Born: May 27, 1819, New York City.
Died: October 17, 1910, Middletown, Rhode Island.
Buried: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Howe, Julia, née Ward, born in New York City in 1819, and married in 1843 the American philanthropist S. G. Howe. She has taken great interest in political matters, and is well known through her prose and poetical works. Of the latter there are Passion Flower, 1854; Words of the Hour, 1856; Later Lyrics, 1866; and From Sunset Ridge, 1896. Her Battle Hymn of the Republic, "eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord," was written in 1861 at the outbreak of the Civil War, and was called forth by the sight of troops for the seat of war, and published in her Later Lyrics, 1806, p. 41. It is f… Go to person page >
Translator: "Hualalai", 1852-1938
"Hualalai" was the pen name of Ellen (or Ella) Hudson Paris, 1852-1938, daughter of John Davis Paris, a missionary in Hawai'i. (more information can be found on John Davis Paris and Hualalai on John Davis Paris's Wikipedia page). Go to person page >
Display Title: Ua Ike Kuu Mau Maka I Ka Nani O Ke AkuaFirst Line: Ua ike kuu mau maka i ka nani o ke AkuaTune Title: [Ua ike kuu mau maka i ka nani o ke Akua]Author: Julia Ward Howe; "Hualalai"Date: 1967
Display Title: UA IKE KU'U MAU MAKA I KA NANIFirst Line: Ua, ike ku'u mau maka i ka nani o ke AkuaTune Title: BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLICAuthor: Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1862; "Hualalai", 1852-1938Date: 1972