|Abstract:||Papers consist of Finnish, Finnish American, and American sheet music, including sacred vocal, organ, and piano music and more than 150 Finnish secular songs with piano accompaniment.|
An organist and cantor born in Astoria, OR, Riippa (1906-1970) studied music and worked in Finland during the 1930s and early 1940s, returning to Astoria with his family in 1947, where he taught music. Later he edited several Finnish American newspapers.
The Riippa, Edward collection is available for public research.
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The Riippa, Edward Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
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