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musician

Sheppard Lehnhoff, musician. Recipient certificate of merit Chicago Mayor Daley, for European tour, 1971. Compiler, arranger albums string music. member Philadelphia Orchestra, 1928-1929, 32; member Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1929-1945, 53-78; member applied music faculty University of Chicago, 1930-1932, 55-56.

Background

Lehnhoff, Sheppard was born on November 12, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles Samuel and Rose (Klein) Lehnhoff.

Education

Graduate Chicago Museum College, 1926. Student Curtis Institute Music, 1927-1929. Pupil William Primrose, 1940.

Career

Director band and orchestra Murray (Kentucky) State Teachers College, 1926-1927, member Curtis Quartet, 1927-1929. Member Philadelphia Orchestra, 1928-1929, 32. Violist Fine Arts Quartet, 1937-1941, 46-53.

Member Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1929-1945, 53-78. 1st violist National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, 1945-1946, ABC Staff Orchestra, 1946-1953. Also appeared tours; member applied music faculty University of Chicago, 1930-1932, 55-56.

Lecturer in field.

Membership

Member Philadelphia Orchestra, 1928-1929, 32. Member Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1929-1945, 53-78. Member applied music faculty University of Chicago, 1930-1932, 55-56.

Connections

Married Anna Kurgans, August 10, 1937. Children: Charlotte, Trudy, Nora.

father:
Charles Samuel Lehnhoff

mother:
Rose (Klein) Lehnhoff

spouse:
Anna Kurgans

children:
Charlotte Lehnhoff

Trudy Lehnhoff

Nora Lehnhoff