The dying child

Mother, I'm tired and I fain would be sleeping

Author: H. C. Andersen
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: H. C. Andersen

Andersen, Hans Christian, son of poor parents, was born at Odense, Denmark, April 2, 1805, and died Aug. 4, 1875. He is well known as a poet, and a writer for children. His Christmas Carol, "Child Jesus comes from heavenly height," translated from the Danish, is in The Evangelical Hymnal, N. Y., 1880. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Mother, I'm tired and I fain would be sleeping
Title: The dying child
Author: H. C. Andersen
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Go Ye Therefore No. 3 #d40

Gospel Voices #d67

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d211

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