Church: Abbotsford Christ Lutheran (March 29, 1945)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Baehr, Boehlke, Cornelius,
Daellenbach, Eggert, Fenske, Fierke, Gilman, Gosse, Guist, Gust,
Haufe, Juneau, Kieser, Leonhardt, Lindau, Parsons, Preller,
Schueler, Schwantes, Tauchen, Wibben, Wilke, Wiseman, Zuther
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, March 31, 2010, page
2, Paging Through History
Christ Lutheran Church will be the scene
of the first presentation this community of Roy Nolte’s
sacred Easter cantata, "Victorious King."
Thirty-seven singers from Abbotsford and
Dorchester will present the concert, Easter Sunday, at 2 and 8
p.m., April 1. An appropriate conclusion to Holy Week, the choir
depicts, vocally the traditionally beautiful story of the life of
our Savior from His betrayal to His glorious resurrection.
Several outstanding solo numbers,
combined with excellent choral composition makes the cantata both
impressive and beautiful.
Director of the production is Herbert
Juneau, and guest accompanist will be Miss Louis Juneau, Eau
The following singers comprise the
combined choir: Sopranos: Mrs. Ardyce Cornelius, Margaret
Daellenbach, La Vila Eggert, Ramona Eggert, Marjorie Gilman,
Bernadine Gust, Inez Gust, Lillian Haufe, Doris Parsons, Ann
Pressler, Edfrda Schueler, Minnie Schueler, Alice Wibben, Bernice
Wilke and Hilda Wilke.
Altos: Betty Fierke, Carol Fierke, Elayne
Fenske, Mrs. Elsie Gosse, Marion Hoeft, Dorothy Kieser, Arletta
Lindau, Margaret Tauchen and Beverly Wiseman.
Tenors: Walter Baehr, Elmer Cornelius,
Maynard Gosse, William Schwantes and Lyle Wibben.
Basses: Melvin Boehlke, Roger Gust, G. G.
Kieser, Gordon Leonahardt, Elvin Lindau, Norman Zuther and Clarence
Plans were made by Melvin Boehlke, business manager of he group, for the presentation of the cantata in Medford, Dorchester and Athens, in addition to the local appearance.
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