John Francis Wade

Birth Year: 1711
Death Year: 1786
Notes: English hymnist who is sometimes credited with writing and composing the hymn "Adeste Fideles" (which was later translated to "O Come All Ye Faithful") even though the actual authorship of the hymn remains uncertain. The earliest copies of the hymn all bear his signature.


Title Alternate Title(s)
O Come All Ye Faithful Adeste Fideles