Horatius Bonar — Biographies and Information

Horatius BonarHoratius Bonar (1808-1889) was an Scottish hymn writer, poet, and preacher who wrote over 600 hymns including "I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say" and "Hallelujah for the Cross."

Marriage and Family:
Catherine BonarJane Catherine Lundie Bonar (1821-1884): Born at Kelso Manse, December, 1821, and died in Edinburgh, Dec. 3, 1884. Married in 1843, to Horatius Bonar. Of their nine children, five died young. Her hymns, which are few in number, appeared in her husband's Songs for the Wilderness, 1843-44, and Bible Hymn Book, 1845. She is chiefly known through her hymn "Pass away, earthly joy!" Sometimes titled "Fade, fade, each earthly joy."

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