Author & Composer
Susie Hare was born in 1947 in Basingstoke, Hampshire. She was awarded the Hampshire Music Scholarship in 1957 and studied composition at Weymouth Teacher Training College (1965 – 68)
As well as working as a music teacher in various Hampshire schools, Susie served as Music Director at St. Mary’s Church, Basingstoke between 1965 and 2005.
Susie compiled The Bridge songbook (2001, Kevin Mayhew) and her published works include worship songs and Rainbow Eucharist; the musicals, Follow That Star;, First Night, Second Chance; A Special Kind of Present; and Alive To Tell The Story; and school songbooks Old Daisy Cow; Freddie The Fly; and Five Pigs Playing. Susie is married with two daughters and four grandchildren.
Several of her songs are published by Praise! online. Numbers 1026, 1027, 1036, 1046, 1060, 1068, 1078, 1079, 1117, 1120, 1121, 1128, 1129, 1224, 1225.