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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.

O’Brien, Jerry

  • Ludington, Michigan
  • Musician

Jerry O'Brien; 2009

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O’Donnell, Bryan

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

Bryan O'Donnell; 2002 Bryan O'Donnell; 2007 Syl Janczak, Bryan O'Donnell and Concertina Millie; 2008 Bryan O'Donnell; 2016

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O’Donnell, Lloyd

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

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Oginsky, Joe

  • Owosso, Michigan
  • Musician

Joe Oginsky; 2009

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Ohotto, Art

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Musician, Promoter (Concertina Bowl)
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2001)

Art Ohotto; 2001 Art Ohotto; 2006

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Okrzesik, Andrew

  • Homer Glen, Illinois
  • Musician
  • Bands: Lenny Zielinski and the D Street Band, FreezeDried

Andrew Okrzesik; 2012

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Olejniczak, Robert

  • Racine, Wisconsin
  • Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2011)

Bob Olejniczak and Ron Lech; 2007 Bob Olejniczak; 2008 Bob Olejniczak; 2008

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Olsen, Leon

  • New Ulm, Minnesota
  • Bandleader, Musician, Teacher
  • Bands: The Leon Olsen Show
  • Honors: Minnesota Ballroom Operators Association – Band of the Year (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010), World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2012), Minnesota Music Hall of Fame (2013)

Leon Olsen; undated

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Olshanski, Edmond

  • Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Musician, Promoter
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1989)

Ed Olshanski; 1989

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Onak, John (1938 – 2010)

  • Crete, Illinois
  • Bandleader, Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2002)

John Onak; 2002

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Orgas, Kevin

  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Kevin Orgas; 2008

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Oriwohl, Karl

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Manufacturer, Musician, Promoter (Author)
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1998)

Karl Oriwohl; 2005

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Osika, Jeffrey

  • Elma, New York
  • Musician
  • Bands: Jan Cyman’s Musicalaires, Jerry Darlak and The Buffalo Touch, Big Steve and The Bellaires, Dynatones, Sunshine

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