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Catalog Number 1978.16.12
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Title "Noted Musician Once of Collingwood, Dead"
Date 1942
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1942
Description Newspaper Clipping, "Noted Musician Once of Collingwood, Dead: Prof. Charles Kelly Who Discovered Edward Johnson Passes / Musical Career Opened Here". The article is an death notice / obituary of Prof. Charles Kelly from a Guelph newspaper. The article announces that Kelly died in Guelph, Sunday morning, in his 92nd year. Born in Kingston in 1850 and after beginning his musical career in Collingwood, Kelly moved to Guelph 47 years ago (c.1895). Since that time, he is described as a leader in Guelph's music circles. He was choir leader at Knox Presbyterian for 25 years, and a most talented teacher. He gave Edward Johnson his first lesson, and started him on his career in New York City. Kelly was an avid sportsman, and was a member of Waverly Masonic Lodge and Guelph Royal Arch masons. The article concludes by noting that he leaves four sons and two daughters, and that his funeral took place "yesterday afternoon in Guelph."
People Kelly, Charles
Johnson, Edward
Lindsay, Charles
Kelly, Hattie
Kelly, Harry
Kelly, Madeline
Kelly, George
Kelly, Charles
Kelly, Reginald
Search Terms Knox Presbyterian Church
Masons - Waverly Masonic Lodge
Kelly (Charles) Music Teacher
Subjects MUSIC
Dimensions 20.0 x 11.0 cm.