[Blessed be the fountain of blood]

[Blessed be the fountain of blood]

Composer: Henry S. Perkins
Published in 89 hymnals

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Composer: Henry S. Perkins

Henry Southwick Perkins USA 1833-1914. Born at Stockbridge, VT, the son of musical parents (both singers) he was trained musically, primarly by his father. He attended some of the best literary schools in his youth. His formal music education began in 1857, when he entered the Boston Music School, graduating in 1861. For over 20 years he devoted considerable time to conducting music festivals and conventions throughout America, from ME to CA. He also taught music in NY, OH, IN, WI, IA, CO, KS, and TX. He served as Professor of Music at the University of IA (1867-69), principal of the IA Academy of Music, Iowa City, IA, for five years, and principal at the KS Normal Music School for five consecutive summers. He composed vocal music fo… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Blessed be the fountain of blood]
Composer: Henry S. Perkins
Meter: D with refrain
Incipit: 33323 34553 22343
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Piano Solo

  • Favorite Gospel Hymns Book 2
    Composer/Editor Kathleen Dearing
    Published By: Prairie Bible Institute (1978) pp. 13
  • Sacred Classics Book One: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1939) pp. 38


The Cyber Hymnal #541
Text: Blessèd Be the Fountain
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The Cyber Hymnal #15548
Text: ஆசீர் பெற்ற இரத்த ஊற்றே
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