Faber, Frederick William (M)

b. 28 June 1814. d. 26 September 1863. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Hymn writer, theologian, poet, and translator. Educated at University College, Oxford. Ordained in the Church of England in 1839, but converted to Catholicism in 1845 and became a Catholic priest in 1847. Travelled extensively throughout the continent. Friends with William Wordsworth, John Manners, and John Henry Newman. Dedicated *Sights and Thoughts in Foreign Churches and among Foreign Peoples* (1842) to Wordsworth. Author of eight religious treatises (1853-1860). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 11
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Cherwell Waterlily 1836-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11872
College Chapel 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11954
College Hall 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11955
On the Heights Near Devoke Water.—August 7, 1838 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11960
The Complaint 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11959
Heaven and Earth 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11961
The Wheels 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11958
College Library 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11957
College Garden 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11956
The Wren 1841-02-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5253
To Richard Harrison, Green Bank 1890-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8397