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 David Wendell Guion

David Wendell Guion

Birth
Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas, USA
Death 17 Oct 1981 (aged 88)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 3, Row 10
Memorial ID 6755396 · View Source
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Composer. Best known for his adaptation of "Home On The Range," a cowboy lament he re-wrote and set to music at the age of 15. Trained at the Royal Conservatory in Vienna, Guion wrote motion picture and play scores and transcribed old folk songs such as "Turkey In the Straw" into fiddle tunes.


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  • Added: 5 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6755396
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Wendell Guion (15 Dec 1892–17 Oct 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6755396, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .