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Catalog Number 9722-52
Title Book, Music; Our Prayer, Composer Hazel Gertrude Kinscella, Fischer & Bro 1935
Object Name Book, Music
Description Choruses in Octavo Form contains the song "Our Prayer" written by Hazel Gertrude Kinscella. The song has been marked by underlining the song number. The music contains no design, besides a small illustration near the title.
color: white and black
Date 1935
Culture Nebraska
Material paper, ink
Artist Kinscella, Hazel Gertrude
Made Kinscella, Hazel Gertrude, J. Fischer & Bro.
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Height (in) 10.5
Width (in) 6.8
People Kinscella, Hazel Gertrude
History Kinscella moved to Nebraska in 1908. She was a piano student of Robert W. Stevens at the University School of Music, graduated from there in 1916, and was herself a faculty member for several years. She took a B.A. from the University in 1928 , a Masters Degree from Columbia University, and a PhD from the University of Washington. She was on the piano faculty at Washington and also taught at the Juilliard School of Music in their summer program. She lived in Lincoln from 1908 to 1938. She was a composer, educator, musician, and author. She originated the Kinscella system ("Lincoln Way") of group piano instruction which was used throughout the United States and some foreign countries. She published more than 100 articles and several series of books as well as many musical compositions.
Source: "Music of Old Nebraska" located at

More information is also available on the NSHS webpage, under the search term Hazel Gertrude Kinscella
Credit line W.H. Ferguson Family, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Ferguson, W.H.