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Encyclopedia > Leroy Robertson

Leroy Robertson (December 21, 1896July 25, 1971) was an American composer and music educator. December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ...

He was born in Fountain Green, Utah and educated at the New England Conservatory and in Europe. He received an MA degree from the University of Utah and a Ph.D from the University of Southern California. He was chairman of the music department at Brigham Young University from 1925 to 1948 and at the University of Utah from 1948 to 1952. State nickname: Beehive State Other U.S. States Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. ... The University of Utah (also The U or the U of U) was established by Mormon leader Brigham Young. ... The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, Southern Cal, and Southern California), Southern Californias oldest private research university, is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ... Name Brigham Young University Location (main campus) Provo, UT 84602 Established October 16, 1875 Community Urban Type Private coeducational Classification Parochial Religion Owned by the LDS Church Enrollment 32,400 Faculty 2,100 President Cecil O. Samuelson Nickname Cougars Mascot Cougar School Colors Dark blue and beige Motto Enter to...

He is best known for his Oratorio from the Book of Mormon. Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints edition) Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) wrote:ALL men have heard of the Mormon Bible, but few except the elect have seen it, or, at least, taken the trouble to read it. ...

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Dilettante Press (174 words)
After nineteen years, Robertson's marriage soured, and his wife left him, an event which continued to haunt him until his death in 1998.
His fury gradually took on the status of a mental illness, in which he imagined himself to be the victim of an evil worldwide female conspiracy with science-fiction overtones.
Robertson had keen interests in astrology, numerology, and religious cults of all kinds.
Player Bio: Leroy Robertson :: Men's Basketball (585 words)
Robertson made all six shots from the floor, including three three pointers, en route to a career-high 17 points in the Stags' win over St. Peter's.
Robertson was a dependable shooter, making 50 percent or better of his attempts in 12 games last year.
Robertson shot 37 percent from the floor including three-point attempts, but netted 50 percent (35 of 70) of his shots inside the three-point arc.
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