Wood, Mary Knight
Contemporary American pianist and song-writer; author of several very popular songs. Mary Knight was born at Easthampton, Massachusetts; educated at Miss Porter's well-known school at Farmington, Connecticut, and at the Charlier Institute, New York. In 1879 she married Mr. Charles Greenleaf Wood of Boston. Her musical education was carried on under Benjamin Lang in Boston, with Albert Parsons, John Cornell and Henry Holden Huss in New York. She has published about fifty songs among which are Afterward; A Romance; A Song of Solomon, At Dawn; Autumn, Dodelinette; Don't Cry; Love Blows into the Heart; Love's Missing Bow.