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Name: Wallace Earl De Pue
Skills: Arranger, Composer, Publisher, Singer, Teacher, Writer (My Internet Publishing concern is Picardie Ct. Publications.)
Phone: (419) 352-4372
Fax: (419) 372-2938
Address: 5 Picardie Ct., Bowling Green, Wood, Ohio 43402, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Wallace De Pue was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1932 to Oscar and Lillian De Pue. He attended the Columbus Boy Choir School (now the American Boy Choir School of Princeton, NJ). As a teenager, he became a concert pianist and appeared on the Horace Heidt and Arthur Godfrey shows. As an adult, he became a professor of music composition and theory.

CHORAL MUSIC: Wallace De Pue attended the Ohio State University High School, Capital University, Bexley, OH (BME & BM), Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (MA), and Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (Ph.D.) Throughout his education, his main interest was vocal music. Approximately 55 of his choral works are published by commerical publishers.

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC works by Wallace De Pue include state and national prize winning chamber and orchestral pieces. His keyboard works include works for the piano, carillon, harpsichord and organ. Pieces for one to four violins are plentiful. Two of his four virtuoso violinist sons are members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

OPERAS by De Pue include Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (grand opera), Something Special(barbershopera) and two operas aimed at children: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Wonderful Witch of Oz. All are on cassettes or CDs. Dr. De Pue is Professor Emeritus, Bowling Green State University (OH). He accepts commissions and owns Picardie Court Publications.



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