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Necrology: 2000


  • Abney, Don, American pianist, d. 1/27/2000 at 76 in Los Angeles, CA. Cadence, v. 26 no. 3, Mar. 2000.

  • Adams, Derroll, singer, banjo player, and songwriter, d. 2/6/2000 in Belgium; b. Derroll Lewis Thompson 1925 in Portland, OR. Sing Out!, v. 44 no. 3, Spring 2000.

  • Adderly, Nat, American jazz artist and writer, d. 1/4/2000 at 68. Donald Resor {}{ammond@theatreorgans.com}, 1/4/2000.
    d. 1/2/2000 in Lakeland, FL. Rolling Stone, no. 834, 2/17/2000.
    Trumpeter and cornetist, b. Nathaniel Adderley, 11/25/1931. Jazz Journal International, v. 53 no. 3, Mar. 2000.
    Composer. Down Beat, v. 67 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Adele, Jan, vocalist, d. 2/27/2000 at 64 in Sydney, Australia. Cadence, v. 26 no. 5, May 2000.

  • Adelmann, Olga, luthier, d. 5/8/2000 in Berlin; b. 1913 in Berlin. The Strad, July 2000.

  • Aimaro, Lina, Italian soprano, d. 1/14/2000 at 85 in Sirmione, Brescia; b. 2/6/1914. Opera, v. 51 no. 6, June 2000.

  • Alke, Björn [Bjorn], bassist/pianist, d. 11/6/2000 at 62 in Stockholm. Cadence, Jan. 2001.

  • Allen, Steve [Stephen Valentine Patrick William], American songwriter, jazz pianist, and polymath entertainer, d. 10/30/2000 in Encino, CA at 78; b. 12/26/1921. Ain't It Cool News {http://www.aint-it-cool-news.com/display.cgi?id=7329}.
    d. 10/30/2000 in Los Angeles; b. 12/26/1921 in New York. Down Beat, v. 68 no. 1, Jan. 2001.

  • Alm, Irene, musicologist, d. 10/25/2000. Posted to MLA-L by Darwin Scott {dscott@BRANDEIS.EDU} Oct. 26, 2000.

  • Alonge, Ray, American hornist, d. 1/27/2000 at 75. Horn Call, Nov. 2000.

  • Alphonce, Bo, American music theorist, d. at 68. William Caplin {caplin@music.mcgill.ca}, 5/16/2000.

  • Amato, Sally, American singer and actress, d. 8/16/2000; b. 9/27/1917 in New York City. Opera News November 2000.

  • Ansell, Tony, keyboardist, d. 11/13/2000 at 55 in Sydney. Cadence, Jan. 2001.

  • Antonacci, Susan, Sr., S.S.N.D., American music teacher, parish musician and free-lance musician, d. 6/26/2000 at 50 in Bridgeton, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/28/2000.

  • Applebaum, Louis, Canadian composer, d. 4/20/2000 at 82. Lisa Emberson {ble@nlo.nlc-bnc.ca}, 4/27/2000.

  • Appleby, Edwin (Cap'n Ned), American trumpeter and euphonium player, d. 2/2/2000 at 72 in Puna, HI. Cadence, v. 26 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Archer, Violet, Canadian composer and teacher, d. 2/21/2000 at 86 in Ottawa, ON. CANOE (Canada Online Explorer), 2/23/2000.
    b. Violetta Balestreri, 4/24/1913. Ottawa Citizen, 2/23/2000.

  • Archibald, Robert C., American violist and organ enthusiast, d. 9/7/2000. Tracker, v. 44 no. 4, 2000.

  • Armstrong, Francis Lee, string band musician, brother of Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong, d. 4/4/2000 in Oakland, CA at 81. Sing Out!, v. 44 no. 3, Spring 2000.

