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Necrology: 2001


  • Aaliyah, American R&B singer and actress, d. 8/25/2001 in the Bahamas at 22; b. Aaliyah Haughton 1/16/1979 in Brooklyn. CNN.com, 8/26/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/US/08/26/obit.aaliyah.ap/index.html}; washingtonpost.com, 8/27/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A749-2001Aug26.html}.

  • Abbott, Larry, American organbuilder, d. 6/29/2001 in Santa Monica, CA at 75. Diapason, v. 92 no. 9, Sept. 2001.
    Richard Laurence (Larry) Abbott, d. 6/29/2001. American Organist, v. 35 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
    b. in California. Tracker, v. 45 no. 3/4, 2001.

  • Ables, Charles, jazz bassist, d. 10/8/2001 at 58. Downbeat, v. 68 no. 12, Dec. 2001.
    Charles Albert Ables, d. 10/8/2001 in Maryland. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Ablóniz, Miguel, Greek-Italian guitarist, teacher, and arranger, d. 2001 at 84; b. 1917 in Cairo. Classical Guitar, v. 20 no. 1, September 2001.
    d. 7/19/2001 in Acqui Terme. Fronimo, no. 116, Oct./Dec. 2001.

  • Adamson, Stuart, British lead singer of 1980s pop group Big Country, d. 12/16/2001 (or earlier) in Hawaii at 43; b. in Manchester, England. CNN.com, 12/17/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/17/bigcountry/index.html}; latimes.com, 12/18/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000100346dec18.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Boston Globe Online, 12/18/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/352/obituaries/Stuart_Adamson_+.shtml}.

  • Adler, Larry, American harmonica virtuoso, d. 8/7/2001 in London at 87; b. in Baltimore, MD. CNN.com, 8/7/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/07/britain.obit.adler.ap/index.html}; latimes.com, 8/9/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000064716aug09.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    d. 8/6/2001; b. Lawrence Cecil Adler. washingtonpost.com, 8/8/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A45720-2001Aug7.html}.
    d. 8/6/2001; b. 2/10/1914 in Baltimore. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 945, October 2001.
    d. 8/6/2001 in London at 87. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Albam, Manny, American composer and arranger, d. 10/2/2001 in Croton, NY at 79. Cadence, v. 27 no. 11, November 2001.
    d. 10/3/2001 in New York at 79; b. 6/24/1922 in the Dominican Republic. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Alexandria, Lorez, jazz vocalist, d. 5/21/2001 at 71. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.
    d. 5/22/2001 in Los Angeles; b. Delorez Alexandria Turner 8/14/1929 in Chicago, IL. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Amann, Eleanor, American music teacher, promoter, and pianist, d. 2/8/2001 in Richmond Heights, MO at 81; b. in St. Louis. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/24/2001.

  • Ammon, R. Theodore, chairman of Lincoln Center Jazz, d. 10/23/2001 in East Hampton Village, NY at 52. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Anderson, Kathleen Laura, American choral director, d. 9/16/2001. Choral Journal, v. 42 no. 4, November 2001.

  • Anderson, Maceo, d. 7/4/2001 in Los Angeles at 90. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Anderson, Warren D., scholar of ancient Greek music, composer, d. 10/12/2001 in Minneapolis at 81; b. in Edina, MN. Campus Chronicle online, 11/2/2001 {http://www.umass.edu/pubaffs/publications/chronicle/archives/01/11-02/obits.html}.

  • Anthony, James R., American musicologist, d. 4/6/2001 in Tuscon, AZ. John T. Brobeck on AMS-L, 4/6/2001; Musical Times, Summer 2001.
    James Raymond Anthony, b. 2/18/1922. Consort, v. 57, Summer 2001.

  • Ardoin, John, American music critic, d. 3/17/2001 in Costa Rica at 66; b. 1/8/1935 in Alexandrina, LA. Opera, June 2001.
    d. 3/18/2001 in San Jose, Costa Rica; b. 1/8/1925 in Alexandria, LA. Opera News, v. 66 no. 1, July 2001.

  • Arnold, Roger B., American organist, d. 2/10/2001 in Omaha, NE at 79. American Organist, v. 35 no. 6, June 2001.

  • Arreola, Jesse, drummer, d. 2/3/2001 at 31. CNN.com, 2/5/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/02/05/us.drummer.killed.ap/index.html}.

  • Asahina, Takashi, Japanese conductor, d. 12/29/2001 at 93. washingtonpost.com, 12/31/2001 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A43203-2001Dec30.html}.
    b. 7/9/1908. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 952, April 2002.

  • Assumpcao, Nico, jazz bassist, d. 1/2001 at 46. Cadence, March 2001.

  • Atkins, Chet, American country guitarist, d. 6/30/2001 in Nashville at 77; b. Chester Burton Atkins, 6/20/1924, near Luttrell, TN. cbsnews.com, 6/30/2001 {http://www.cbsnews.com/now/story/0,1597,299262-412,00.shtml}; latimes.com, 7/1/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010701/t000054296.html}; seattletimes.com, 7/1/2001 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/134312704_atkinsobit01.html}; detnews.com, 7/1/2001 {http://detnews.com/2001/obituaries/0107/02/a02-242409.htm}; CNN.com 7/2/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/02/obit.chet.atkins/index.html}; Cadence, August 2001; Classical Guitar, August 2001.

  • Austin, Sil, jazz (tenor) saxophonist and vocalist, d. 9/1/2001 in College Park, MD at 71. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
    b. 1930. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Bacin, Bill, writer on jazz, d. 1/13/2001 at about 75. Cadence, April 2001.

  • Badham, David, jazz critic, d. 12/15/2001. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 6, June 2002.

  • Badila, Ovidiu, Rumanian virtuoso bassist, d. 3/21/2001. Orchester, May 2001.

  • Baker, Tom, jazz trumpeter, d. 10/23/2001 in Breda, Holland at 49. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Ballard, Ronald Everett, American organist, d. 1/23/2001 in Little Rock, AR at 54. American Organist, May 2001.
    Ronald Edward Ballard, d. 1/23/2001; b. 1/9/1947 in North Little Rock, AK. Diapason, v. 92 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Banovetz, William, American oboist, d. 1/31/2001 at 48. San Francisco Chronicle, 2/2/2001.

  • Banta, Lorene S. (Mrs. Cornelius Gordon S.), AGO member and American Organist staffer, d. 11/22/2001 in Winter Park, FL; b. 5/18/1914. Diapason, v. 93 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Bantel, Otto, German writer on music, d. 10/6/2001 at 80. Orchester, v. 49 no. 12, 2001.

  • Barnes, Milton, Canadian composer, d. 2/27/2001 in Toronto; b. 1931 in Toronto. CBC Newsworld {http://cbc.ca/newsworld/}, 3/2/2001.

  • Barton, Dee, jazz trombonist and drummer, d. 12/3/2001 in Brandon, MI at 64. Cadence, v. 28 no. 8, August 2002.

  • Batiste, Milton, jazz trumpeter, d. 3/29/2001 at 66 in New Orleans. Cadence, May 2001.
    d. 3/20/2001; b. Milton Joseph Batiste, Jr., 1934. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 8, August 2001.

  • Bebey, Francis, Afro-European composer, performer, and writer, d. 5/28/2001 in Paris at 72; b. near Douala, Cameroon. latimes.com, 6/25/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010625/t000052600.html}.
    "Africa's cultural icon", "multi-instrumentalist, composer, poet, prize-winning novelist, storyteller, musicologist, film producer, broadcast journalist, and one of the greatest renovators and proponents of African music", d. 5/28/2001 at 4:30am; b. 1929. S.E.M. newsletter, v. 35 no. 4, Sept. 2001.

  • Becaud, Gilbert, French songwriter, d. 12/18/2001 at 74. Boston Globe Online, 12/19/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/353/obituaries/Gilbert_Becaud_French_songwriter_74+.shtml}.
    b. 10/24/1927 in Toulon, France. AOL.com, 12/18/2001 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?type=4&cat=0806&id=0112181928231975}.
    French singer and songwriter, b. Francois Gilbert Silly. latimes.com, 12/19/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000100479dec19.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    b. Francois Silly 10/1927. CNN.com, 12/18/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/18/death.Becaud/index.html}.

  • Beck, Sydney, American music librarian, musicologist, and string player, d. 4/7/2001 in Brattleboro, VT at 94; b. 9/2/1906 in New York. MLA Notes, v. 58 no. 1, September 2001.

  • Bedford, Peter Lehmann, British baritone and producer, grandson of composer Liza Lehmann, d. 11/26/2001 in London at 70; b. 10/2/1931 in Hampstead, London. Opera, v. 53 no. 3, March 2002.

  • Behrend, Paul, American barbershop singer, d. 8/16/2001 in Minneapolis at 88; b. in Ladysmith, WI. startribune.com, 8/20/2001 {http://www2.startribune.com/stOnLine/cgi-bin/article?thisStory=84757534}.

  • Belt, Francis Eugene (Gene), American organist and choir director, d. 9?/2001 in Towson, MD at 79. American Organist, v. 35 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Bentley, Arnold, British psychologist and pioneer in music education research, d. 2001; b. 1913. Psychology of Music, v. 30 no. 1, 2002.

  • Berger, David, American organist, d. 3/22/2001 in North Andover, MA at 88. American Organist, July 2001.

  • Bergh, Johs, jazz historian/discographer/producer, d. 5/24/2001 at 68. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.
    b. 10/3/1932 in Oslo. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Berlinski, Herman, German-American composer, d. 9/27/2001 in Washington, D.C. at 91; b. in Leipzig, Germany. latimes.com, 9/30/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000078300sep30.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Diapason, v. 92 no. 12, December 2001.
    b. 1910. American Organist, v. 35 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Bernard, James, British film composer and screen writer, d. 7/12/2001; b. 9/20/1925. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 946, November 2001.

  • Best, Willis Jack, American singer, choir director, and music minister, d. 6/22/2001 in Port Washington, NY at 84. American Organist, v. 35 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Beug, Carolyn, video producer, d. 9/11/2001 in the World Trade Center attacks; b. 1951. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Bible, Frances, mezzo-soprano, d. 1/29/2001 at 82; b. 1919. New York Times, 2/7/2001.
    d. 1/29/2001 in Hemet, CA. Los Angeles Times online (latimes.com), 2/14/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010214/t000013468.html}.
    d. 1/29/2001; b. 1/26/1919. Opera News, May 2001.

  • Biebl, Franz Xaver, German choral composer and director, d. 10/2/2001 in Munich at 95; b. 9/1/1906 in the Oberpfalz area of Amberg. Cantus Quercus website, 10/2001 {http://www.cantusquercus.com/biebl.htm}.

  • Bielefelt, Lynn, choral conductor and choral music professor, d. 9/1/2001 in Los Angeles at 51. latimes.com, 9/13/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000073766sep13.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Choral Journal, v. 42 no. 4, November 2001.

  • Blanchard, Gwendolyn Sautter, American marimbist and pianist, d. 7/4/2001 in Columbus, OH; b. 8/24/1911 in Delaware, OH. Tracker, v. 45 no. 2, 2001.

  • Blasdale, Justin, American pianist, d. 4/19/2001 in San Francisco at 55. American Organist, July 2001.

  • Block, Robert Paul, editor, composer, teacher, and performer on many wind instruments (notably recorder), d. 3/1/2001 in Minneapolis. American Recorder, v. 42 no. 3, May 2001.

  • Bobb, Beulah, calypso singer, d. 9/4/2001; b. 1957. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Bone, Arnold, American bow maker, d. 8/2001 at 88. Strad, v. 112 no. 1339, November 2001.

  • Bonfa, Luis, jazz guitarist, d. 1/12/2001 at 78. Cadence, March 2001.
    Luiz Bonfá, d. 1/12/2001 in Rio de Janeiro; b. 10/17/1922. Classical Guitar, v. 19 no. 8, April 2001.

  • Boswell, Bobby, American jazz bassist, d. 6/13/2001 in Pittsburgh, PA at 73. Cadence, August 2001.

  • Bour, Ernest, conductor, d. at 88. Orchester, v. 49 no. 9, 9/2001.

  • Bowie, Arthur, jazz pianist, d. 7/18/2001 at 95. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Boyd, Malcolm, British musicologist, d. 3/9/2001. Dr. David Wyn Jones, forwarded to AMS-L by Geoffrey Chew on 3/12/2001; Musical Times, Summer 2001.
    d. in Cardiff at 68; b. in 1932. Consort, v. 57, Summer 2001.

  • Boyd, Robert H. "Bo", jazz saxophonist, d. 9/15/2001; b. 11/30/1931 in Houston, TX. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Bracey, James, jazz historian and producer, d. 4/3/2001 in Richmond, VA, at "probably around 60". Cadence, June 2001.

  • 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.

  • Brandt, Helmut, German saxophonist, clarinetist, and arranger, d. 7/26/2001 in Stuttgart; b. 1/7/1931. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 9, Sept. 2001; Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
    Helmut Brand, German jazz musician, d. "end of July 2001" in Stuttgart at 71. Orchester, October 2001.

