Rosebrook, Leon Eleizer 11.feb.1888-7.feb.1957 USA Oregon, Toledo - California, San Francisco
conductor, 1910-1919 as theatre musician residing at 1424 Polk Street, 1365 Ellis Street and 68 Haight Street in San Francisco, 1917 musician at the Orpheum Theatre in Oakland California, 1919 at the Rialto Theatre, 1920-1925 at Broadway New York, 1928 conductor at the Municipal Theatre in Kansas City Missouri, 1929 he conducted at the opening of the new State Theatre in Melbourne Australia, 4-23.may.1929 returning home to 2922 Charlotte Street in Kansas City, 1930 residing in Los Angeles where he and his wife were employed at the Palace Theatre, 19.feb.1957 together with his wife Irene buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs in Colorado after a funeral service at Godeau Funeral Home in San Francisco ; son of furniture dealer Austin Rosebrook (Maine, Gouldsboro 1.jul.1849-12.jul.1916 California, Alameda) and bookkeeper Augusta Malvina Young (Maine, Berwick 1.mar.1852-) ; 1909 he married actress Lucille A Byrne (California 1889-), 1917 he was single again probably divorced because he had a child to care of that never lived with him Austen Stevens Rosebrook (San Francisco 8.may.1912-) ; 7.mar.1918 in California he married Velma Keithley Stidham (Missouri, Jackson 1897-16.jan.1920 Los Angeles Sierra Madre) ; by 1925 he had married actress Irene Louise Mayberry (Nebraska, Diller 30.oct.1902-10.jan.1952 died in a lake)

Title Parts

Velma. Intermezzo. Saxophone and piano
written in memory of his wife Velma who died 16jan1920 aged 22
copyright Leon Rosebrook 2apr1920
pub Brunswick Records, New York 1jun1921
Rudy Wiedoeft and orchestra, recorded in New York City 1921

[] Silks and Satins. Musical revue
William Rock's Silks and satins. Book by Eddie Cantor and Thomas Dugan, lyrics by Louis Weslyn, music by Leon Rosebrook
pub Jerome H. Remick, New York 23jul1920
[] - Step along with me
[] - Around the town
[] - Sunday's child
[] - I've shaken ev'rything I've got, and now I'll shake you
[] - Midsummer maiden
[] - My rose of memory. words Lloyd Garrett
[] - Nanking blues
[] - Step along with me
[] - Was Mrs. Macbeth really sleeping when she took that famous walk
[] Fantasie. Saxophone and piano
copyright Leon Rosebrook 2apr1920
as "Saxophone fantasie" performed by Rudy Wiedoeft and orchestra, recorded by Edison Blue Amberol, Orange New Jersey 1jun1921

[] At dawn. Saxophone and piano
copyright Leon Rosebrook, New York 15nov1920

[] I found the end of the rainbow
words Ray Klages
copyright Ray Klages and Leon Rosebrook, Baltimore 18nov1920

[] India. Fox-trot ballad
words Andy Razaf
pub Joe Davis, Triangle Music Pub. Co. Inc., New York 23sep1929
arrange par Maurice Gracey, pour orchestre avec piano conducteur
pub Lawrence Wright S. A., Paris 1930

[] Rudy Wiedoeft's folio of saxophone solos and duets, with piano accompaniment
music Rudy Wiedoeft and Leon Rosebrook
pub Rudy Wiedoeft Music Pub. Co., Robbins Music Corp., New York 27feb1931
[] 1 - Oriental moon
[] 2 - Sax-rhythmatic
[] 3 - Venetian waters
[] 4 - Intermezzo elegante
[] 5 - Adagio progressivo
[] 6 - Dance petite
[] 7 - Love's lure
[] 8 - Humorous sax
[] Lady of my dreams. Song
words C. Sharpe Minor
copyright Leon Rosebrook, Los Angeles 19jan1940

[] Over the rollin' hills
words William Aubrey Stauffer
copyright music Leon Rosebrook 1aug1949

[] Dewdrops in the moonlight
words Wilbur Smith
copyright Wilbur Smith and Leon Rosebrook 9apr1956

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