Janeen Brady

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Janeen Jacobs Brady (born 1934) is a children's music composer/lyricist and co-founder of Brite Music, Inc. One of her songs was included in the 1989 Children's Songbook of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

Her name at birth was Janeen Jacobs. She attended Brigham Young University where she met her husband, Ted Brady. Janeen and Ted Brady founded Brite Music, Inc. in 1978. Brady was the author of numerous Brite Music published children's music and books, including The Safety Kids, Watch Me Sing, I Have a Song For You, and Sing, Read and Write'. She is also the co-author of the Brite Music published Standing Tall books along with Grant Wilson and Diane McAffee.[1] She has also written some children's books on her own such as My Body Machine (ISBN 0-944803-73-3).

Ted and Janeen Brady have nine children.[2]

In 1983 she was invited to the White House by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Mrs. Reagan for a performance of her song, "The Great American Family".[3]

She wrote Safety Kids music to teach children to stay safe from all kinds of dangers; it was turned into a movie to be used in elementary schools.

Brady's song "I Lived in Heaven" is in the 1989 Children's Songbook of the LDS Church. Another one of her widely sung songs is "I Want to Be A Mother", from her collection, Songs for a Mormon Child.[4]

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