Gregg Osborne Randall
A/V: Wire Recordings, aluminum base 78 RPM (recorded 19461949), reel-toreel sound recordings, cassette tapes, and video recordings
SCOPE & CONTENT:
This collection features recordings taken during Mr. Randall's long tenure as a high school band teacher. Recordings are taken from Dawson High School in Kansas, Hot Springs High School in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, and Las Cruces High School in Las Cruces, NM.
Mr. Randall was born on November 3, 1917 in Abbot, New Mexico. He passed away on February 19, 2008 in Las Cruces, NM and was survived by his wife, Anna Fern Messick Randall. Mr. Randall was a well known and beloved band teacher at Las Cruces High, where he greatly improved the music program during his tenure from 1954-1977. He also taught private lessons for over 65 years. An award in his name is given to marching bands at the local competition Tournament of Bands. He and his wife were memebers of the St. Paul Methodist Church since 1954.