William Henry Draper Songs

William Henry Draper was an English hymnist and clergyman who composed about sixty hymns. He is most famous for “All Creatures of Our God and King”, his translation of “Canticle of the Sun” by Francis of Assisi. Draper was born in Kenilworth, Warwickshire on 19 December 1855, the fifth son of Henry and Lucy Mary Draper. He attended Cheltenham College, and went up to Keble College, Oxford as an exhibitioner.