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composer , conductor

Leroy Anderson, American composer, conductor. Served as captain Military Intelligence, Army of the United States, 1942-1946, 51-52.; Member A.S.C.A.P., Dramatists Guild, American-Scandinavian Foundation, Association Ex-Mems. Squadron A, American Guild; Club: Harvard (Boston).

Background

Anderson, Leroy was born on June 29, 1908 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Brewer A. and Anna M. (Johnson) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1929, Master of Arts, 1930, postgraduate, 1930-1934.

Career

Music Radcliffe College, 1930-1932. Music director Harvard Band, 1932-1935. Organist, choirmaster East Congressional Church, Milton, Massachusetts, 1929-1935.

Guest conductor own recording orchestra, since 1950. Guest conductor many symphony orchs.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Jazz Pizzicato, Jazz Legato, The Syncopated Clock, Fiddle- Faddle, Irish Suite, Sleigh Ride, Serenata, A. Trumpeter’s Lullaby, The Waltzing Cat, A Christmas Festival, Belle of the Ball, Blue Tango, The Typewriter, Bugler’s Holiday, Forgotten Dreams, Clarinet Candy, Home Stretch, Arietta, Balladette, The Golden Years, The Captains and the Kings, and others.

Membership

Served as captain Military Intelligence, Army of the United States, 1942-1946, 51-52. Member A.S.C.A.P., Dramatists Guild, American-Scandinavian Foundation, Association Ex-Mems. Squadron A, American Guild.

Club: Harvard (Boston).

Connections

Married Eleanor Jane Firke, October 31, 1942. Children: Jane M., Eric R., Rolf F., Kurt A. Tutor div.

father:
Brewer A. Anderson

mother:
Anna M. (Johnson) Anderson

spouse:
Eleanor Jane Firke

children:
Jane M. Anderson

Eric R. Anderson

Rolf F. Anderson

Kurt A. Tutor div Anderson