May 13

Mai 13

On this day in 1842, Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, English composer, was born at Bolwell Terrace, Lambeth (London), England.  Sullivan composed some 72 hymns, most of them in the period 1861–75. The most famous of these are "Onward, Christian Soldiers" (1872, lyrics by Sabine Baring-Gould) and "Nearer, my God, to Thee" (the "Propior Deo" version).