Area concertina player brings Czech culture to life for 77 years

Lori Nickel

Montgomery Messenger

In this area rich in Czech culture, the concertina, a kind of accordion, is probably the best known symbol of that heritage. It logically follows then that, according to the Czech Area Concertina Club website, this area would have “the world’s largest concertina club.”

One local member of the Concertina Club is 88-year-old Roman Rezac of Lonsdale.

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