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Composer: William Henry Harris

Sir William Henry Harris KCVO (28 March 1883 - 6 September 1973) was an English organist and composer, affectionately nicknamed 'Doc H' by his choristers. Harris was born in Fulham, London and died in Petersfield. He was a chorister of Holy Trinity, Tulse Hill. At the age of 14, he took up a "flexible" position as Assistant Organist at St David's Cathedral in Wales, followed at 16 by a scholarship to the Royal College of Music where he was Professor of Organ and Harmony from 1921 to 1955. He was organist at St Augustine's Church, Edgbaston from 1911 to 1919 and concurrently of Assistant Organist at Lichfield Cathedral followed in 1919 by becoming Organist successively at New College and in 1929 Christ Church, Oxford, moving to St. George… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Henry Harris (1930)
Meter: 10.4.10.4.10.10
Incipit: 11232 43216 51231
Key: C Major
Copyright: © 1930 Oxford University Press, London

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
Text

Ancient and Modern #703

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #421c

Common Praise #495a

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #378c

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #48

Presbyterian Hymnal #199

Rejoice in the Lord #58

The Covenant Hymnal #810

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The New English Hymnal #392

Together in Song #34

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