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musician

Adolph Engstrom, musician.

Background

Engstrom, Adolph was born on September 2, 1880 in Fredrickstad, Norway. Son of Andreas and Amanda (Petterson) Engstrom.

Education

Voice student Cosmopolitan School Music, Chicago, 1904-1913.

Career

1 son, Doctor Ralph W. Came to the United States 1885, naturalized 1900. Studied voice with noted teachers in Minneapolis, Chicago, New York. Tenor soloist in churches Minneapolis, 1900-1904, Chicago, 1904-1906.

Evanston, 1906-1911, Minneapolis and St. Paul, 1917-1919. With Innes Orchestral Band 1911, Lyceum Tour 1911-1912. Concerts, oratorios, and with New York Symphony, 1915.

Professor voice, Benton Harbor, Michigan School of Music, 1911-1912, Grinnell College, Iowa, 1913-1917, Minneapolis Northwestern Conservatory and Minnesota College, Minneapolis, 1917-1919, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1919-1948.

Connections

Married Gretchen Louise Bueckling, July 26, 1910.

father:
Andreas Engstrom

mother:
Amanda (Petterson) Engstrom

spouse:
Gretchen Louise Bueckling