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Necrology: 2004


  • Abbott, "Dimebag" Darrell, heavy metal guitarist, d. 12/8/2004 in Columbus, OH at 38; b. 8/20/1966 in Dallas. AOL.com, 12/9/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004120911220001079236}; CNN.com, 12/9/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/12/09/nightclub.shooting/index.html}; New York Times online, 12/10/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/10/arts/music/10abbott.html}; Boston.com, 12/10/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/12/10/dimebag_darrell_abbott_heavy_metal_guitarist_38/}.
    b. Darrell Lance Abbott. Independent Online Edition, 12/13/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=592511}; Rolling Stone, no. 964/965, 12/30/2004 / 1/13/2005.

  • Aberbach, Julian, music publisher, d. 5/17/2004 in Manhattan at 95; b. 1909 in Vienna. New York Times online, 5/21/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/21/arts/21ABER.html}; CNN.com, 6/1/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/01/music.aberbach.reut/index.html}.

  • Abmyer, Harold Landis, organist and music director, d. 3/7/2004 in Fredericksburg, VA at 83; b. in Bealsville, OH. American Organist, v. 38 no. 6, June 2004.
    d. at 84. American Organist, v. 38 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Advis, Luis, composer, d. 2004; b. 1935. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 59, no. 203, April-June 2005.

  • Affeldt, Paul, jazz record producer and writer, d. 2/23/2004 in Camarillo, CA at 73. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Allen, Ralph G., theater historian and librettist, d. 9/9/2004 in Manhattan at 70; b. 1/7/1934 in Philadelphia. New York Times online, 9/11/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/11/arts/11allen.html}.

  • Alley, Vernon, jazz bassist, d. 10/2/2004 in San Francisco at 89; b. 1915 in Winnemucca, NV. latimes.com, 10/8/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-alley8oct08,1,4323458.story}.
    d. 10/3/2004. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.
    d. 10/3/2004; b. 5/26/1915. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Allison, Gene, R&B singer, d. 2/28/2004 in Nashville at 69; b. Versie Eugene Allison in Pegram, TN. latimes.com, 3/15/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings15.2mar15,1,3029840.story}; Chamber Music, v. 21 no. 3, June 2004.

  • Alter, Forrest, music librarian, d. 11/3/2004 in Ann Arbor, MI at 89. Richard LeSueur on MLA-L, 11/8/2004.

  • Aluisy, Edmund A., clarinetist and music educator, d. 11/27/2004 in Quincy, MA at 84; b. in Quincy. Boston.com, 11/30/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/30/edmund_aluisy_clarinetist_generous_with_his_talent_84/}.

  • Alvarez de la Fuente, Silvia Leonor, Argentinian composer, d. 4/2004 in Esslingen; b. 1953 in Buenos Aires. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Anderson, Carl, singer and actor, d. 2/23/2004 in Los Angeles, CA at 58; b. in Lynchburg, VA. latimes.com, 2/25/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-anderson25feb25,1,1989330.story}; New York Times online, 2/27/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/27/theater/27ANDE.html}.

  • Andrasy, Gabor, American bass, d. 7/14/2004 in Holiday, FL; b. 5/30/1943 in Oradea, Romania. Opera News, v. 69 no. 4, October 2004.

  • ApIvor, Denis, British composer and doctor, d. 5/27/2004 in Robertsbridge, East Sussex, England; b. 4/14/1916 in Collinstown, West Meath, England. Independent.co.uk, 6/3/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=527615}; Classical Guitar, v. 22 no. 11, July 2004.

  • Ardley, Neil, jazz keyboardist and arranger, d. 2/23/2004 at 64. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.
    composer and bandleader, d. at 66; b. 5/26/1927 in Wallington, Surrey, England. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Arias, Enrique Alberto, musicologist, d. 12/1/2004 in Chicago at 63; b. in Chicago. chicagotribune.com, 12/7/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0412070220dec07,1,1660128.story}.
    b. 4/26/1941. Diapason, v. 96 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Armstead, Izora Rhodes, disco/pop singer, d. 9/16/2004 near Oakland, CA. AOL.com, 9/17/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004091722270002648005}.
    d. in San Leandro, CA. New York Times online, 9/28/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/28/arts/music/28armstead.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 960, 10/28/2004.

