Obituary for Emile H. Serposs
Serposs, Emile H. on December 17, 2017. Devoted husband of the late Evelyn (nee Lorenz). Cherished father of Dorothy Weislogel and David Serposs. Visitation Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 at McLaughlin and Sons F.H., 97 th. Street and Third Ave Brookln, NY. Service Wednesday 10 AM at Good Shepard Church, Brooklyn. Emile started his Teaching of Music in HighPoint, N.C. in 1943. He served as the Director of Music of Baltimore and Chicago Public Schools. He began the All City High School Chorus and Band. He was a Professor (Emeritus) of Music Education at Brooklyn College from 1967 – 1985. He was a visiting Professor at NYS University of Postdam, NY; San Francisco State; University of Kentucky; and Geo Peabody College. His accomplishments included but are not limited to his authoring of Music is Our Heritage, Textbook; Commentating on WNYC – FM on Music Grows in Brooklyn; and Church Director of Music at Union Church, BayRidge, Brooklyn. His love of teaching and music touched many lives, he will be deeply missed.