Who made the song Mary, Did You Know?
Buddy Greene Mary, Did You Know? / Composer
What was the purpose of writing Mary, Did You Know?
Songwriter Mark Lowry had written the words to “Mary, Did You Know?” in 1984 as part of the script for a church Christmas play. For years Lowry looked for the right musical setting, without success.
What’s the story behind the song Mary, Did You Know?
The words for this song were written by former Gaither Vocal Band baritone singer Mark Lowry after his pastor asked him to write a Christmas musical for their church. Lowry ended up penning a series of monologues based on Christmas songs including a conversation with Mary about the birth and life of her son Jesus.
Who was the first person to sing Mary, Did You Know?
Pentatonix Mary, Did You Know? / Artist
How old is the song Mary, Did You Know?
Lowry first came up with the concept in 1984 and spent seven years ironing out the lyrics. Harmonia legend and fellow gospel artist Buddy Greene wrote the musical accompaniment in 1991, the same year the song debuted on Christian artist Michael English’s self-titled debut album.