  • Arnold, James F., pop singer, d. 6/15/2004 in Sacramento, CA at 72; b. in Toronto. New York Times online, 7/5/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/05/obituaries/05arnold.html}.

  • Ashford, Wayne D., organist and math professor, d. 2/29/2004 in Hanover, NH at 55. Tracker, v. 48 no. 2, Spring 2004.

  • Asp, Bill (William Robert), new wave impresario and record publisher, d. 8/5/2004 in Phoenix, AZ at 53; b. in Washington. washingtonpost.com, 8/13/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A61544-2004Aug12.html}.

  • Atkins, Clarence, writer on jazz, d. 10/18/2004 in New York City, NY at 83. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Atkinson, Paul, British rock guitarist and music industry executive, d. 4/1/2004 in Los Angeles at 58; b. in Cuffley, England. Rolling Stone, no. 948, 5/13/2004.

  • Austin, Donald Basil, organbuilder, d. 9/17/2004 at 71; b. 1933. Diapason, v. 95 no. 12, December 2004. American Organist, v. 39 no. 1, January 2005.
    b. 3/27/1933 in Hartford, CT. Tracker, v. 48 no. 4, Fall 2004.

  • Axton, Estelle, co-founder of Stax Records, d. 2/24/2004 in Memphis, TN at 85. AOL.com, 2/25/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004022514070001783006}; CNN.com, 2/25/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/02/25/obit.axton.ap/index.html}; New York Times online, 2/27/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/27/arts/music/27AXTO.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 945, 4/1/2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Babbitt, Harry, big band singer, d. 4/9/2004 in Aliso Viejo, CA at 90; b. in St. Louis. New York Times online, 4/26/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/26/arts/music/26BABB.html}.
    d. in Alisa Viego, CA. Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Baker, David Howard, jazz audio engineer, d. 7/14/2004 in Rochester, NY at 58; b. in Mount Vernon, NY. New York Times online, 8/2/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/02/arts/music/02bake.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Ball, Ernie, string manufacturer, d. 9/9/2004 at 74. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Banda, Ede, Hungarian cellist, d. at 87. Strad, v. 115, no. 1373, September 2004.

  • Banks, Martin, jazz trumpeter, d. 8/20/2004 in Austin, TX at 68. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Baqiche, Menashe, Israeli guitarist, d. 1/4/2004; b. 1921 in Egypt. Classical Guitar, v. 22 no. 8, April 2004.

  • Barnes, Max D., country songwriter, d. 1/11/2004 in Nashville at 67; b. in Hardscratch, IA. latimes.com, 1/14/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings14.1jan14,1,277318.story}; Journal of Country Music, v. 23 no. 3.
    Max Duane Barnes. New York Times online, 1/20/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/20/arts/music/20BARN.html}.

  • Barnett, Etta Moten, singer and actress, d. 1/2/2004 in Chicago at 102; b. in Texas. latimes.com, 1/5/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-barnett5jan05,0,6006530.story}; CBMR Digest, v. 17 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Barone, Clement, piccoloist, d. 8/28/2004 in Grosse Pointe Park, MI at 77; b. 12/7/1921 in Philadelphia. detnews.com, 8/31/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0409/09/c02-258886.htm}.

  • Bates, Norman, jazz bassist, d. 1/29/2004 at 73. Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Baudier, Daniel Joseph, organ enthusiast, d. 6/11/2004 in New Orleans, LA. Tracker, v. 48 no. 3, Summer 2004.

  • Bayer, John, jazz violinist, d. 3/9/2004 at 73. Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Beck, Ruth, classical pianist, d. 2/24/2004 in Baltimore, MD at 87; b. Ruth Krugman in West Hartford, CT. baltimoresun.com, 3/2/2004 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.beck02mar02,0,4844091.story}.

  • Beebe, Jim, jazz trombonist, d. 8/29/2004 in La Crosse, WI at 73. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Beers, Adrian, bassist and teacher, d. 2004? at 88; b. in Glasgow. Strad, v. 114, no. 1372, August 2004.

