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Harry Fistell

Harry Fistell, musician, educator, inventor, business executive. Member American Federation Musicians, Fretted Instrument Guild American; Member B’nai B’rith. Designed and implemented course of music instruction for individual and class participation (strings, brass and reeds).

Background

  • Fistell, Harry was born on January 16, 1907 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Abraham Isaac and Ella (Pitler) Fistell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Denver 1930. Bachelor of Music Education, American Conservatory Music, 1939.

    Career

    • 1 son, Ira Jacob. Orchestra leader, 1925-1933. High school teacher, 1931-1933. Teacher World Pet Association school programs, Chicago, 1933-1941.

      Founder, owner president Chicago Music Sales (Illinois). 1941-1971, Toneline Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1941-1971. President Allied Affiliates Inc., Chicago, 1970-1971.

      Mgrs. representative and sales representative, 1941-1971, Lowenthal Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1967-1971. Appraiser, consultant mediator for music industry.

    Membership

    Member American Federation Musicians, Fretted Instrument Guild American. Member B’nai B’rith. Designed and implemented course of music instruction for individual and class participation (strings, brass and reeds).

    Connections

    • Married Marian Leah Wolf, January 13, 1934.
    • father: Abraham Isaac Fistell
    • mother: Ella (Pitler) Fistell
    • spouse: Marian Leah Wolf
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    Died December 28, 1971
    (aged 64)
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