The Featherless Bird

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1996
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Featherless Bird
Description married Alice Reid from Manti, and Charles practiced dentistry along with his father in Manti. He served as Ward Chorister in the Manti North Ward, and when they moved to Salt Lake City he and Alice were both members of the Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir for 35 years. For 25 of those years Charles was secretary of the Bass section. They accompanied the choir on three tours, two to California and one to the World's Fair in Chicago. A son. Charles, and his wife were also long-time members of the Tabernacle Choir. Another son. Lawrence, was head of the music department at Wasatch High School in Salt Lake City. The next child was Ephia. the only one who remained in Manti all of her life. She married Melroy Kjar, and together with her sweet alto and his rich bass voice they had a home filled with music. Ephia began singing as a child in Primary and Sunday School programs and continued her service as organist and chorister in the auxiliary organizations of the Church. She organized a Relief Society chorus in the Manti Center Ward, which was later known as the "Singing Mothers." She directed this chorus for 20 years. The group sang in General Conference on two occasions and at the 50th Year Jubilee Pageant for the Manti Temple. Ephia and Melroy sang with the Manti Tabernacle Choir all their lives. A number of their children also participated with the choir as they sang for Stake Conferences. presented the annual Messiah and on a special occasion performed in the Salt Lake Tabernacle for a General Conference. Their numerous posterity have given much service with their musical talents in solos, quartets, choruses, performing, directing, and teaching in Church and community on many occasions. Blanche, a fourth daughter, was also a member of the Manti Tabernacle Choir. She married J. Eugene Harrison. They moved to Provo where they continued to give much service. Their four children have gained much recognition as accomplished musicians. Daughters Edith and Jean sang solos in concerts at Brigham Young University with Florence Jepperson Madsen, a world-renowned vocalist. Jean's husband, Byron Jensen, is a composer and plays several instruments, being especially acknowledged as an outstanding organist. 109
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326774
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