[Blessèd be the fountain of blood]

[Blessèd be the fountain of blood]

Composer: Henry S. Perkins
Published in 37 hymnals


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Composer: Henry S. Perkins

Brother of Will­iam Per­kins, Henry in­her­it­ed mu­sic­al tal­ent from his par­ents: his fa­ther was a not­ed sing­ing teach­er, and his mo­ther an ex­cel­lent vo­cal­ist. He re­ceived his first mu­sic­al train­ing from his fa­ther, and at­tend­ed some of the best li­ter­ary schools in his youth. His for­mal mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion be­gan in 1857, when he en­tered the Bos­ton Mu­sic School, where he grad­u­at­ed in 1861. For over 20 years, he de­vot­ed con­sid­er­a­ble time to con­duct­ing mu­sic fes­ti­vals and con­ven­tions through­out Amer­i­ca, from Maine to Cal­i­for­nia, and in teach­ing in "nor­mal" mu­sic schools in New York, Ohio, In­di­a­na, Wis­con­sin, Io­wa, Col­o… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Henry S. Perkins
Meter: 8.8.8.9 D with refrain
Incipit: 33323 34553 22343
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #541
Text: Blessèd Be the Fountain
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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #286

Audio

Small Church Music #2395

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The Cyber Hymnal #541

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