Chords & Lyrics by William Batchelder Bradbury
William Batchelder Bradbury was a musician who composed the tune to Jesus Loves Me and many other popular hymns. He was born on October 6, 1816 in York, Maine where his father was the leader of a church choir. He had a brother, Edward G. Bradbury. He moved with his parents to Boston and met Lowell Mason, and by 1834 was known as an organist. In 1840, he began teaching in Brooklyn, New York.