William B. Bradbury: Composer of Some Familiar Hymns

William Bradbury Wm. B. Bradbury (1816-1868) was an American composer of Gospel songs and hymns. A pioneer in holding musical conventions and in publishing music for children in Sunday school as well as public school, he was editor of 59 books of music. He composed the music for the following familiar hymns:
He Leadeth Me (words: Joseph H. Gilmore)
Holy Bible, Book Divine (words: John Burton, Sr.)
Jesus Loves Me (words: Anna B. Warner)
Just As I Am (words: Charlotte Elliott)
Saviour, Like A Shepherd Lead Us (words: Dorothy A. Thrupp)
The Solid Rock (words: Edward Mote)
Sweet Hour of Prayer (words: William W. Walford)

Compiled by Stephen Ross for WholesomeWords.org. 2014.

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