Augustus Toplady

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Artist Birtday : 04/11/1740 (Age 38)
Born In : Farnham, Surrey, England
Occupation(s) : Anglican clergy and hymn writer.
Genres : Gospel

Augustus Montague Toplady (4 November 1740 – 11 August 1778) was an Anglican cleric and hymn writer. He was a major Calvinist opponent of John Wesley. He is best remembered as the author of the hymn “Rock of Ages“. Three of his other hymns – “A Debtor to Mercy Alone”, “Deathless Principle, Arise” and “Object of My First Desire” – are still occasionally sung today.

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