Glad Tidings Lyrics and Music
The rousing words and lyrics of this much loved hymn begin with "Glad Tidings! O wonderful love!" as the first words of this famous Christmas Carol. The words and lyrics of this 'Glad Tidings' hymn were written by the American hymnist, Fanny Crosby. The uplifting music that accompanies the 'Glad Tidings' Christmas Hymn were composed by Robert Lowry. The author of the hymn, Fanny Crosby, was born March 24, 1820 and died February 12, 1915. The composer of the music to the 'Glad Tidings' hymn, Robert Lowry, was born March 12, 1826 and died November 25, 1899. We hope you enjoy the lyrics of this joyful Christmas carol.
Glad Tidings Hymn
Title: Glad Tidings *** Name of Composer: Robert Lowry *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Fanny Crosby *** Hymns Category: Christmas Carols
Author of the Lyrics
The author of the words of the 'Glad Tidings' lyrics, Fanny Crosby (March 24, 1820-February 12, 1915), was born in Brewster, Putnam County, New York, United States and achieved fame as a Hymn writer. Frances Jane Crosby (Fanny) was the most prolific American hymnist, writing over 8000 hymns.
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of 'Glad Tidings', Robert Lowry (March 12, 1826-November 25, 1899), was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States and became famous as a Baptist minister, composer, music editor and musician.