  • Bransford, Mallory W., American organist, music instructor, choir director, and professor, d. 8/21/2001 in Indianapolis, Ind at 89. American Organist, v. 35 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Braun, Victor, Canadian bass, d. 1/6/2001; b. 8/4/1935. Opera News, March 2001.
    Canadian baritone, d. 1/6/2001 in Ulm at 65; b. in Windsor, Ontario. Opera, April 2001.

  • Bridge, Paul, British jazz bassist, d. 10/1/2001 at 61; b. 1940 in Bury, Lancashire. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 12, December 2001; Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Broussard, Al, jazz pianist and vocalist, d. 2001 in New Orleans, LA at 95. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Brown, Dana Cottle, American organist and director, d. 3/9/2001 in Alexandria, VA at 71. American Organist, v. 35 no. 8, August 2001.

  • Brown, Debria, American mezzo, d. 12/17/2001 in Houston, TX; b. 10/26/1936 in New Orleans, LA. Opera News, v. 66 no. 11, May 2002.

  • Brown, Les, bandleader/saxophonist, d. 1/4/2001 in Los Angeles at 88. Cadence, February 2001.

  • Brown, Rosemary, "musical medium" who claimed to contact the spirits of dead composers, d. at 85. New York Times, 12/2/2001.
    d. 11/16/2001 in London; b. Rosemary Isabel Dickeson 7/27/1916 in London. Independent.co.uk, 11/21/2001 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=105883}.

  • Brün [Bruen], Herbert, composer, d. at 82. Orchester, vol. 49 no. 1, January 2001.

  • Bryn-Jones, Delme, British baritone, d. 5/28/2001; b. 3/28/1935. Gramophone, September 2001.
    Welsh baritone, d. 5/25/2001 in the Towy Valley at 66; b. 3/29/1935 in Brynamman. Opera, v. 52 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Buketoff, Igor, conductor and scholar of Russian music, d. 9/7/2001 in New York City; b. 5/29/1915 in Hartford, CT. Opera News, v. 66 no. 6, Dec. 2001.

  • Bull, Sandy, American guitarist (also played a variety of ethnic stringed instruments), d. 4/11/2001 in Nashville, TN at 60. Washington Post online, 4/15/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/archive/A19519-2001Apr14.html}.
    guitarist, composer, and world-music pioneer, d. 4/11/2001 at 60; b. 1941. Rolling Stone, no. 869, 5/24/2001.
    d. 4/11/2001 in Franklin, TN. Cadence, June 2001.

  • Bunink, Nico, jazz pianist, d. 12/26/2001 in Amsterdam at 65. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.
    Dutch pianist. Down Beat, v. 69 no. 3, March 2002.

  • Burgess, Marie, Sister, Shaker singer, d. 2001 in Chosen Land at 81. Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 4, Winter 2002.

  • Burns, Ralph, American jazz pianist and arranger, d. 11/21/2001 in Los Angeles at 79; b. in Newton, Mass. latimes.com, 11/22/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000093315nov22.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Boston Globe Online, 11/23/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/327/obituaries/Ralph_Burns_79_pianist_composer_leading_arranger+.shtml}; Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.
    b. 6/29/1922. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 3, March 2002.

  • Byrd, Billy (William Lewis), American country guitarist, d. 8/7/2001 in Nashville at 81; b. in Nashville. latimes.com, 8/10/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000064930aug10.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Cairns, John, Scottish jazz pianist, d. 7/27/2001 in Glasgow at 68; b. 3/18/1933 in Shettleton, Glasgow. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 12, December 2001; Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Candoli, Conte, American jazz trumpeter, d. 12/14/2001 in Palm Desert, CA at 74; b. Secondo Candoli in Mishawaka, IN. latimes.com, 12/16/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000099833dec16.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Down Beat, v. 69 no. 3, March 2002.
    d. 12/15/2001. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.
    b. 7/12/1927. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 3, March 2002.

  • Carle, Frankie, big-band leader, pianist, composer, d. 3/7/2001 at 97 in Mesa, AZ; b. Francis Nunzio Carlone in Providence, RI. latimes.com, 3/11/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010311/t000021506.html}.
    d. 3/7/2001. Entertainment Weekly, 3/23/2001.
    d. 3/7/2001. Cadence, May 2001.

  • Carlevaro, Abel, Uruguayan guitarist, d. 7/17/2001 in Berlin, Germany; b. Abel Julio Carlevaro Casal 12/16/1916 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Classical Guitar, v. 20 no. 1, September 2001; Orchester, v. 49 no. 9, 9/2001; Fronimo, no. 116, Oct./Dec. 2001.

  • Carlin, Daniel, Emmy-winning TV and film music editor, d. 8/14/2001 in Carpinteria, CA at 73. latimes.com, 9/9/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000072930sep09.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Carr, James, singer, d. 1/7/2001 in Memphis, TN at 58. Cadence, February 2001.

  • Carter, Geoff, British jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist, d. 9/1/2001 at 72; b. 1929 in Harrow. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 12, December 2001.
    d. at 71. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Carter, Percy, jazz trombonist, d. in England at about 85. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Carufel, John Bradfield, American baritone, d. 7/12/2003 in Seattle, WA at 69. seattletimes.com, 7/22/2003 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2001199280_carufelobit22m.html}.

  • Cavelti, Elsa, Swiss mezzo/dramatic soprano, d. 8/10/2001 in Basel at 94; b. 5/4/1907 in Rorschach on Lake Constance. Opera, v. 53 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Chavis, Wilson "Boozoo", zydeco pioneer, d. 5/5/2001 in Austin, TX at 70. Washington Post online, 5/7/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A52393-2001May6.html}; latimes.com 5/7/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010507/t000038513.html}; Cadence, June 2001.
    b. Wilson Anthony Chavis near Church Point, LA. chicagotribune.com 5/7/2001 {http://chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/article/0,2669,SAV-0105070027,FF.html}.

  • Christensen, William, American ballet dancer, d. 10/13/2001 in Salt Lake City; b. 8/27/1902 in Brigham City, Utah. Opera News, February 2002.

  • Cigna, Gina, soprano, d. 6/26/2001; b. 3/6/1900. Gramophone, September 2001.
    d. 6/26/2001 in Milan; b. in Paris. Opera News, v. 66 no. 3, September 2001; Orchester, v. 49 no. 9, 9/2001.
    d. 6/26/2001 in Milan; b. 3/6/1900 at Angère. Opera, v. 52 no. 10, October 2001.

  • Clement, Manfred, oboist, d.; b. 1934 in Sachs. Orchester, 7-8/2001.

  • Clute, Pete, jazz pianist, d. 5/26/2001 in San Jose, CA at 67. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Coffman, Bill, American pipe organist and pianist, d. 12/7/2001 in El Segunto, CA at 75; b. in Mena, Arkansas. latimes.com, 12/14/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000099300dec14.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Colbert, Ann, agent, co-founder of Colbert Artists Management, Inc., d. 2/25/2001 in New York; b. 2/8/1906 in Berlin. Opera News, May 2001.

  • Cole, Isaac "Ike", pianist, composer, brother of Nat "King" Cole and uncle of Natalie Cole, d. 4/22/2001 at 77 in Sun Lakes, AZ. latimes.com, 4/26/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010426/t000035217.html}.
    pianist and vocalist, d. 4/22/2001 in Chandler, AZ at 73. Cadence, June 2001.

  • Coles, Maury, jazz alto saxophonist, d. 9/4/2001 in Toronto, Canada at 69. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Collins, Cal, jazz guitarist, d. 8/26/2001 in Dillsboro, IN at 68. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Collins, John, American jazz guitarist, d. 10/4/2001 in Los Angeles at 83; b. in Montgomery, Alabama. latimes.com, 10/13/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000081696oct13.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; CNN.com, 10/14/2001 {http://europe.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/10/14/obit.collins.ap/index.html}.
    d. 10/4/2001 at 88. Cadence, v. 27 no. 11, November 2001.
    d. 10/4/2001 at 89. Downbeat, v. 68 no. 12, Dec. 2001.

  • Como, Perry, American popular singer, d. 5/12/2001 in Jupiter Inlet Beach, FL at 87 or 88. Boston Globe Online, 5/14/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/134/obituaries/Perry_Como_87+.shtml}.
    b. Pierino Roland Como. BBC news, 5/13/2001 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/americas/newsid_965000/965660.stm}.
    d. 5/12/2001 at 87; b. in Canonsburg, PA. latimes.com, 5/13/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010513/t000040339.html}.
    d. 5/12/2001 at 87. Japan Today online, 5/15/2001 {http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=8&id=25231}.
    d. 5/12/2001 at 87; b. 5/18/1913. washingtonpost.com, 5/13/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/archive/A21076-2001May13.html}.
    b. 5/18/1913 or 1912. startribune.com, 5/13/2001 {http://www2.startribune.com/stOnLine/cgi-bin/article?thisStory=84163195}.
    d. 5/12/2001 at 88. chicagotribune.com, 5/13/2001 {http://chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/article/0,2669,SAV-0105130321,FF.html}.
    d. 5/12/2001 at 88; b. 5/18/1912. New York Times online, 5/13/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/13/obituaries/13COMO.html}.
    d. 5/11/2001 in Jupiter, FL at 88. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Cone, Peggy, jazz pianist/vocalist, d. 2/5/2001 in New York City at 53. Cadence, March 2001.

  • Cooper, Joseph, British pianist and TV personality, d. 8/4/2001; b. 10/7/1912. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 946, November 2001.

  • Cooper, Reg, British writer on jazz, d. 7/19/2001 at 84. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 9, Sept. 2001.

  • Crabtree, Helen Andrea, American organist, pianist, and teacher, d. 5/1/2001 in Long Beach, CA at 59. American Organist, v. 35 no. 8, August 2001.

  • Crack, a.k.a. Karl Bohm, techno musician and singer, d. 9/6/2001; b. 1971. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Croker, Denis, British jazz trombonist, d. 12/3/2001 in Romford, Essex, England; b. 1925 in Bow, East London. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 3, March 2002.
    d. at 76. Cadence, v. 28 no. 4, April 2002.

  • Crossley-Holland, Peter, British-American ethnomusicologist and composer, d. 4/27/2001 in London at 85; b. 1/28/1916. S.E.M. newsletter, v. 35 no. 4, Sept. 2001.

  • Crosten, Loran, musicologist, founder and first chairman of the Stanford Music Department, d. 2/19/2001. Personal email from Annie Dolber (2/20/2001), forwarded twice.
    William Loran Crosten, chair of Stanford Music Department from 1947 to 1973, d. 2/19/2001 at 91. Stanford Report online, 2/23/2001 {http://www.stanford.edu/dept/news/report/news/february28/obit-crosten-228.html}.

  • Crutchfield, James,, blues pianist, d. 12/7/2001 in St. Louis at 89; b. in Louisiana. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/13/2001.
    d. at 90. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Cruz, Celia, Cuban singer, "Queen of Salsa", d. 7/16/2003 in Fort Lee, NJ at 77. seattletimes.com, 7/17/2003 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2001122011_cruzobit17.html}; St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 7/17/2003.
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  • Cuccione, Michael, actor and singer, d. at 16. ABCnews.com, 1/16/2001 {http://abcnews.go.com/sections/entertainment/DailyNews/cuccione000116.html}.

  • Cutler, Ben, jazz reeds player, d. 1/5/2001 in Bronxville, NY at 96. Cadence, March 2001.

  • Czerny-Stefanska, Halina, Polish pianist, d. 7/1/2001; b. 12/31/1922. Gramophone, September 2001; Orchester, v. 49 no. 9, 9/2001.

  • Dan, Ikuma, Japanese composer and conductor, d. 5/17/2001; b. 4/7/1924. Gramophone, September 2001.
    d. 5/10/2001 in China at 77; b. in Tokyo. Gramophone Online, May 2001.

  • Dance, Helen Oakley, jazz producer/historian, d. 5/27/2001 in Escondido, CA at 88. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.
    wife of Stanley Dance, d. 5/27/2001 at 88. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Davis, Mamie "Galore", jazz vocalist, d. 10/6/2001 in Greenville, MA at 61. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Day, Wesley A., American organist, d. 3/23/2001 in Philadelphia, PA. American Organist, v. 35 no. 6, June 2001.

  • de Ruiter, Jochem Marinus, respected employee of Flentrop Orgelbouw, d. 4/18/2001 in Zwolle, Holland at 60. American Organist, v. 35 no. 8, August 2001.

  • de Valois, Ninette, founder of the Royal Ballet, choreographer, teacher, and administrator, d. 3/8/2001 in Barnes, SW London; b. 6/6/1898 in Baltiboys, Ireland. Opera News, v. 66 no. 1, July 2001.

  • Dearnley, Christopher, organist, d. Musical Times, v. 142 no. 1874, Spring 2001.

  • Denaro, John, American choirmaster and organist, d. 5/11/2001 in Brooklyn, NY at 56. American Organist, v. 35 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Denman, John, jazz clarinetist, d. 11/6/2001 in Tucson, AZ at 68. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Depestre, Pedro, Cuban violinist, member of the Buena Vista Social Club, d. 4/9?/2001 in Basel at 55. BBC News online, 4/9/2001 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/americas/newsid_1268000/1268972.stm}; Cadence, June 2001.

  • Dietrich, Eleanor Lausch, American soprano, d. 5/4/2001 in Island Park, NY; b. 7/30/1912 in Brooklyn, NY. Opera News, v. 66 no. 6, Dec. 2001.

  • Dobson, Smith, jazz pianist and vocalist, d. 4/20/2001 in Santa Cruz, CA at 54. Cadence, June 2001.

  • Douglass, Ruth E., retired director of the music department at Mount Holyoke College, d. 9/21/2001 in Granville, NY at 99; b. in Chestertown, NY. Boston Globe Online, 9/26/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/269/obituaries/Ruth_E_Douglass_music_director_99+.shtml}.

  • Downes, Edward, musicologist, professor, critic, and radio personality, d. 12/26/2001 in New York; b. in West Roxbury, MA. AOL.com, 12/28/2001 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?type=4&cat=0806&id=0112280913054398}; CNN.com, 12/28/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/28/obit.downes.ap/index.html}; latimes.com, 12/29/2001; Boston Globe Online, 12/29/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/363/obituaries/Edward_Downes_+.shtml}.
    d. in Manhattan; b. 8/12/1911. Opera News, v. 66 no. 9, March 2002.

  • Downey, Morton, Jr., TV personality, businessman, author, radio host, singer, and songwriter, d. 3/12?/2001 at 67. CNN.com, 3/13/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/TV/03/13/obit.morton.downey.ap/index.html}.

  • Drake, Bryan, New Zealand/British baritone, d. 1/2/2002 at 76; b. 10/7/1925 in New Zealand. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 951, March 2002.
    d. 12/25/2001 in Aldeburgh; b. in Dunedin, NZ. Opera, v. 53 no. 5, May 2002.
    b. 1915. Musical Times, v. 143 no. 1879, Summer 2002.

  • Dresen, Adolf, German theater and opera director, d. 2001 in Leipzig at 66. Opernwelt, Sept./Oct. 2001.

  • Dudley, May Hanning, American organist, d. 6/10/2001 in Salem, OR at 75. American Organist, v. 36 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Dübner [Duebner], Helmut, trombonist, d. at 78. Orchester, 7-8/2001.

  • Dyer, Ruth McCullough, big band singer, d. 6/15/2001 in San Diego at 80. washingtonpost.com, 6/18/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A12881-2001Jun17.html}.

  • Easton, Jane L., a former general chairman of the Detroit Grand Opera Association, d. 2/10/2001 at 82. Detroit News Online (detnews.com), 2/14/2001 {http://detnews.com/2001/obituaries/0102/14/c02-187915.htm}.

  • Elliker, Calvin, music librarian, d. 1/14/2001. Charles Reynolds on MLA-L, 1/15/2001.

  • Elliott, Jack, jazz pianist, d. 8/18/2001 in Los Angeles, CA at 74. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Emma, Joey, jazz pianist, d. 8/25/2001 "around Albany, NY" at 78. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • English, Marie Holt, American organist, d. 7/25/2001 in Windham, ME at 87; b. in Biddeford. American Organist, v. 36 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Ennis, Charles, American organist and choirmaster, d. 5/2001 in Vandalia, MO at 83. American Organist, v. 35 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Erckens, Peter, German conductor, d. 4/6/2001 in Frankfurt at 47. Opera, v. 52 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Erede, Alberto, Italian conductor, d. at 92. Orchester, 7-8/2001.
    d. 4/12/2001 in Monte-Carlo; b. 11/8/1908 in Genoa. Opera, v. 52 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Evans, Dale, actress, singer, and songwriter, d. 2/7/2001 at 88; b. Frances Octavia Smith 10/31/1912. Ain't It Cool News, 2/7/2001 {http://www.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=8128}.
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  • Evans, James W., American organist, choirmaster, and professor of organ, d. 4/12/2001 in Kansas City, Missouri; b. 5/25/1917 in Paw Paw, Illinois. Diapason, v. 92 no. 11, November 2001; American Organist, v. 35 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Everett, Betty, American R&B singer, d. 8/19/2001 in Beloit, WI at 61; b. in Greenwood, MS. latimes.com, 8/22/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000067984aug22.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    pianist and vocalist, d. around 10/1/2001 at 62. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Fahey, John, guitarist and composer, d. 2/22/2001 at 61 in Salem, OR. Washington Post online, 2/24/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A49196-2001Feb23.html}.
    d. 2/22/2001. Cadence, April 2001.

  • Fajardo, Jose, jazz flutist, d. 12/11/2001 in Jersey City, NJ at 82. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Fargnoli, Steve, manager and record producer, d. 9/14/2001; b. 1949. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Farina, Mimi, American folk singer and songwriter, sister of Joan Baez, d. 7/18/2001 in Mill Valley, CA at 56; b. Mimi Margharita Baez in Palo Alto, CA. latimes.com, 7/20/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000059396jul20.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    b. Margarita Mimi Baez, 1945. CNN.com, 7/20/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/20/obit.farina.ap/index.html}.
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  • Farmer, Betty, jazz vocalist, d. 9/11/2001 in NYC's World Trade Center attack at 62. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Farmer, Julius, American jazz bass guitarist, d. 11/2/2001 in New Orleans, LA at 52. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Fecker, Adolf, d. 5/28/2001 at 89. Musikforschung, v. 54 no. 3, Jul.-Sept. 2001.

  • Fellinger, Imogen, musicologist, d. 11/29/2001; b. 1928. Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, v. 57 no. 2, February 2002; Musikforschung, v. 55 no. 3, July-Sept.2002.

  • Fenton, Bernie, jazz pianist, d. 11/17/2001 in England at 80. Cadence, v. 28 no. 10, October 2002.
    b. 11/17/1921. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 9, September 2002.

  • Ferro, Sammy, American jazz musician (trombone, guitar, vibes, drums), d. 11/4/2001 in Glen Echo Park, MD at 87. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Fesperman, John T., Jr., American organist and organ scholar, d. 6/2/2001 in Mitchellville, Md. at 76; b. in Charlotte, N.C. American Organist, v. 35 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Feyer, George, Hungarian-American pianist, arranger, and nightclub entertainer, d. 10/21/2001 in Manhattan at 92; b. 10/27/1908 in Budapest. New York Times online, 10/25/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/10/25/obituaries/25FEYE.html?ex=1005026951&ei=1&en=4477aa602ac86586}.

  • Finckel, Edwin, jazz pianist, d. 5/8/2001 in Madison, NJ at 83. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.
    d. 5/11/2001. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Finster, Howard, preacher and folk artist whose art was featured on many rock album covers, d. 10/22/2001 in Rome, Georgia at 84; b. 12/2/1916 in DeKalb County, Alabama. CNN.com, 10/22/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/News/10/22/obit.finster.ap/index.html}.

  • Firmin-Didot, Pierre, French organist, founder and long-time president of the Grand Prix de Chartres competition, d. 1/5/2001. Diapason, February 2001.
    d. 1/5/2001 at 79. Diapason, v. 92 no 3, March 2001.

  • Fite, Buddy, jazz guitarist, d. 9/4/2001; b. 1938. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Flanagan, Tommy, American jazz pianist, d. 11/16/2001 in New York City at 71; b. in Conant Gardens in Detroit. latimes.com, 11/18/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000092233nov18.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002; Orchester, v. 50 no. 1, 2002.
    b. 3/16/1930. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Fleshren, Richard L., American organist and choir director, d. 6/29/2001 in Charleston, SC. American Organist, v. 35 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Flothuis, Marius, Dutch musicologist, d. 11/13/2001 in Amsterdam at 87. Orchester, v. 50 no. 1, 2002.
    composer, musicologist, and artistic director; b. 11?/1914. Musikforschung, v. 55 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Flynn, Frank Emilio, Cuban jazz pianist, d. 8/23/2001 in Havana at 80; b. Francisco Emilio Flynn Rodriguez, 1921. latimes.com, 8/27/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000069366aug27.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Flynn, Norma, publicist for the L.A. Philharmonic, d. 9/29/2001 in North Hollywood at 61; b. in New York. latimes.com, 9/30/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000078299sep30.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Foley, Daniel, American music cataloger and librarian, d. 11/17/2001 at 58. MLA-L, 11/21/2001.

  • Forsyth, Nadene Dow, jazz alto sax/clarinet/piano player, d. 1/21/2001 at 77. Cadence, March 2001.

  • Foster, Willie, blues singer and harmonica player, d. 5/20/2001 in Jackson, TN at 79. latimes.com, 5/20/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010520/tCB00V0359.html}; Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Fox, Martin, jazz clarinetist and pianist, d. 3/8/2001 in Sheffield, England at 60. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Francis, David Albert "Panama", American jazz drummer, d. 11/13/2001 in Orlando, FL; b. 12/21/1918 in Miami, FL. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 1, January 2002.
    d. 11/18/2001 at 82. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.
    d. 11/11/2001. Down Beat, v. 69 no. 3, March 2002.

  • Freeman, Stan, jazz pianist, d. 1/20/2001 in Los Angeles at 80. Cadence, March 2001.

  • French, Richard, American scholar, d. 5/18/2001 at 85 in New Haven, CT; b. 6/23/1915. Jane Gottlieb {gottlieb@JUILLIARD.EDU} on MLA-L, 5/21/2001.

  • Gabler, Milton, jazz publisher and producer, d. 7/20/2001 in New York City at 90; b. in Harlem. latimes.com, 7/29/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000061804jul29.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Gacitúa, Óscar, Chilean pianist, d. 2001; b. 1925. Revista Musica Chilena, v. 56 no. 197, May/June 2002.

  • Galliver, David, Australian musicologist, d. 7/2001; b. 1925. Musicology Australia, v. 24, 2001.

  • Gaskell, John Philip Wellesley "Pip", British jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, and scholar, d. 7/31/2001 at 75; b. 1/6/1926. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 9, Sept. 2001; Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Gaye, Frankie, American Motown singer and composer, brother of Marvin Gaye, d. 12/28/2001 in Los Angeles at 60. latimes.com, 1/2/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000000347jan02.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Gentilesca, Franco, American opera director, d. 9/6/2001 in Manhattan; b. 6/30/1943 in Brooklyn. Opera News, February 2002.

  • Georgiadis, Nicholas, Greek opera designer, d. 3/10/2001 in London at 77; b. 9/14/1923 in Athens. Opera, July 2001.

  • Glanzberg, Norbert, composer, d. in Paris at 90. Orchester, May 2001.

  • Glass, Nowell "Papa", American jazz drummer, d. 4/3/2001. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 8, August 2001.

  • Goldovsky, Boris, conductor, stage director, pianist, teacher, and impresario, founder of the Goldovsky Opera Theatre, d. 2/15/2001 in Brookline, MA; b. 6/7/1908 in Moscow. Opera News, May 2001.

  • Gonzalez, Luis Manuel, jazz trumpeter, d. 3/7/2001 at 96 in Rockville, MD. Cadence, May 2001.

  • Gradenwitz, Peter, musicologist, d. 2001? in Tel Aviv at 91. Orchester, v. 50 no. 1, 2002.
    d. 7/27/2001. Musikforschung, v. 54 no. 4, October-December 2001.

  • Grahn, Jenny, Swedish soprano, d. 5/25/2001 in London at 30; b. 9/20/1970 in Vilhelmina in Swedish Lapland. Opera, v. 52 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Granz, Norman, American jazz producer and promoter, d. 11/22/2001 in Geneva, Switzerland at 83; b. 8/6/1918 in Los Angeles. latimes.com, 11/24/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000093689nov24.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; CNN.com, 11/25/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/11/25/us.obit.granz.ap/index.html}; Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.
    b. 10/16/1918. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Graydon, Joe, Big band singer, d. 5/2?/2001 at 82 in Glendale, CA. http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010523/t000043215.html

  • Greene, Jerry, American jazz(?) musician (tuba, bass, banjo), d. ca. 11/1/2001 in New Orleans, LA at 98. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Griffin, Cornelia, American singer, past dean of the Central New York Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, d. 4/2/2001 in Utica, NY at 73. American Organist, v. 35 no. 8, August 2001.

  • Grüss [Gruess], Hans, early music pioneer, d. 11/24/2001 at 72. Orchester, v. 50 no. 2, 2002.

  • Gulli, Franco, violinist and teacher, d. 11/20/2001 in Bloomington, IN at 75. Orchester, v. 50 no. 2, 2002.

  • Gunn, Tommy, Irish folk musician of many stripes, d. 2001; b. 1912 in County Fermanagh. Sing out! v. 46 no. 2, Summer 2002.

