11th December 1757
23rd May 1834
Charles Wesley junior was an English organist andcomposer. He was the son of Sarah and Charles Wesley (the great hymn-writer and one of the founders ofMethodism), and the brother of Samuel Wesley, also an organist and composer. He is usually referred to as "Charles Wesley junior" to avoid confusion with his more famous father. He never married, living for most of his life with his mother and sister.