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Rev Carl Døving

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Rev Carl Døving

Birth
Sør-Trøndelag fylke, Norway
Death 2 Oct 1937 (aged 70)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 126657804 View Source

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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