Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Wennerberg Chorus
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 23
Abstract Composer John Victor Bergquist was head of the Augustana College music department and leader of the Handel Oratorio Society and Wennerberg chorus from 1912 to 1918. This collection consists of two printed editions of Bergquist’s oratorio, Golgatha, a photocopy of a published edition of Bergquist’s Sonata for Organ, and a photocopy of a manuscript version of Bergquist’s Sonata No. V in D Minor (Sacred) for Organ.
Dates: 1908 and undated
Identifier: MSS 232
Abstract Augustana College's Wennerberg Male Chorus was formed in October 1901. Gustav Andreen, then president of Augustana College, had requested that a male chorus be organized to participate in the Gunnar Wennerberg Festival to be held the following December. The group eventually merged with the all-female Oriole Chorus in 1931 to form the Augustana College Choir, although the male members of the choir did continue to perform separately as the Wennerberg Chorus until the mid-1960s. The Wennerberg...
Dates: 1901-1933 and undated