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Labuda, Ed

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Musician

Ed Labuda; 1991

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LaFleur, Napoleon

  • Spring Hill, Florida
  • Musician, Promoter (concertina club)
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1988)

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Landowski, Bill

  • Hubertus, Wisconsin
  • Musician
  • Bands: The Jolly Swiss Boys
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2000)

Bill Landowski; 2000

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Lange, Darlene

  • Clintonville, Wisconsin
  • Musician

John and Darlene Lange; 2006

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Lange, Friedrich Anton ( – 1892)

  • Chemnitz, Germany
  • Manufacturer (Lange Concertina), Musician

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Lange, Friedrich Emil ( – 1933)

  • Chemnitz, Germany
  • Manufacturer (Lange and Majestic Concertina), Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2003)

Friedrich Emil Lange; undated

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Lange, John

  • Clintonville, Wisconsin
  • Musician

John and Darlene Lange; 2006 John Lange; 2007

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Lange, Ted (1976 – )

  • Ridgeville Corners, Ohio
  • Musician
  • Bands: Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones, Toledo Polkamotion, The Bratwurst Boys, Marv Herzog and The Bavarian Polka Band
  • Honors: Great Lakes – Peoples’ Choice Award (1998, 1999)

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Larson, Keith

  • Tomah, Wisconsin
  • Manufacturer (Larson Concertina), Musician

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Lash, Eddie ( – 2002)

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Musician, Retailer
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1991)

Eddie Lash; 1964 Eddie Lash; 1990 Eddie Lash; 1991 Eddie Lash; 1996

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Leary, James P.

  • Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
  • Promoter (Author)
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1994)

James Leary; 1994 Jim Leary; 2006

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Lech, Marlene

  • Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Ron Lech, Marlene Lech and Paul Vadovski; 2005

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Lech, Ron

  • Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
  • Composer, Musician, Teacher
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1998)

Ron Lech; 1998 Ron Lech, Marlene Lech and Paul Vadovski; 2005 Bob Olejniczak and Ron Lech; 2007

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Lech, Vinny

  • Helen, Georgia
  • Composer, Musician, Teacher
  • Bands: Dan Witucki and the Music Masters
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2007)

Vinny Lech and Dan Witucki; undated Vinny Lech; undated Vinny Lech and Dan Witucki; 2004 Vinny Lech; 2006

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Legner, Frank

  • Mosinee, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Frank Legner; 2009 Frank, Jim and Louie Legner; 2009

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Legner, Jim

  • Schofield, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Jim Legner; 2009 Frank, Jim and Louie Legner; 2009

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Legner, Louie

  • Mosinee, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Louie Legner; 2009 Frank, Jim and Louie Legner; 2009

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Lehrke, Gordon (1929 – 2010)

  • Brainerd, Minnesota
  • Musician, Teacher
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1997)

Gordon Lehrke; 1997 Gordon Lehrke; 2008

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Lehrke, Greg

  • Evansville, Minnesota
  • Musician

Greg Lehrke; 2008

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Lemanczyk, Ervin J.

  • Glendale, Illinois
  • Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1993)

Ervin Lemanczyk; undated

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Lettau, Terry

  • Wittenberg, Wisconsin
  • Musician
  • Bands: Second Edition, Polka Partners

Terry Lettau; undated

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Lewandowski, Brett

  • Cheektowaga, New York
  • Musician

Brett and Sandy Lewandowski; 2006

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Lewandowski, Sandy

  • Cheektowaga, New York
  • Musician, Promoter (Internet DJ)

Brett and Sandy Lewandowski; 2006

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Lewandowski, Thomas Sr

  • Mosinee, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Thomas Lewandowski; 2012

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Libby, Bruce

  • Roberts, Wisconsin
  • Musician
  • Bands: Buttons and Bellows

Bruce Libby; unknown

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Libera, Jackie

  • Charlton, Massachusetts
  • Musician
  • Bands: Maestro’s Men, Classix, Heavy Chicago, Bay State IV,Dick Pillar, Polka Family, New Brass, Freddy K, Dynatones, Ray Henry, Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones, Jimmy Sturr, Gorale, Ray Jay
  • Honors: International Polka Association – Elector, Grammy Nomination, Smithsonian Institution Folk Life Festival – Performer (1988)

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Liebl, Bob

  • Greenfield, Wisconsin
  • Musician
  • Bands: The Polish Connection

Bob Liebl and Jake Vanoskey; undated Bob Liebl and Pete Kamenski; undated

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Liebl, Syl Sr. (1917 – 2003)

  • West Salem, Wisconsin
  • Bandleader, Musician, Teacher
  • Bands: The Jolly Swiss Boys
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1997)

Syl Liebl; undated Karl Hartwich and Syl Liebl (Photo by Theo Pelletier); undated Syl Liebl Sr.; undated

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Liebl, Syl Jr.

  • Wisconsin
  • Bandleader, Musician
  • Bands: The New Jolly Swiss Boys

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Lipa, Dick

  • Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • Musician

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Litwin, Adele

  • Binghamton, New York
  • Promoter (Litwin Concertina Jam)
  • Honors: Polka Fireworks Festival – 20 Year Sponsor (2003)

Steve and Adele Litwin; 2003

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Litwin, Steve

  • Binghamton, New York
  • Musician, Promoter (Steve’s Polka Page, Litwin Concertina Jam, Editor Polish American Journal)
  • Honors: Buffalo Past and Present Honoring Committee – Concertina Award, Polka Fireworks Festival – 20 Year Sponsor (2003), World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2004)

Mark Trzepacz, Steve Litwin, Larry Trojack, Scrubby Seweryniak; 1980 Bill Brown and Steve Litwin; undated Steve and Adele Litwin; 2003

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Lorenzetti, Lucio (1932 – 2003)

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

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Lovett, Jim

  • Harrisburg, South Dakota
  • Bandleader, Musician
  • Honors: South Dakota Music Hall of Fame (2007)

Jim Lovett; 2010 Jim Lovett; 2010

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Lukes, Frederick (Fritz)

  • Lester Prairie, Minnesota
  • Musician, Technician

Fritz Lukes; 2003

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Lund, Marty

  • Addison, Illinois
  • Musician

Marty Lund; 1991

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Lundin, Jake

  • Depere, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Ted Brewczynski, Tom Rodgers, Jake Lundin; undated Jake Lundin; 2007

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