Grant, W. Parks

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W. Parks Grant


Born: January 04, 1910

Died: October 1988

Country: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Studies: Ohio State University (M.A.1933)

Teachers: H. Davidson,A.I. McHose, H. Elwell

Notes from 1955 bio provided by the composer: Faculty member at Temple University, Philadelphia, 1947 to 1951; Guest at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, July to September 1949; Music librarian at Free Library of Philadelphia, 1951-1952; Faculty member at Sacramento State College, Sacramento, CA, summer 1952; Faculty member at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, summer 1953; Faculty at University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, from 1953 -

Elected secretary-treasurer of the Mississippi Music Teacher's Association at the time of its founding, Feb. 5, 1955. Author of a book, Music for Elementary Teachers was published in the fall of 1951 by Appleton-Century-Crofts, used in over 200 colleges and universities.[1]

Works for Percussion

Percussion Concert-Piece, op.59 - Percussion Octet


  1. W. Parks Grant Bio Retrieved 06/06/2012