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Elon College Honors Mr. A.J. Fletcher 1987
Elon College, located in Elon, North Carolina near Burlington, honored the legacy of Mr. A.J. Fletcher (1987- 1979) on the 100th anniversary on his birth. This video, produced in 1987, features Mr. Robert Anderson who was the assistant to the president of Elon College.
Anderson presents a biography of Fletcher with emphasis on the impact he had on the community of fine arts, specifically in regards to opera.
Included in this video presentation is David Witherspoon who worked at the Fletcher Foundation. Frank Fletcher, one of AJ’s three sons, shares memories of his father.
The video was viewed by an audience prior to a performance by the Elon College community orchestra.
*Elon College is now Elon University.
Tuning in with Fletcher
Robert and Mary Bird, David Witherspoon and Fred Fletcher perform a Latin number for 1954 radio show
The Grass Roots Opera
Members of the Grass Roots Opera Company cast of Cosi Fan Tutti. CBC founder AJ Fletcher is 3rd from the left. Fletcher played Don Alfonso.
Fun and games with Fred Fletcher
Fred Fletcher and David Witherspoon having fun with band fundraising letter
Fred Fletcher and gang perform for local show
David Witherspoon, Paul Montgomery and Fred Fletcher perform on Tempus Fugit.