To sing with us, 1) Click on the music thumbnail icon to view the sheet music (you don't have to read music!), and 2) Engage the audio file by clicking on the Real audio or Mp3 file.
Gerard Moultrie was born in England. His father, John Moultrie was also a hymn writer. He was educated at Rugby and Exeter College. He received his BA in 1851 and his MA in 1856 from Oxford.
Taking Holy Orders, he held a number of positions, including chaplain of Shrewsbury School, curate of Brightwaltham, vicar of Southleigh and warden of St. James College of Southleigh. He wrote multiple hymns, along with some hymn translations, including "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence." His published works include The Primer Set Forth at Large for the Use of the Faithful, 1864, Hymns from the Post Reformation Editions, 1864, Hymns and Lyrics for the Seasons and Saints' Days of the Church, 1867, Cantica Sanctorum, or Hymns for the Black Letter Saints Days in the English and Scottish Calendars, 1850, among others.