FELIX MAYERHOFER, born in Port Chester, NY, had three careers: A professional trombonist for 14 years, school band director for 27 years, and since retirement, a children’s author. He also served in the 552nd Air Force Band during the Korean War. Felix, author of the published books, “Horace the Great,” “Wobbly Bags a Thief,” “The Three Little Godfathers,” and “Guitar Cowboy,” received his BS degree from the State University of New York, Potsdam, and an MA degree from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. He and his late wife Shirley, a former professional dancer, have a son, David, a professional photographer.

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Felix Mayerhofer Website

 To find out more more about Felix and order his autobiography Diary of a Young Musician, please visit felixmayerhofer.com.




JOHN MACFARLANE, An animator by trade, has never been without pen and imagination. Working with Felix on his published books, “Horace the Great,” and “Wobbly Bags a Thief,” John will continue to delight us with “The Three Little Godfathers,” soon to be available on this web site. He lives quietly in Littlerock, CA, with his wife Gina and their two children.

John’s Movie Credits:

The Princess and the Frog, Disney, effects animator

Curious George: Technical Director, Warner Bros.-Animator

Looney Tunes: Back in Action-Effects Animator

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas-2-D Effects Animator

The Road to El Dorado: Effects Assistant, Animation

(Creation sequence effects)

The Iron Giant: Effects Animator

Quest For Camelot: Effects Animator (USA)

The Prince of Egypt: Assistant (Plagues sequence)

Space Jam: Effects In Betweener (Cinesite)