John Hasler

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 01
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1969
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-24
Date Modified 2005-02-24
ID 326017
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Title John Hasler
Description JOHN HASLER1 PIONEER MUSICIAN OF CENTRAL UTAH Harry A. Dean Ephraim, Utah Second Place John Hasler was probably the most prominent musical figure in Central Utah from 1869 until 1887. He did most of his work in Mount Pleasant and the northern part of the county of Sanpete, although he by no means confined his teaching and selling activities to that limited territory as the following sketch will show. The writer is indebted to one of Mr. Hasler's daughters living in Mount Pleasant for much of these materials. Other sources include the author's Masters Thesi and certain issues of the newspaper4 at the time of Mr. Hasler's death. Another source is with the 1 Lever's History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Page 242, gives the following biographical sketch of John Hasler John Hasler was born in Switzerland April 17, 1839. He was a merchant, selling wines, liquors, and cigars by wholesale in his native country, and also a music instructor and prominent musician. In 1869 he came to Mount Pleasant and was made leader of the band and instructor in music for pupils. He also became leader of the church choir. He returned to his native land on a mission in 1880, remaining two years during which time he composed music for the German hymn book, now in use. He was vice-president of the Equitable Co-op store of Mount Pleasant. He was secretary of the High Priests quorum and an active churchman and musician. He had been selling musical instruments for many years. 2 Mrs. Mina Hasler Sorensen 3 Choral Music in Central Utah, 1938, 3righam Young University Library. [Author's name purposely omitted because of identification rule.) 4 "Mount Pleasant Pyramid," January 16, 1914. 15
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 1
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326001
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