Ide, George Barton, D.D., Baptist Minister, was born at Coventry, Vermont, in 1806; educated at Middlebury College, Vermont; was pastor successively at Boston, Philadelphia, and Springfield, Massachusetts, and died in 1872. He edited the Baptist Harp, Philadelphia, 1849. To that work he contributed 9 hymns. Of these, "Son of God, our glorious Head" (On behalf of ministers) is still in common use.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >