J. Ferris Loth

J. (John) Ferris Loth. Teacher, editor, b Milverton, near Kitchener, Ont, 3 Jun 1908, d Kitchener 29 Jan 1972.

Loth, J. Ferris

J. (John) Ferris Loth. Teacher, editor, b Milverton, near Kitchener, Ont, 3 Jun 1908, d Kitchener 29 Jan 1972. Born into a musical family, Loth studied piano with George Lethbridge in London, Ont, Ernest Tailby in Doon, Ont, and George Ziegler in Kitchener and later attended the Hambourg Conservatory in Toronto, completing a course in school music teaching. In 1930 he settled in Kitchener, where he taught piano and operated a music kindergarten.

Writings

(published by Waterloo Music Co Ltd)

Students Chopin (194?)

Scales and Chords for Piano, 2 vols (1944)

Students Selected Sonatinas (1945)

Students Basic Exercises for Piano, 5 vols (1945-51)

Beginners Scales and Chords for Piano (1946)

Piano Play for Every Day, 5 vols (1946-7)

Piano Play for Older Child Beginners (1946)

Twenty Lessons on Note Writing (1957)

Twenty Lessons on Counting Time (1958)