Bergquist, Johan (John) Victor 18.may.1877-28.feb.1935 USA Minnesota, St Peter - Minneapolis
organist, conductor, until 1895 studied at Gustavus Adolphus College in St Peter, until 1900 private studies in Minneapolis, 1900-1903 studied in Berlin and Paris with Franz Grunicke, Xaver Scharwenka, Wilhelm Berger and Alexandre Guilmant, feb-may.1902 gave organ recitals in Berlin, 1896-1900 and 1903-1912 organist of Augustana Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, 1903-1912 gave recitals in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and other states, taught privately in Minneapolis, 1905-1908 taught at Gustavus Adolphus College in St Peter, 1912 director of music at Augustana College and Theological Seminary in Rock Island Illinois, associate American Guild of Organists, member Illinois Music Teachers Association, Odin Club of Minneapolis ; son of lumber dealer Carl Fredrich Bergquist (Sweden, Bersbo 11.dec.1849-8.sep.1928 Minnesota, Lafayette) and Emma Applequist (Sweden, Otterstad 15.may.1856-3.jan.1923 Lafayette) ; 1905 he married Amelia Elvira Johnson

Title Parts

[] Aline. Hymn tune
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary no.1397
in the Lutheran Service Book and Hymnal 1958

[] Sonata no1 in c. Organ. 1902
music Victor L. Bergquist [Pazdirek]
pub G. Schirmer, New York
pub Schlesinger, Berlin
pub Karl Haslinger quoudam Tobias, Vienna

[] Sonata no2. Organ (in ms)
[] Sonata no3. Organ (in ms)
[] Golgotha. Oratorio. St Peter 1906
first performance Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra and 300 voice chorus. 1906
published for the 50th anniversary of Minnesota conference of the Augustana synod by Frank, Minneapolis 1908

[] Reformation cantata. Soprano, tenor, bass, quartette, chorus and orchestra. first performance 1917
words Ernst W. Olson
pub Augustana Book Concern, Rock Island, Illinois 1917

[] Christmas cantata, with orchestra
published Rock Island Illinois

[] The Chorus book for boys. A selection of favorite compositions. Book I & II
compiled and arranged or composed by Ella M. Probst and J. Victor Bergquist
pub G. Schirmer, New York 1922 and 1938

[] The Bethlehem cradle. Christmas song for low voice and piano
words Isaac Watts
pub G. Schirmer, New York 1926

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