1874–1955

Introduction

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Born: March 31, 1874, Wash­ing­ton, DC.

Died: March 27, 1955, Eu­re­ka Springs, Ar­kan­sas.

Buried: In­ter­na­tion­al Or­der of Odd Fel­lows Ce­me­te­ry, Eu­re­ka Springs, Ar­kan­sas.

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Biography

After at­tend­ing col­lege in Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan, Har­ris pro­duced his first hym­nal in Bo­ston, Mas­sa­chu­setts, in 1902.

He then moved to Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, at the in­vi­ta­tion of Pe­ter Bil­horn, and in 1932, to Eu­re­ka Springs, Ar­kan­sas.

Publications

He com­posed and com­piled a num­ber of works, and was well known lo­cal­ly as he walked around with a can­vas bag full of books for sale.

Sources

Lyrics

Translations

Music