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LAPP, HORACE, 1904-1986
MUS 94

Horace Lapp fonds.  - [195-?] - [197-?].  - 5 cm of textual records.  - 20 photographs. 

Biographical sketch
Pianist, organist, conductor, composer and author born in Toronto, Ontario, Horace Lapp studied piano with Alberto Guerrero and organ with Healey Willan.  His career included positions as conductor for the program Opportunity Knocks on the English CBC network, member of a number of Toronto theatre orchestras, and director of the Eaton Operatic Society.  From 1962 to 1973 Lapp also wrote a music column for the monthly newsletter of the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto. 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to the life and career of Horace Lapp:  song composed for a Christmas party of the Arts and Letters Club; autobiography of Horace Lapp; photographs of Horace Lapp and music ensembles. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Patricia Wardrop in 1977 and from the CBC (Toronto) in 1989. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  inventory. 

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