Leonard Anderson - 987
June 15, 2022
Leonard Sinclair Anderson “Grand” was born on April 10, 1035 in Memphis, Tennessee to the parents of Willie and Ruth Anderson. Leonard was the 4th child of 5 siblings. Herbert Lee, Lorrine Osborne (Fred), Willie Anderson, Jr. , and Ronald Anderson. Leonard was educated in the Memphis public school system. To this day, he has all of his report cards from kindergarten through high school. Leonard graduated from Arkansas AM&N, (now known as The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) in 1957, where he earned his Bachelors’ Degree in Music. He pledged Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. in 1954. He furthered his education at the Chicago Conservatory of Music, where he earned his Masters’ Degree in 1965 and sang in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Choir. Leonard served in the United States Army and the Reserves from June 1957 to May 1963, where he served in the Military Band. Leonard worked for the Atlanta Board of Education as a Band Director until he retired. His love for music started. . .