  • Beigel, Les, jazz trumpeter, d. 10/10/2004 in Issaquah, WA at 95. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Beinema, Marvin, organist and choirmaster, d. 7/29/2004 in Bethlehem, PA; b. 10/28/1919 in Worcester, MA. Diapason, v. 95 no. 10, October 2004; American Organist, v. 38 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Bejach, Peter, opera director and librettist, d. in Berlin at 88. Opernwelt, v. 45 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Bell, Susanne (Susi), music librarian, d. 4/28/2004 in Boston, MA; b. in Vienna. Personal email from John Bell (son), 4/29/2004.

  • Bennett, Don, jazz pianist, d. 1/20/2004 at 62. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Berg, Jacob Lipman, flutist, d. 6/27/2004 in Chesterfield, MO at 73; b. in Asbury Park, NJ. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/29/2004.

  • Berini, Bianca, Italian mezzo, d. 7/14/2004 in Milan at 75; b. 12/20/1928 in Trieste. Opera News, v. 69 no. 4, October 2004; Opera, v. 56 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Berksoy, Semiha, Turkish soprano, d. 8/15/2004 in Istanbul; b. 1910 in Çengelköy, Turkey. Opera News, v. 69 no. 5, November 2004.
    d. at 94. Opera, v. 55 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Bernhart, Milt, big band trombonist, d. 1/22/2004 in Glendale, CA at 77; b. in Valparaiso, IN. latimes.com, 1/27/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-bernhart27jan27,1,3168990.story}.
    also trumpeter. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.
    b. 5/25/1926. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Bernstein, Elmer, film composer, d. 8/18/2004 in Ojai, CA at 82; b. 4/4/1922 in New York City. latimes.com, 8/19/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-bernstein19aug19,1,4347611.story}; New York Times online, 8/19/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/19/arts/music/19WIRE-BERN.html}; AOL.com, 8/19/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004081912460001976334}; CNN.com, 8/19/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/19/obit.bernstein.ap/index.html}; Boston.com, 8/20/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/20/elmer_bernstein_82_famed_composer_of_silver_screen/}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004; Gramophone Awards issue 2004, v. 82, no. 985.

  • Berry, Jan, rock singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 3/26/2004 in Los Angeles; b. William Jan Berry 4/3/1941 in Los Angeles. Independent.co.uk, 3/29/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=506069}; Boston.com, 3/28/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/03/28/jan_berry_62_of_jan__dean_duo/}; seattletimes.com, 3/28/2004 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001889786_janobit28.html}; startribune.com, 3/28/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4689513.html}; New York Times online, 3/29/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/29/arts/music/29BERR.html}; CNN.com, 3/27/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/27/jan.berry.ap/index.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 947, 4/29/2004; Popular Music and Society, v. 28 no. 1, February 2005.

  • Bertocci, Aldo, Italian tenor, d. 4/2/2004 in Cassano Valcuvia (Varese) at 88; b. 5/9/1915 in Turin. Opera, v. 55 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Bertozzini, Maria, Italian soprano, d. 12/17/2004 in Rome at 87; b. 7/15/1917 in Rome. Opera, v. 56 no. 9, September 2005.

  • Bettinelli, Bruno, composer and teacher, d. 11/8/2004; b. 6/4/1913. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 989, February 2005; Fronimo, no. 129, January 2005.
    d. 11/18/2004 in Milan; b. in Milan. Opera, v. 56 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Bey, James Hawthorne "Chief", jazz percussionist and African folklorist, d. 4/8/2004 in Brooklyn at 91; b. James Hawthorne 1913 in Yamassee, SC. Boston.com, 4/13/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/04/13/james_h_bey_91_jazz_percussionist/}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Bey, Skip Cruumby, jazz bassist, d. 7/7/2004 in Quebec, Canada at about 77. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.
    Skip Crumby Bey, d. 7/8/2004 in Montreal, Quebec at 67. Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Bicknell, Alf, chauffeur to The Beatles, d. 3/9/2004 in Banbury, England at 75. Rolling Stone, no. 946, 4/15/2004.

