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John W. Schaum (Arranger)

Born: January 27, 1905 - Milwaukee, USA
Died: July 19, 1988 - Milwaukee, USA

The American piano pedagogue, John W(illiam) Schaum, studied at Milwaukee State Teachers College, at Marquette University (B.M., 1931), and at Nonhwestern University (M.M., 1934).

John W. Schaum established a successful piano teaching class in Milwaukee and published several piano methods and many collections of piano pieces that sold an enormous number of copies: The Schaum Piano Course (9 vols.); The Schaum Adult Piano Course (3 vols.); The Schaum Duet Albums (2 vols.); also theory books: The Schaum Theory Lessons (2 vols.) and The Schaum Note Spellers (2 vols.).

 

Source: Bakerís Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (July 2007)

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