Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 234
Overview The Augustana Choir was formed in 1931 under the direction of Henry Veld, who merged Augustana College's two choral groups, the Wennerberg Chorus and the Orioles, into one group. The choir made its first appearance 18 March 1931 during a concert at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and became an immediate success. Since its debut, the Choir has performed all over the United States and has made appearances in Canada, Europe, and China. The Choir has made numerous recordings and has performed on both...
Identifier: MSS 373
Overview Robert Fairman, Augustana College class of 1956, was a member of the Augustana Choir under the direction of Henry Veld. The Robert Fairman papers, 1946-1960, 2006, consist of two folders. The Augustana College Choir folder contains papers related to the choir and Fairman’s time at Augustana. The Augustana class reunion information folder contains a program and memorabilia from the 1960 Augustana College Choir 30th reunion and program information for the class of 1956’s 50th reunion and alumni...
Identifier: MSS 111
Overview Cora Santee was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 16 August 1916. From 1934 to 1937 she attended Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, where she sang in the Augustana Choir which was directed by Henry Veld from 1929 to1966. This collection consists of a scrapbook of Cora Santee’s experience in the Augustana College Choir, which includes programs, news clippings, cards, photographs, posters, and song lyrics.
Identifier: MSS 30
Overview Henry Veld conducted various choral groups associated with Augustana College, including the Augustana College Choir and Handel Oratorio Society, in the mid-twentieth century. During his tenure at Augustana, Veld took the choir on annual tours where they sang in 33 of the United States, three Canadian provinces, and five European countries. In 1955, the choir appeared on Ed Sullivan's Toast of the Town television program where they sang "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning," from the musical Oklahoma,...