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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.

Uhlig, Carl F. (1789 – 1874)

  • Germany
  • Innovator (chemnitzer concertina, keyboard), Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1976)

Carl Uhlig; undated

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Uhlir, Stanley F. (1914 – 1996)

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Manufacturer (Echo Concertina), Musician
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1995)

Stanley Uhlir; 1980 Stanley Uhlir; 1995

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Ulmer, Rex

  • Texas
  • Musician
  • Bands: Ulmer Brothers Polka Band

Rex Ulmer; 2008

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Urbanczyk, Brian (1985 – )

  • West Seneca, New York
  • Musician
  • Bands: Knewz, Phocus, Buffalo Concertina All-Stars
  • Honors: United States Polka Association – Horizon Award (2005)

Brian Urbanczyk; 2003

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Urbanczyk, Ron

  • West Seneca, New York
  • Musician
  • Bands: City Side, Bedrock Boys, Pole-Cats, Steel City Brass, Buffalo Concertina All-Stars
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2016), Buffalo Music Hall of Fame (2011)

Ron Urbanczyk; 2003

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Ushman, Joseph F.

  • Springfield, Illinois
  • Band Leader, Musician, Promoter
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (1986)

Joseph Ushman; undated

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