|Blurbarian Since||January 2009|
|My Web Site||ironpen.org|
|Location||Salem, Virginia, USA|
Richard F. Bansemer, librettist for five oratorios and ten books, has served as a pastor and bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America since 1966.
Richard is a graduate of Newberry College (1962) and Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (1966), and holds honorary Doctor of Divinity Degrees from Roanoke College and Newberry College. He and his wife Mary Ann have three sons, John, Aaron, and Andrew, and five grandchildren, Katherine, Emily, Phillip, Micah and Nathan.