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Woodbury, Connecticut

Leroy Anderson, American composer

Leroy Anderson
American Composer

Eleanor Anderson (Mrs Leroy Anderson)

Eleanor Anderson
Mrs. Leroy Anderson

Leroy Anderson House
Historic House Museum

Updated December 19, 2021


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

Leroy Anderson Archives

Nearly 200 recordings have been posted as of April 30, 2021
More recordings will be added each week: Audio Archives

NOTICE:  We are opening the Leroy Anderson House to visitors for tours by appointment only on select weekends in August through January 2022.  Go to the page titled "Leroy Anderson House" and scroll to the bottom of the page for a list of dates.  We will list dates for Winter 2022 in early January.

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 2012.  In 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 December 2021 and January 2022.  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, Support for music education programs, Eleanor Anderson Memorial Garden, Leroy Anderson Bandstand

Woodbury, Connecticut where he lived with his family and wrote many of his compositions;

Cambridge, Massachusetts where he grew up, was educated at Harvard and began his career with the Boston Pops Orchestra;

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

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