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Leon Dallin

Leon Dallin, author, music educator. Served as sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, North African Theatre of Operations. Member American Society of Composers, American Association of University Professors, American Musicol. Society, College Music Society, Music Educators National Conference.

Background

  • Dallin, Leon was born on March 26, 1918 in Silver City, Utah, United States. Son of Glenn L. and Elizabeth Marie (Jolley) Dallin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Music, University Rochester, 1940. Master of Music, University Rochester, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1949.

    Career

    • Assistant professor music Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College, Fort Collins, 1946. Assistant to associate professor Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1948-1955. Professor California State University, Long Beach, 1955-1985, professor emeritus, since 1985.

      Independent author Seal Beach, California, since 1985.

    Works

    Membership

    Served as sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, North African Theatre of Operations. Member American Society of Composers, American Association of University Professors, American Musicol. Society, College Music Society, Music Educators National Conference.

    Connections

    • Married Lynn Nicholes.
    • father: Glenn L. Dallin
    • mother: Elizabeth Marie (Jolley) Dallin
    • spouse: Lynn Nicholes.
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    Born March 26, 1918
    Nationality
    • 1940
      University Rochester
    • 1941
      University Rochester
    • 1949
      University Southern California
    • 1946
      Assistant, professor music Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College
      Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
    • 1948 - 1955
      assistant, to associate professor Brigham Young University
      Provo, Utah, United States
    • 1955 - 1985
      professor, California State University
      Long Beach, California, United States
    • 1985
      independent author, Seal Beach
      California, United States