Born: 1712, London, England.
Died: May 24, 1768, London, England.
Buried: Bunhill Fields Cemetery, London England.
Hart resisted Christianity while young, writing the pamphlet The Unreasonableness of Religion, Being Remarks and Animadversions on the Rev. John Wesley’s Sermon on Romans 8:32. However, Hart came to Christ in 1757, becoming an enormously popular preacher and hymn writer. Tens of thousands attended his funeral. Hart’s works include:
Hymns Composed on Various Subjects, with the Author’s Experience (London: 1759)
Supplement to his Hymns, 1762
Appendix to his Hymns, 1765
Source: The Cyber Hymnal