Rens. DeGeer

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Born: 1831

Died: 1917


Renssellear (Rensaller/Rensselaer) DeGeer was born in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada. He and his brother Philip emigrated to the U. S. and settled in Sanilac County, Michigan. Philip was a bugler in the Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry regiment in the Civil War and formed a band in Lexington, Michigan, after the war. Rens played horn in the band and taught music in the Lexington schools. A small number of compositions appear in a few pedagogical collections.

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