Erik W. G. Leidzen
Erik William Gustav Leidzén (1894–1962) was a Swedish musician, known for his compositions and arrangements for concert band and British-style Brass Bands.
He was born into a Salvation Army family in Stockholm, Sweden on Easter Sunday, March 25, 1894. He took up the E-flat flugelhorn at age 6, and attended the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, graduating with honors in 1914. He emigrated to the United States in 1915, and continued his association with Salvation Army music there.
He was also known for his association with Edwin Franko Goldman, many of whose works Leidzén transcribed or arranged.
He died in New York City on December 20, 1962 shortly after suffering a stroke.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1894 (Stockholm), Died 1962 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-021141||10-in.||3/10/1938||Oh! How I hate to get up in the morning||Tommy Dorsey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||arranger|
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