Maule, Graham Alexander


b Glasgow 1958. An architectural student in Glasgow who turned to full-time youth work, first at parish level and then with the Iona Community. There he teamed up with John Bell, qv for notes on Iona. With JB he co-authored many songs first published in the ‘Wild Goose’ series of contemporary folk-style collections. Several of these now appear in mainstream hymn-books: 7 in Rejoice and Sing (1991), 8 in the Irish Church Hymnal (2000), 13 in Sing Glory (1999) and 24 in the Scottish Church Hymnary (CH4, 2005). As a mature student he gained a Master’s degree in Fine Art (Sculpture); followed by his PhD. He contributed art-work and design to Iona publications. In 2004 he addressed the Hymn Society’s conference in Edinburgh. Currently living in Leith, his main concern is for innovative lay training—in theology, liturgy, music and art. Nos.576, 910, 948.