Ray W. Urwin

Birth / Death Dates
b. 1950

Dr. Ray Urwin is director of Music at St. Francis and is one of the most distinguished church musicians in the United States. He is the composer of two of the most popular hymns in the Hymnal 1982 (679, "Surely It is God Who Saves Me,” and S169, "My Flesh is Food Indeed"). He is nationally recognized for his other compositions, which are published by Oxford University Press, Boosey and Hawkes and others.