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Leroy Anderson

Leroy AndersonBorn: 29-Jun-1908
Birthplace: Cambridge, MA
Died: 18-May-1975
Location of death: Woodbury, CT
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, New North Cemetery, Woodbury, CT

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Syncopated Clock

Military service: US Army (Chief of the Scandinavian Desk of Military Intelligence, WWII)

Father: Brör Anton Anderson (postal clerk)
Mother: Anna Margareta Anderson (organist)
Brother: Russ Anderson
Wife: Eleanor Firke (m. 1942)
Daughter: Jane
Son: Eric
Son: Rolf
Son: Kurt

    High School: Cambridge High and Latin School (1925)
    University: MA Music, Harvard University (1930)

    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1988 (posthumous)
    Swedish Ancestry

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