Katharine Lee Bates

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1859 – 1929

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Who was Katharine Lee Bates?

Katharine Lee Bates was an American songwriter. She is remembered as the author of the words to the anthem "America the Beautiful". She popularized "Mrs. Santa Claus" through her poem Goody Santa Claus on a Sleigh Ride.

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Born
Aug 12, 1859
Falmouth
Also known as
  • Katherine Bates
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Wellesley College
  • Wellesley High School
Lived in
  • Massachusetts
Died
Mar 28, 1929
Wellesley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013