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The page of Byrom, John, English biography

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Byrom, John
(1692–1763)
 

Biography

John Byrom or John Byrom of Kersal or John Byrom of Manchester FRS (29 February 1692 – 26 September 1763) was an English poet and inventor of a revolutionary system of shorthand. He is also remembered as the writer of the lyrics of Anglican hymn Christians Awake, salute the happy morn.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Byrom

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