Hall of Fame – 1997
Stanley Paluszewski (1930-2002) was born in South Bend, Indiana and lived in Allegan, Michigan. Stan once said, “The best way to promote the concertina is to perform in public,” and he did that for 48 years. Stan played in a band for 20 of those years. He arranged over 200 songs and was an instructor. He was a member of the Grand Rapids Concertina Club.