  • Bittrich, Gustav, organist, d. 9/30/2004 in Morristown, NJ at 67; b. 7/1/1937 in Morristown. American Organist, v. 39 no. 1, January 2005.
    also choir director. Diapason, v. 96 no. 6, June 2005.

  • Black, Robert A., mandolin player and ethnomusicologist/anthropologist, d. 2004?; b. Abner Robert Black 9/19/1926 in New York City. SEM Newsletter, v. 38 no. 2, March 2004.

  • Blizard, Ralph, fiddler, d. 12/3/2004 in Blountville, TN; b. 1918 in Kingsport, TN. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Blood, Dave, rock bassist, d. 3/10/2004. CNN.com, 3/11/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/11/music.milkmen.reut/index.html}.
    d. at 47. Rolling Stone, no. 946, 4/15/2004.

  • Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, sister and business manager of Duke Ellington, d. 3/6/2004 in Manhattan at 88; b. Ruth Dorothea Ellington 7/2/1915 in Washington. New York Times online, 3/11/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/11/arts/11BOAT.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Boeijenga, Fedde, organ scholar, d. 4/6/2004 in Sneek, the Netherlands, at 56. American Organist, v. 38 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Bohlander, Carlo, jazz trumpeter and writer, d. 6/5/2004 in Germany at 84. Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Bolyard, James Oliver, musicologist, baroque and modern bassoonist, d. 6/4/2004 in Arlington, VA at 52; b. in Puerto Rico. washingtonpost.com, 6/8/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A23710-2004Jun7.html}.

  • Boocock, Glenn Winnett, opera administrator, d. 9/23/2004 in Santa Fe, NM; b. 9/10/1909 in Santa Monica, CA. Opera News, v. 69 no. 7, January 2005.

  • Borowicz, Jon, conductor and educator, d. 10/27/2004 in Sarasota, FL at 78; b. in Garfield Heights, OH. Boston.com, 11/11/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/11/jon_borowicz_78_vt_orchestra_leader/}.

  • Botsford, Ward, record producer, d. 4/1/2004 in Manhattan at 76. New York Times online, 4/10/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/10/arts/10BOTS.html}.

  • Boyce, Jack, record company executive, d. 8/17/2004, b. 8/26/1926 in Doncaster, England. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 986, November 2004.

  • Boyer, Jean, French organist and organ professor, d. 6/28/2004 in Lille, France at 56; b. 10/4/1948 in Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria. Diapason, v. 95 no. 9, September 2004; American Organist, v. 38 no. 10, October 2004; Musik und Kirche, v. 74 no. 6, November/December 2004; Tracker, v. 49 no. 1, Winter 2005.

  • Bragg, Johnny, pop singer, d. 9/1/2004 in Nashville, TN. latimes.com, 9/4/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-bragg4sep04,1,2493025.story}; Independent.co.uk, 9/4/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=558099}.
    d. at 79. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Brainerd, Paul, musicologist, d. 2004; b. 1928 in Binghamton, NY. AMS Newsletter, v. 35 no. 1, February 2005.

  • Brand, Phoebe, actress and singer, d. 7/3/2004 at 97. Kurt Weill Newsletter, v. 22 no. 2, Fall 2004.

  • Branigan, Laura, pop singer, d. 8/26/2004 in East Quogue, NY at 47; b. 7/3/1957. latimes.com, 8/30/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-branigan30aug30,1,7737042.story}; Boston.com, 8/29/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/29/laura_branigan_at_47_sang_hits_gloria_self_control/}; startribune.com, 8/29/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4953742.html}; Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 8/30/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0408300001aug30,1,5461227.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 958, 9/30/2004.
    b. 7/3/1957 in Westchester County, NY. New York Times online, 8/30/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/30/arts/music/30branigan.html}.
    b. in Brewster, NY. washingtonpost.com, 8/31/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A48058-2004Aug30.html}.

  • Briggs, Marcellus Arnold, Jr., organist and choir director, d. 5/30/2004 in Wilmington, NC at 73. American Organist, v. 38 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Brimmer, Diane, teacher of piano, organ, and voice, also church musician and choir director, d. 12/13/2004; b. 1932. Piano Guild Notes, v. 54 no. 4, Spring 2005. in Waterloo, IA.

