Hush, little Christian child

Hush, little Christian child

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, née Huntley. This distinguished name stood at the head of the female poets of America a generation ago, and is still well remembered. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1791, she conducted a school in the same town from 1809 to 1814, when she removed to Hartford, where she was married to Charles Sigourney in 1819. Most of her subsequent life was spent at Hartford, and she died there, June 10, 1865. Her first publication was Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, 1815. This was followed by 58 additional works. A thorough exploration of these, or of such of them are poetical, would be necessary to trace her hymns with accuracy. They, however, are more numerous than important. Many have been used in the older collections; some are… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hush, little Christian child
Author: L. H. Sigourney
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Hymns and Music for the Young. Juvenile series, Pt.II. 5th ed. #d9

Hymns for Little Children. 1st Am. ed. #d9

Hymns for Schools and Families #d224

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #311

New Silver Song #d45

Selected Songs #d37

Sunday School Hymns #d67

The Book of Worship #d201

The Silver Song #d44

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