Authors:Folliot Sandford Pierpoint
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|Folliot Sandford Pierpoint|
|First name||Folliott Sanford|
|Also known as|
|Born||October 7, 1835, Spa Villa, Bath, England.|
|Died||March 10, 1917, Newport, Monmouthshire, England.|
|Best known for||Hymns:For the beauty of the earth|
Folliot Sandford Pierpoint; (1835 to 1917) , a native of England, was born at Bath October 7, 1835; educated at Queen's College, Cambridge, graduating in 1871.
He published a volume of poems in 1878. He has contributed a few hymns to the Churchman's Companion, Lyra Eucharistica, and other publications. He is a member of the Church of England. His most popular hymn is the one given in this book: