Hagbard Brase Edit Profile
Student College of Skara, Sweden. Graduate Royal Conservatory Music, Stockholm, 1900. Doctor of Music honoris causa, Augustana College, 1932.
Came to the United States, 1900, naturalized citizen, 1916. Organist Bethany Oratorio Society, Lindsborg, Kansas, 1900-1914, conductor same society, 1915-1946. Conductor Bethany A Cappella Choir, 1935-1946.
Professor organ Bethany College, 1900-1952, mus theory since 1900. Organist Bethany Lutheran Church, 1921-1943. Guest conductor Northwestern Oklahoma Choral Society, Enid, 1931-and 1932.
Member commission on Lutheran Liturgical Theory and Practice, 1939. Made Knight Royal Order of Vasa (Sweden), 1947. Member Phi Mu Alpha.
Married Lydia Minna Maria Hernwall, Halmstad, Sweden, 1901. Children: Thorborg Lydia, Karin Ingegard, Yngve Hagbard, Sonja Hilda Maria, Minna Edith Ingrid.