A Guide to the Kurt M. Sager Music Collection, 1939-1978
Born in Finland, Kurt Matthew Sager (1953-1998) was the son of Stanley and Shirley Sager. A graduate student in the department of German Studies at Rice University, Sager died shortly before completing his dissertation entitled "Death and the Wisdom of Sólarljód"(1998).
Sager, Kurt Matthew. "Death and the Wisdom of Sólarljód." PhD diss., Rice University, 1998.
One hundred and one phonograph records comprise the Kurt M. Sager Music Collection, 1939-1978, documenting his interest in American popular music. The collection contains LPs and 78s of contemporary pop and rock and roll albums, including such artists as Laurie Anderson, Jeff Beck, Brinsley Schwarz, Black Sabbath, and The Association.
This collection is open for research use.
Use of audio material by appointment only; please contact sound archivist for more information.
Kurt M. Sager Music Collection, 1939-1978, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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