a noble supporter of home and foreign missions. She published under the pseudonym: H. L. L. (Hymns from the Land of Luther). Jane Laurie Borthwick is best known for the Hymns from the Land of Luther; her most famous translation today is Be still, my soul and her most known original text is Come, labor on. Like Catherine Winkworth and Frances Cox she greatly contributed to English-language hymnody by mediating German hymnody.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 9th, 1813, Died September 7th, 1897 (Edinburgh)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: translator

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23172 10-in. 9/24/1919 My Jesus, as thou wilt Sophie Braslau Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra translator  
Edison 18710 10-in. 9/7/1928 My Jesus, as thou wilt Metropolitan Quartet Mixed vocal quintet translator  
Edison N-416 12-in. 9/7/1928 My Jesus, as thou wilt Metropolitan Quartet Mixed vocal quintet translator  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Borthwick, Jane," accessed February 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106950.

Borthwick, Jane. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106950.

"Borthwick, Jane." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 February 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106950

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