Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 143 years

Memorable Manitobans: Leonard Dunstan Heaton (?-1963)

Music teacher, pianist.

Born in England, he received a musical education at Leicestershire, London, and New York. He came to Winnipeg as a young man and began working as a music teacher, practicing until retirement in 1961. He was also an examiner with the Music Departments at the University of Manitoba and the University of Alberta. He was a member of the Men's Musical Club (President), Manitoba Registered Music Teachers Association, and Winnipeg Kiwanis Club. On 30 December 1916, he married Nell Irene Rundle (?-1967) at Winnipeg. They had no children. He died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 15 August 1963 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Heaton House (30 West Gate, Winnipeg)


Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 August 1963, page 30.

Obituary [Nell Irene Heaton], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 January 1967, page 44.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 March 2020

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. We acknowledge that the collection contains both reputable and disreputable people. All are worth remembering as a lesson to future generations.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z

Send corrections and additions to this page
to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban | Firsts | Acknowledgements

Help us keep
history alive!

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations

© 1998-2022 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.