Johnson, Magnus

Johnson, Magnus

(1871–1936) agrarian reformer, U.S. senator/representative; born near Kalstad, Sweden. Immigrating to Wisconsin (1891), he settled in Minnesota (1894) and took up farming. Active in the farmers' cooperative movement, as a Farmer Labor Party candidate he served in the Minnesota legislature, in the U.S. Senate (1923–1925), and in the House of Representatives (1933–35).
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"The Messiah" is presented with a 25-piece orchestra and soloists Clarissa Reis, Audrey Johnson, Magnus "Wolf" Hillbo and William Powers.