Welcome to the website of the Leroy Anderson Foundation

Leroy Anderson, American composer Eleanor Anderson (Mrs Leroy Anderson)

In memory of Eleanor Anderson (1918-2014),
wife of composer Leroy Anderson

About Leroy Anderson Foundation

The Leroy Anderson Foundation honors the life and work of Leroy Anderson, the American composer of light concert music, who lived from 1908 to 1975.

Some of his best known compositions include Sleigh Ride, Blue Tango, The Typewriter, The Syncopated Clock, Bugler’s Holiday and Fiddle Faddle.

Through the Leroy Anderson Foundation the Anderson family works to help more people learn about this great American composer and to support music and music education.

More Information

Follow the links from this page to learn about Leroy Anderson’s connections...

...to Woodbury, Connecticut where he lived with his family and wrote many of his compositions;

...to Cambridge, Massachusetts where he grew up, was educated at Harvard and began his career with the Boston Pops Orchestra;

...and to Sweden where Leroy's parents were born.

You can also learn about the use of Leroy Anderson's music around the world and the foundation’s projects to honor Leroy Anderson.