  • Asmus, Rudolf, German chamber singer, d. 2/13/2000 at 78 in Berlin. Orchester, v. 48 no. 4, 2000.
    Rudolf Asmus, Czech-born bass-baritone, d. 2/13/2000 at 78 in Berlin; b. 10/30/1921 in Zlin. Opera, v. 51 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Austin, William W., American musicologist, d. 3/15/2000 at 80; b. 1920. James Webster via Robert Judd {rjudd@sas.upenn.edu}, 3/16/2000.
    Organist, pianist and harpsichordist, d. in Ithaca, NY. Franklin Crawford {fac10@cornell.edu} via Leonard J. Lehrman {elehrman@LIU.EDU}, 3/29/2000.
    William W. Austin, d. 3/15/2000. AMS Newsletter, v. 30 no. 2, August 2000.

  • Azuma, Atsuko, Japanese soprano, d. at 63 in Tokyo. Orchester, v. 48 no. 3, 2000.

  • Baird, Edward, past president of NATS, d. 8/2/2000; b. 3/18/1933. Journal of Singing, v. 57 no. 3, January/February 2001.

  • Baker, Michael J., Canadian composer, d. 9/16/2000 at 51. CBC Newsworld {http://cbc.ca/newsworld/}, 9/19/2000.

  • Balogh, Attila, Hungarian violinist, d. at 65 in Munich. Orchester, v. 48 no. 10, Oct. 2000.

  • Bankhead, Tommy, blues guitarist and harmonica player, d. 12/16/2000 at 69; b. 1931. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/19/2000.
    d. 12/16/2000. Cadence, February 2001.

  • Bardelli, Cesare, baritone, d. 12/23/2000; b. 12/25/1911. Opera News, March 2001.
    Italian baritone, d. 12/23/2000 in Milan at 89; b. 12/25/1910 in Genoa. Opera, July 2001.

  • Barker, Kenny, English pianist, d. 1/28/2000 at 67 in London. Cadence, v. 26 no. 3, Mar. 2000.

  • Barney, Carol, guitarist, d. 4/2000. Sing Out!, v. 44 no. 3, Spring 2000.

  • Bassett, Bob, jazz DJ, d. 7/6/2000 at 71. Cadence, v. 26 no. 9, Sept. 2000.

  • Baum, Richard, d. 9/6/2000 in Kassel at 99; b. 4/8/1902 in Esslingen/Neckar. Musikforschung, v. 53 v. 4, Oct./Dec. 2000.

  • Beare, William, British violin dealer, d. 1/18/2000 at 89. Strad, v. 111 no. 1320, Apr. 2000.

  • Behrend, Joachim Ernst, German "jazzpapst", d. at 77 in Hamburg. Orchester, v. 48 no. 4, 2000

  • Bendix, Walter, American music publishing executive, d. 6/17/2000 at 90 in Boston, MA. Christine A. Hoffman {choffie@JUNO.COM} on MLA-L, 6/29/2000.

  • Beneke, Gordon (Tex), American singer, saxophonist, big-band leader and sometime Glenn Miller successor, d. 5/30/2000 at 86 in Costa Mesa, CA. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/31/2000.
    Tex Beneke, d. 5/30/2000 of respiratory arrest. Cadence, v. 26 no. 7, July 2000.
    b. 2/12/1914 in Fort Worth, TX. Jazz Journal International, Dec. 2000.

  • Bentzon, Niels Viggo, Danish composer, d. 4/25/2000 at 80. Ole Hansen {oh@ewh.dk}, 4/26/2000.
    Niels Viggo Bentzon, Danish composer, d. 4/25/2000 in Copenhagen; b. 8/24/1919 in Copenhagen. The Musical Times, Summer 2000.
    Niels Viggo Bentzon, composer and pianist, d. 4/25/2000 at 80; b. 8/24/1919. Gramophone, v. 78 no. 929, July 2000.

  • Berendt, Joachim-Ernst, German music writer and producer, d. 2/4/2000 at 77 in Hamburg. Cadence, v. 26 no. 3, Mar. 2000.

  • Berlin, Patricia, professor of voice, d. 9/22/2000; b. 7/21/1933. Opera News, January 2001.

  • Berry, Walter, bass-baritone, d. 10/27/2000 at 71. Orchester, Dec. 2000.
    d. 10/27/2000; b. 4/8/1929. Opera News, January 2001.
    Austrian bass-baritone, d. 10/27/2000 in Vienna; b. 4/18/1929 in Vienna. Opera, February 2001.

