Paul Biese Novelty Orchestra, 1922, Photograph
Paul Biese was reared in a small town near Elkhart and we consider him an Elkhart product as he studied with E. A. Lefebre, the celebrated saxophonist, while the later was expert at the Conn factories.
Mr. Biese won his reputation as an orchestra leader at the College Inn Chicago, and later played in most of the leading cafes in that city, later engaged in New York. Mr. Biese is at present busy in Chicago directing his orchestra which is supplied with Conn Jeweled Artist Gold Instruments. Investigate will promptly prove this assertion.
"I have long known of the superior quality the Conn Saxophones, but upon receiving the beautiful Tenor last August, I discovered the you were making a marvelous instrument an without doubt the best that I have ever player I also found this to be the case with your other instruments which are being used by my men and which they swear by in each particular. You deserve great praise." PAUL BIESE
1. C. C. Conn Ltd. Musical Truth, Vol. XI, No. 30, Elkhart, Ind., May, 1922, page 14.
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