Otto Hirschler papers, 1913-1979
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Title: Otto Hirschler papers
Collection number: PASC-M 103
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1913-1946, circa 1979
Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Hirschler, Otto
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[Identification of item], Otto Hirschler Papers (Collection PASC-M 103). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
Otto Theophilius Hirschler was a composer, organist, and professor. Born on December 16, 1889 in Hillsboro, Kansas, Hirschler attended Bethel College (1907-8), Pomona College (1911-14), Los Angeles Conservatory of Music (1914-15), and the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, where he received the Conservatory's gold medal. He was a professor of music at Albion College (1916-17) and at Coe College (1917-19). He moved to Los Angeles in 1919, where he was organist, choir director, and/or director of music in many churches. He taught organ, piano, and voice privately. In addition, he was a professor at the Bible Institute of Los Angeles (BIOLA), California Christian College, and Pepperdine College. He died on September 8, 1979.
The papers include a scrapbook of letters, programs, clippings and other documents relating to Hirschler's composing career and a medal from the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago. They also include Hirschler's obituary and a biography submitted by his nephew Melvin J. Voigt.
Gift of Melvin J. Voigt, 1989.
UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1720456
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Hirschler, Otto T.--Archives.
Music teachers--United States.