Dr. Desiderius ‘Desi’ Klempay, a native of Pancevo, Yugoslavia, was Professor of Music at Crown College in St. Bonifacius, MN, an organist at Wooddale Church (1988-2010). He received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Music and Organ Performance from California State University, Los Angeles; and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ Performance from the University of Minnesota and an Organ Diploma from the Mozarteum Conservatory in Salzburg, Austria. Desi and his wife, Martha, reside in Plymouth,MN.