  • Hague, Albert, composer and actor, d. 11/12/2001 in Marina del Rey at 81; b. Albert Marcuse 1920 in Berlin. latimes.com, 11/16/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000091666nov16.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Hálasz [Halasz], Laszlo, the first music director of the New York City Opera, d. 10/26/2001 in Port Washington, NY at 96; b. in Hungary. latimes.com, 11/2/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000087152nov02.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    pianist and conductor, b. 6/6/1905. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 949, January 2002.
    b. in Debrecen, Hungary. Opera News, February 2002; Opera, v. 53 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Halstead, Bianca, American rocker, d. 12/15/2001 near New Orleans at 36; b. in New York City. Boston Globe Online, 12/19/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/353/obituaries/Bianca_Halstead_36_rock_band_founder+.shtml}.

  • Hamlyn, Paul, British publisher and patron of the arts, d. 8/24/2001; b. 2/12/1926. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 947, 2001.

  • Hansen, Eliza, keyboard pedagogue and pianist, d. in Hamburg at 91; b. in Bucharest. Orchester, 7-8/2001.

  • Hansen, Walter Leonard, American organist, pianist, educator, adjudicator, composer, theorist, and voice teacher, d. 2001; b. 12/1901 in Galveston, TX. Piano Guild Notes, v. 51 no. 1, July/August 2001.

  • Hanson, LeRoy Kenneth, American organist and choirmaster, d. 2/21/2001 in Worchester, MA at 71. American Organist, July 2001.

  • Hardy, Jeff, American folk bassist, d. 9/11/2001 in the World Trade Center; b. 1955. Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 4, Winter 2002.

  • Hargett, William D., Organ Historical Society member, d. 12/27/2000 in Beaumont, TX; b. 4/3/1930 in Glasgow, KY. Tracker, v. 45 no. 2, 2001.

  • Harrison, George, British rock musician and former Beatle, d. 11/29/2001 in Los Angeles at 58; b. 2/25/1943 in Liverpool. AOL News, 11/30/2001 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?type=1&cat=0100&id=0111300723161497}; New York Times online, 11/30/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/30/obituaries/30HARR-WEB.html?ei=1&en=f9a80d476d04d29a&ex=1008131885}; CNN.com, 11/30/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/11/30/harrison.obit/}; STLtoday.com, 11/30/2001 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/News/4A3D2E1E2672381086256B14004A3B33?OpenDocument&Headline=Former%20Beatle%20George%20Harrison%2C%20group%27s%20quiet%20lead%20guitarist%2C%20dies%20at%20age%2058}; abcNEWS.com, 11/30/2001 {http://abcnews.go.com/sections/entertainment/DailyNews/harrison011130.html}; CBS News online, 11/30/2001 {http://www.cbsnews.com/now/story/0,1597,319600-412,00.shtml}; latimes.com, 11/30/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000095445nov30.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Chicago Tribune Internet Edition, 11/30/2001 {http://chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0111300289nov30.story?coll=chi%2Dnewsobituaries%2Dhed}.
    b. in Wavertree, Liverpool. The Guardian online, 11/30/2001 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,3604,609545,00.html}.

  • Hartford, John, composer and singer, d. 6/4/2001 in Nashville, TN at 63; b. John Cowan Harford in New York City. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/5/2001; latimes.com, 6/6/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010606/t000047274.html}; Boston Globe Online, 6/6/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/157/obituaries/John_Hartford_+.shtml}.
    d. 6/4/2001; b. 12/30/1937. CNN.com, 6/5/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/05/hartford.obit.reut/index.html}; Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 3, Fall 2001.

  • Haynes, George E., jazz drummer, d. 9/2/2001; b. 1921 in Victoria, TX. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Hazlewood, Michael, American songwriter, d. 5/6/2001 in Florence at 59. Entertainment Weekly, no. 601, 6/22/2001.

  • Heinitz, Eva, German-born American cellist and gambist, d. 4/1/2001 in Seattle, WA at 94; b. 2/2/1907 in Berlin. Seattle Times online, 4/2/2001 {http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?e17295591&e=6461}; Strad, v. 112 no. 1337, September 2001.

  • Heller, Seymour, "personal manager for leading entertainment industry figures--most notably the flamboyant pianist and showman Liberace", d. 10/15/2001 in Beverly Hills at 87; b. in Cleveland. latimes.com, 10/15/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000082168oct15.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Helps, Robert, American composer and pianist, d. 12/1/2001 in Tampa, FL at 73. New York Times, 12/2/2001.

  • Henderson, Charles N., editor emeritus of The American Organist, d. 7/24/2001 at 84. American Organist, v. 35 no. 9, September 2001.
    d. 7/24/2001 in The Bronx, New York; b. in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Tracker, v. 45 no. 3/4, 2001.
    d. 6/24/2001 in [the] Bronx. Diapason, v. 92 no. 10, October 2001.

  • Henderson, Joe, American jazz saxophonist, d. 6/30/2001 in San Francisco at 64; b. in Lima, OH. cbsnews.com, 7/1/2001 {http://www.cbsnews.com/now/story/0,1597,299301-412,00.shtml}; washingtonpost.com, 7/2/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A6788-2001Jul1.html}; latimes.com 7/2/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010702/t000054709.html}; Cadence, August 2001.
    d. reported 7/1/2001; b. 4/24/1937 in Lima, OH. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 8, August 2001.

  • Hendricks, Roy, jazz vocalist, d. 2/22/2001 in Spokane, WA at 88. Cadence, April 2001.

  • Herz, Gerhard, Bach scholar, d. at 88 in Louisville, KY. American Organist, v.35 no. 2, February 2001.

  • Hibler [Hibbler], Al, jazz vocalist, d. 4/24/2001 in Chicago, IL at 85. Cadence, June 2001.

  • Higgins, Billy, jazz drummer, d. 5/3/2001 in Inglewood, CA at 64; b. in Los Angeles. latimes.com, 5/4/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010504/t000037594.html}.
    d. 5/4/2001. Washington Post online 5/4/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/archive/A42427-2001May4.html}.
    d. 5/3/2001; b. 10/11/1936. KFSR Fresno website, {http://www.csufresno.edu/kfsr/Jazz_Billy_Higgins.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 9, Sept. 2001.
    d. 5/2/2001. Cadence, June 2001.

  • Hildner, Victor G., American organist and music director, d. 8/15/2001 in Oak Park, IL at 84. Diapason, v. 92 no. 10, October 2001.

  • Hilfiger, Billy, rock guitarist, brother of fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger, d. 9/15/2001; b. 1957. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Hines, Lucia Evangelista, soprano and arts administrator, d. 10/26/2000; b. 4/30/1917. Opera News, January 2001.

  • Hirt, Charles C., choral director, d. 2/3/2001 in Los Angeles at 89. latimes.com, 2/12/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010212/t000012848.html}.
    d. 2/3/2001; b. in Los Angeles. Diapason, April 2001.
    d. 2/3/2001. Choral Journal, April 2001.

  • Hofmann, Otto Juergen, American organbuilder, d. 5/12/2001 in Austin, TX at 82; b. 12/9/1918 in Kyle, TX. Diapason, v. 92 no. 7, July 2001; American Organist, v. 35 no. 8, August 2001; Tracker, v. 45 no. 2, 2001.

  • Holloway, James D., American organist and scholar, d. 5/17/2001 in Tacoma, WA at 40. American Organist, July 2001.
    b. 7/4/1960 in Columbus, GA. Diapason, v. 92 no. 7, July 2001; Tracker, v. 45 no. 2, 2001.

  • Holmes, Lorna, Canadian organist and pianist, d. 3/6/2001 in Toronto at 88. American Organist, July 2001.

  • Holzgraf, Lloyd, American organist, d. 11/11/2001 in Montecito, CA at 70; b. in Santa Ana. Diapason, v. 93 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Hood, Carrol Deschamp "Champ", American "sideman, string master, songwriter, and vocalist", d. 11/3/2001 in Austin at 49; b. 1952 in Spartanburg, NC. Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 4, Winter 2002.

  • Hooker, John Lee, American blues singer and guitarist, d. 6/21/2001 in San Francisco at 83; b. 1920 [sic] in Clarksdale, MI. ABCNEWS.com, 6/21/2001 {http://abcnews.go.com/sections/entertainment/DailyNews/hooker_obit010621.html}.
    d. 6/21/2001 in Los Altos, CA; b. Clarkesville, MI. Boston Globe Online, 6/22/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/173/obituaries/John_Lee_Hooker_at_83_+.shtml}.
    b. 1917 in Clarksdale, MI. latimes.com, 6/22/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010622/t000051797.html}; Classical Guitar, August 2001.
    d. 6/21/2001. detnews.com, 6/22/2001 {http://detnews.com/2001/obituaries/0106/22/a12-239161.htm}; Washington Post Online 6/22/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A31161-2001Jun21.html}.
    b. 8/22/1917 in Clarksdale, MI. sonicnet.com, 6/22/2001 {http://www.sonicnet.com/news/story.jhtml?id=1444703}.
    d. 6/21/2001 in Los Altos, CA; b. 8/22/1917 outside Clarkesville, MI. Rolling Stone, 8/2/2001.
    d. 6/21/2001 in California at 83. Cadence, August 2001.
    d. 6/2001 at 81; b. 8/22/1920 in Clarksdale, MI. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 8, August 2001.
    d. at 83. Orchester, 7-8/2001.

  • Hsu, Fei-Ping, Chinese-American concert pianist, d. 11/27/2001 in Northeastern China at 51; b. on Gulangyu, a tiny island off China's southeastern coast. latimes.com, 12/6/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000096994dec06.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Huber, Paul, composer, d. in St. Gallen at 83. Orchester, May 2001.

  • Hubley, Faith, innovative and award-winning animator whose films were among the first to use jazz scores, d. 12/7/2001 in New Haven, CT at 77. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002; northjersey.com, 12/9/2001 {http://www.bergen.com/obits/obhub20011209c.htm}.

  • Hughes, Glenn, singer, the biker from the '70s disco band "The Village People", d. 3/4/2001 at 50 in New York City. New York Daily News Online, 3/18/2001 {http://www.nydailynews.com/2001-03-18/News_and_Views/City_Beat/a-103803.asp}.

  • Hume, Paul Chandler, American music critic--"Hume will always be remembered as drawing the famous rebuke from President Harry S. Truman when he panned a voice recital given by Truman's daughter Margaret on December 5, 1950", d. 11/26/2001 in Baltimore, MD at 85; b. in Chicago. Diapason, v. 93 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Hunter, Rita Nellie, British-Australian soprano, d. 4/29/2001 in Sydney, Australia at 67. New Jersey Online, 5/2/2001 {http://www.nj.com/newsflash/index.ssf?/cgi-free/getstory_ssf.cgi?a0400_BC_Obit-Hunter&&news&newsflash-international}; American Record Guide, v. 64 no. 4, July/August 2001.
    b. 8/15/1933 in Wallasey, Cheshire. Musical Times, Summer 2001; Opera News, v. 66 no. 3, September 2001.

  • Hunter, Robert, American pianist and choral accompanist, d. 9/10/2001 in Los Angeles at 72. Diapason, v. 92 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Isaac, Burton H., American music teacher, d. 2/12/2001 in Kirkwood, MO at 89; b. in Harvey, IL. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/17/2001.

  • Izeidi, Roger Dominique, African jazz percussionist, songwriter, record producer and publisher, "King of the Maracas", d. 1/"third week"/2001 in Kinshasa at 65; b. 11/20/1935 in Kinshasa/Leopoldville. Beat, v. 20 no. 2, 2001.

  • Jerome, Jerry, American tenor saxophonist, music director, conductor, composer and arranger of commercial jingles, d. 11/17/2001 in Sarasota, FL at 89; b. in Brooklyn, NY. latimes.com, 11/22/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000093316nov22.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; New York Times online, 11/21/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/21/obituaries/21JERO.html?ex=1007802177&ei=1&en=812f09604bf02e77}; Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002; Down Beat, v. 69 no. 3, March 2002.
    b. 6/19/1912. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 3, March 2002.

  • Jessen, Johnnie (John Pagaard), jazz saxophonist, flutist, and clarinetist, also teacher of same, d. 10/7/2003 in Magnolia, WA at 94; b. 5/13/1909 in Seattle, WA. seattletimes.com, 10/19/2003 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2001769532_jessenobit19.html}.

  • Johns, Erik, dancer, painter, poet, and librettist for composer Aaron Copland's only full-length opera, "The Tender Land" (under pseudonym Horace Everett), d. 12/11/2001 in Fishkill, NY at 74; b. Horace Eugene Johnston in Los Angeles. latimes.com, 12/19/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000100480dec19.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Johns, Malcolm MacLean, American organist and choral conductor, d. 4/21/2001 in Grosse Pointe, MI at 86. American Organist, July 2001.

  • Johnson, Beverley Peck, voice teacher, d. 1/20/2001 at 96. Theresa Muir on AMS-L.
    d. 1/20/2001 in New York; b. 6/12/1904 in Portland, OR. Opera News, May 2001.

