Rev Fr Charles Winfred Douglas

Rev Fr Charles Winfred Douglas

Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death 18 Jan 1944 (aged 76)
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Plot Block 31
Memorial ID 55093314 · View Source
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╬ The Rev. Canon Charles Winfred Douglas ╬

While at Syr­a­cuse Un­i­ver­si­ty, Doug­las sang at St. Paul's Epis­co­pal Ca­thed­ral. He earned his Ba­che­lor of Mu­sic de­gree from Sy­ra­cuse in 1891, then took Ho­ly Or­ders. He moved to Ev­er­green, Col­o­ra­do, for health rea­sons, and be­came an Epis­co­pal priest in 1899. He ed­it­ed the Epis­co­pal New Hymn­al in 1918, and helped de­vel­op the 1940 Epis­co­pal hymn­al as well. His other works in­clude:

A Brief Commentary on Se­lect­ed Hymns and Car­ols (North­west­ern Un­i­ver­si­ty, 1936)
Church Mu­sic in His­to­ry and Prac­tice (New York: Charles Scrib­ner's Sons, 1937)

Bio thanks to #47194125 9-2011

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