Before writing stories for boys, Leo wrote music. He learned to
play the piano by ear and composed many tunes that reflected the
turn of the century with titles like "Who has the presidential grin?
It's Taft, Taft, Taft" and "Let's go riding on the Trolly." At the
age of twenty four he self published one of his songs, "My
Examine 22 original musical scores. Includes links to lyrics as
well as scans of the original manuscripts.
My musical daughter and I worked at converting Leo's music into digital files. Take a listen to Who has the presidential grin? It's Taft, Taft,