Norwegian Lutheran pastor at Red Wing, MN; Montevideo, MN; Brooklyn, NY; Chicago, IL.
He translated numerous Scandinavian and German hymns into English.∼"Døving emigrated to America in 1890, graduated from Luther Seminary (1896) and Luther College, Decorah, Iowa (BA 1903). He served as pastor in Lutheran churches in Red Wing and Montevideo, Minnesota, and Brooklyn, New York, and was “city missionary” to Chicago. He is best known as a translator of German and Scandinavian hymns; over 30 of his translations appear in the 1913 Lutheran Hymnary." -cyberhymnal.org
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