Inducted in 1984
Curt Engwicht was born in Germany and began studying
piano and violin at the age of ten. He came to the
United States in 1925 and earned a bachelor's degree in
music from Bethany College in Lindsborg. He took his
master's degree from The University of Kansas in 1943.
He taught instrumental music in Chapman for
twenty-five years and from 1959 to 1971 taught
instrumental music in Salina. In 1978 he was awarded a
citation from the Kansas Federation of Music Clubs, and
in 1981 he was honored as a "Friend of the Orchestra"
by the Salina Public Schools.