Arthur Olaf Andersen Edit Profile
Educated Newport High Schools. Studied with Guiraud, Guillmant and Vincent d’Indy, Paris, Giovanni Sgambati, Rome, and Herman Durra, Berlin. Doctor Music, American Conservatory of Music, 1934.
Began as teacher musical theory, 1904. Head theory department, American Conservatory of Music, 1929-1934. Head theory department, director School of Music, U. Arizona since 1934, dean college fine arts, 1934-1952, now dean emeritus.
Member National Music Teachers Association (chairman ethics committee 1939), Arizona Music Teachers Association (president), American Society Composers. Clubs: Cliff Dwellers (Chicago).
Married second, Helen Somerville, July 12, 1937.