Thank you, Suzanne and Thomas. Great leads.

Happy New Year!



On 2019-01-03 5:13 a.m., Suzanne Wint wrote:
> Richard -
> Also mention of one of her performances in this dissertation. I don't have
> full access, but it might give details of a recording, or have a
> discography or something.
> Dissertation
> The Norwegian male chorus movement in America: A study
> <,contains,aagot%20lunde&sortby=rank&facet=rtype,include,dissertations&offset=0>
> Knudsen, Alf Leiren, Terje I. (advisor)
> ProQuest Dissertations Publishing 1989
> ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
> "singing of Grieg's Landk.i enn i no with Sven Wolf as the soloist, John R.
> Ortegren, conductor, and Aagot Lunde singing Ole Bu 1 1 ' s Sater..i en
> tens"
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 4:09 AM Suzanne Wint <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Just had a quick peek in a database on St Olaf College's website - they
>> have a pretty robust history of Norwegian American music (and plain
>> history, too). You might contact their library to see if anyone has ideas
>> that aren't catalogued. The school was founded to educate immigrants from
>> Norway, so it's kind of their thing.
>> Anyway, just a cursory search turn up this quick mention:
>> "Notes and News" The Woman's Journal, 08 February 1902, Vol.XXXIII(6),
>> p.45
>> Good luck!
>> On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 12:20 PM Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi, All,
>>> I received a question from a relative of mine requesting my assistance
>>> in finding a recording. I was the wrong person to ask as I have been
>>> focusing on the technical side of ARSC-land, but I know many of you
>>> focus on the content side, so I hope someone would have some ideas. FYI,
>>> my relative is a forensic pathologist.
>>> "I have just written a paper about one of my pathology heroes, James
>>> Homer Wright, the founding pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital
>>> in Boston."
>>> "Wright married Aagot Lunde, a Norwegian contralto, who moved to Boston
>>> circa 1890 and performed extensively in Boston and New York City, and
>>> also around the US, especially in cities with large numbers of resident
>>> Scandinavians. She mostly sang Norwegian, Swedish, or other Scandinavian
>>> music, usually at small venues but occasionally large ones.
>>> "Wright and Lunde were married on Christmas Day in 1901.  After that,
>>> she became a socialite and only performed occasionally, usually at
>>> charity events.
>>> "Do you know whether there any kind of database that might be able to
>>> tell me whether there is any recording of Aagot Lunde that is extant?
>>> She sometimes performed with her sister Sigrid Lunde, a soprano."
>>> THANKS in advance, and Happy New Year!
>>> Cheers,
>>> Richard
>>> --
>>> Richard L. Hess                   email: [log in to unmask]
>>> Aurora, Ontario, Canada                             647 479 2800
>>> Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.
>> --
>> Suzanne Wint, Ph.D.
>> Independent Ethnomusicologist
>> West St. Paul, MN
Richard L. Hess                   email: [log in to unmask]
Aurora, Ontario, Canada                             647 479 2800
Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.