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Marching Band Conductor Band Masters Hall of Fame 1976

Born: Sept. 14, 1904 Rising Sun, IA

Died: Feb. 3, 1968

Lived in Tuscaloosa, AL

Started the first halftime football band show in Alabama at Woodlawn High School

Was one of the originators of the Ala Breve Magazine for the Alabama Music Educators Association.

He was one of the original organizers of the Alabama Bandmasters Association and later served as President.

He was Director of the University of Alabama summer music camp for many years and taught music camps at Auburn University.

Inducted into the Phi Beta MU Alabama Bandmasters Hall of Fame in 1976.

 

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

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