[When I saw the cleansing fountain]

[When I saw the cleansing fountain]

Composer: Margaret J. Harris
Published in 56 hymnals

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Composer: Margaret J. Harris

Margaret Jenkins Harris USA 1865-1919. Born in Rushville, IL, she married evangelist, John Harris, and they were active in holiness meetings as musicians and song evangelists. She played the organ for accompaniment to their duets. She was also known as an effective preacher with strong messages. She was a member of the Iowa Holiness Association. She and her husband served as music directors for the 1901 General Holiness Convention in Chicago, IL. She also edited the “Glorious Gospel In Song” hymnbook for the Christian Witness Publishing Company of Chicago. She died in Miami, FL. John Perry  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [When I saw the cleansing fountain]
Composer: Margaret J. Harris
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 33432 14442 54323
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Piano Solo

  • All Strength & Wisdom Book II: Advanced Hymn Arrangements for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Olivia Vaal Cresswell
    Published By: Secret Place Music (2011) pp. 1
  • For Today and Always: 32 Songs of the Faith arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 36
  • Sonatas of Praise: Piano Arrangements and Devotional Reflections
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1994) pp. 13
  • Instrument of Worship Volume One: 20 Praise Medleys for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1989) pp. 23
  • Ivory Exaltation: Arrangements for the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Joy Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1985) pp. 44
  • Praise Piano Volume II: Fifteen Gospel Favorites of Bill and Gloria Gaither
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen
    Published By: Gaither Music Company (1980) pp. 14

Organ Solo

  • I Will Praise Him: Gospel Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editor Myra Schubert
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2008) pp. 46
  • Loud Praise to Christ, Our King: Festive Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Steve Martin
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2004) pp. 10
  • Unending Praise II: A Fabric of Contemporary Favorites Arranged for Organ
    Composer/Editor Tim Doran
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1994) pp. 28
  • Gospel Songs I Love: Organ Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Good Life Publications, Inc. (1985) pp. 6
  • Alleluia! Organ Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1974) pp. 46


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