  • Johnson, Bobby, jazz trumpeter, d. 6/28/2001 in Lake Katrine, NY at 85. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Johnson, James Louis "J.J.", jazz trombonist, composer, and arranger, d. 2/4/2001 at 77. CNN.com, 2/5/2001 {http://cbsnews.com/now/story/0,1597,269498-412,00.shtml}.
    d. 2/4/2001 in Indianapolis. latimes.com, 2/6/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010206/t000011063.html}.
    Jay Jay Johnson, d. 2/4/2001. Cadence, March 2001.
    b. 1/22/1924. Instrumentalist, March 2001.
    b. in Indianapolis. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 4, April 2001.
    d. at 77 in Indianapolis. Orchester, April 2001.
    d. 2/4/2001. Down Beat, June 2001.

  • Johnson, Per-Olof, Swedish guitarist, d. at 72. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 19 no. 6, Feb. 2001.

  • Jonassen, Tor H., American folk DJ and record producer/publisher, d. 9/12/2001; b. 1943. Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 4, Winter 2002.

  • Jones, Etta, American jazz singer, d. 10/16/2001 in Mount Vernon, NY at 72; b. in Aiken, SC. washingtonpost.com, 10/18/2001 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A12492-2001Oct18.html}; latimes.com 10/19/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000083362oct19.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Boston Globe Online, 10/18/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/291/obituaries/Etta_Jones_72_+.shtml}; Down Beat, v. 69 no. 3, March 2002.
    d. 10/16/2001 in NYC, NY. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.
    b. 11/25/1928. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Jones, Herbie, jazz trumpeter, d. 3/19/2001 at 74 in the Bronx, NY. Cadence, May 2001; Cadence, June 2001.

  • Jones, Lorraine Zeeuw, organist, d. sometime before the memorial service on 2/5/2001 in Des Moines, IA. Diapason, April 2001; American Organist, May 2001.

  • K-Doe, Ernie, American R&B singer, d. 7/5/2001 in New Orleans; b. Ernest Kador Jr.. CNN.com, 7/5/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/05/obit.kdoe.ap/index.html}.
    d. 7/5/2001 at 65. Boston Globe Online, 7/7/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/188/obituaries/Ernie_K_Doe_sang_65_+.shtml}; washingtonpost.com, 7/6/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/archive/A29909-2001Jul6.html}; Los Angeles Times, 7/7/2001 (p.B07).

  • Kahle, Fred, violinist, trombonist, music educator, d. 2/12/2001 at 80. Minneapolis Star Tribune online (startribune.com), 2/15/2001 {http://www2.startribune.com/stOnLine/cgi-bin/article?thisStory=83565283}.

  • Kareda, Urjo, Canadian music critic, writer, and radio personality, d. 12/26/2001 in Toronto; b. 2/9/1944 in Tallinn, Estonia. Opera News, v. 66 no. 11, May 2002.

  • Kaspik, Edward, jazz percussionist, d. 12/8/2001 in Boston, MA at 55. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Kast, Paul, d. 6/8/2001 in Frankenberg/Eder. Musikforschung, v. 54 no. 3, Jul.-Sept. 2001.
    musicologist, d. at 74. Orchester, v. 49 no. 9, 9/2001.

  • Kay, Norman, British music critic, writer, and composer, d. 5/12/2001; b. 1/5/1929. Musical Times, Summer 2001.

  • Kazantzidis, Stelios, Greek popular singer, d. 9/14/2001 in Athens at 69. latimes.com, 9/16/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000074597sep16.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Kegan, Larry, folk singer and songwriter, d. 9/11/2001; b. 1942. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Kelley, Arthur Lee "Guitar", blues guitarist, d. 9/17/2001; b. 1918. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Kelsey, Howard, American organist and music professor, d. 9/18/2001. Washington University Music Department, 9/19/2001.
    d. 9/18/2001 at 90. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 9/25/2001.
    b. 1911 in Brighton, IL. Diapason, v. 92 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Kenner, Sonny, jazz guitarist/vocalist, d. 1/23/2001 at 67. Cadence, March 2001.

  • Kershaw, Alvin, American record producer, d. 11/29/2001 in Louisville, KY at 82. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Kestenbaum, Myra, American violist and composer, d. 11/2001 at 69. Strad, v. 113 no. 1341, January 2002.

  • Kikuhara, Hatsuko, Japanese living national treasure, master of traditional Japanese music on koto and shamisen, d. 9/12/2001 in Tokyo at 102; b. Hatsu Nunohara 1/17/1899 in Osaka. latimes.com, 9/16/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000074598sep16.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Kimball, Jeanette, jazz pianist, d. 3/29/2001 at 94 in Charleston, SC. Cadence, May 2001.
    b. 12/18/1906 in Pass Christian, MS. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Kinsey, Lester "Big Daddy", jazz guitarist and vocalist, d. 4/3/2001 in Gary, IN at 74. Cadence, v. 27 no. 6, June 2001.

  • Knight, Lakshmi, Indian classical dancer, descended from a long line of musicians and dancers, d. 12/23/2001 in Chennai, India at 58; b. 10/30/1943 in Madras. New York Times online, 3/27/2002 {http://www.nytimes.com/2002/03/27/obituaries/27LAKS.html}.

  • Knops, Reynold W., American jazz trumpeter, d. 6/17/2001 in Bloomingdale, NJ at 88. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Koch, Olaf, conductor, d. 8/22/2001; b. 1932 in Sondershausen. Orchester, v. 49 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Koffman, Moe (Morris), Canadian jazz flutist and saxophonist, d. 3/28/2001 at 72; b. 1928 in Toronto. CNN.com, 3/29/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/americas/03/29/koffman.obit.reut/index.html}.
    d. 3/28/2001. latimes.com, 4/1/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010401/t000027996.html}.
    d. 3/28/2001 in Orangeville, Ontario. Cadence, May 2001.

  • Korndorf, Nikolai, Russian composer and conductor, d. 6/3/2001; b. 1/23/1947. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 945, October 2001.

  • Koromzay, Denes, violist and chamber music coach, d. 7/15/2001 in Louisville, Colorado at 88; b. 5/18/1913 in Arad (now in Romania). Strad, v. 112 no. 1338, October 2001.

  • Kukuck, Felicitas, composer, d. 6/4/2001 at 86. Orchester, 7-8/2001.

  • Kulka, Janos, Hungarian conductor, d. 10/18/2001 in Stuttgart at 71. Orchester, v. 50 no. 1, 2002.

  • Kupferberg, Herbert, editor and music critic, d. 2/22/2001; b. 1918 in New York. Opera News, May 2001.

  • Land, Harold, American tenor saxophonist, d. 7/27/2001 in Los Angeles at 73; b. in Houston. Down Beat, v. 68 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
    Harold de Vance Land, tenor saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, d. 7/27/2001 in Los Angeles; b. 2/18/1928 in Houston, TX. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 9, Sept. 2001.
    d. 7/27/2001 at 72. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Latham, Keith, British baritone, d. 1/26/2001 in Birmingham, England; b. 1/27/1954 in Burnley, England. Opera News, May 2001; Opera, June 2001.

  • Lawson, James Raymond, carillonneur, d. 10/14/2003 in Cody, WY at 84; b. 5/25/1919 in Cody. New York Times online, 10/19/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/19/nyregion/19LAWS.html}; seattletimes.com, 10/19/2003 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001769606_lawsonobit19.html}.

  • Leat, Allan, jazz guitarist/saxophonist/vocalist, d. 11/14/2001 at 84. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Lefler, Thurley, American organist and choir director, teacher of organ and piano, d. 5/6/2001 in St. Joseph, MO at 88. American Organist, v. 35 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Lehmann, Frederick, patron and lover of the arts, d. 2/21/2001 at 81. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/26/2001.

  • LeSage, Bill, jazz piano & vibes player, d. around 10/30/2001 in England at about 80. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.
    d. 10/31/2001 at 74. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Lesure, François, French music librarian, musicologist, and writer, d. 6/21/2001 in Paris at 78. David Hamilton on AMS-L {ams-l@virginia.edu}.
    d. 6/21/2001; b. 5/23/1923. Gramophone, September 2001; Early Music, v. 30 no. 1, February 2002.

  • Levy, Hank, American jazz saxophonist and arranger, d. 9/18/2001 in Baltimore, MD at 73. Cadence, v. 27 no. 11, November 2001.
    b. Henry J. Levy 1928. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Levy, Lou, jazz pianist, d. in North Hollywood at 72. Cadence, March 2001.
    d. 1/23/2001 in Dana Point, CA; b. 3/5/1928 in Chicago, IL. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 4, April 2001.
    d. at 72. Orchester, April 2001.

  • Lewis, John, jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, d. 3/29/2001 at 80. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/1/2001.
    d. 3/29/2001. seattletimes.com, 4/1/2001 {http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?e17182871&e=6461}.
    d. 3/29/2001. New York Daily News Online, 4/1/2001 {http://www.nydailynews.com/2001-04-01/News_and_Views/City_Beat/a-105604.asp}.
    d. 3/29/2001 in Manhattan; b. La Grange, IL. washingtonpost.com, 4/1/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A22032-2001Apr1.html}.
    d. 3/29/2001. latimes.com, 3/31/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010331/t000027609.html}.
    d. 3/29/2001 in New York. Cadence, May 2001.
    d. 2001; b. 1920. KFSR Fresno website, {http://www.csufresno.edu/kfsr/Jazzhome.html#john_lewis}.
    d. 3/29/2001; b. 5/3/1920. Down Beat, June 2001.

  • Lilburn, Douglas, New Zealand composer, d. 6/6/2001; b. 11/2/1915. Gramophone, September 2001.

  • Lindsay, Ken (Kenneth James), British jazz promoter and enthusiast, d. 5/13/2001 in Luton; b. 12/18/1923 in Barnet, North London. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Lingwood, Tom, British-Dutch opera designer and producer, d. 12/8/2001 in Haarlem at 74; b. 9/15/1927 in Guildford. Opera, v. 53 no. 5, May 2002.

  • Lit, Evelyn M., jazz vocalist, d. 10/19/2001 in Baltimore, MD at 78. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Lively, John R., American organist, choir director, and music professor, d. 8/20/2001 at 80; b. in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. Diapason, v. 92 no. 11, November 2001.
    d. 8/20/2001 in Pittsburgh, Pa. American Organist, v. 35 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Livingston, Jay, Oscar-winning Hollywood film composer and songwriter, d. 10/17/2001 at 86. E! News Daily, 10/17/2001.
    d. 10/17/2001 in Los Angeles; b. 1915 in McDonald (suburb of Pittsburgh). Boston Globe Online, 10/19/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/292/obituaries/Jay_Livingston_86_cowrote_Silver_Bells_+.shtml}; latimes.com, 10/18/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000083040oct18.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Lohmann, Heinz, German organist, d. 3/11/2001 in Berlin at 66. American Organist, v. 35 no. 6, June 2001.
    also a composer, teacher, author, and editor. Diapason, v. 93 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Lomakin, Nicholas P., American jazz tenor saxophonist and clarinetist, d. 9/28/2001 in Pittsburgh, PA at 84. Cadence, v. 27 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Lord, Tom, discographer "not to be confused with the Tom Lord of The Jazz Discography fame", d. 1/30/2001 in Sacramento, CA. Cadence, May 2001.

  • Lorenz, Mike, jazz guitarist and vocalist, d. 7/3/2001 in Atlanta, GA at 49. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Loriod, Jeanne, French ondes martenot player and teacher, sister of Messiaen's widow, Yvonne, d. 8/2/2001; b. 7/13/1928. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 945, October 2001.
    d. 8/3/2001 in Jean-les-Pins, France at 73. American Organist, v. 35 no. 11, November 2001; Orchester, October 2001.

  • Lucas, John C.V., jazz trumpeter and historian, d. 3/17/2001 at 84 in Los Angeles, CA; b. 3/15/1917 in Minneapolis, MN. latimes.com, 4/2/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010402/t000028204.html}.
    Johnny Lucas, d. 3/16/2001 in Southern California at 83. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Lundberg, Robert, American luthier, d. 3/3/2001; b. 6/25/1948. Lute Society of America Quarterly, v. 36 no. 1, Feb. 2001.

  • Luneau, Jessica, American organist, d. 2/27/2001 in Pine Bluff, AR at 65. American Organist, July 2001.

  • Luthardt, Claudia, d. 10/2/2001 at 42. Orchester, v. 49 no. 12, 2001.

  • Maag, Peter, Swiss conductor, d. 4/16/2001 in Verona at 82. Globe and Mail, 4/18/2001.
    d. 4/16/2001 at 81; b. in St. Gall, Switzerland. chicagotribune.com, 4/22/2001 {http://chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/article/0,2669,SAV-0104220203,FF.html}; American Record Guide, v. 64 no. 4, July/August 2001.
    d. 4/16/2001. latimes.com, 4/25/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010425/t000035038.html}; Musical Times, Summer 2001.
    d. at 81 in Verona. Orchester, 6/2001.
    d. 4/16/2001 in Verona at 81; b. 5/10/1919 in St. Gall. Opera, v. 52 no. 10, October 2001.

