Elmer Iseler

Elmer Walter Iseler (October 14 1927 – April 3 1998) was a Canadian choir conductor and choral editor. He was the conductor of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and founder of the Festival Singers of Canada and the Elmer Iseler Singers.

In 1975, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada "for his many services in the field of music in Canada, particularly for his development of the world renowned Toronto Mendelssohn Choir". [http://www.gg.ca/honours/search-recherche/honours-desc.asp?lang=e&TypeID=orc&id=826]

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* [http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0001723 Elmer Iseler] at The Canadian Encyclopedia


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