A Candle Is Burning

Author: Sandra Dean

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First Line: A candle is burning
Title: A Candle Is Burning
Author: Sandra Dean (1986)
Meter: D
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: Words copyright © 1986 Sandra Dean



With the original two-stanza text, AWAY IN A MANGER was first published in James R. Murray's Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses (1887) and initialed “J. R. M.” Murray (b. Andover, MA, 1841; d. Cincinnati, OH, 1905) compiled the songbook and is now thought to be the tune's composer. However,…

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