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Douglas Rafter, Portland's seventh municipal organist

Contributed by Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

Douglas Rafter, sitting at the console of the Kotzschmar Memorial Organ in City Hall, Portland, was the seventh Portland municipal organist, named to the post in 1976.

He had been visiting Portland every summer since 1937 to perform on the organ. He resigned in 1981, just prior to the position being eliminated due to budget constraints.

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  • Title: Douglas Rafter, Portland's seventh municipal organist
  • Creation Date: circa 1980
  • Subject Date: 1980
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 26 x 20
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ
PO Box 7455, Portland, ME 04112
(207) 767-4433
http://www.foko.org

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