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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.

Vadovski, Paul

  • Shelby Township, Michigan
  • Musician, Promoter (Writer Michigan Polka News)
  • Honors: World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame (2004)

Ron Lech, Marlene Marquard and Paul Vadovski; 2005 Paul Vadovski and Chris Weiss; 2005 Paul Vadovski; 2006

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Vanoskey, Jake (1931 – 2005)

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

Bob Liebl and Jake Vanoskey; undated Kevin Altenburg and Jake Vanoskey; undated

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Villadsen, Al

  • Freesoil, Michigan
  • Musician

Al Villadsen; 2009

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Vitek, Louis (1862 – ?)

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Musician, Retailer (Pearl Queen Concertina)

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Voigt, Carl

  • Athens, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Carl Voigt; undated Carl Voigt; undated

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Volland, Bill

  • Loyal, Wisconsin
  • Musician

Bill Volland; 2009

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Volek, Alan Sr. (1944 – )

  • Grindstone, Pennsylvania
  • Musician
  • Bands: The New Tradition, Marion Lush and The Musical Stars, Stephanie and Her Polka Band

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Volek, Jeff (1976 – )

  • Grindstone, Pennsylvania
  • Musician
  • Bands: The New Tradition, Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones, Henny and The Versa J’s, Ray Jay

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