Hymn Story: All That Thrills My Soul is Jesus

“All that Thrills My Soul is Jesus” was written by Thoro Harris.

Harris was born on March 31, 1874 in Washington, D.C. He produced is first hymnal in 1902 while living in Boston, MA.  Throughout his life he composed and compiled numerous works and became known for walking around Chicago (where he’d moved) to sell books from canvas bags he carried around.

Thoro Harris died on March 27, 1955 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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