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Kenneth Blanchard Klaus Edit Profile

musician , educator.

Kenneth Blanchard Klaus, musician, educator. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945; Member American Society University Composers, American Musicol. Society, International Webern Society, Berg Society, Shoenberg Society, American Museum library association, American Dedn. Musicians, American String Teachers Association (state president), Phi Mu Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Phi Alpha.

Background

Klaus, Kenneth Blanchard was born on November 11, 1923 in Earlville, Iowa, United States. Son of Kenneth R. and Iris (Blanchard) Klaus.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Iowa, 1947, Master of Arts, 1948, Master of Fine Arts, 1949, Doctor of Philosophy., 1950.

Career

Professor, La State University, Baton Rouge, from 1950, alumni professor, 1966-1980. Associate conductor Baton Rouge Symphony, from 1965, principal viola, from 1950.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Romantic Period in Music. Composer over 100 compositions, since 1940.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Society University Composers, American Musicol. Society, International Webern Society, Berg Society, Shoenberg Society, American Museum library association, American Dedn.

Musicians, American String Teachers Association (state president), Phi Mu Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Phi Alpha.

Connections

Married Marian Ida Fyler, June 8, 1947. Children: Kenneth Sheldon, Karl Sherman.

father:
Kenneth R. Klaus

mother:
Iris (Blanchard) Klaus

spouse:
Marian Ida Fyler

children:
Kenneth Sheldon Klaus

Karl Sherman Klaus