  • Berryman, Lew, bassist, d. at 63. Cadence, v. 26 no. 10, Oct. 2000.
    Lew Berryman, d. from emphysema in Miami, FL. Cadence, v. 26 no. 11, Nov. 2000.

  • Betrock, Alan, American rock journal founder, record producer and record company executive, d. 4/9/2000 at 49. Rolling Stone, no. 841, 5/25/2000.

  • Bigard, Dorothe (Mrs Barney), orchestra wife, d. 8/16/2000. Jazz Journal International, v. 53 no. 11, Nov. 2000.

  • Bishop, John, publisher and record producer, d. 9/5/2000; b. 6/4/1931. Gramophone, Dec. 2000.

  • Blake, Norman William, British-American organist-choirmaster, d. 4/2/2000 at 82 in Lynchburg, VA. American Organist, v. 34 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Bloch, Joel, American artist's manager, d. 1/8/2000 at 50 in New York City; b. 1/13/1949. Opera News, v. 64 no. 9, Mar. 2000.

  • Borg, Kim, Finnish bass-baritone, d. 4/28/2000 at 80 in Copenhagen, DK; b. 8/7/1919. Opera, v. 51 no. 7, July 2000.
    Kim Borg, Finnish bass-baritone, d. 4/28/2000 at 80; b. 8/7/1919. Gramophone, v. 78 no. 929, July 2000.
    Kim Borg, d. 4/28/2000 at 80 in Berlin; b. 8/7/1919 in Helsinki. Opera, v. 51 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Borge, Victor, pianist and musical comedian, d. 12/23/2000 at 91; b. 1/3/1909. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/24/2000.
    d. 12/23/2000 in Greenwich, CN. American Record Guide, March/April 2001.

  • Bornais, Claude, bandleader, d. at 65. Cadence, v. 26 no. 10, Oct. 2000.
    Claude Bornais, bandleader/reeds, d. at 65 in Boca Raton, FL. Cadence, v. 26 no. 11, Nov. 2000.

  • Bowers, Michael, English opera and organ philanthropist, d. 2000; b. 1927. Organ, v. 79 no. 312, May-July 2000.

  • Bowles, Thomas (Beans), American Motown saxophonist, d. 1/28/2000 at 73 in Detroit, MI. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/8/2000.
    Baritone saxophonist. Cadence, v. 26 no. 3, Mar. 2000.
    Flutist. Cadence, v. 26 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Boydell, Brian, British musicologist, d. Manchester Guardian 11/17/2000, forwarded to RMA-LIST by Geoffrey Chew, forwarded to MLA-L by Darwin Scott.

  • Boyer, Pete (Pierre), American shop owner, musician and story teller, d. 6/23/2000 at 90 in Potosi, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/24/2000.

  • Brainard, Ingrid, d. 2/20/2000. AMS Newsletter, v. 30 no. 2, August 2000.

  • Brandon, George A., American organist, director, and composer, d. 3/30/2001 in Davis, CA at 76; b. 2/4/1924 in Stockton, CA. Diapason, v. 92 no. 7, July 2001; American Organist, v. 35 no. 8, August 2001.
    American composer, hymnologist, and church musician, d. 3/30/2000 [sic]. Tracker, v. 45 no. 2, 2001.

  • Brassel, Reba Marie Young, American vocal music teacher, d. 5//28/2000 in St. Charles, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/30/2000.

  • Brechler, John, producer, d. 6/1/2000 probably of a heart attack at 74 in Redlands, CA. Cadence, v. 26 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Brinkman, Alan, reed player, d. 9/13/2000 at 83 in Hobart, Tasmania. Cadence, v. 26 no. 11, Nov. 2000.

  • Buck, Rob, rock guitarist and songwriter, d. 12/19/2000 in Pittsburgh at 42; b. in Jamestown, NY. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/21/2000.

  • Bülow [Buelow, Bulow], Wolfgang, German violinist, d. at 66. Orchester, v. 48 no. 3, 2000.

  • Burge, Mary, American viol player, d. 2/6/2000 in Atlanta, GA. VdGSA News, v. 37 no. 1, Mar. 2000.

