Includes bibliography (p. 231-244) and index.
|Other titles||75 year history of the Gustavus Choir|
|Statement||by David Holdhusen|
|LC Classifications||ML1511.8.S28 H65 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 246 p. :|
|Number of Pages||246|
|LC Control Number||2010681784|
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