1853–1931

Jan­u­a­ry 3, 1853, Øystre Slidre, Oppland, Norway.

Oakland Ce­me­te­ry, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Dahle emigrated to America in 1877. He was an organist, composer, song leader, music editor, teacher, and authority on hymnology. Dahle taught at Luther The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry in St. Paul, Minnesota. From 1924 to 1928 he edited a three volume Library of Christian Hymns, with the history of each of the 615 hymns in the Lutheran hymnary.

  1. Red Wing Seminary