  • Burns, Bob, reed player, d. 7/9/2000 at 77 in Sarnia, Ontario. Cadence, v. 26 no. 9, Sept. 2000.
    b. 5/14/1923 in Toronto. Jazz Journal International, Dec. 2000.

  • Burton, Tommy, jazz pianist and vocalist, d. around 11/2000 at 65. Cadence, February 2001.
    Singer, pianist, and bandleader, d. at 65. Jazz Journal International, January 2001.

  • Bury, John, opera designer, d. 11/11/2000; b. 1925. Opera News, March 2001.

  • Bush, Carlyn Linda, American music teacher, d. 2/11/2000. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/14/2000.

  • Canfield, Warren R., American organist, choirmaster and teacher, d. 2/13/2000 at 52 near Miami, FL (?); b. 2/19/1947. Paul Aldridge {PAldridge@aol.com}, 2/19/2000.
    d. in Hollywood, FL. American Organist, v. 34 no. 5, May 2000.

  • Cannon, Thurlow, writer, d. 6/4/2000 at 76 in Fort Myers Beach, FL. Cadence, v.26 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Cano, Carlos, Spanish singer/songwriter, d. 12/19/2000 at 54. CNN.com, 12/20/2000 {http://www.cnn.com/WorldBeat/news/index.html#story2}.

  • Caplan, Dave, jazz promoter, d. 7/18/2000 at 75 in Toronto. Cadence, v. 26 no. 9, Sept. 2000.

  • Carnovale, Norbert, American musicologist, d. 1/2000. Laura Dankner {dankner@loyno.edu} on MLA-L, 1/13/2000.

  • Carroll, Eugene L., drummer, d. 6/27/2000 at 97 in Maryland. Cadence, v. 26 no. 9, Sept. 2000.

  • Carson, Donald (Tee), American musician, d. 2/13/2000 at 70 in Cedar Park, TX. Cadence, v. 26 no. 4, Apr. 2000.
    Tee Carson, d. Chamber Music, v. 17 no. 3, June 2000.

  • Carta, Nino, Italian baritone, d. 11/12/2000 in Milan at 77; b. 6/30/1923 in Palermo. Opera, July 2001.

  • Carter, Gaylord, theatre organist, d. 11/20/2000 at 95. Diapason, February 2001.

  • Cassel, Walter, d. 7/3/2000 in Bloomington, IN; b. 5/15/1910 in Council Bluffs, IA. Opera News, v. 65 no. 3, Sept. 2000.
    Walter Cassel, baritone, d. 7/3/2000 at 90. American Record Guide, Sept/Oct 2000.

  • Ceri, Stefano, guitarist/electric bassist, d. 11/24/2000 in Milan at 48. Cadence, February 2001.

  • Charles, Bernie, violinist, d. 12/02/2000 in New York City at 67. Cadence, February 2001.

  • Chavez, Abraham, American violinist, conductor and pedagogue, d. 5/1/2000 in El Paso, TX. Chronicle of Higher Education, 5/19/2000.

  • Childs, Barney, American composer and music educator, d. 1/11/2000 at 73 in Redlands, CA; b. 2/13/1926. Diapason, v. 91 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Cirker, Hayward, American founder and president of Dover Publications, reprint publisher of music monuments among many other things, d. 3/8/2000 at 82 in Roslyn, NY. New York Times, 3/11/2000.

  • Clark, Esma Beth, American organist, d. 2/2/2000 at 74; b. Esma Beth Anderson 2/20/1925. Diapason, Nov. 2000.
    Esma Beth Anderson Clark. American Organist, December 2000.

  • Clark, Rex G., former violinist for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, d. 11/30/2000 in Houston at 83. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/4/2000.

  • Claus-Dostal, Lillie, Austrian soprano, d. at 95 in Salzburg. Orchester, v. 48 no. 10, Oct. 2000.

  • Clayton-Felt, Josh, American singer-songwriter, d. 1/19/2000 at 32 in Los Angeles, CA. Rolling Stone, no. 836, 3/16/2000.

  • Coffman, Bruce, American music merchant, 5/23/2000; b. 1952. Richard Hazelip {rhazelip@prodigy.net} on PIPORG-L, 5/27/2000.

