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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)

Sources:

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

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