Fonds 147 - Martha Schroeder fonds

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Martha Schroeder fonds


  • 1889 (Creation)

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The series contains the following files:
1) "Welcome Back" A Song by Isaac Schroeder, 1889 (frail original) with transliteration, translation & musical score. - (2 files) Box 305
2) Two Poems by Isaac Schroeder, 1895 & 1896 (frail originals & photocopies) - (1 file) Box 305
3) Publications - Roots & Branches article, 2018 - (1 file) Box 305
4) Sheet Music "Mein Letztes Lied", by Aron G. Sawatzky, 1935 - (1 file) Box 305

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The file contains the original song "Welcome Back" written in Goethic script and composed with "Ziffern". The song was written to welcome back Abram & Mary Friesen on their safe return from seven years of missionary service in India.
Transliterated and Translated by Peter Rahn and Hugo Friesen. Transcribed from "Ziffern" by Julia M. Toews, 2017 An English translation is included.


More records of Aron G. Sawatzky is filed in Mennonite Musicians, Fonds 177.

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Created June 7, 2018




Peters, George W. "Friesen, Abraham (1859-1919)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 7 Jun 2018.
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