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USConcertina.com has assembled a list of Concertina People; individuals who have made a contribution to the chemnitzer concertina through their efforts as bandleaders, composers, innovators, manufacturers, musicians, promoters, retailers, teachers and technicians. Each person is listed by name with basic information about them as well as their contribution to the concertina.

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Fabeck, Dan (1952 – )

  • Young America, Minnesota
  • Musician, Promoter (President Midwest Polka Association)
  • Bands: Joe Czerniak and the Duluth Polka Dots, Dobosenski Brothers and the Cavaliers,
    Mrozinski Brothers Aleatoric Ensemble, Twin Cities Soundz

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Fabisheck, Wally (1908 – 2006)

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Composer, Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2001)

Wally Fabisheck; 2001

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Fenske, Art (1927 – 2008)

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Bandleader, Musician
  • Bands: Art Fenske and The Jolly Coppersmiths

Art Fenske and Doug Dickover; undated Art Fenske; 2007

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Filipczak, John Sr. (1941 – )

  • Grantsburg, Wisconsin
  • Bandleader, Musician
  • Bands: John Filipczak and The Classics, The Jolly Brothers
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2005)

John Filipczak; 2003 John Filipczak; 2005

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Filipiak, Adrian

  • Minnesota
  • Musician

Adrian Filipiak; 2008

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Filipiak, Robert

  • Stanley, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Robert Filipiak; 2009

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Firkus, Carroll

  • Racine, Wisconsin
  • Composer, Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2006)

Carroll Firkus; 2005 Carroll Firkus; 2006

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Firkus, Jeff

  • Racine, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Jeff Firkus; 2008

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Fischer, Wenzel

  • New Ulm, Minnesota
  • Musician, Teacher
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2016)

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Flor, LeRoy

  • New Ulm, Minnesota
  • Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2016)

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Flowers (Kwiatkowski), Leo

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Bandleader, Musician, Teacher
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1987)

Leo Flowers; 1987

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Fojtik, Joe

  • Racine, Wisconsin
  • Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2014)

Joe Fojkit; 2006 Joe Fojkit; 2006

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Franecki, Leo ( – 1993)

  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Musician

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Frederick, Keela

  • Birnamwood, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Keela Frederick; 2006

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Fredrickson, Sid

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Musician

Sid Fredrickson; 2007 Sid Fredrickson; 2002

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Friedl, John

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Innovator (Reeds and Reed Plates), Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2004)

John Friedl; undated

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Fudalla, John

  • Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
  • Musician
  • Bands: Dan Gury and The Dyna Dukes, Michigan Connection

Michael Fudalla, John Fudalla, Paul Fudalla; undated

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Fudalla, Michael

  • Warren, Michigan
  • Musician
  • Bands: Dan Gury and The Dyna Dukes, Michigan Connection

Michael Fudalla, John Fudalla, Paul Fudalla; undated

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Fudalla, Paul (1965 – 2005)

  • Warren, Michigan
  • Musician
  • Bands: Dan Gury and The Dyna Dukes, Michigan Connection, The Sound Aires, Dynasticks, The Jax, Prime Drive Special

Michael Fudalla, John Fudalla, Paul Fudalla; undated Paul Fudalla with Dan Gury and The Dyna Dukes; undated

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Furiasa, Orlando

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Technician (Star Concertina)

Orlando Furiasa, John Bernhardt, Lucio Lorenzetti; 1990 Orlando Furiasa; 1991

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Futa, Paul Jr. (1958 – )

  • North Liberty, Indiana
  • Bandleader, Musician
  • Bands: Paul Futa Family Affair, Melody Masters, E-Z Tones, Soundsations

Paul Futa Jr.; 2003

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