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Hageman, Richard
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song "The Moorish Tango," later in­troduced into Ziegfeld Follies, 1914, as "Under the Japanese Moon." Radio conductor of "American Album of Familiar Music"; "Saturday Night Serenade"; "Gus Haenschen's All-String Orchestra." Songs: "Down on the Bank of the Old Yazoo"; "Man­hattan Merry-Go-Round"; "Silver Star"; "Lullaby of Love"; "Dream Serenade"; "Rosita"; "My Colleen"; "Vitality March." Home: Norwalk, Conn. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Hageman, Richard, composer, pianist; b. Leeuwarden, Holland, July 9, 1882. ASCAP 1930. U.S. citizen 1915. Studied music and piano with father until ten; protege of the Queen of Holland for ten vears. Scholarships, Brussels Cons, of Music and Royal Cons, of Amsterdam. Concert pianist at age of six; several years as accom­panist Royal Opera Co., Amsterdam; at seventeen, became full conductor at Royal Opera, Amsterdam. After three years in Paris for further study, to U.S. with Yvette Guilbert 1906. Asst. conductor Metropolitan Opera 1908; first conductor 1914, serving Metropolitan eighteen years and be­ing in charge of Sunday night con­certs for eight years. Four years head of opera department Curtis Institute, Philadelphia. Musical director of Chi­cago Civic Opera, musical director of Ravinia Park Opera for seven years. Guest conductor of principal sym­phony orchestras U.S.; four years conductor of Philadelphia Symph. orch. summer concerts. To Europe 1926; returned to Metropolitan Opera 1937 to conduct American premiere of his own grand opera Caponsac-chi. To Hollywood 1938 to compose original scores for motion pictures. Academy award for best motion pic­ture score 1939, Stagecoach; cita­tions for pictures The Long Voyage Home; The Howards of Virginia; This Woman is Mine; The Shanghai Ges­ture. Other motion picture scores:
If I Were King; Hotel Imperial; Paris Calling; Angel and The Bad Man; The Fugitive; Mourning Becomes Electro; Fort Apache; The Three God­fathers; She Wore a Yellow Ribbon; Wagon Master. Conductor Hollywood Bowl six seasons. Received David Bispham Memorial Medal 1937 for Caponsacchi; French Government made him an "Officier de Tinstruction Publique" for his distinguished con­tributions to music; Doctor of Music (Brussels). Works: The Crucible, oratorio; / Hear America Calling, dramatic scene for baritone and orch.; Overture in a Nutshell; Suite for Strings. Songs: "Do Not Go My Love"; "At the Well"; "Miranda"; "Music I Heard With You"; "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes"; "Christ Went Up Into the Hills"; "Don Juan Gomez", "Christmas Eve." Home. Beverly Hills, Calif. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Hagen, John Milton (Milt Hagen, Sterling Sherwin), composer, author, newspaperman; b. Omaha, Neb., Dec. 3, 1892. ASCAP 1924. Educ: Stan­ford Univ., Bachelor of Arts, pnvate music tutors. Gold medal prize oper­etta winner Stanford Univ. Writes songs and musical productions for Bo­hemian Club; also member of Texas Folklore Society, Mark Twain Soc. (honorary), Eugene Field Society (honorary), Sigma Delta Chi, San Francisco Press Club. Writes news­paper and magazine articles and column under pseudonyms. With U.S. Infantry, World War I; U.S. Coast Guard (Security Forces) World War II. Songs published in U.S. and Canada: "Songs of the Roundup"; "Songs of the Gold Miners"; Songs of San Francisco (Golden Gate Ex­position official songbook); "Singin* in the Saddle"; "Mac's Songs of the Road and Range"; also many others. In Great Britain: "American Cowboy Songs"; "Sherwin's Saddle Songs. Wrote United Nations Anthem, given






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