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Title: Ruth CAMPBELL Mitchell Jones
Page: Letter of Sep 29, 1956 to Thelma ELLISON Huyett
Title: Sharon ZURFLIEH Holzer
Note: Wellsboro Agitator of Oct 18, 1939, p1 has: NOTED SINGER TO APPEAR HERE John Shewman Is a Native of Knoxville, Tioga County Wednesday Morning Musicale officials announced the following program to be presented by John Shewman, baritone, and Prescott Bowers, pianist, in a recital at the Wellsboro Methodist church, Tuesday evening, October 24, at 8:30 o'clock. "Where E're You Walk," Handel; "Down Among the Dead Men," Anon; "Largo al Factorum" (Aria) from "Barber of Seville," Rossini, Mr. Shewman; "Fantasy, " Chopin, by Mr. Bowers; "Nur Wer die Sehnsucht Kenut," Tschaiskowsky; "Der Schmied," Brahms; "Auf Ein Altes Bild," Wolf; "Zueignung," Straus, Mr Shewman. Following a short intermission the program will be resumed with Mr. Shewman presenting "Parodies on Nursery Rhymes," Hughes. Mr. Barrows at the piano will present "Scenas Infantis" (Childhood Scenes), Pinto; (including Running, March Little Soldier, Ring-Around-a-Rosy, Doll's Lullaby and Hobby Horse. The program will conclude with Mr. Shewman singing "In the Silent Night," Rachmaninoff; "Captain Startton's Fantasy," D. Taylor; "Absent," Metcalf; "The Sleigh," Kountz. Mr. Barrows, the pianist, studied with Robert Field, Lonny Epstein, mme. Margid Varro, and mad his debut at the age of 17 with the Springfield Symphany Orchestra. Since that time he has done extensive work in concert and radio. Hailed by music critics as one of the most promising young baritones, Mr. Shewman has received commendable press notices through the East. A pupil of the famous Frank LaForge, trainer of many famous singers including Lawrence Tibbett, Mr. Shewman has been associated with the Chautauqua Opera Association, two seasons with the Florida State Opera Associations, three seasons with the Band Box Summer Theater as a soloist, actor, and musical supervisor and four years as soloist in the First Church of Christ, Scientist, St. Petersburg, Florida. Mr. Shewman was born in Knoxville, Pa., but for many years has resided in St. Petersburg where his parents moved to take over the management of a hotel. The concert promises to be a treat to lovers of good music, and the Musicales Club urge that tickets be secured early, from any member of the club, at 50 cents each. The committee in charge of arrangements are: Mrs. Frank L. Dunham, Mrs. A. G. Hamilton, Mrs. Jay M. Close, Mrs. Abel Johnson, Miss Eleanor L. Carson. * * * No children partner was Lloyd Carter
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