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Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1934
Media: Ink on paper
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.
From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.
Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.
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From folk music to chamber music, Blue Hill has embraced a variety of musical styles. Music has always been a big part of what this community uses to…
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Randal White was one of many islanders to have music lessons. Mrs. Elizabeth Stanley Heming, wife of an island minister, was his music teacher.
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by Arthur Benedetto
I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers
by Cyrene Slegona
Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.