Sometimes I am asked of all the savants I have had the privilege of meeting, who is my favorite? That’s like asking who is your favorite son or daughter.
Each savant is remarkable and special in his or her own way and it would be difficult to name one favorite.
But certainly the savant I have known the longest and visited most frequently is Leslie Lemke. So many people in the Fond du Lac area have had the privilege of hearing Leslie perform in schools or at various concerts. And he always left such an indelible impression that I am asked often: “Whatever happened to Leslie Lemke?