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JORDAN, HENRI K.  (Henri Kew), 1880-1949
MUS 47

Henri K. Jordan fonds.  - 1895-1941.  - 17 cm of textual records.  - 4 photographs. 

Biographical sketch
Choirmaster, organist, cornet player and manufacturer born in Seaforth, Ontario.  Jordan studied piano and organ at the Toronto College of Music, and became a cornet player for the 48th Highlanders of Canada.  A church organist in Toronto, Winnipeg and Goderich, he also conducted the Brantford Male Choir from 1903.  In 1906 when the choir mixed, Jordan changed its name to the Schubert Choir. 

Scope and content
The fonds consists of records pertaining to the musical activities of Henri K. Jordan:  scrapbooks containing press clippings and concert programmes of the Schubert Choir conducted by Jordan; letters from Percy Grainer, Alex Mackenzie, F.H. Torrington and H. Coward; diploma; photographs of Henri K. Jordan and of groups.

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Mary Eleanor Caudwell, daughter of Henri K. Jordan, in 1974.

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  provisional description. 

Proactive Disclosure