Ian Erle Wilmoth
1918 - 2008
Ian Wilmoth, a pianist, organist and brass player, was a lecturer at Australasian Missionary College, now Avondale College, in Australia, from 1944 to 1946, where he taught piano, organ, and trumpet lessons; conducted the orchestra; and taught music theory classes. An adept musician with perfect pitch and an A.Mus.A., he provided an important transitional need in music at AMC during the post-World War II years.
He also composed music and conducted groups in Sydney (NSW); Longburn, New Zealand; and Dubbow (NSW). He was married to Iris Mae Cleverdon and they were living in Lismore (NSW), when he died at age ninety.
Sources: Obituary, Record (Australia), 24 May 2008,14; Milton Hook, Avondale, Experiment on the Dora, 172, 206.