1906–1974

Introduction

Born: Ju­ly 2, 1906, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois.

Died: De­cem­ber 26, 1974, Del­ray Beach, Flo­ri­da.

Biography

Sanders re­ceived his mu­sic­al train­ing at the Bush Con­ser­va­to­ry, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, and the Am­er­i­can Acad­e­my, Rome, It­a­ly.

Around 1933, he be­gan play­ing the or­gan and con­duct­ing in Chi­ca­go.

In 1938, he be­came dean of the In­di­a­na Un­i­ver­si­ty School of Mu­sic. In 1954, he moved to the mu­sic de­part­ment at Brook­lyn Col­lege.

He served on the com­mit­tee that pro­duced the Un­i­tar­i­an-Un­i­ver­sal­ist Hymns of the Spir­it (1937) and Hymns for the Cel­e­bra­tion of Life (1964).

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