  • Brisker, Gordon, jazz saxophonist, d. ca. 9/10/2004 in Australia at 67. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.
    jazz trumpeter, d. 9/12/2004 in Cincinnati, OH. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004 (correction).
    d. 9/19/2004 in Cincinnati, OH; b. 11/6/1937 in Cincinnati, OH. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Bristol, Johnny, Motown singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 3/21/2004 in Brighton Township, MI at 65; b. in North Carolina. detnews.com, 3/24/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0403/28/b02-101657.htm}; Rolling Stone, no. 947, 4/29/2004.

  • Brock, Raymond E. "Doc", organist, d. 4/1/2004 in Pittsburgh, PA at 89; b. 12/7/1914 in Cleveland, OH. American Organist, v. 38 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Brown, Andy, jazz bassist, d. around 12/18/2004 in New Zealand at 66. Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.
    d. 12/20/2004 in Auckland, New Zealand. Cadence, v. 31 no. 3, March 2005.

  • Brown, Barry, Jamaican reggae singer, d. 5/29/2004 in Kingston, Jamaica. Beat, v. 23 no. 4, 2004.

  • Brown, Bill, folk/blues guitarist, d. 7/23/2004 in Springfield, MO at 44. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Brown, Iona, violinist and conductor, d. 6/5/2004 in Salisbury, England at 63. AOL.com, 6/10/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004061012090001441487}; New York Times online, 6/12/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/12/arts/12BROW.html}; Strad, v. 115, no. 1373, September 2004.
    b. 1941 in Salisbury. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Buck, Kate, folk music presenter, d. 5/3/2004. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Bulley, Julian E., organbuilder, d. 7/28/2004 in Keene, NH at 80; b. 1923 in Toledo, OH. Diapason, v. 95 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Bumpus, Cornelius, rock saxophonist, d. 2/3/2004 in Missouri at 58. AOL.com, 2/4/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004020400410001907720}; Rolling Stone, no. 943, 3/4/2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Bush, Lennie, jazz bassist, d. 6/15/2004 at 77. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.
    b. 6/6/1927 in London. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Bushkin, Joe, jazz pianist and songwriter, d. 11/3/2004 in Santa Barbara, CA at 87; b. 11/7/1916 in New York City. AOL.com, 11/4/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004110420400001809950}; Boston.com, 11/5/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/05/joe_bushkin_87_was_jazz_pianist_songwriter/}; washingtonpost.com, 11/8/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A33136-2004Nov7.html}; latimes.com, 11/7/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-bushkin7nov07,1,4408440.story}; Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 11/6/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0411060152nov06,1,3425039.story}; Independent Online Edition, 11/6/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=579968}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004; Downbeat, v. 72 no. 2, February 2005.
    b. in Manhattan. New York Times online, 11/5/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/05/arts/music/05bushkin.html}.
    also arranger and trumpeter. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.
    d. 11/4/2004. Jazz Journal International, v. 58 no. 5, May 2005.

  • Butler, Curtis, blues guitarist, d. 4/9/2004 in Detroit at 62. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Buttrey, Kenny, rock drummer, d. 9/12/2004 in Nashville, TN at 59. CNN.com, 9/15/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/09/15/obit.buttrey.ap/index.html}.
    also arranger. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.
    Kenny Buttery. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Camara, Ladji Papa, drummer, d. 10/24/2004 in Senegal, West Africa at 81. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Campbell, Roy, Sr., jazz trumpeter and saxophonist, d. 2/29/2004 at 79. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Campora, Giuseppe, Italian tenor, d. 12/5/2004; b. 9/30/1923 in Tortona, Italy. Opera News, v. 69 no. 9, March 2005; Opera, v. 56 no. 6, June 2005.

  • Canseco, George, Philipino composer and songwriter, d. 11/19/2004 in Manila at 70. latimes.com, 11/22/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings22.2nov22,1,5259287.story}.