  • Macdonald, Charles, British organist and accompanist, d. 2001?; b. in Bingley. Organ, v. 80 no. 318; Nov.2001-Jan.2002.

  • Macnaghten, Anne, British violinist, d. at 92. Strad, v. 112 no. 1331, March 2001.

  • Magnoni, Jolanda, Italian soprano, d. 7/28/2001 in Rome at 88; b. in Alatri, Frosinone. Opera, v. 52 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Mangione, Frank "Papa", music promoter, father of Chuck and Gap, d. 8/24/2001 in Rochester, NY at 91. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Mann, Kal, American lyricist, producer, and comedy writer, d. at 84. latimes.com, 12/3/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000096265dec03.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Mann, Keith, Canadian music educator, d. 5/2001; b. 1939. Instrumentalist, August 2001.

  • Manski, Inge, German-American soprano, d. 12/5/2001 in Chicago, IL; b. 12/18/1923 in Berlin. Opera News, v. 66 no. 9, March 2002.

  • Marier, Theodore, American organist, d. 2/24/2001 in Cambridge, MA at 88; b. 10/17/1912. American Organist, v. 35 no. 6, June 2001.

  • Marshall, Ray, banjoist, d. 8/27/2001 in Fairfax, VA at 90. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Martin, Bobby, jazz pianist, d. 8/28/2001 in Detroit, MI at 61. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Martin, Grady, American country guitarist, d. 12/3/2001 in Lewisburg, Tenn. at 72. AOL.com, 12/5/2001 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?type=4&cat=0807&id=0112051955200398}.

  • Martin, Lois Jean Floyd, American organist and choirmaster, d. 3/21/2001 in Decatur, IL at 82. American Organist, July 2001.

  • Martin, Ruth, writer, wife of conductor Thomas Martin, d. 12/11/2000; b. 4/1914. Opera News, March 2001.

  • Martz, Alice, American pianist and voice coach, d. 7/12/2001 in Chicago; b. in Ohio. Diapason, v. 92 no. 9, Sept. 2001.

  • Masetti, Glauco, jazz alto saxophonist, d. 5/27/2001 in Milan, Italy at 79. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Matera, Barbara, British-American opera costumer, d. 9/13/2001 in New York City; b. 7/16/1929 in Kent, England. Opera News, v. 66 no. 6, Dec. 2001.

  • McCauley, Barry, American tenor, d. 10/10/2001 in Oradell, NJ; b. 6/25/1950 in Altoona, PA. Opera News, February 2002.

  • McCorkle, Susannah, jazz and cabaret singer and prose writer, d. 5/19/2001 in New York City at 55. washingtonpost.com, 5/20/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/archive/A50453-2001May19.html}; seattletimes.com, 5/20/2001 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/obituaries/134297412_mccorkleobit20.html}; latimes.com, 5/20/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010520/t000042346.html}; New York Times online, 5/24/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/24/arts/24SING.html}; Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.
    b. 1/1/1949 in Berkeley, CA. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 7, July 2001.

  • McCoy, Roy, jazz trumpeter, d. 1/29/2001 in Baltimore, MD at 80. Cadence, March 2001.

  • McCullough (Dyer), Ruth, American jazz vocalist, d. 6/15/2001 in San Diego, CA at 80. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • McDuff, Jack, d. 1/24/2001 in Minneapolis, MN at 74. Cadence, March 2001.
    jazz organist and pianist, d. 1/23/2001. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 4, April 2002.

  • McFadin, Sam "Flash", rock singer, d. 8/31/2001; b. 1952. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • McGrath, Bob, ragtime enthusiast and collector, d. 10/2001; b. 1937. Sedalia Rag, Spring/Summer 2002.

  • McIntyre, Makanda K., jazz saxophonist (and other reeds), leader in the free jazz movement, d. 6/13/2001 in New York City at 69; b. Kenneth Arthur McIntyre, in Boston. latimes.com, 6/18/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010618/t000050728.html}.
    Makanda Ken McIntyre, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator, d. 6/13/2001 in Manhattan at 69; b. in Jamaica. Down Beat, v. 68 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
    Ken McIntyre, jazz reeds player, d. 6/13/2001 at 69. Cadence, August 2001.

  • McKenzie, Ed, disc jockey, d. 2/5/2001 in Flint, MI at 90. Detroit News Online, 2/6/2001 {http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?e15083759&e=6461}.

  • McKinney, Harold, American jazz pianist, d. 6/20/2001 in Detroit, MI at 72. Cadence, August 2001.

  • Medina, Linda Joyce, American pianist, d. 12/9/2001 in Novi, MI at 70. detnews.com, 12/14/2001 {http://detnews.com/2001/obituaries/0112/17/d02-366836.htm}.

  • Meinardi, Charles, British violinist and quartet player, d. at 81. Strad, v. 112 no. 1337, September 2001.

  • Mendoza, Amalia, Mexican mariachi singer, d. 6/11/2001 at 78. latimes.com, 6/13/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010613/t000049247.html}.

  • Menotti, Tatiana, soprano, d. 10/3/2001 in Barcelona; b. 6/24/1909 in Boston, MA. Opera News, February 2002.
    Italian soprano, daughter of Delfono and Delfina Menotti, d. 10/2/2001. Opera, v. 53 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Menuhin, Yaltah, pianist, sister of Yehudi Menuhin, d. 6/9/2001; b. 10/7/1921. Gramophone, September 2001; American Record Guide, v. 64 no. 5, Sept./Oct. 2001.
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  • Menz, John, jazz musician, d. 9/16/2001; b. in Oakland, CA. Maximum Ink, 10/2001 {http://www.maximumink.com/kulczyk/oct2001.html}.

  • Migliori, Jay, American saxophonist, d. 9/2/2001 in Mission Viejo at 70; b. in Erie, PA. latimes.com, 9/7/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000072402sep07.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
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  • Miner, Bill, jazz discographer, d. 10/18/2001 in NYC, NY at 68. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Mingione, Andrew, jazz guitarist/bandleader, d. 1/27/2001 in Somerville, NJ at 87. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Mitchell, Billy, jazz saxophonist, d. 4/18/2001 in Rockville Centre, NY at 75. Cadence, v. 27 no. 6, June 2001.
    b. William Melvin Mitchell 3/11/1926 in Kansas City, MO. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Mödl [Moedl], Martha, German (mezzo-)soprano, d. 12/??/2001 in Stuttgart at 89; b. 3/22/1912 in Nuremberg. The Australian, 12/18/2001 {http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,3455443%255E1702,00.html}.
    d. 12/17/2001. AOL.com, 12/21/2001 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?type=4&cat=0806&id=0112210735091686}; Opernwelt, v. 43 no. 2, February 2002.
    d. 12/16/2001. Opera, v. 53 no. 2, February 2002; Opera News, v. 66 no. 9, March 2002; Gramophone, v. 79 no. 951, March 2002.

  • Monje, Manuel Soto, Spanish flamenco singer, d. in Spain at 74. Orchester, v. 49 no. 9, 9/2001.

  • Montano, Theresa, Trinidadan minstrel singer, d. 11/10/2001 in Maraval, Trinidad at 84. CBMR Digest, v. 15 no. 1, Spring 2002.

  • Monteiro, Stan, jazz reeds player, d. 5/4/2001 in Woodland Hill, CA at 73. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Montresor, Beni, Italian designer for opera, d. 10/11/2001 in Verona at 75; b. 3/31/1926 in Bussolongo, near Verona. Opera, v. 53 no. 1, January 2002.
    b. 3/11/1926. Opera News, February 2002.

  • Moore, Anita, jazz singer, d. 4/28/2001 at 51. latimes.com, 5/22/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010522/t000042935.html}.
    d. 4/29/2001 in Houston, TX. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Morizot, René (Rene), French luthier and bow maker, d. 6/8/2001 in Mirecourt, France at 84. Strad, v. 112 no. 1337, September 2001.

  • Morris, Leo "Sonny", English jazz trumpeter, d. sometime before the funeral on 2/22/2001, at 72; b. 11/16/1928 in Hillingdon, Middlesex. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 5, May 2001.
    d. 2/2001. Cadence, June 2001.

  • Morrison, Bruce, American folk music enthusiast ("guitarist, singer-songwriter, performer, instrument repairman"), d. 4/11/2001 at 53. Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 4, Winter 2002.

  • Morrissey, Pat, jazz trumpeter, d. 2/22/2001 in Kansas City, MO at 48. Cadence, April 2001.

  • Mortland, David J. "Slats", guitarist and banjo player, d. 1/7/2001 in St. Louis at 81. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/12/2001.

  • Moser, Albert, Austrian musicologist and administrator, d. 12/11/2001; b. 7/16/1920. Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, v. 57 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Münch [Muench], Roland, German organist and music director, d. 9/27/2001 in Berlin, Germany; b. 2/10/1936 in Leipzig. Diapason, v. 92 no. 12, December 2001; American Organist, v. 36 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Munson, Granville, American organist and choirmaster, d. 10/23/2000 in Richmond, VA, at 80. American Organist, v. 35 no. 2, February 2001.

  • Murphy, Robert, American organist and music director, d. 9/22/2001 in Traverse City, Michigan; b. 4/30/1936 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Diapason, v. 92 no. 12, December 2001.
    Robert Henderson Murphy. American Organist, v. 35 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Myers, James E., musician, record promoter, songwriter, music publisher, d. 5/9/2001 in Florida at 81; b. in Philadelphia. latimes.com, 5/12/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010512/t000039967.html}.

  • Navarro, Garcia, Spanish conductor, d. 2001 in Madrid at 60. Orchester, v. 49 no. 12, 2001.
    Luis García Navarro, d. 10/10/2001 in Madrid; b. 4/30/1940 in Chiva, Spain. Opera News, February 2002.

  • Neil, Fred, folk singer and songwriter, d. 7/7/2001 in Summerland Key, FL at 64; b. 1/1/1937 in St. Petersburg, FL. latimes.com, 7/10/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000056709jul10.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; CNN.com, 7/11/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/11/deaths.neil.ap/index.html}; Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 3, Fall 2001.

  • Nelson, John, jazz pianist, father of Prince, d. 8/25/2001 in Minneapolis at 85. latimes.com, 8/30/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000070277aug30.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    d. 8/25/2001 in Chanhassen, MN. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Nelson, Portia, songwriter, singer, and actress, d. 3/6/2001 at 80 in New York City; b. Betty Mae Nelson in Brigham City, UT. latimes.com, 3/11/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010311/t000021508.html}.

  • Nemeer, Paul, Northern Irish bass-baritone, d. 5/20/2001 in East Grinstead at 59; b. Paul Johnston in Belfast. Opera, v. 52 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Nichols, Roy, American country guitarist, d. 7/3/2001 in Bakersfield, CA at 68; b. in Chandler, AZ. latimes.com, 7/4/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010704/t000055164.html}.

  • Noad, Frederick, guitarist, lutenist, teacher, and writer, d. 2001; b. 1929 in Blankenberg, Belgium. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 20 no. 6, Feb. 2002.

  • Nordström [Nordstrom, Nordstroem], Bengt "Frippe", jazzman, d. 10/23/2000 in Stockholm at 64. Down Beat, March 2001.

  • Norling, Richard, jazz bassist, d. 2/9/2001 at 77. Minneapolis Star Tribune online (startribune.com), 2/13/2001 {http://www2.startribune.com/stOnLine/cgi-bin/article?thisStory=83565283}.

  • Norman, Herbert, British organbuilder, d. 2001 at 97; b. 1903. Organ, v. 80 no. 317, Aug./Oct. 2001.

  • Northern, Robert, a.k.a. Brother Ahh, jazz French hornist, d. at "around 65". Cadence, May 2001.

  • Nygaard, Jens, American conductor, d. 9/24/2001 in New York City at 69; b. in Arkansas. latimes.com, 9/30/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000078298sep30.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • O'Brien, Virginia, singer and actress, d. 1/16/2001 in Los Angeles at 81; b. 4/18/1919 in Los Angeles. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/18/2001.

  • O'Farrill, Chico, Afro-Cuban jazz pioneer, composer, arranger, orchestra leader, and trumpeter, d. 6/27/2001 at 79; b. 1921 in Havana. CNN.com, 6/29/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/29/ofarrill.obit/index.html}; washingtonpost.com, 6/29/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A61454-2001Jun28.html}.
    d. 6/27/2001 in New York City. latimes.com, 6/30/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010630/t000054128.html}; Cadence, August 2001.
    b. Arturo O'Farrill 10/28/1921. Boston Globe Online, 6/30/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/181/obituaries/Arturo_O_Farrill_Cuban_jazz_pioneer+.shtml}.
    Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill, d. 6/27/2001 in Manhattan at 79; b. 10/28/1921 in Havana. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 8, August 2001.

