Leo Sowerby

Composer

1895 – 1968

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Who was Leo Sowerby?

Leo Sowerby, American composer and church musician, was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1946, and was often called the “Dean of American church music” in the early to mid 20th century.

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Born
May 1, 1895
Grand Rapids
Also known as
  • Sowerby, Leo
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Ohio
  • Grand Rapids
Died
Jul 7, 1968
Port Clinton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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