Richard Hageman

Richard Hageman wrote operas, film scores, one oratorio, and instrumental works, but he is best known today for his art songs.

Photo: Richard Hageman, 1909, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Digital ID: ggbain 04337

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    Hageman, born in the Netherlands, came to America in the early 20th century. He conducted at the Metropolitan Opera from 1914 to 1932. He also conducted many orchestras throughout the United States, including the Chicago, Philadelphia and Los Angeles Symphony Orchestras.

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    American Song Institute 2022 Recital

    (H. Leslie Adams, Samuel Barber, Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Bowles, Henry T. Burleigh, Leslie Morgan Collins, Aaron Copland, Michael Daugherty, Emily Dickinson, Clara Edwards, Marques L. A. Garrett, Paul Goodman, Ricky Ian Gordon, Charles Griffes, Richard Hageman, Laurence Hope, Charles Ives, Georgia Douglas Johnson, James Joyce, Abraham Lincoln, Ben Moore, Undine Smith Moore, John Jacob Niles, Frederic Prokosch, Ned Rorem, Howard Swanson, Elinor Remick Warren, Clarence Cameron White, Walt Whitman, Tennessee Williams and John Wesley Work III)


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    Songs by 22 Americans

    Composer(s): Samuel Barber
    Leonard Bernstein
    Paul Bowles
    John Alden Carpenter
    Celius Dougherty
    John Duke
    Charles Tomlinson Griffes
    Richard Hageman
    Charles Naginski
    William Roy
    Gladys Rich
    Virgil Thomson
    Elinor Remick Warren

    Voice Type: High

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    The Rich Man

    Composer(s): Richard Hageman

    Voice Type: Low

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