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Daniel Herman Pedtke

musician , educator.

Daniel Herman Pedtke, musician, educator. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award DePaul University, 1963. Fellow American Guild Organists; member Association University Professors, National Catholic Music Educators Association Indiana (member of advisory board).

Background

Pedtke, Daniel Herman was born on January 6, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Herman and Theckla (Prince) Pedtke.

Education

Museum B., DePaul University, 1935.

Career

Appeared in organ and piano concerts, from 1925. Piano soloist Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 1927. Organist, choir director, 1924-1932.

Head department music College of St. Teresa, Winona, Minnesota, 1932. Head department music U. Notre Dame 1937-1955, professor emeritus, 1973-1976. Organist, choir director St. Patrick’s Church, South Bend, Indiana.

Director Notre Dame Glee Club, 1938-1973.

Works

  • Author: (textbook) Theory of Modulation.

Membership

Fellow American Guild Organists. Member Association University Professors, National Catholic Music Educators Association Indiana (member of advisory board).

Connections

Married Helen Melinski, September 2, 1937. Children: Dorothy, William, Mary, Theresa, Catherine, Robert, Daniel.

father:
Herman Pedtke

mother:
Theckla (Prince) Pedtke

spouse:
Helen Melinski

children:
Dorothy Pedtke

William Pedtke

Mary Pedtke

Theresa Pedtke

Catherine Pedtke

Robert Pedtke

Daniel Pedtke