  • Carl, Catherine Carolyn, organist, pianist, composer, professor, d. 3/10/2004 in Frankfort, IN at 97; b. 10/25/1906 in Peru, IN. American Organist, v. 38 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Carl, Johnnie Wayne, musical director for the Crystal Cathedral, d. 12/17/2004 in Los Angeles, CA at 57. CNN.com, 12/17/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/12/17/cathedral.shooting/index.html}.
    Johnnie Carl, conductor and arranger, d. in Garden Grove, CA. AOL.com, 12/17/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004121712570001869501}.

  • Carroll, June, lyricist and singer, d. 5/16/2004 in Culver City, CA at 86; b. June Sillman 1917 in Detroit. latimes.com, 5/21/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-carroll21may21,1,7669103.story}; Boston.com, 5/21/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/05/21/june_carroll_at_86_wrote_lyrics_for_broadway_musicals/}.

  • Carter, Jozell S., jazz drummer, d. 6/20/2004 in Indianapolis, IN at 61. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004. Jozelle Cartel. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Carter, Nathan, choral director and music professor, d. 7/15/2004 in Baltimore, CD; b. 1936 in Selma, AL. Choral Journal, v. 45 no. 3, October 2004.

  • Carter, Sydney, songwriter, d. 3/13/2004 in London at 88. Boston.com, 3/18/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/03/18/sydney_carter_88_author_of_song_lord_of_the_dance/}.
    b. 5/6/1915 in London. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Casey, Dennis Lee, blues musician, d. 2/15/2004 at 50. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Cattolica, Vince, jazz clarinetist, d. 2/18/2004 in California at 80. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Cavalli, Floriana, Italian soprano, d. 12/29/2004 in Milan at 75; b. 2/16/1929 in Bologna. Opera, v. 56 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Charles, Ray, gospel/blues pianist and singer, d. 6/10/2004 in Beverly Hills, CA at 73; b. Ray Charles Robinson 9/23/1930 in Albany, GA. CNN.com, 6/10/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/10/obit.ray.charles.ap/index.html}; AOL.com, 6/10/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004061015560001449854}; New York Times online, 6/10/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/10/obituaries/10CND-RAY.html}; washingtonpost.com, 6/10/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A31749-2004Jun10.html}; ABCNEWS.com, 6/11/2004 {http://abcnews.go.com/wire/Entertainment/ap20040611_285.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 952/953, 7/8-22/2004; Instrumentalist, v. 58 no. 12, July 2004; Down Beat, v. 71 no. 8, August 2004; Spin, v. 20 no. 8, August 2004; Journal of Country Music, v. 23 no. 3; Jazz Magazine, no. 550, July/August 2004; Popular Music and Society, v. 28 no. 1, February 2005.
    also played sax and organ. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.
    also played clarinet and trumpet; b. 9/30/1930. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 8, August 2004.
    d. 6/12/2004. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Chase, Charles, folk music store owner, d. 5/21/2004 at 89. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Cherry, Abe, violinist, d. 3/19/2004 in the Washington, DC area at 85; b. in Philadelphia. washingtonpost.com, 4/10/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A644-2004Apr9.html}.

  • Childress, Evelyn, a.k.a. Lady Byron, jazz organist, d. 10/31/2004 in Maryland. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Chodorov, Jerome, playwright, librettist, and screenwriter, d. 9/12/2004 in Nyack, NY at 93. New York Times online, 9/14/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/14/arts/14chod.html}.

  • Christian, John Charles, organist, choral director, professor, d. 5/22/2004 in Florida at 72. American Organist, v. 38 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Clebanoff, Herman, conductor and violinist, d. 1/13/2004 in Sherman Oaks, CA at 86; b. in Chicago. latimes.com, 2/2/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-clebanoff2feb02,1,3103454.story}; Strad, v. 115, no. 1367, April 2004.

  • Cline, Charlie, bluegrass sideman, d. 11/20/2004 at 73. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Coddou, Gabriel, d. 2004; b. 1944. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 58, no. 201, January-June 2004.

  • Coe, Jimmy, jazz saxophonist, d. 2/26/2004 in Indianapolis, IN at 82. Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Coggins, Gil, jazz pianist, d. 2/15/2004 in New York City, NY at 75. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Cohen, Porky, blues and jazz trombonist, d. 4/14/2004 at 79; b. Zolman Martin Cohen. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Colburn, Richard D., musical philanthropist and string instrument collector, d. 6/3/2004 at 92; b. 1911 in Illinois. Strad, v. 114, no. 1372, August 2004.

