Nebraska Authors

Robert Lyle Garretson


Born 1920-06-26 Superior, NE (USA)

Died 1997-06-11
Ft. Collins, CO (USA)

Places Lived

Superior, NE
Greeley, CO
Columbia, NY
Cincinnati, OH
Ft. Collins, CO
Reno, NV
Urbana, IL
Durham, NH

Author Of

  • Music and Audio
  • Nonfiction


Music; Education


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1943, Colorado State College, Greeley, CO
Master of Arts Degree, 1948, Colorado State College, Greeley, CO
Education Degree, 1955, Columbia University, Columbia, NY


Director of Music in Public Schools
Instructor in Music Education
Associate Professor of Music Education

Places Worked

Chase County, NE
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH


Phi Mu Alpha
Pi Kappa Lambda
Kappa Kappa Psi
Phi Delta Kappa
Kappa Delta Pi


Conducting Choral Music. 1930. (3rd Ed.)
Principles of Modern Education. 1962. (with Ralph L. Pounds)
Music in Childhood Education. 1966.

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