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SHADOWS ON GRAND LAKE Vintage Sheet Music by John Thompson ©1939

SHADOWS ON GRAND LAKE Vintage Sheet Music by John Thompson ©1939

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SHADOWS ON GRAND LAKE composed by John Thompson as a piano solo and released by Willis Music Company of Cincinnati in 1939 as part of the John Thompson Student Series.

This sheet music, despite being a surviving copy, is not in perfect condition, displaying the previous owner's name on the cover, teacher notes inside, and a reddish colored stain on the front. However, it comes with a protective sleeve to help ensure its longevity.

About John Thompson: John Sylvanus Thompson (1889 - 1963) was an American pianist, composer, and educator hailing from Williamstown, Pennsylvania. In July 1909, he acquired a passport in preparation for an European concert tour, although illness and WWI unrest forced his homecoming to the US in April 1914. He later married Loretta Katherine Foy and relocated to Kansas City, Missouri, where he taught piano, and raised two sons, John Jr. (1918) and Charles Leslie (1924). Thompson served as music conservatory head in Philadelphia, Indianapolis, and Kansas City; his piano methods are published by the Willis Music Company. He passed away from a prolonged illness in Tucson, Arizona in 1963.

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