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Thurlow Lieurance Edit Profile

composer

Thurlow Lieurance, American composer. Served as bandmaster 22d Kansas Volunteer Infantry, Spanish-American War.; Member Symphonia, Phi Kappa Phi.; Kiwanian.

Background

Lieurance, Thurlow was born on March 21, 1878 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, United States. Son of A. J. and Hattie (Lippard) Lieurance.

Education

Student College of Music, Cincinnati, honorary Doctor Museum, 1925.

Career

1 son, Thurlow, Junior Dean emeritus U. Wichita, Kansas Spent 20 years in research work among American Indians, recording their songs.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Nine Indian Songs, 1919. Songs of the North American Indian, 1921. Eight Songs From Green Timber, 1922.

      Forgotten Trails, 1923. Also mus. drama entitled “Drama of the Yellowstone,” and many miscel. compositions. Author widely known song, “By the Waters of Minnetonka”.

Membership

Served as bandmaster 22d Kansas Volunteer Infantry, Spanish-American War. Member Symphonia, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Edna Wooley, April.

father:
A. J. Lieurance

mother:
Hattie (Lippard) Lieurance

spouse:
Edna Wooley