Emily Huntington Miller

Emily Huntington Miller's text has been set to music by American composers George F. Root (in a choral arrangement) and Lita Grier.

Photo: Emily Huntington Miller, public domain.

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Born in Brooklyn, Connecticut, Emily Huntington Miller graduated from Oberlin College and was an active writer of poetry, novels, and articles. She wrote for the children’s magazine The Little Corporal in addition to serving as Associate Editor of the Ladies Home Journal. She was one of the founders of the children’s publication St. Nicholas.

–Christie Finn

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