Anderson, Rodney 'Rod' James 15.apr.1935-26.mar.2014 Canada Ontario, Toronto Lawrence Park - Cobourg
pianist, poet, librettist, 1956 graduated in chemistry from the University of Toronto, he was chartered accountant by profession, 1969 and 1977 president of the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, 1981 treasurer on the board of directors of the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, 1984 he decided to devote himself to the arts full-time, 1994-2014 residing in Cobourg Ontario ; he married the Estonian-born painter/sculpturer Merike Lugus

Title Parts

[] Minor suite. Three duets for flute and guitar. 1994
[] Sonata. Organ, 2 trumpets, trombone, tuba and timpani. 1996
Ian Morton, Bob Reid, Neil Hunter, Don Dawson, Ron Parker, Keith Stahley
published Rod Anderson, Cobourg Ontario 1996

[] The darkened voice. Choir and piano. 2004
Oriana Singers / Marie Anderson, Rod Anderson

[] Dulcitius. Opera
libretto Rod Anderson
Canadian Opera Company, Toronto 1988

[] Mario and the magician. Opera-drama in three acts. 1992
music Harry Somers (Toronto 1925-1999 Toronto
libretto Rod Anderson based on the novel by Thomas Mann
Canadian Opera Company, Elgin Theatre, Toronto 1992

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