Hugh passed away in 2011 at the age of 96. His family keeps this website as a remembrance to him and his work. The family holds NO copyrights to his music.

Requests for copyright information should be directed to the music publisher for the work in question, or by acquiring an ASCAP licence.

Copyright for his most popular music, from Meet Me in St. Louis, including Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, is held by MGM.