Nestor, Larry 1940-
NESTOR, Larry 1940-
Born January 29, 1940, in Chicago, IL; son of John Nestor (a printer) and Theresa Tucker (a homemaker); children: Thomas, Anne Schwarz. Hobbies and other interests: Golf, pocket billiards, following the St. Louis Cardinals "with passion."
Office— P.O. Box 226, River Grove, IL 60171.
Writer, songwriter, and musician, 1962—.
American Federation of Musicians, American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers.
Bicentennial Folk Song Award, Loyola University, 1976, for "Tune Up the Old Banjo"; Moondance Seahorse Award for libretto, 2003, for "Tangerine Dusk."
MUSICALS; AUTHOR OF LYRICS AND MUSIC
Tim Kelly, Seven Brides for Dracula, Pioneer Drama Service (Denver, CO), 1980.
Tim Kelly, Lumberjacks and Weddingbelles, orchestration by Paul Curnow, Pioneer Drama Service (Denver, CO), 1981.
Gary Peterson, A Tale of Two Cities (based on the novel by Charles Dickens), arranged by Frank Mantooth, Dramatic Publishing (Woodstock, IL), 1985.
Tim Kelly, Unhappily Ever After, piano arrangement by Bill Francoeur, Pioneer Drama Service (Denver, CO), 1988.
Tim Kelly, A Connecticut Yankee (based on the novel by Mark Twain), music arranged by Pam Hughes, Pioneer Drama Service (Denver, CO), 1990.
Tim Kelly, It's a Howl, Eldridge Publishing (Franklin, OH), 1990.
Hal O. Kesler, Triple Play!, Eldridge Publishing (Franklin, OH), 1990.
Alexander Karanikas, Nashville Dreams, Eldridge Publishing (Franklin, OH), 1991.
Tim Kelly, Don't Rock the Boat, Eldridge Publishing (Franklin, OH), 1992.
Karen Boettcher-Tate, The Shoemaker and the Elves, Pioneer Drama Service (Denver, CO), 1994.
Foursome the Spider (children's picture book), illustrated by Michael Glenn Monroe, Sleeping Bear Press (Chelsea, MI), 2001.
Also author of two novels, The Music of the Waterfall and A Song for Karen. Author of folk song "Tune Up the Old Banjo" and libretto (with Ted May) "Tangerine Dusk."
Biographical and Critical Sources
Pioneer Drama Service Web site, http://www.pioneerdrama.com/ (October 16, 2003), "Introducing Larry Nestor."
"Nestor, Larry 1940-." Something About the Author. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 15, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/children/scholarly-magazines/nestor-larry-1940
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