Hark the Herald Angels Sing Lyrics and Music
The sublime words and lyrics of this beloved hymn begin with "Hark the herald angels sing "Glory to the newborn King!" as the first words of this famous Christmas Carol. The words and lyrics of this 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing' hymn were written by the English author, Charles Wesley. The invigorating music that accompanies the 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing' Christmas Hymn were composed by Felix Mendelssohn. The author of the hymn, Charles Wesley, was born December 18, 1707 and died March 29, 1788. The composer of the music to the 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing' hymn, Felix Mendelssohn, was born February 3, 1809 and died November, 4, 1847. We hope you enjoy the lyrics of this popular Christmas carol.
Hark the Herald Angels Sing Hymn
Title: Hark the Herald Angels Sing *** Name of Composer: Felix Mendelssohn *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Charles Wesley *** Hymns Category: Christmas Carols
Author of the Lyrics
The author of the words of the 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing' lyrics, Charles Wesley (December 18, 1707-March 29, 1788), was born in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England and achieved fame as the leader of the Methodist movement and his prolific hymn writing of over 6000 hymns.