Bobby Burgess, Kristi Floren Burgess with daughter Wendi and her new beau Remon Pagels in 2002 They now have four children‚ Becki, Robert, Wendi and Brenton, and five grandchildren. Bobby Burgess has had no other relationships that we know of. ... (Burgess would later marry one of Floren’s daughters, Kristie.) Bobby Burgess has had no other relationships that we know of.

A nearby farmer picked up a Hohner “button box” accordion to entertain at one of the informal house dances in the area, and Floren was captivated.

... (Burgess would later marry one of Floren’s daughters, Kristie.) Driven by the desire to serve, however, he turned to the USO. In later years, Floren would act as de facto orchestra leader when Welk was not present.

He earned a commendation from the U.S. War Department for his efforts. Floren — born on Nov. 5, 1919 — was living with his family on a small farm in Roslyn, South Dakota, at the time. Login With the outbreak of World War II, Floren wanted to do his part as a member of the Army Air Corps, but upon attempting to enlist he discovered that a childhood bout with rheumatic fever made him ineligible for the military. He would live there for the rest of his life. He died of cancer on July 23, 2005. Bobby Burgess is a member of the following lists: American dancers, 1941 births and Mouseketeers.

He married Kristie Floren, the daughter of Welk accordionist Myron Floren on Valentine's Day (February He also taught accordion at the St. Louis College of Music. Floren's birthplace has sometimes been given as the county seat of Webster, but Floren attended Roslyn High School; the family farm was located between the two towns.

But television prominence never dimmed Floren’s passion for the accordion, nor did it ever  inflate his ego. He wanted to major in music at Augustana, but the music director there looked down his nose at the accordion and wouldn’t allow him to do so.

film, If you see comments that you find offensive, please use the “Flag as Inappropriate” feature by hovering over the right side of the post, and pulling down on the arrow that appears. (Burgess would later marry one of Floren’s daughters, Kristie.). Myron But television prominence never dimmed Floren’s passion for the accordion, nor did it ever inflate his ego. When asked why he would take on someone more adept than he at the accordion, Welk, according to the Los Angeles Times, responded, “That’s the only kind of people I hire—the ones that play better than I do.”. There are three things in life I cherish the most, my family, Lawrence Welk and WEDDINGS! He is the cotillion instructor at Miraleste, Palos Verdes and Ridgecrest Intermediate Schools. Their relationship grew from acquaintances and friends to husband and wife when they married on Valentine's Day, 1971. The couple settled in St. Louis in 1946. By the time he reached college age, Myron’s proficiency with the accordion had become well known. 1983), and Brenton Christopher (b. Robert Wilkie "Bobby" Burgess (born May 19, 1941, Long Beach, California) is an American dancer and singer. Sam Gnerre has worked for the Daily Breeze in Torrance since 1984. Bobby Burgess was born on May 19, 1941 in Long Beach, California, USA as Robert Wilkie Burgess.

Welk, a North Dakota native, recognized Floren in the audience; the two knew each other from their early days on the upper Midwest musician’s circuit.

Bobby Burgess, Kristi Floren Burgess with daughter Wendi and her new beau Remon Pagels in 2002, Jannet Lennon and Lee Bernhardi saying "I Do" in 1966, today she is now Mrs. John Bahler. Myron Floren was 4 years old when he discovered the accordion in 1923. Myron Floren was born on a farm in Day County, South Dakota, near the town of Roslyn, on November 5, 1919. He also made many appearances with local musical groups such as the South Bay Symphony, and directed the choir at his Lutheran church when his schedule permitted. His father bought him his first accordion at age six, and two years later, he earned $10 for playing it at the Day County Fair in Webster, South Dakota, his first professional gig.

His zodiac sign is Taurus. Myron Floren was 4 years old when he discovered the accordion in 1923. Then he tested him by setting sheet music from a medley of tunes in front of him to see how well he could perform while reading unfamiliar music on the fly. 2014 photo. A month later, on Aug. 6, a memorial service at Ascension Lutheran Church in Rancho Palos Verdes celebrated Floren’s life, using pieces he had recorded over the years as backing music for the ceremony. He died of cancer on July 23, 2005.

His popularity held steady over the years, even as other featured performers on Welk’s show became prominent: Pete Fountain, Norma Zimmer, The Lennon Sisters, Joe Feeney, Guy and Ralna, Jo Ann Castle, and former Mouseketeer Bobby Burgess and his dance partner Cissy King. Copyright © 04/11/2020 Alamy Ltd. All rights reserved. With Sally Flynn as Maid of Honor, Brent Griffiths & Sandi Jensen make it official in '69. Here's Greg and Barbara off to their honeymoon! Floren’s accordion wizardry made him a valued feature performer on Welk’s show from its earliest days. He wanted to major in music at Augustana, but the music director there looked down his nose at the accordion and wouldn’t allow him to do so. Help us build our profile of Bobby Burgess! He died of cancer on July 23, 2005. No need to register, buy now! Floren received many honors during his life, but it’s hard to imagine that his naming to the International Accordionist Hall of Fame in 2004 wasn’t one of his proudest moments. About. Select this result to view Kristie L Burgess's phone number, address, and more.

