Leroy Anderson Foundation, Official Website



Leroy Anderson Foundation

Woodbury, Connecticut


Leroy Anderson, American composer

Leroy Anderson
1908-1975
American Composer


Eleanor Anderson (Mrs Leroy Anderson)

Eleanor Anderson
1918-2014
Mrs. Leroy Anderson


Leroy Anderson House
1953
Historic House Museum

Updated January 1, 2023

     

Leroy Anderson Archives: Archival Audio + Video Recordings
     
     National Register of Historic Places


Leroy Anderson Archives

Nearly 200 recordings have been posted as of January 1, 2023
More recordings will be added from time to time: Audio Archives

NOTICE: Much of the exhibit at the Leroy Anderson House is on display in the Gallery Room at the Woodbury Public Library for the month of January 2023. See the Woodbury Library website for open hours.

The Leroy Anderson House will open for visits and tours on weekends in February 2023 from Noon to 5:00 pm by appointment only. To reserve, send an email to: leroyandesonfoundation@gmail.com.


For information about Open Days, Concerts and other events, go to the page News and Events, Music from Leroy Anderson House.

For information about the history of the house, go to the page Leroy Anderson House.

Leroy Anderson Foundation

The Leroy Anderson Foundation honors the life and work of Leroy Anderson, the American composer of light concert music, who lived from 1908 to 1975.  Some of his best known compositions include Sleigh Ride, Blue Tango, The Typewriter, The Syncopated Clock, Bugler’s Holiday and Fiddle-Faddle.

Eleanor Anderson (1918-2014), wife of composer Leroy Anderson, dedicated herself to furthering her late husband's memory.  Mrs. Anderson created the Leroy Anderson Foundation in 2010.


Leroy Anderson House

The Leroy Anderson House is a Historic house museum in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.  The National Park Service named the building to the National Register of Historic Places in December 2012.  On March 27, 2018 the Town of Woodbury designated the Leroy Anderson House as a historic house museum.  It is the headquarters of the Leroy Anderson Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, charitable organization.

The house contains an exhibit about Leroy Anderson.  Group Visits may be arranged by advance reservation.  The house is open for general admission on Open Days, generally on weekends in February, March and April 2023.  For information about making a Visit and the history of the house, go to the page Leroy Anderson House.

More Information

News, Open Days, Concerts, Exhibits

Woodbury, Connecticut Eleanor Anderson Memorial Garden, Leroy Anderson Bandstand

Cambridge, Massachusetts Leroy Anderson Square, Anderson Band Center at Harvard University Band

Sweden where Leroy Anderson's parents were born.

Audio Archives Digital archival recordings by Leroy Anderson, Leonard Slatkin, Lehman Engel, the Harvard Band and Leroy Anderson's grandsons of Leroy Anderson's compositions and arrangements for full orchestra, concert band, jazz band and other ensembles.

Leroy Anderson Centenary