Leon Raper, formerly of Los Angeles, CA, now of Phoenix, AZ

Leon Raper has danced for almost 49 years and danced in the 1973 World Swing Dance Champions in Hollywood. He taught swing dancing for many years in CA and AZ, and was a founder and president of 3 swing dance clubs. He has been a true historian of our dance and has many websites and a library of information and, prior to the internet, had the largest mailing list of swing dancers in the US.