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John Frederick Wolle

(1863 - 1933)

 
 
John Frederick Wolle Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
1. John Frederick Wolle Marker
Inscription.
Organist, composer, and conductor. A major interpreter of J.S. Bach's music. He founded the Bethlehem Bach Festival and conducted the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, 1898-1905 and 1911-1932. Wolle was born and raised here in Main Hall.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 37.125′ N, 75° 22.906′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Church Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is about 25 feet east of the Brethren's House and about 50 feet south of Central Moravian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Bethlehem PA 18018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brethren's House (a few steps from this marker); Continental Army Honored Dead (a few steps from this marker); Central Moravian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); West Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Moravian Community (within shouting distance of this marker); Gemein Haus (within shouting distance of this marker); Gemeinhaus (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .
John Frederick Wolle Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
2. John Frederick Wolle Marker
Main Hall in background.

1. Moravian College Campus Buildings. (Submitted on February 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Moravian College. (Submitted on February 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Main Hall. (Submitted on February 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Wolle and the Bach Festival. (Submitted on February 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. John Frederick Wolle. (Submitted on February 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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John Frederick Wolle Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
3. John Frederick Wolle Marker
Second marker on right (first is the Brethren's House marker). Looking east on Church Street, with the Gemeinhaus (white building with gray-green shutters) in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 619 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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