Patty Smith Hill

Patty Smith Hill (March 27, 1868 – May 25, 1946) was a composer and teacher who is perhaps best known for co-writing, with her sister Mildred Hill, the tune which later became popular as "Happy Birthday to You". She was an American nursery school, kindergarten teacher, and key founder of the National Association for Nursery Education (NANE) which now exists as the National Association For the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Birth and Death Data: Born March 27, 1868 (Anchorage), Died May 25, 1946 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919

Roles Represented in DAHR: other, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 90079 10-in. approximately 1919 Minuet in G, excerpt Columbia Miniature Orchestra Orchestra other  
Columbia 90091 10-in. approximately 1919 Berceuse Columbia Miniature Orchestra Orchestra other  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hill, Patty Smith," accessed January 22, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105952.

Hill, Patty Smith. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 22, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105952.

"Hill, Patty Smith." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 22 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105952

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