Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -- 7pm
702 Langdon St (Pyle Center)
Herbert Quelle, German Consul General in Chicago
For about a century, starting in the late 1800s, the German harmonica was one of the most popular musical instruments in the United States. Cheap and portable, it was the pocket-sized companion of European immigrants, and—once introduced to the American South—became the instrument of choice for many African-American musicians, who developed a new way of playing...