  • Coleman, Cy, composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist, d. 11/18/2004 in New York City; b. Seymour Kaufman 6/14/1929 in New York City. Independent Online Edition, 11/22/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=585366}; detnews.com, 11/20/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0411/22/obituaries-11070.htm}; Boston.com, 11/20/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/20/cy_coleman_75_composed_sweet_charity_pop_songs/}; philly.com, 11/20/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10228601.htm}.
    b. in The Bronx. Guardian Unlimited online, 11/22/2004 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/obituary/0,12723,1356583,00.html}; washingtonpost.com, 11/20/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A64135-2004Nov19.html}; New York Times online, 11/20/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/20/theater/20coleman.html}.
    d. 9/18/2004. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Colombier, Michel, film and television composer, conductor, and pianist, d. 11/14/2004 in Santa Monica, CA at 65; b. in France. latimes.com, 11/17/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-colombier17nov17,1,7956696.story}; Boston.com, 11/17/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/17/michel_colombier_prolific_composer/}; New York Times online, 11/21/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/21/arts/music/21colombier.html}.

  • Columbier, Michel, jazz arranger, d. around 9/18/2004 in Santa Monica, CA at 65. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Colville, Randy, jazz clarinetist, d. 1/15/2004 at 52. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.
    Randolph "Randy" Colville, d. in Gillingham, Kent, England; b. 5/23/1942 in Glasgow. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 4, April 2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Connor, John (Buddy), blues singer (also jazz, gospel, and R&B), d. 9/3/2004 in Berkeley, CA at 74. startribune.com, 9/13/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4977614.html}.

  • Conway, Gary "Skip", jazz enthusiast and booking manager, d. 11/26/2004 at 65. Jazz Journal International, v. 58 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Copper, Bob (Robert James), English folk singer, author, and painter, d. 3/23/2004; b. 1915 in Sussex. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Cordell, Ritchie, songwriter and record producer, d. 4/13/2004 in New York at 61. Rolling Stone, no. 950, 6/10/2004.

  • Cornell, Don, big band singer, d. 2/23/2004 in Aventura, FL at 84; b. Luigi Francisco Varlaro 4/21/1919 in New York City. AOL.com, 2/23/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004022311080001704499}; latimes.com, 2/24/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-cornell24feb24,1,5768539.story}; New York Times online, 2/24/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/24/arts/music/24CORN.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Crosby, Philip, popular singer, son of Bing Crosby, d. 1/13/2004 in Los Angeles, CA at 69. New York Times online, 1/20/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/20/arts/music/20CROS.html}.

  • Culbertson, Dawn, folk musician (recorder, lute, voice) and choreographer, d. 11/25/2004 in Baltimore, MD at 53. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.
    d. 11/25/2005 [sic]; b. 8/17/1951. Lute Society of America Quarterly, v. 40 no. 1, February 2005.

  • Cullen, Jack, folk DJ, d. 3/26/2004 at 58. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Cullman, Joan, producer of Broadway plays and musicals, d. 3/18/2004 in Tryall, Jamaica at 72; b. Joan Paley in Far Rockaway, Queens. New York Times online, 3/19/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/19/theater/19CULL.html}.

  • Cunningham, Agnes, folk musician and founder of the journal Broadside, d. 6/27/2004 in New Paltz, NY at 95; b. in Watonga, OK. New York Times online, 6/30/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/30/nyregion/30cunninghamobit.html}.
    Agnes "Sis" Cunningham. latimes.com, 7/1/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-cunningham1jul01,1,2905775.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 954, 8/5/2004.
    b. 2/19/1909. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Cutten, Charlie, folk/jazz/ragtime musician (multiple instruments and vocals), d. 4/12/2004. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • DaCosta, Rita, jazz vocalist, d. 7/12/2004 at ca. 70. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Dahl, Ole, Danish-American luthier, d. at 84; b. in Denmark. Strad, v. 115, no. 1367, April 2004.

