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Sowerby, Leo, 1895-1968 : Leo Sowerby Papers, 1912-1968

Manuscript and printed music, programs, clippings, some correspondence, and miscellanea of this composer and musician. Sowerby was a composition teacher at Chicago's American Conservatory, and organist and choirmaster at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. James for many years. He is known largely for his church music compositions, but worked in many musical genres. The collection also contains two recordings on vinyl record of Sowerby's compositions.
Extent: 2 linear feet - 3 boxes
Subjects: Chicago, Music
Call Number: Midwest MS Sowerby
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