Atkins, Otis Vanwagenen jr. 6.nov.1931-24.may.2004 USA NY, Kingston - Florida, Silver Springs
pianist, conductor, bandmaster, 1940 he was with his mother who was employed as nurse at the private practice of medical doctor Alice E Rast at 212 Ten Broeck Avenue in Kingston, 1951-1954 residing in Hudson NY, 1952 studied at Hartwick College in Oneonta NY, 20.sep.1955-19.sep.1957 served in the US Army, 22.may.1960 he played Tchaikovsky's piano concerto no.1 as the finale of the piano students recital at the Stamford Central School Auditorium, 1959-1965 conductor at the Tri-Town Theatre in Sidney NY, 1959-1960 bandmaster of the Junior High School Band in Sidney, 1993 residing in Unadilla NY, he was buried at Ascension Lutheran Church Memorial Garden in Ocala Florida ; son of manager electric store Otis Vanwagenen Atkins sr. (NY, Kingston 28.jun.1898-) and nurse Helen Regina Beach (NY 15.apr.1903-) ; 26.nov.1950 in Oneonta NY he married Eunice Marie Peterson (New York Brooklyn 14.sep.1929-24.apr.1978 Sydney), graduate of Oneonta State Teacher's College, choreographer in the Tri-Town Theatre in Sidney

Title Parts

[] Ostwald Band march. Wind band
music Otis V. Atkins
pub Hartwick College, Oneonta New York 1952
his only known composition, probably an examination work during his musical study at Hartwick College

[rem : in Rehrig/Bierley 1996 this "Ostwald Band March" is randomly attributed to A. P. Atkins, see the page for A. Paul Atkins]

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