Happy and gay, I will hasten away

Happy and gay, I will hasten away

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Mary A. Kidder

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 >

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First Line: Happy and gay, I will hasten away
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Refrain First Line: I'll gladly sing of God my King

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Golden Censer #d23

Songs of Praise #d29

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The New Golden Censer: a musical offering to the sabbath schools #74

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