1827-1899

September 22, 1827, Bermondsey, London, England.

September 14, 1899, Chelsea, London, England.

Lissant was a chorister at the coronation of Britain’s Queen Victoria. In 1849, he became the first organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Calcutta (now Kolkata), India. From about 1872 to 1899, he played the organ at St. Augustine’s Church, Queen’s Gate, London.

  1. Although the Vine Its Fruit
  2. Christ, We Sing Thy Saving Passion
  3. Come Forth, Come Forth, Brave Reapers
  4. Come, Hear Ye How God’s
  5. Faithful People, Now Rejoice
  6. Freeman
  7. From the Eastern Mountains
  8. Heavenly Father, God Alone
  9. Joy and Gladness
  10. Joy That Jesus Gives, The
  11. Lord of the Harvest! Thee We Hail
  12. Merrily the Easter Bells
  13. Moonbeams Are Streaming
  14. O Blessed, Blessed Be the Lord
  15. O Light Incarnate! Son of God!
  16. Put on Thy Beautiful Robes
  17. Rhyme, a Rhyme for Easter, A
  18. Sing with Gladness! Sing
  19. Songs of Thankfulness
  20. Through the Long Hidden Years
  21. Twine the Easter Garland