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Adelaide Liedertafel Ladies' & Gentlemans' Social
Title : Adelaide Liedertafel Ladies' & Gentlemans' Social Adelaide Liedertafel Ladies' & Gentlemans' Social
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Date of creation : 1878
Format : Theatre program
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Program for a social held by the Adelaide Liedertafel on 25 June 1878. The program included perfomances by the Adelaide Liedertafel and various soloists.

Liedertafel is a German term meaning a 'group formed for the pleasure of singing in chorus' (Macquarie Dictionary, 2nd ed) . The Adelaide Liedertafel was an all male choir established by German settlers in Adelaide in 1858. One of its founders and first conductor was Carl Linger who in 1859 composed the music for the Song of Australia to verses written by Mrs Caroline Carleton.

Related names :

Adelaider Liedertafel

Coverage year : 1878
Period : 1852-1883
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :

State Library of South Australia.Germans in South Australia, [Adelaide]: State Library of South Australia, 1995

Harmstorf, Ian, ed. The German experience of Australia 1833-1938, [Bedford Park, SA]: The Australian Association of von Humboldt Fellows, The Flinders University of South Australia, 1988

Van Abbe, Derek.The Germans in South Australia: the story of the German communities in South Australia

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