Mary Ann Baker

Short Name: Mary Ann Baker
Full Name: Baker, Mary Ann, 1831-1921
Birth Year: 1831
Death Year: 1921

Baker, Mary A.. Miss Baker, who is a member of the Baptist denomination, and a resident in Chicago, Illinois, is an active worker in the temperance cause, and the author of various hymns and temperance songs.    Her most popular hymn:-—

    1. Master, the tempest is raging, Peace, was written in 1874 at the request of Dr. H. R. Palmer, who desired of her several songs on the subjects of a series of Sunday School Lessons for that year. Its theme is "Christ stilling the tempest."   During the same year it was set to music by Dr. Palmer, and pub. in his Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874. It is found in other collections, including I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881. Its home popularity was increased by its republication and frequent use during the illness of Pres. Garfield. It was sung at several of the funeral services held in his honour throughout the States.

    2. Why perish with cold and with hunger? Invitation. This is another of her hymns set to music by I. D. Sankey, and included in his Sacred Songs and Solos, Lond., 1881.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Texts by Mary Ann Baker (23)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
عصفت في البحر ريحMary Ann Baker (Author)Arabic1
All ye who would help in the temperance causeMary Ann Baker (Author)2
Are we faithful to our MasterMary A. Baker (Author)3
Blessed are they whose eyes admiring seeMary A. Baker (Author)3
Chained by sin in cruel bondageMary A. Baker (Author)5
Hast thou sought of God a favorMary A. Baker (Author)3
If you would not be a drunkardMary Ann Baker (Author)2
Lead us, O Savior dearMary A. Baker (Author)4
Lleno de angustia y temoresMary Ann Baker (Author)Spanish1
Love God with thy heartMary A. Baker (Author)3
¡Maestro, se encrespan las aguas Y ruge la tempestad!Mary Baker (Author)Spanish4
Master, the tempest is raging!Mary A. Baker (Author)English213
Meister, es tobet der SturmwindMary Ann Baker (Author)German3
Mestre, o mar se revoltaMary Ann Baker (Author)Portuguese2
No more the empty nameMary Ann Baker (Author)2
Praise the Savior, O ye peopleMary Ann Baker (Author)7
Satan the seed is sowingMary A. Baker (Author)English18
Schauriger brauset der SturmwindMary A. Baker (Author)German3
Secretly the seed doth growMary A. Baker (Author)2
Up, up, and away, thy Master obeyMary A. Baker (Author)2
Waiting soul, what canst thou sayMary A. Baker (Author)2
Watch, the Bridegroom cometh quicklyMary A. Baker (Author)2
Why perish with cold and with hungerMary A. Baker (Author)5

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