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INTRODUCING…   Leo Smith

Leo Smith

JOSEPH LEOPOLD SMITH, violoncellist, lecturer and composer was born in Birmingham, England, November 1881 and died in Toronto, Canada, April 1952. He studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music before becoming a 'cellist with the Hallé Orchestra for five years. He was a member of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, also for five years.

Smith emigrated to Canada in 1910. He began playing as a 'cellist for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra ...

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