||Welcome to Edward Jay Mickelson's home page. He
was born on a farm/ranch at Mobridge, South Dakota, in 1948. Since
singing with the Columbus Boychoir in 1958, music has always played an
important part of his life. In 1965-66 he was an American Field
Service Exchange student in Cologne, Germany, learning German there.
Attending the University of South Dakota from 1966-1971, he received his
BA, majoring in Latin and German and minoring in history and
education. In 1977 he received his MA in Classics from USD .
He has taught various courses: Latin, German, US history, mythology, and
English in Pierre, SD, since 1971. During the school year 1986-87,
the Mickelson family taught and learned in Germany on a Fulbright exchange
in the cities of Moorrege, Halstenbek, and Hamburg..