• Jackie Libera – Living Category – Inducted 2003

      Jackie Libera of Charlton, Massachusetts is a musician, former bandleader, deejay, arranger, vocalist, recorded many albums, and a featured performer with various bands.   To say that John “Jackie” Libera has been involved with polka music virtually all his life is an understatement.   Jackie began his polka music…

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  • Hank Haller – Living Category – Inducted 2003

      Hank Haller of Westlake, Ohio, is a musician, vocalist, bandleader, deejay, has made numerous recordings and leads a traveling band.   Mention Hank Haller and visions of oompah music and “lederhosen” [short leather pants], come to mind.  But Haller is more.  He is a very prolific recording artist in…

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  • Roger Bright – Deceased Category – Inducted 2003

      Roger Bright of New Glarus, Wisconsin, was a musician, bandleader, recording artist, deejay and performer.   Roger Bright was born February 12, 1937, and died August 28, 2001, at Boulder Colorado Community Hospital from a heart attack he suffered while performing at a polka festival in Boulder.   Roger…

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