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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.

You can browse the list of Concertina People by selecting one of the individual letters from the menu above. Each page includes a list of last names that begin with only that letter. The Search feature may be helpful for finding specific people.

Nastali, Joe

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Musician
  • Bands: Star Concertina Club

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Nechanicky, Al

  • Spokane, Washington
  • Composer, Innovator (130-key concertina), Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1983)

Al Nechanicky; undated

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Neuman, Carl (1930 – 2014)

  • Waupun, Wisconsin
  • Musician, Promoter (Hustisford Concertina Club)
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1995)

Carl Neuman; 1995

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Neuman, Nathan

  • Avon, Minnesota
  • Bandleader, Innovator (Reedless Concertina), Musician
  • Bands: Nathan’s Old Time Band

Nathan Neuman; 2013

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Nickel, Robert F. (1925 – 2017)

  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1996)

Robert Nickel; 1996 Robert Nickel; 2007

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Niedbalski, Bob

  • Smithton, Illinois
  • Musician

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Niemczyk, Dan

  • Brookfield, Wisconsin
  • Musician, Teacher
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2000)

Dan Niemczyk; 2000 Dan Niemczyk; 2005 Dan Niemczyk; 2006

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Nissel, Marv

  • New Ulm, Minnesota
  • Bandleader, Musician
  • Bands: Marv Nissel Band
  • Honors: Minnesota Ballroom Operators Association – Number One Variety Band (1987), World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2005)

Marv Nissel; undated Marv Nissel; undated

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Noegel, Mike

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

Mike Noegel; 2009

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Novak, Bob

  • Lake Elmo, Minnesota
  • Manufacturer (Echo Concertina), Musician, Promoter
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2004)

Bob Novak; 2005 Bob Novak; 2005 Bob Novak; 2006 Bob Novak; 2008

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Novak, Dave

  • Minnesota
  • Musician

Dave Novak; 2002 Dave Novak; 2007 Ben Welinski, Dave Novak and Tom Gagnon; undated

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Novitzke, Joseph

  • Minocqua, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Joseph Novitzke; 1996

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Novitzke, Marlin

  • Edgar, Wisconsin
  • Musician, Promoter (Central Wisconsin Concertina Club, Jammers)

Marlin Novitzke; unknown Marlin and Mary Novitzke; 1993

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Novitzke, Mary

  • Edgar, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Marlin and Mary Novitzke; 1993

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Novitzke, Robert

  • Tomahawk, Wisconsin
  • Musician, Promoter
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2002)

Robert Novitzke; undated

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Novotny, Larry

  • Montgomery, Minnesota
  • Bandleader, Musician, Teacher
  • Bands: Novotny Trio Band, Larry Novotny – The Original One Man Band
  • Honors: Montgomery-Lonsdale High School Wall of Fame – Fine Arts (2006), World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2009)

Larry Novotny; 2007 Larry Novotny; 2007

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Nowak, Edward J. (1921 – )

  • Summit, Illinois
  • Musician
  • Bands: Midway Cavaliers, 47th Street Concertina Club, 4+1, Novatones, Chicago Concertina Jamboree, Pensioners, Chet Kowalkowski’s Polish Carolers
  • Honors: United Polka Association – Founders Award (1992), United Polka Association – Concertina Award (1993), United Polka Association – Director and Sergeant at Arms, Chet Kowalkowski’s Polish Carolers – 20 Year Award (1993)

Ed Nowak; 1991

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Nowak, Greg

  • Musician
  • Bands: The Downtown Sound, The Keynotes

Greg Nowak; undated Greg Nowak; 2005

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Nowak, Jim

  • Pulaski, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Jim Nowak; 2009

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Nowicki, Stan

  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Composer, Musician, Teacher
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1976)

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Noworyta, Joe

  • Musician
  • Bands: Alpine Village Concertina Club

Al Tucholski, Frank Stanczewski, Joe Spila, Joe Noworyta, Casey Kliszak and Len Jaskowiak; 1970

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Nuernberger, Merle

  • Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Merle Nuernberger; 2010 Merle Nuernberger; 2013

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