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Barbara Boylan and Greg Dixon Tied the Knot in 1967: Another great shot of Kristie and Bobby! He was teaching area students at the Floren Accordion Studios, one of whom, Berdyne Koerner, would later become his wife. (Credit: Welk Muscial Family website). Myron’s proficiency with the accordion had become well known. From 1973, it's Richard Maloof and Mary Lou Metzger on their BIG DAY, they are so in love, A lovely couple, Dee Dee Lennon and Dick Gass from 1960, Lawrence with Gail Farrell and Rick Mallory on their big day 1973. (Credit Image: © Walther Zurlinden/Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com), https://www.alamy.com/licenses-and-pricing/?v=1, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-burgess-with-wife-kristie-floren-burgess-1977credit-image-walther-52423584.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-burgess-with-wife-kristie-floren-burgess-1977credit-image-walther-52168297.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-burgess-with-wife-kristie-floren-burgess-1977credit-image-walther-52423581.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-burgess-with-wife-kristie-floren-burgess-1977credit-image-walther-52423583.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-burgess-with-wife-kristie-floren-burgess-1977credit-image-walther-52167001.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-burgess-with-wife-kristie-floren-burgess-1977credit-image-walther-52423588.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-burgess-with-wife-kristie-floren-burgess-1977credit-image-walther-52168298.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-burgess-with-wife-kristie-floren-burgess-1977credit-image-walther-52168299.html.

According to the Los Angeles Times, when asked why he would take on someone more adept than he at the accordion, Welk responded, “That’s the only kind of people I hire—the ones that play better than I do.”, Publicity photo of Lawrence Welk and his orchestra from the television program “The Lawrence Welk Show” in 1969.

(Credit: Myron Floren Facebook page).

Bobby Burgess was born on May 19, 1941 in Long Beach, California, the second of four children. Welk had moved to Los Angeles, as had Floren, who eventually settled in a ranch house on three-plus acres in Rolling Hills. and more from FamousFix.com. and more from FamousFix.com, Southern California Military Academy in Long Beach, California.

He married Kristie Floren, the daughter of Welk accordionist Myron Floren on Valentine's Day (February 14), 1971. Undated publicity photo of Lawrence Welk, left, and Myron Floren. to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. 226,016,892 stock photos, vectors and videos, BOBBY BURGESS with wife Kristie Floren Burgess 1977. Welk even gave him a nickname: “The Happy Norwegian.”. From 2002, it's Sandi and Brent with their son Daniel marrying Tara Curran.

(Credit: Findagrave.com website, contributed by John “J-Cat” Griffith).

May 11, 1951, KTLA broadcast the first weekly telecast of the Welk show. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. He worked with groups such as the Torrance Accordionettes, sponsored by the Bettie Thomas Studios, performing for years at the group’s annual springtime “Vacation Varieties” show in Torrance. After the war, he married Berdyne on Aug. 19, 1945. Then he tested him by setting sheet music from a medley of tunes in front of him to see how well he could perform while reading unfamiliar music on the fly. Son-in-law of Myron Floren. He also was playing with the band Bill and His Old-Timers, and attending nearby Augustana College.

Copyright complaints  ~   On March 7, 1950, Floren took his wife to the Casa Loma ballroom, in St. Louis, to celebrate her birthday. Kristie is related to Geoff Burgess and Linda Lea Burgess. He has four children with Kristin He called Floren up to the stage to play a few numbers, including his soon-to-be-signature tune, “Lady of Spain.”. Kristie Burgess and Bobby Burgess have been married for 49 years. (Credit: Torrance Historical Newspaper and Directories Archive database, Torrance Public Library). OBITUARY LOS ANGELES TIMES - JULY 24, 2005; Accordion Player Featured on Welk Show Dies By Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer. (Credit: Torrance Historical Newspaper and Directories Archive database, Torrance Public Library). The Optimist’s Creed was printed on the back. Connect any celebrity with Bobby Burgess to see how closely they are linked... romantically! Sign in Floren’s hometown of Roslyn, South Dakota.

About. He released many records under his own name, as well as the numerous albums he recorded with Welk. Alamy and its logo are trademarks of Alamy Ltd. and are registered in certain countries. Born on Nov. 5, 1919, he was living with his family on a small farm in Roslyn, South Dakota at the time. Myron Floren was 4 years old when he discovered the accordion in 1923. His father was Canadian and his mother Cherokee Indian, Scotch Irish and German. His father bought him his first accordion at age 6, and two years later, he earned $10 for playing it at the Day County Fair in Webster, South Dakota, his first professional gig. Floren’s accordion wizardry made him a valued featured performer on Welk’s show from its earliest days. Later, he was a regular on The Lawrence Welk Show. (Burgess would later marry one of Floren’s daughters, Kristie.) Sources: Accordion Man, by Myron Floren with Randee Floren, Stephen Greene Press, 1981; Daily Breeze files; “In Memory of Myron Floren: The Accordionist Who Played in 32.5 Million Homes,” By Faithe Deffner, Accordions.com website; Los Angeles Times files; “Myron Floren Biography,” Encyclopedia of World Biography website; “Myron Floren,” FindaGrave.com website; Torrance Herald files. Instead, he majored in English, with a minor in music. The pair’s business relationship would last for the next 31 years, until “The Lawrence Welk Show” finally went off the air in 1982. and more from FamousFix.com, See

He  joined its group of performers playing for servicemen all over the European Theater, with shows many times staged very close to the front lines. Welk, a North Dakota native, recognized Floren in the audience; the two knew each other from their early days on the upper Midwest musician’s circuit. Robert married Kristie A Floren on month day 1971, at age 29 at marriage place , California. With the outbreak of World War II, Floren, wanting to do his part, tried to enlist as a member of the Army Air Corps. 1976), Robert Floren (b.

(Credit: Torrance Historical Newspaper and Directories Archive database, Torrance Public Library). Bobby Burgess is a 79 year old American Dancer. Family Life.

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