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Cecil Frances Alexander (1818–1895)

Alexander, Mrs. Cecil Frances (Humphrey). An Irish poet; born in County Wicklow in 1818; died in Londonderry, Oct. 12, 1895. She was very active in religious and charitable works. She is best known as a writer of hymns and religious poems. Among the most noted are the hymns ‘Roseate Hue of Early Dawn’ and ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful.’ Her most famous poem is ‘The Burial of Moses.’