Everyone loves a good mystery, right? The joy of collecting evidence and gathering tidbits of information is akin to working on a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle. When you place the final piece you can finally rest—until you start the next puzzle. Here are some fun mysteries related to the Choir and its music.
Important Photo Discovery of First Choir Conductor Leads to a New Mystery
Recently, a photo of a man was found in an old leather case by Salt Lake City resident Glen Beckstead. The photo was taken in the 1850s and was later identified by historian Ron Fox as John Parry, the first music director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Although the man in the photo has been identified, there is still another mystery yet to be solved; Fox learned that a second photo of this same man exists and has not yet been found.