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LITTLE, LEONARD, 1893-[198-?]
MUS 158

Leonard Little fonds.  - 1953-1984.  - 2 cm of textual records. 

Biographical sketch
An accountant by profession, as well as author, composer and organist, Leonard Little began his study of music with his mother, and at the age of 13 became organist at the Wesley Methodist Church.  Following World War I, he continued his career as an organist at the Sandwich Methodist and Ottawa United churches.  The composer's works consist mainly of pieces for choir, voice and piano, as well as a suite for strings. 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records illustrating Leonard Little's activity as a composer:  biographical notes; manuscripts of the compositions Be Thou Exalted, Call of the Colors, New Coventry, Secular Songs, Suite for String Quintet

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Leonard Little in 1984. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  inventory. 

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