  • O'Reilly, F. Warren, American music critic, d. 3/28/2001 in Miami at 79. American Record Guide, v. 64 no. 4, July/August 2001.

  • Oberstein, Maurice, Americo-British recording industry executive, d. 8/13/2001; b. 9/29/1928. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 947, 2001.

  • Olmsted, Betty, American music cataloger, d. 11/19/2001 in Bowling Green, Kentucky at 82. Karen Little on MLA-L, 12/3/2001.

  • Oxtot, Dick, banjo player, d. 12/17/2001 in California at about 77. Cadence, v. 28 no. 4, April 2002.

  • Paella, Natalo A., American trumpeter, d. 1/25/2001 at 73. Boston Globe, 1/28/2001.

  • Palisca, Claude V., American musicologist, d. 1/11/2001 at 79. MLA-L, 1/15/2001; Musical Times, v. 142 no. 1874, Spring 2001.
    b. 11/24/1921 in Fiume (now Rijeka in Croatia). Early Music, v. 29 no. 2, May 2001.

  • Parker, Frank, jazz drummer, d. 1/23/2001 at 81. Cadence, March 2001.

  • Parsons, Nida Belle Berry "Tommie", jazz pianist, d. 8/25/2001 in Arlington, VA at 88. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Pass, Walter, d. 3/7/2001. Musikforschung, v. 54 no. 3, Jul.-Sept. 2001.

  • Patton, Dale, producer, d. 5/23/2001 in Baltimore, MD at 51. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Pavlik, Frank, American polka musician, d. 12/28/2001 in Rochester Hills, MI at 81. detnews.com, 12/31/2001 {http://detnews.com/2002/obituaries/0201/09/c02-379070.htm}.

  • Pearson, Paul, jazz club owner, d. 10/20/2001 at 76. Cadence, v. 28 no. 7, July 2002.

  • Pederson, Monte, American bass-baritone, d. 11/6/2001 at 43; b. 8/21/1958. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 949, January 2002; Orchester, v. 50 no. 1, 2002.
    d. 11/6/2001 in Kreuth, Germany; b. 8/21/1958 in Sunnyside, WA. Opera News, February 2002.

  • Pelton, Marion Herfort, American organist, d. 3/1/2001 at 97; b. 11/1/1903 in Reedsburg, WI. Diapason, v. 92 no. 6, June 2001.
    d. 3/1/2001 in Manhattan, KS. American Organist, July 2001.

  • Petschull, Johannes, d. 1/9/2001 at 99. Orchester, April 2001.

  • Phillips, Flip, jazz saxophonist, d. 8/17/2001 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL at 86. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
    tenor saxophonist, b. Joseph Edward Filippelli in 1915 in Brooklyn. Downbeat, v. 68 no. 12, Dec. 2001.

  • Phillips, John, rock singer, songwriter, guitarist, founding member of the seminal sixties rock band "The Mamas and the Papas", ex-husband of actress Michelle Phillips, father of actress Mackenzie Phillips and singer Chynna Phillips, d. 3/18/2001 at 65 in Los Angeles; b. John Edmund Andrew Phillips 8/30/1935 in Parris Island, SC. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 3/19/2001.
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  • Phillips, Sam, record publisher and producer, d. 7/30/2003 in Memphis, TN at 80; b. 1/5/1923. seattletimes.com, 7/31/2003 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001334004_phillipsobit31.html}; detnews.com, 7/31/2003 {http://www.detnews.com/2003/obituaries/0308/01/obituaries-232731.htm}; Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 8/3/2003 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0308030263aug03,1,5838304.story}; Cadence, v. 29 no. 9, September 2003.
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  • Picht-Axenfeld, Edith, German harpsichordist and pianist, d. in Freiburg at 87. Orchester, 6/2001.

  • Piliso, Edmund Ntemi, African jazz saxophonist and bandleader, d. at 75; b. 12/9/1925. Beat, v. 20 no. 2, 2001.

  • Pirchner, Werner, jazz vibrophonist, d. 8/10/2001 at 61. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Poellein, John A., American music professor and choral director, d. 9/6/2001 in St. Petersburg, FL at 67. American Organist, v. 35 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Poole, Frank, American organist, d. 7/24/2001 in Hackensack, N.J. at 80. American Organist, v. 35 no. 11, November 2001.

  • Posthuma, Klaas A., British record producer, d. 5/27/2001; b. 8/30/1935. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 945, October 2001.

  • Priest, Daniel, II, American jazz cornettist, d. 10/24/2001 in Port Republic, MD at 78. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Railton, Ruth, Dame, NYO founder, d. Musical Times, Summer 2001.

  • Ramone, Joey, seminal punk rocker, founding member and lead singer of the Ramones, d. 4/15/2001 at 49; b. Jeffrey Hyman 5/19/1951 in Forest Hills, NY. latimes.com, 4/16/2001 {http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?e17679593&e=6461}; Boston Globe online, 4/16/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/106/obituaries/Joey_Ramone_49+.shtml}; Washington Post online, 4/16/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/archive/A22361-2001Apr16.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 869, 5/24/2001.

  • Rapaport, Rosemary, British violinist and teacher, founder of the Purcell School, d. 6/2001 at 83. Strad, v. 112 no. 1337, September 2001.

  • Rascher, Sigurd M., classical saxophonist, d. 2/25/2001 at 93. latimes.com, 3/27/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010327/t000026478.html}.
    d. 2/25/2001; b. 1907. Instrumentalist, April 2001.
    d. 2/25/2001 at 94 in Shushan, NY. Cadence, May 2001.
    d. at 93. Orchester, 6/2001.

  • Redd, William David, American organist and organ designer, d. 2/23/2001 at 61. Tracker, v. 44 no 4, 2000.

  • Reese, Joe (Joseph M.), artist manager and publicist, d. 8/4/2000; b. 1/1/1938. Opera News, January 2001.

  • Reichelt, Elisabeth, soprano, d. at 91. Orchester, 7-8/2001.

  • Reinhardt, Babik, French-gypsy jazz guitarist, son of Django Reinhardt, d. 11/11/2001 in Nice at 57. Down Beat, v. 69 no. 2, February 2002.
    d. in Cannes. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

  • Reinhardt, Bill, jazz clarinetist, d. 1/23/2001 in San Diego, CA at about 80. Cadence, March 2001.
    clarinettist, bandleader, and jazz club owner, d. 1/23/2001 in San Diego at 92; b. 9/21/1908 in Chicago. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 4, April 2001.

  • Renan, Emile, American bass-baritone, d. 12/8/2001 in Englewood, NJ at 88; b. in Brooklyn. New York Times online, 1/7/2002 {http://www.nytimes.com/2002/01/07/obituaries/07RENA.html}.
    b. 6/28/1913. Opera News, v. 66 no. 11, May 2002.

  • Rhodes, Julian, British performing and recording artist who played all keyboard instruments, d. 3/15/2001 at 36; b. 1964. Organ, May/July 2001.

  • Ricardo, Don, American big band leader and antique car enthusiast, d. 8/15/2001 in Pasadena at 92. latimes.com, 8/27/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000069368aug27.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}

  • Ricci, Anna, mezzo-soprano, d. in Barcelona at 70. Orchester, April 2001.

  • Robinson, Albert F., American organist, conductor, and composer, d. 9/28/2001 in Peekskill, NY at 90. American Organist, v. 36 no. 1, January 2002.
    b. 10/18/1910 in Peekskill, NY. Tracker, v. 46 no. 1, 2002.

  • Robinson, Spike, American-British jazz saxophonist, d. 10/29/2001 in Writtle, central Essex, England at 71. New York Times online, 11/5/2001.
    b. Harry Berthold Robinson in Kenosha, Wis. latimes.com, 11/6/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000088842nov06.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    d. 10/28/2001. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.
    d. 10/29/2001; b. 1930. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Rohde, Albert, clarinettist, d. at 79. Orchester, May 2001.

  • Roloff, Helmut, German pianist and teacher, d. 9/29/2001 at 88. Orchester, v. 49 no. 12, 2001.

  • Ross, Herbert, choreographer and director of movies and musical theatre, d. 10/9/2001 in New York City at 74; b. 5/13/1927 in Brooklyn. cbsnews.com, 10/10/2001 {http://www.cbsnews.com/now/story/0,1597,314194-412,00.shtml}.

  • Rosselli, John, author, d. Musical Times, v. 142 no. 1874, Spring 2001.
    writer, historian, and musicologist, d. 1/16/2001 in Cambridge at 73; b. 6/8/1927. Opera, May 2001.

  • Rubenstein, Evelyn, American piano teacher, d. 2/7/2001 in Sunset Hills, MO at 90; b. in St. Louis. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/9/2001.

  • Ruffatti, Antonio, Italian organbuilder, d. 5/6/2001 in Padova, Italy at 89. American Organist, July 2001.
    b. 1/24/1912. Diapason, v. 92 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Russell, Johnny, Grand Ole Opry star, singer, songwriter, comedian, d. 7/3/2001 in Nashville at 61. CNN.com, 7/4/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/04/us.obit.russell.ap/index.html}.

  • Rutherford, Maude Russell "The Slim Princess", singer and dancer in the early days of black theater, d. 3/8/2001 at 104. latimes.com, 4/1/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010401/t000027995.html}.

  • Sanders, Hugh, American music educator and conductor, d. 8/30/2001; b. 3/10/1935. Choral Journal, v. 42 no. 4, November 2001.

  • Schlitt, Jude, organist and singer, mainstay of the Saint Louis Symphony Chorus, d. ca. 2/9/2001. Word of mouth, Mark Scharff, Daniel Pickett, 2/12/2001.
    J. Jude Schlitt, organist, choir director, former manager of SLSC, d. 2/10/2001 at 57. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/25/2001.

  • Schmitt, Hubert Maria, German singer, d. 4/14/2001 at 87. Orchester, 6/2001.

  • Schnabel, Karl Ulrich, American pianist and teacher, son of Artur Schnabel, d. 8/27/2001 at 92; b. 8/1909. Susan Kagan on AMS-L, 8/30/2001.

  • Schoenstein, Lawrence L., American organbuilder, d. 12/27/2001 in San Rafael, CA at 85. Diapason, v. 93 no. 5, May 2002.

  • Schuler, Manfred, d. 4/17/2001. Musikforschung, v. 54 no. 2, Apr./Jun. 2001.

  • Sciutti, Graziella, Italian soprano, d. 4/9/2001 in Geneva at 73; b. 4/16/1927 in Turin. Opera, June 2001.
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  • Segundo, Compay, Cuban singer and guitarist, inventor of the seven-stringed guitar or "armonica", d. 7/13/2003 in Havana at 95; b. Máximo Francisco Repilado Muñoz in Siboney, Cuba. New York Times online, 7/14/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/14/obituaries/15CND-SEGUND.html}; latimes.com, 7/15/2003 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-segundo15jul15,1,3557532.story}; Boston Globe Online, 7/15/2003 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/196/obituaries/Compay_Segundo_95_became_icon_with_Buena_Vista_Club_+.shtml}; washingtonpost.com, 7/16/2003 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A62119-2003Jul15.html}.
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    b. in Chicago. Symphony, v. 53 no. 2, March - April 2002.

  • Shaw, Stan "Rocky", jazz drummer, d. 11/4/2001 in Albany, NY at 74. Cadence, v. 27 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Shea, Thomas Welch, II, American blues guitarist, d. 6/29/2001 in St. Louis at 45. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 7/2/2001.

  • Shmueli, Herzl, German-Israeli musicologist, d. 3/21/2001 in Israel at 81. Orchester, 6/2001.

  • Shomate, James, American accompanist and vocal coach, d. 10/13/2001 in Manhattan; b. 11/13/1914 in Bakersfield, CA. Opera News, February 2002.

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  • Sir Lancelot, pioneer calypso musician, d. 3/12/2001 at 98 in Anaheim, CA; b. Lancelot Victor Pinard in Cumuto, Trinidad. Los Angeles Times online, 3/18/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010318/t000023735.html}.

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  • Smith, Ocie Lee "O.C.", American jazz singer, d. 11/23/2001 in Ladera Heights, CA at 65; b. in Mansfield, LA. latimes.com, 11/24/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000093690nov24.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    d. in Los Angeles. Cadence, v. 28 no. 1, January 2002.

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  • Sohmer, Jack, jazz reeds player and writer on jazz, d. 12/9/2001 in Miami, FL at 71. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Sommer, Raphael, Israeli cellist, conductor, and teacher, d. 11/13/2001 in Tel Aviv; b. 6/21/1937 in Prague. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 949, January 2002.

  • Son, Trinh Cong, Vietnam-era antiwar singer, d. 4/1/2001 at 62. New York Times online, 4/5/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/04/05/world/05SON.html}.

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  • Sparrowhawk, Stanley G., American organist, d. 6/17/2001 in Kansas City, MO at 79. American Organist, v. 35 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Stanfield, Milly B., British-American cellist, d. 2001 at 101; b. 1899 in London. Strad, May 2001.

