Writer’s Diary 5/5/2012

Today I headed over to the Gaylord Music Library of Washington University to look at the 1983 doctoral dissertation of my friend Fred Blumenthal. It’s on German’s contributions to music in St. Louis. I looked it over and scanned in parts on how they contributed to the start of the St. Louis Symphony in St. Louis. Then I finished the Bardenheier piece and plowed into my bibliography. It’s more than 20 pages, single spaced! It’s getting there, but I hate it.

About Jim Merkel Author

Title: reporter, Suburban Journals, St. Louis Age: 61 Resume: Self-published "Majestic Lights: the Apostle Islands Lighthouses," 2001; Reedy Press published his book "Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side," 2010. Won St. Louis Book Award from Historical Society of Saint Louis County, Oct. 27, 2011. Writing book on St. Louis's German-American Community, for release in September 2012. Family: Lives in Bevo Mill neighborhood of St. Louis with wife Lorraine. Education: Bachelor of Journalism degree, University of Missouri, 1973, Graduated from Webster Groves High School, 1969.
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