Teresa Leithold

Teresa Leithold began teaching music in 1956 and conducted her last lesson just ten days before she passed away at the age of 87 on February 13, 2019. Music was her passion!  While her husband ran the family music store in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Mrs. Leithold created the music lesson program for the store. She began teaching at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse as a 24-year-old with three degrees in music and education. She taught in the public schools and also taught privately since she was in college, utilizing the Leithold lesson programs that she had developed. In addition, she was honored by First Presbyterian Church in La Crosse for playing piano and organ worship music for over 50 years.

Interview Date:
September 8, 2009
Date of Birth:
February 4, 1932
Deceased Date:
February 13, 2019
Job Title:
Music Teacher
Leithold Music

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