Born: March 16, 1820, Boston, Massachusetts.
Died: November 25, 1905, Chelsea, Massachusetts.
Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Massachusetts.
Kidder, Mary Ann, née Pepper, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, March 16, 1820, is the author of "Lord, I care not for riches" (Name in the Book of Life desired), and "We shall sleep, but not for ever" (Hope of the Resurrection), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >
Display Title: Christ Is Born TodayFirst Line: Glory in the highest, gloryTune Title: [Glory in the highest, glory]Author: Mary Ann Pepper KidderSource: White Robes, by Alonzo J. Abbey & M. J. Munger (Boston, Massachusetts: Oliver Ditson & Company), pages 90-1