Hall of Fame – 1993
Ervin J. Lemanczyk (Leeman) (1923-1993) of Glendale, Illinois played the concertina professionally for 48 years. He had his own orchestra for 30 years before taking over the Dick Kossin’s Band for 10 years.
He recorded two albums and taught the concertina to 10 students over a five-year period. He contributed and promoted the concertina his entire life.