  • Cole, Edwin H., organ enthusiast, d. 1/1/2000 at 79. Tracker, v. 44 no. 2, 2000.

  • Colin, Charles, American music publisher, d. 2/7/2000 at 84. Charles Slater {cslater@JIMMY.JWPEPPER.COM}, 2/14/2000.

  • Colombo, Pierre, Conductor, d. at 86. Das Orchester, no. 9, 2000.

  • Colvig, Will, American musical instrument builder, d. 2000. Jody Diamond {jody.diamond@dartmouth.edu}, 3/9/2000.
    William Colvig. Chamber Music, v. 17 no. 4, Aug. 2000.

  • Cook, John "Willie", jazz trumpeter, d. 9/22/2000 at 76 in Stockholm. Cadence, v. 26 no. 11, Nov. 2000.
    b. 11/11/1923. Jazz Journal International, Dec. 2000.
    Willie Cook, d. 9/22/2000 at 75. Down Beat, v. 68 no. 1, Jan. 2001.
    Willie Cook, d. at 75. Orchester, Dec. 2000.

  • Copans, Sim, producer, d. 2/22/2000 at 88 in France. Cadence, v. 26 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Corkedale, Joseph, organbuilder and organist, d. 11/1/2000; b. 6/17/1940. Diapason, January 2001.

  • Cossutta, Carlo, Italian tenor, d. 1/29/2000 at 67 in Udine; b. 1932. New York Times, 1/30/2000.
    d. 1/22/2000; b. 5/8/1932. Opera News, v. 64 no. 10, Apr. 2000.
    b. 5/8/1932. Gramophone, v. 77 no. 926, Apr. 2000.
    d. in Triest. Orchester, v. 48 no. 4, 2000.
    d. Chamber Music, vol. 17 no. 4, August 2000.

  • Cotton, Susan Patterson, American choral director and pianist, d. 1/17/2000; b. 1/1/1955. Choral Journal, v. 40 no. 8, Mar. 2000.

  • Coulthard, Jean, Canadian composer and teacher, d. 3/9/2000 at 92 in Vancouver, BC; b. 2/10/1908. Lisa Emberson {ble@nlo.nlc-bnc.ca}, 3/10/2000.
    d. in North Vancouver, BC. Sally Reid {reid@acu.edu}, 3/15/2000.

  • Crocker, Frankie, radio personality and VJ, d. 10/21/2000 at 63 in Miami. Rolling Stone, 12/7/2000.

  • Cronk, Bill, bassist, committed suicide around May 30 at around the age of 77. Cadence, v. 26 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Crosbie, Ian, English writer, record reviewer, and physician, d. 3/19/2000 between London and Barrow-in-Furness. Jazz Journal International, v. 53 no. 5, May 2000.

  • Cummins, Bob, producer, d. 8/17/2000 at 68 in New York City. Cadence, v. 26 no. 11, Nov. 2000.

  • Curtis, Prudence B., d. 8/20/2000. American Organist, v. 34 no. 11, November 2000.

  • Czerwenka, Oskar, Chamber singer (bass), d. at 75. Das Orchester, no. 7-8 2000.

  • D'Addario, John, former head of D'Addario string-making company, d. 6/1/2000 in New York. The Strad, v. 111 no. 1342, August 2000.
    John D'Addario Sr., d. 6/1/2000 of cancer. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 18 no. 12, August 2000.

  • Danco, Suzanne, Belgian soprano, d. 8/10/2000 in Fiesole; b. 1/22/1911 in Brussels. Opera News, November 2000.
    Suzanne Danco, d. 8/10/2000 at 89 in Fiesole (Florence). Opera, November 2000; Opernwelt, August 2001.

  • Danell, Dennis, American punk guitarist, producer and real estate salesman, d. 2/29/2000 at 38 in Newport Beach, CA. Rolling Stone, no. 838, 4/13/2000.

  • Davis, Dwight J., American organist, choir director, and teacher, d. 2/7/2000 at 77 in Gary, IN. Diapason, v. 91 no. 5, May 2000.
    Dwight J. Davis, d. 2/7/2000 at 77. The Tracker, v. 44 no. 1, 2000.

