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Christ is born today

Glory in the highest, glory, Saints and angels praise the morn

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Tune: [Glory in the highest, glory] (Allen)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. Glory in the highest, glory!
Saints and angels praise the morn;
Shout hosanna, tell the story,
Christ the Lord of life is born.

Refrain
In the manger He is sleeping;
Scarce we hear His gentle breath;
Yet, O glory, hallelujah!
He hath come to save from death;
Yet, O glory, hallelujah!
He hath come to save from death.

2. Praise Him, praise Him every nation!
On this happy festive morn;
Praise the Rock of our salvation,
Christ the Lord of life is born. [Refrain]

3. He who trod the way before us,
Bore for us reproach and scorn,
See His banner waving o’er us,
Christ our loving Savior born. [Refrain]

4. Glory in the highest, glory!
Hail the Savior’s natal morn;
Saints and angels tell the story,
Christ the Lord of life is born. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #838

Author: Mary A. Kidder

Mary Ann Pepper Kidder USA 1820-1905. Born at Boston, MA, she was a poet, writing from an early age. She went blind at age 16, but miraculously recovered her sight the following year. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1844 she married Ellis Usher Kidder, a music publisher, working for the firm founded by his brother, Andrew, and they had three children: Mary Frances, Edward, and Walter. That year they moved to Charlestown, MA, and in 1857 to New York City. When the American Civil War broke out, Ellis enlisted in the 4th Regiment as a private. Mustered in for two years of service, he died of disease in 1862, six days after participating in the Battle of Antietam. Left alone, with three children to care for, her… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Glory in the highest, glory, Saints and angels praise the morn
Title: Christ is born today
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Refrain First Line: In the manger he is sleeping
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #838
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The Cyber Hymnal #838

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