During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.
A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.
Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.
Madame Nordica concert poster, ca. 1897 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Poster for a Lillian Nordica concert at the…
… infoNortheast Harbor Library A program from a concert held at Building of the Arts on July 13, 1907 featuring singers Emma Eames and Emelio de…