Reed, Edith Margaret Gellibrand


b Islington, Middx (N London) 1885, d Barnet, Herts 1933. St Leonard’s Sch; and GSM. Her life’s work lay in music for and with children, aiming to see and hear songs and hymns through a child’s eyes and ears. She edited Music and Youth (later merged with The Music Teacher) from 1923 to 1926, and her best-known (translated) words were first published there. She also edited The Music Student and Panpipes (for children) and wrote Story Lives of the Great Composers. Her own work was also published in The Kingsway Carol Book and Sunday School Praise among other collections. No.361.

Hymns and songs by Reed, Edith Margaret Gellibrand

Number Hymn Name
CP27 Infant holy, infant lowly
361 Infant holy