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Harris, Roy

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1979 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Composers

1898 – Leroy Ellsworth Harris was born on February 12th in a log cabin on land the family had settled outside present day Chandler, Oklahoma in one of the Cimarron runs of the 1890s.

1916 – Went through conventional public schooling, attending Lark Ellen School and Covina Union High School, from which he graduated.

1919 – Attended University of California.

1922 – Married to a woman named, Davida.

1933 – Composed his first symphony, ‘Symphony 1933’.

1979 – Died on October 1st in Santa Monica, California.