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Trinity Cathedral Windows and Duke Ellington

The beautiful stained glass windows in Trinity Cathedral were installed around the same time as the original Duke Ellington sacred concert in 1966. In fact, a rendering of one of the first windows to be installed, the Melczer memorial window (located in the southwest corner of the Cathedral near the baptismal font), was featured on the original program cover (below). The memorial window was also Dean Elmer B. Usher’s favorite window — watch his son, Richard, recount why.

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Learn more about the windows themselves here!

Don’t miss Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert presented by Phoenix Chorale on November 12-13, 2016. Visit here for concert and special event information >

Blog content supported by Arizona Humanities and The Trinity Cathedral Records, Arizona Collection at ASU Libraries.