Born: Feb­ru­ary 15, 1867, Os­we­go, New York.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 18, 1944, Peeks­kill, New York.

Buried: Fair­mount Ce­me­te­ry, Den­ver, Col­o­ra­do.


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:

  1. Morning Song
  2. St. Dun­stan’s