Hugh W. Dougall

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Hugh W.Dougall
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Personal details
Born Hugh Willard Dougall
(1872-03-06)March 6, 1872
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died May 2, 1963(1963-05-02) (aged 91)
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Resting place Salt Lake City Cemetery
40°46′37″N 111°51′29″W / 40.777°N 111.858°W / 40.777; -111.858 (Salt Lake City Cemetery)
Occupation Hymnwriter
Notable works "Jesus of Nazareth, Savior and King", "The Bridge Builder", and the music to "Come Unto Him".
Parents William B. Dougall
Maria Young
Relatives Brigham Young (grandfather)

Hugh W. Dougall ((1872-03-06)March 6, 1872–May 2, 1963(1963-05-02)) was a Latter-day Saint hymnwriter.

Dougall was born in Salt Lake City to William B. Dougall and his wife the former Maria Young. Dougall's mother was a daughter of Brigham Young.

Dougall served an LDS mission in the Souther States Mission from 1894-1896. Among hymns by Dougall are "Jesus of Nazareth, Savior and King" and the music to "Come Unto Him". His song "The Bridge Builder" was used extensively by the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association in the early 20th Century.

Dougall also served as music supervisor for Utah's Public Schools. Dougall was also involved with the Salt Lake Opera Company.[1]

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