Barron, Robert Louis 7.dec.1897-23.oct.1975 USA Michigan, Benton Harbor - Alabama, Anniston
violinist, conductor, 1908-1913 in Chicago he studied violin with C L Beach, Harry Diamond and Bernhard Listeman, piano with Arthur L Frann, theory with Walter Keller, voice with Clarence Dickinson and John W Norton, 1914-1918 violin with Max I Fischel, 1939 conducting with Nikolai Malko at Mills College in Oakland California, 1916-1917 studied at the Sherwood Music School in Chicago, 1939 BM from the College of the Pacific in Stockton California, 1940 Master of Education from Mills College, 6.apr.1913 debuted as violinist at the Fine Arts Theatre in Chicago, 1918-1919 professor of violin at the University of Oregon in Eugene, 1928-1931 at the College of the Pacific, 1931-1935 director of the Manning School in San Francisco, 1940-1948 conductor of the Amarillo Philharmonic Texas, 1948 granted a honorary degree of MusD by the Amarillo Conservatory, 1949 conductor of the Arkansas Valley SO, 1950 residing in La Junta Colorado, buried at Edgemont Cemetery Anniston ; son of engineer Charles Leonard Barron (Canada, Goderich 20.jul.1832-1.feb.1910 Chicago) and Mary Le Messania (Canada, Montreal apr.1860-c1930 Oregon, Portland) ; 1920 in Portland he married Nada Estelle Post (Washington 23.feb.1902-11.nov.1983 California, Contra Costa) ; 5.aug.1948 he married pianist/music teacher Cleta Linda Milholland (Iowa, Des Moines 1895-10.jan.1964 Anniston) ; in Anniston he married violinist Helen Gloria Owen (Anniston 21.may.1926-12.mar.2012 Anniston)

[Social Security Death Index gives erroneously born 17.dec.1897]

Title Parts

[] Berceuse. Orchestra
in ms only, not published

[] Prelude. Orchestra
in ms only, not published

writing: A comparative study of the violoncello parts in Mozart's string quartets
Master of Education thesis/dissertation Mills College, Oakland California 1940

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