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.
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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