Karczynski, Aleksander

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Born: February 20, 1882, Pelplin Poland

Died: December 23, 1973, Pelplin, Poland

Biography Alexander John Karczynski Musical studies in Munich; graduated in 1905 .Arrives in New York April 24, 1907, goes to Chicago. Organist at SS. Peter and Paul to 1924, then St. John Kanty Indiana Harbor IN 1925-32. Holy Innocents Chicago 1932-(43?) Co-founder and editor of Przeglad Polsko-Amerykanski (Polish-American Review) and Lutnia (organ of the Society of Polish Organists in America). Taught Polish at Sacred Heart College and St. Ignatius college. Returned to Poland in 1966.

List of sacred works

  • Asperges me, Op, 18, no. 1, SA(T)B (org), Wydawnictwo "Lutnia" 1918
  • Ave verum, Op. 11, no. 3. SATB (org) Chicago : The Kayser Music Binding Co., 1930
  • Ecce sacerdos magnus, op. 13, no. 2, STAB (org) 1917
  • Missa eucharistica, op. 33 ad duos voces pueriles quibus ad libitum addi potest organo concinente una vox virilis quam missam ad laudem et adorationem S. S. Sacramenti. Warsaw : S. Sieja, 1928
  • Missa in honorem Beatae Mariae Virginis, Reginae coelorum Op. 15, SATB (org). Chicago: author, 1912
  • Missa in honorem principum Apostolorum S.S. Petri et Pauli. M/W org, Chicago, Ill. : Societatis Organoedorum Polonicorum in America, 1918
  • Missa pro defunctis, Op. 28. TTBB Chicago : B. J. Zalewski 1925
  • Tu es Petrus, Op. 13, no 1. 5-6 part mixed, org. S. Sieja, 1917
  • Vesperae Solemnes de SS Eucharistiae Sacramento, Op. 10, SATB org Chicago : Sumptibus Societatis Organoedorum Polonicorum in America, 1916
  • Vidi aquam, Op. 18, no. 2 SA(T)B (org) 1917


External links

[www.stthomaslogan.org/f/docs/MustardSeedSept2014.pdf Biography in St. Thomas Acquinas Parish bulletin] GENI biography

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