[singlepic=2,320,240,,right]Richard Redhead was born in Harrow, England on March1, 1820. Redhead was a young chorister in Magdalen College, Oxford. Redhead was a leading musical figure in the Oxford Movement, whose aim, in part was to steer the Anglican church back toward Catholicism. He held two organist position during his lifetime. One from 1839-1864 and the other as organist of St. Mary Magdalene’s Church, Paddington from 1864-1894. Richard Redhead died in Hellingly, England on April 27, 1901.
Richard Redhead’s contributions to the Tanglewood Hymnal: