Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus Lyrics and Music
The sincere words and lyrics of the treasured hymn begin with "Come, Thou long expected Jesus Born to set Thy people free" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus " hymn were written by its English author Charles Wesley. The author of the hymn, Charles Wesley, was born on December 18, 1707 and died on March 29, 1788. The haunting music that accompanies the "Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus " song of praise was composed by Rowland H. Prichard The composer of the music to the "Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus " hymn, Rowland H. Prichard, was born on January 14, 1811 and died on January 25, 1887. We have placed "Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus " in the category of Advent Songs. Enjoy the inspirational lyrics of this popular Christian song and worshipful church hymn.
Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus Hymn
Title: Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus *** Name of Composer: Rowland H. Prichard *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Charles Wesley *** Hymns Category: Advent Songs
Author of the Lyrics
The author of the illuminating words of the "Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus " lyrics, Charles Wesley (December 18, 1707-March 29, 1788), was born in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England and achieved fame as a leader of the Methodist movement and his prolific hymn writing of over 6000 hymns.