Martha Elizabeth Duncan Walker Cook USA 1806-1874. Born in Northcumberland County, PA, she married Rev. Parsons Cook, editor of a Boston paper called “The Puritan Recorder”. She contributed to, and for a time, was editor of the “Continental Monthly”. She translated “The life of Chopin”, by Franz Liszt, from the French in 1863. She also translated “Undivine comedy” by Zygmund Krasinski in 1875. She died in Hoboken, NJ.
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In some way or another the Lord will provide. [Providence.] This hymn, by E. D. Martha Cook, née Walker, born July 23, 1806, died Sep. 15, 1874, was published circa 1864, and is found in I.D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
Display Title: The Lord Will ProvideFirst Line: In some way or other the Lord will provideTune Title: [In some way or other the Lord will provide]Author: Martha A. W. CookSource: American Messenger, 1870
Display Title: The Lord Will ProvideFirst Line: In some way or otherTune Title: [In some way or other]Author: Mrs. A. W. CookMeter: 126.96.36.199.6.5Scripture: Psalm 65:9; Jeremiah 10:23Source: Aggressive Songs, page 15; Lorenz Publishing Company, Manly Praise and Aggresive Songs Combined, circa 1901; Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Lord_Will_Provide)