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Carl Hager Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: HGR

Scope and Content

Musical compositions by Carl Hager, including works for string quartet, orchestra, three male voices, solo voice and guitar, solo voice and string quartet, organ, piano, and classical guitar.

Dates

  • 1951-1989.

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Legal Status

Private

Background

Carl Hager, a native of Plymouth, Indiana, started studying at Holy Cross Seminary in 1927 and graduated from Notre Dame in 1935. Ordained a priest in Notre Dame's Sacred Heart Church on the 24th of June, 1939, he served as a graduate assistant in the Music Department, 1939-1941, while he studied for his M.A. in English. He then served as an instructor in the English Department and earned a M.Mus. degree from Depaul University in Chicago. He joined the faculty of the Music Department at Notre Dame in 1947 and became head of the department in 1955. While he was head of the department Notre Dame offered a new program in music education, offering Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, and Music Master's degrees. Father Hager composed both instrumental and vocal works, chamber music and choral music, cantatas and Masses. Father Hager is listed in some records as "G. Carl Hager," but always identified himself as "Carl Hager" on his compositions and on personnel forms.

Extent

1 linear foot

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sent by Rev. Chris Kuhn, CSC, Province Archivist, Congregation of Holy Cross United States Province.

Legal Status

Private

Creator

Title
Carl Hager Papers
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2017
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

Contact:
607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448