  • Davis, James "Jimmy", American singer, songwriter, and politician known as the "singing governor", d. 11/5/2000 at 101?. St. Louis Post- Dispatch, 11/5/2000.

  • Day, Ted, American roller rink and theatre organist, d. 4/13/2000. David C. Kelzenberg {kelzenberg.david@McLeodUSA.net}, 5/9/2000.
    Theodore Sprague Day, sales office manager, d. at 88 in Bloomington, IN; b. 5/21/1911. Bloomington Herald-Times, 4/16/2000.

  • Del Monte, Carlo, tenor, d. 9/14/2000; b. 1925. Opera News, January 2001.

  • Devault, Ray, American electronic organ engineer and building supplier, d. 2000. Mick Berg {MickBerg@aol.com}, 4/26/2000.

  • Dial, Donald V., d. 6/23/2000 at 73 in Tulsa, OK. Cadence, v. 26 no. 9, Sept. 2000.

  • Dickens, Fredrick Thomas, luthier and instrument acoustician, d. 11/8/2000 in Lynchburg, VA; b. 1/10/1935 in Bogalusa, LA. American Lutherie, no. 71, Fall 2002.

  • DiGiannantonio, Edmond P., American producer, d. 2/19/2000 at 83 in Virginia. Cadence, v. 26 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Dispeker, Thea, artist manager, d. 7/17/2000 at 97 in New York City; b. 9/28/1902 in Munich. Opera News, October 2000.
    Thea Dispeker, d. 7/17/2000 at 97. American Record Guide, Sept/Oct 2000.

  • Dlugoszewski, Lucia, d. Chamber Music, v. 17 no. 4, Aug. 2000.
    Lucia Dlugoszewski, d. 4/11/2000 at 68. Music in Concert, July/Aug 2000.

  • Donatoni, Franco, Italian composer, d. 8/17/2000 at 73. Orchester, v. 48 no. 10, Oct. 2000.
    d. 8/17/2000 in Milan at 73; b. 6/9/1927 in Verona. Opera, May 2001.

  • Downer, Bill Lewis, American band leader, d. 2/26/2000 at 86 in Los Angeles, CA. Cadence, v. 26 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Drootin, Buzzy, drummer, d. at the age of 90 in Englewood, NJ. Cadence, v. 26 no. 7, July 2000.
    Benjamin 'Buzzy' Drootin, d. 5/21/2000; b. 4/22/1920?. Jazz Journal International, Dec. 2000.

  • Dufallo, Richard, d. 6/16/2000 at 67. American Record Guide, Sept/Oct 2000.

  • Duff, Cloyd, American timpanist, d. 3/12/2000 at 84 in Fountain Hills, AZ. Jim Attwood {jatwood@home.com}, 3/16/2000.

  • Duff, Jack, saxophonist, d. 9/30/2000 at 60 in Edinburgh. Cadence, v. 26 no. 11, Nov. 2000.
    d. around 11/25/2000. Cadence, February 2001.
    Scottish jazz saxophonist and clarinetist, d. at 60. Jazz Journal International, January 2001.

  • Dury, Ian, British rock singer-songwriter, d. 3/28/2000 at 58. Rolling Stone, no. 840, 5/11/2000.

  • Dyer, Lorely, British soprano, d. 7/27/2000 at 92; b. 12/15/1907 in Manchester. Opera, November 2000.

  • Eakin, Nathan, American organist and librarian, d. 9/25/2000 at 68.

  • Eckstein, Pavel, Czech music journalist and administrator, d. 7/20/2000 at 89; b. 4/27/1911. Opera, October 2000.

  • Edgerton, Art Joseph, pianist, d. 9/26/2000 at 76 in Perrysburg, OH. Cadence, v. 26 no. 11, Nov. 2000.

  • Edwards, Gwynne, violinist, d. at 90. The Strad, Sept. 2000.

  • Edwards, Johnnie (Jimbo), American club owner: Jimbo's Bop City, d. 2/28/2000 at 87 in San Francisco, CA. Cadence, v. 26 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Elgert, Ernest F., American music teacher and church music director, d. 4/9/2000. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/10/2000.

