Isaac Watts

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1674 – 1748

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Who was Isaac Watts?

Isaac Watts was an English hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymnwriter, he was recognised as the "Father of English Hymnody", credited with some 750 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in use today, and have been translated into many languages.

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Born
Jul 17, 1674
Southampton
Also known as
  • Watts, Isaac
Profession
Education
  • King Edward VI School, Southampton
Lived in
  • Cheshunt
    (1712 - 1748)
Died
Nov 25, 1748
Stoke Newington
Resting place
Bunhill Fields

Submitted
on July 23, 2013