Massie, Edward, M.A., (1805–1893) was the son of Rev. R. Massie of St. Bridget’s, Chester, and younger brother to Richard Massie. He was educated at Shrewsbury School and Wadham College, Oxford; B.A. 1830, M.A. 1834. He took Holy Orders in 1830. He died at Grange-over-Sands, Lancashire, in 1893. His published works include A Few Hymns for Occasional Use in the Services of the Church, 1862, and Sacred Odes, 1866 (volume 1) and 1867 (volume 2). The latter contains many translations from the German.
He has translated:
5 Fröhlich soll mein Herze springen
10 Nun laßt uns gehn und treten
35 Wach auf, mein Herz, und singe
37 Die güldne Sonne (2 versions)
40 Geh’ aus mein Herz und suche Freud
101 Ich singe dir mit Herz und Mund