  • Elliot, Willard S., composer and bassoonist, longtime principal bassoonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, d. 6/7/2000; b. 7/18/1926. Personal email from Bruce Gbur.

  • Ellis, Keith Gordon, American trombonist and big band leader, d. 5/16/2000 at 39 in St. Louis, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/17/2000.
    d. in High Ridge, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/18/2000.

  • Elvira, Pablo, Puerto Rican-American baritone, d. 2/5/2000 at 62 in Bozeman, MT; b. 9/24/1937. New York Times, 2/11/2000.
    Teacher, d. 2/12/2000. American Record Guide, v. 63 no. 3, May-June 2000.

  • Erdesz, Otto, d. 7/12/2000 at 83. The Strad, v. 111 no. 1326, Oct. 2000.

  • Evans, Paul Richer, American musicologist, d. 5/13/2000 at 74 in Northampton, MA. Peter Blook {PBLOOM@email.smith.edu}, 5/15/2000.

  • Fabrygel, Beverly Vaughan, American violin, piano, and organ teacher, d. 2000; b. 11/15/1915 in Pecos, TX. Piano Guild Notes, v. 51 no. 1, July/August 2001.

  • Fanni, Sergio, trumpeter, d. 4/15/2000 at 70 in Italy. Cadence, v. 26 no. 9, Sept. 2000.

  • Farrell, Gerard John Benedict, Fr., O.S.B., American organist, choirmaster, church music leader and teacher, d. 1/9/2000 at 80 at Collegeville, MN; b. 10/28/1919. Michael Barone {MBarone@mpr.org} on PIPORG-L, 1/10/2000; Sacred Music, v. 127 no. 1, Spring 2000.
    d. 1/9/2000 at 81. Diapason, v. 92 no. 3, March 2001.

  • Fatool, Nick, drummer, d. 9/26/2000 at 85 in Los Angeles. Cadence, v. 26 no. 11, Nov. 2000.
    b. 1/2/1915. Jazz Journal International, Dec. 2000.

  • Feller, James R., American instrument builder and restorer, d. 2//27/2000 at 76. American Organist, v. 34 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Fernicola, Helen, pianist/violinist, d. 3/31/2000 at 94 in Newark, NJ. Cadence, v. 26 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Ferris, William, American choral conductor, d. 5/16/2000. Robert Acker {racker@WPPOST.DEPAUL.EDU}, 5/18/2000.
    Composer, organist and music educator, d. at 63 in Chicago, IL. Chicago Tribune, 5/18/2000.
    William Ferris, conductor of the William Ferris Chorale, d. 5/16/2000 at 63 in Chicago. The American Organist, v. 34 no. 8, August 2000.
    William Ferris, d. 5/16/2000 at 63. The Diapason, no.7, July 2000.

  • Fine, Vivian, American composer, d. 3/20/2000 at 86 in Bennington, VT. Rebecca J. Littman {rlittman@CSC.UWM.EDU}, 3/24/2000 forwarded from alt.obituaries; American Record Guide, v. 63 no. 3, May-June 2000.
    d. 3/22/2000; b. 9/28/1913. Gramophone, v. 78 no. 928, June 2000.
    d. Chamber Music, v. 17 no. 4, Aug. 2000.

  • Finola, George, trumpeter/bandleader, d. around 12/1/2000 at 55. Cadence, Jan. 2001.

  • Flory, Joan Fry, jazz vocalist, d. 12/29/2000 in Hollywood at 71. Cadence, March 2001.

  • Flowers, Ivelee "Pat", pianist, d. 10/6/2000 at 83 in Detroit. Cadence, Jan. 2001.

  • Ford, Fred, American baritone and alto saxophonist, d. at 69 in Memphis, TN. Cadence, v. 26 no. 1, Jan. 2000.

  • Fournier, Vernel, jazz drummer, d. 11/11/2000 at 72 in Jackson, MI. CNN.com, 11/15/2000 {http://www.cnn.com/WorldBeat/news/index.html#story7}.
    d. 11/4/2000; b. in New Orleans. Down Beat, March 2001.

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