  • Starer, Robert, American composer, d. 4/22/2001 at 77; b. in Vienna. AP wire service, forwarded to MLA-L by Laura Dankner on 4/25/2001.
    d. 4/22/2001 in Kingston, NY; b. 1/8/1924 in Vienna. Opera News, v. 66 no. 1, July 2001; American Record Guide, v. 64 no. 4, July/August 2001.
    American composer, pianist, and writer, d. 4/22/2001 at 77. Clavier, v. 40 no. 7, September 2001.

  • Steiner, Karl, pianist and teacher, d. 6/20/2001 in Belleville/CAN (Canada?); b. 3/12/1912 in Vienna.

  • Stern, Isaac, American virtuoso violinist, d. 9/22/2001 at 81. CBS Sunday Morning, 9/23/2001.
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    b. "in Kreminiecz, in what now is Ukraine". washingtonpost.com, 9/23/2001 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A11080-2001Sep22.html}.
    d. 9/22/2001 in Manhattan; b. 7/21/1920 "in Kremenets in what is now Ukraine". New York Times Online, 9/23/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/23/obituaries/23STER.html}; Gramophone, v. 79 no. 947, 2001.
    d. 9/22/2001 at 81; b. 7/21/1920 "in the fledgling Soviet Union". CNN.com, 9/25/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/US/09/25/obit.stern.ap/index.html}.

  • Stone, Richard, Emmy-winning film and television composer, d. 3/9/2001 at 47. CNN.com, 3/15/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Movies/03/15/deaths.stone.ap/index.html}.

  • Sudic, Jack, jazz supporter, founder of the BBC Jazz Club, d. 2/7/2001. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 4, April 2001.

  • Surovy, Walter, Euro-American manager, actor, husband and manager of Risë Stevens, d. 11/4/2001 in Manhattan; b. 5/28/1910 in Vienna. Opera News, February 2002.

  • Sutcliffe, James Helme, American composer and critic, d. 12/12/2000 in Berlin at 71; b. 11/26/1929 in Suzhou, China. Opera, August 2001.

  • Sutcliffe, Sidney, British oboist, d. 7/5/2001; b. 10/6/1918. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 946, November 2001.

  • Sutton, Ralph, American stride jazz pianist, d. 12/29/2001 in Evergreen, CO at 79; b. in Missouri. latimes.com, 1/2/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000000346jan02.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.
    Ralph Earl Sutton, d. 12/30/2001 in Denver; b. in Hamburg, MO. Washington Post Online, 1/2/2002 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A49776-2002Jan1.html}.
    d. 12/30/2001 in Evergreen, CO. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

  • Suzuki, Hiromasa (Colgen), jazz pianist, d. 5/21/2001 in Tokyo at 60. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Szalonek, Witold, Polish composer, d. 10/12/2001 in Berlin at 74. Orchester, v. 49 no. 12, 2001.

  • Szekely, Zoltan, Hungarian violinist, composer, arranger, and teacher, d. 10/5/2001 in Banff, Canada at 97; b. in Kocs, Hungary. latimes.com, 10/14/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000082056oct14.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Tate, Buddy, jazz saxophonist, d. 2/10/2001 in Chandler, AZ at 87. Cadence, April 2001.
    George Holmes "Buddy" Tate, d. 2/10/2001; b. 2/22/1915 in Sherman, Texas. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 4, April 2001.

  • Taylor, Darrel, jazz drummer, d. 9/11/2001 in the World Trade Center at 52. Cadence, v. 28 no. 3, March 2002.

  • Taylor, Frankie, radio hillbilly musician, d. 7/25/2001 in Saint Louis, MO at 86; b. Frank J. Krajcir Sr. in Crystal City, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 7/26/2001.

  • Thérien [Therien], Guy, Canadian organbuilder, d. 5/11/2001 in St-Hyacinthe, Quebec. Diapason, v. 92 no. 8, August 2001.
    d. at 53; b. 11/29/1947 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec. Tracker, v. 45 no. 2, 2001.

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  • Thomas, Milton, American violist, d. in San Francisco at 81; b. 1920 in Washington, PA. Strad, v. 112 no. 1337, September 2001.

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  • Thomas, Rufus, American disk jockey, songwriter, and singer, d. 12/15/2001 at 84 in Memphis; b. 3/1917 in Cayce, Mississippi. Boston Globe Online, 12/16/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/350/obituaries/Songwriter_Rufus_Thomas+.shtml}; washingtonpost.com, 12/17/2001 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A52544-2001Dec16.html}; CNN.com, 12/16/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/16/us.obit.thomas.ap/index.html}.
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  • Thornton, Melanie, American pop singer, d. 11/24/2001 in Switzerland; b. 5/1967 in South Carolina. CNN.com, 11/25/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/europe/11/25/singer.dead/index.html}.
    d. at 34; b. in Charleston, SC. AOL News, 11/26/2001 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?type=4&cat=0800&id=0111260934323488}; latimes.com, 11/27/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000094513nov27.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; washingtonpost.com, 11/27/2001 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A19508-2001Nov26.html}.

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  • Titus, Campbell D., III, opera voice instructor, d. 3/8/2001 at 76 in San Francisco; b. in Denver. latimes.com, 3/11/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010311/t000021504.html}.
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  • Toll, John, British organist, harpsichordist, conductor, teacher, and early music specialist, d. 2001; b. 1947. Early Music, v. 29 no. 3, August 2001.

  • Tomás, José [Tomas, Jose], guitarist, d. 8/7/2001; b. 8/27/1934. Fronimo, no. 116, Oct./Dec. 2001.
    d. 8/7/2001 in Alicante, Spain at 66; b. 8/26/1934 in Alicante, Spain. Classical Guitar, v. 20 no. 2, October 2001.

  • Top Jimmy, blues-rock singer, d. 5/17/2001 in Las Vegas at 46; b. James Paul Koncek in Kentucky. latimes.com, 5/19/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010519/t000041985.html}.

  • Townson, Ron, American pop singer, d. 8/2/2001 in Las Vegas at 68; b. in St. Louis. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/3/2001.

  • Treiber, Richard, music director and conductor, d. 2001; b. 1911. Acta Mozartiana, v. 49 no. 1/2, June 2002.

  • Trenet, Charles, French singer and songwriter, also poet, painter, novelist, and film star, d. at 87. BBC News online, 2/19/2001 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/europe/newsid_1178000/1178333.stm}.

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    d. 1/17/2001 in Dayton, OH; b. 9/8/1921 in Wilmington, OH. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 3, March 2001.
    jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist, d. at 79. Orchester, March 2001.

  • Turrini, Roberto, Italian tenor, d. 12/27/2001 at Arco (Trento) at 88; b. 11/26/1913 at Arco. Opera, v. 53 no. 5, May 2002.

  • Tyler, George J., writer on jazz, d. 7/27/2001 in Portugal. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 12, December 2001.

  • Uhl, Fritz, tenor, d. at 73; b. in Vienna. Orchester, 7-8/2001.

  • Vayne, Kyra, Russian-born British soprano, d. 1/12/2001 in London at 84; b. Kyra Vronska 1/29/1916. Opera, April 2001.
    d. Musical Times, v. 142 no. 1874, Spring 2001.

  • Vaynshteyn, Josef Valdimirovich, jazz clarinetist, d. 9/1/2001 in Toronto, Canada at 83. Cadence, v. 27 no. 10, Oct. 2001.

  • Verrall, John, composer, teacher, music theorist, d. 4/15/2001 in Laurelhurst, WA at 92; b. in Iowa. seattletimes.com, 4/20/2001 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/obituaries/134286325_obit19m.html}.

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  • Vlachopoulos, Zoe, Greek soprano, d. 8/17/2001 in Athens at 84; b. 1907 in Athens. Opera, v. 53 no. 1, January 2002.

  • von Zieritz, Grete, German composer, d. 11/26/2001 in Berlin at 102. Orchester, v. 50 no. 2, 2002.

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  • Walter, Nelly, German-American artist manager, d. 10/25/2001 in Manhattan; b. 1/13/1901 in Dresden. Opera News, February 2002.

  • Warburton, Ernest, British musicologist and broadcasting executive, d. 8/7/2001 in London at 64; b. 6/10/1937 in Irlam, Lancashire. Opera, v. 53 no. 1, January 2002; Gramophone, v. 79 no. 947, 2001.

  • Warner, Catherine Comly Brown, American flutist and teacher, d. 11/27/2001 in Webster Groves, MO at 48; b. in Abingdon, VA. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 11/29/2001.

  • Watanabe, Keiichiro, Japanese musicologist, d. 12/11/2001. John H. Roberts on IAML-L, 12/26/2001; Newsletter of the American Handel Society, v. 18 no. 1, April 2003.

  • Watson, Laurel, jazz vocalist, d. 4/29/2001 in New York City at 89. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Weinstein, Joseph, Russian-Canadian jazz bandleader, d. 9/1/2001 in Toronto at 82. Downbeat, v. 68 no. 12, Dec. 2001.

  • Weissenborn, Günther [Guenther], pianist and composer, d. in Detmold at 89. Orchester, May 2001.

  • Weissenstein, Herbert, management consultant specializing in the arts, especially music, d. 10/26/2001 in New York at 56; b. in Manhattan. New York Times online, 10/29/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/10/29/obituaries/29WEIS.html?ex=1005383684&ei=1&en=265f663e02bfd1e7}.

  • Wherry, Don, "world-class percussionist, free improviser, innovative instrument builder, composer of symphonies for foghorns and church bells, educator, creator and artistic director of the biennial Sound Symposium in St. John's, Newfoundland", d. 7/28/2001 in St. John's at 66. Down Beat, v. 68 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
    d. 7/30/2001. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • White, John Simon, Viennese-American opera director, d. 11/6/2001 in Sarasota, Fla. at 91; b. Hans Schwarzkopf in Vienna. New York Times online, 11/13/2001 {http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/13/obituaries/13WHIT.html?ex=1006663003&ei=1&en=946d27096feae4c7}.
    b. 3/4/1910. Opera News, February 2002.

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    d. 12/21/2001. Musikforschung, v. 55 no. 2, 2002.

  • Wilkeson, Leon, American rock bass guitarist, d. 7/27/2001 near Jacksonville, FL at 49. latimes.com, 7/29/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000061820jul29.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; CNN.com, 7/28/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/28/lynryd.dead/index.html}.
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  • Williams, Chris, American rock band leader and songwriter, d. 8/5/2001 in Malibu, CA at 31. latimes.com, 8/9/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000064679aug09.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

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    b. 4/5/1916. Opera News, v. 66 no. 6, Dec. 2001.

  • Wilson, Thomas, American-British composer, d. 6/12/2001; b. 10/10/1927 in Colorado. Gramophone, September 2001.

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  • Wipf, L. Laurene (Hofer), American piano and organ teacher, d. 1/26/2001 in Houston, TX; b. in Freeman, SD. Piano Guild Notes, May/June 2001.

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  • Wood, Guy, songwriter, d. 2/23/2001 at 89. Entertainment Weekly, 3/16/2001.
    jazz saxophonist and composer, d. 2/23/2001 in East Hampton, NY. Cadence, April 2001.

  • Wooten, Gene, American dobroist, d. 11/7/2001 in Nashville, TN; b. 6/2/1952 in Franklinton, NC. Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 4, Winter 2002.

  • Wright, Dempsey, jazz guitarist, d. 4/24/2001 in Hot Springs, AR at 71. Cadence, June 2001.

  • Xenakis, Yannis, Romanian-born French composer, architect, and mathematician, pioneer in computer music, d. 2/4/2001. MSNBC.com, 2/4/2001 {http://famulus.msnbc.com/FamulusIntl/reuters02-04-071129.asp?reg=EUROPE}.
    Iannis Xenakis, d. 8/17/2001 (sic); b. 6/9/1927. Musical Times, v. 142 no. 1874, Spring 2001.
    d. 2/4/2001 in Paris at 78. American Organist, May 2001; Orchester, April 2001.

  • York, David "Rock Bottom", American blues harmonica player, bandleader, and vocalist, folk harpist, d. 9/28/2001. Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 4, Winter 2002.

  • Young, David X., producer, d. 5/22/2001 in Manhattan at 71. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Zachary, Madelene D., American organist, choir director, pianist, and music professor, d. 5/11/2001 in Tulsa, OK; b. 1925 in Coldwater, MI. Piano Guild Notes, v. 52 no. 2, Fall 2002.

  • Zano, Tony, jazz pianist, d. around 1/13/2001 at 63. Cadence, March 2001.

  • Zaritskaya, Irina, Russo-British pianist, d. 7/30/2001; b. 5/2/1939. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 946, November 2001.

  • Zelka, Charlotte, pianist, d. 10/6/2001 in Monrovia at 71; b. Charlotte Lois Zelkowitz in Monrovia. latimes.com, 10/15/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000082171oct15.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}.

  • Zumpe, Karl, opera director, d. 2001? at 77. Orchester, v. 50 no. 1, 2002.