Beery, Leon Felix 15.feb.1891-20.mar.1974 USA Pennsylvania, Huntingdon - Minnesota St Louis County, Virginia
tenor, conductor, teacher, studied voice piano organ and violin, choral training under Peter Lutkin, George Dobbs and Hollin Dann, 1907 studied at Patton High School Ebensburg Pennsylvania, 1910 at Juniata College Huntingdon, graduate of Northwestern University School of Music, 1928 BS and MA from the Teachers College at Columbia University, 1917 music teacher at the YMCA Building in Grand Rapids Michigan, 1918 at Union High School Grand Rapids, 24.jun.1918-6.jul.1919 served in the Army, teacher at D A Clippinger's Summer School for Music Teachers in Chicago, 1920 music teacher at public schools in East Chicago Indiana, 1920-1922 at La Crosse Normal School in La Crosse Wisconsin, 1924-1926 at Nebraska State Teachers College in Wayne, 1930 of public schools in Raritan New Jersey, 1931-1935 at Oliver P Morton High School in Richmond Indiana, 1935-1936 president of the Indianapolis School of Music club, 1936-1937 teacher voice at South Dakota State College in Brookings ; son of composer and professor of music William Beery (Ohio, Hocking 8.apr.1852-28.jan.1956 Illinois, Elgin) and hymnwriter Adaline Hohf (Pennsylvania, Hanover 20.dec.1859-feb.1929 Elgin) ; 31.dec.1921 in Chicago he married Marian Thornecroft Fessenden (Massachusetts, Chelsea 10.aug.1892-)

Title Parts

[] Piano solo and processional
Patton High School Commencement, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 30may1907

[] Nebraska, my native land. Song
words Grace Welsh Lutgen
pub F. H. Jones & Son, Wayne, Nebraska 1924

[] Alma mater of Nebraska State Teachers College Wayne. c1924
[] Spirit of freedom. Song
words Grace Welsh Lutgen
copyright Leon F. Beery, Virginia, Minnesota 18sep 1941

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