Who created the "Happy Birthday to You" melody?

While in school did you ever hear the song Good Morning to All, a greeting teachers would sing to students each day?

Sing the melody of Happy Birthday to You with the words:

Good morning to you,
Good morning to you,
Good morning , dear children,
Good morning to all.

It all began with two sisters from Kentucky, Patty Smith Hill, who became an influential educator, and Mildred J. Hill, who began as a kindergarten teacher but ended up as a musical composer and concert pianist.

“One day in 1893, while Mildred was teaching at the Louisville Experimental Kindergarten School where her sister served as principal, she came up with the modest melody we now know as Happy Birthday; sister Patty added some simple lyrics and completed the creation of Good Morning to All.” Read more at Snopes.com.

After that nobody knows when or who wrote the Happy Birthday to You lyrics but the Smith family did secure the copyright of the song in 1934.

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