  • Dalton, Elisabeth, British opera designer, d. 3/27/2004 in Sussex at 63; b. 9/3/1940. Opera, v. 55 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Darden, Roy Wheeler Sr., country and bluegrass musician, d. 2/9/2004 in Port Norfolk, VA at 77. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Davenport, Wallace, jazz trumpeter, d. 3/21/2004 in New Orleans, LA at 78. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.
    also choir director, d. 3/18/2004; b. 6/30/1925. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Davies, John, audio engineer and self-taught jazz musician, d. 5/25/2004 in Burnham, Buckinghamshire, England at 77. New York Times online, 6/13/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/13/obituaries/13DAVI.html}.
    John R.T. Davies, played reeds and brass. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.
    John Ross Twiston Davies, also arranger and played piano, drums, banjo, and guitar; b. 3/20/1927 in Wivelsfield, Sussex, England. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 8, August 2004.
    a.k.a. Sheik Haroun Wadi El Yadouinir; b. 3/10/1927. ARSC Newsletter, no. 108, Summer 2005.

  • Davis, Anna Carter Gordon, pioneering gospel singer, widow of Gov. Jimmy Davis, d. 3/5/2004 in Fort Worth, TX at 87; b. 2/15/1917 in Shannon, TX. New York Times online, 3/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/22/arts/22DAVI.html}, latimes.com, 3/23/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings23.2mar23,1,2571086.story}.
    d. 3/6/2004 at 67; b. Effie Carter. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Davis, Roquel "Billy", a.k.a. Tyran Carlo, songwriter and producer, d. 9/2/2004 in New York at 76. detnews.com, 9/4/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0409/11/d01-263201.htm}.

  • Davis, Skeeter, country singer, d. 9/19/2004 in Nashville at 72; b. Mary Frances Penick in Dry Ridge, KY. Boston.com, 9/20/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/09/20/skeeter_davis_72_grand_ole_opry_singer/}; CNN.com, 9/20/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/09/20/obit.davis.ap/index.html}.
    d. at 73. AOL.com, 9/20/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004092018450002926433}.

  • De Bernart, Massimo, Italian conductor, d. 3/1/2004 in Rome at 54; b. in Rome. Opera, v. 55 no. 7, July 2004.

  • De Ceunynck, Robert, vocal coach, d. 5/4/2004 in New York City; b. 4/16/1940 in Antwerp, Belgium. Opera News, v. 69 no. 1, July 2004.

  • De La Rosa, Tony (Antonio), Tejano accordionist, d. 6/2/2004 in Corpus Christi, TX at 72. startribune.com, 6/8/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/484/4817148.html}.
    b. in Sarita, TX. washingtonpost.com, 6/19/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A53763-2004Jun18.html}.

  • DeCastro, Peggy, Latin singer, d. 3/6/2004 in Las Vegas at 82. New York Times online, 4/21/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/21/arts/music/21DECA.html}.
    b. Marguerita Dolores Esperanza Fernando DeCastro in the Dominican Republic. latimes.com, 4/19/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-decastro19apr19,1,3336967.story}.

  • DeFauw, John, jazz guitarist, d. 8/22/2004 in Hammond, IL at 86. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • DeFazio, Elmena, organist and choir director, d. 3/2/2004 in Boston at 94. Boston.com, 3/5/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/03/05/elmena_defazio_played_organ_led_singers_at_94/}.

  • DeMarrais, Judy, recorder player, d. summer 2004 in Needham, MA. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Demezas, Terry, luthier, d. 12/16/2004. American Lutherie, no. 81, Spring 2005.

  • Denise, Gita, mezzo, d. 1/24/2004 in London at 79; b. 10/8/1924 in Kutna Hora, Czechoslovakia (near Prague). Opera, v. 55 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Dennis, Warren, jazz pianist, d. 1/12/2004 at 80. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Dickerson, Bernard, English tenor and teacher, d. 2/13/2004 in London at 69. Opera, v. 55 no. 4, April 2004.

  • DiJanni, John, violist, d. 2004? in Santa Fe at 94. Strad, v. 114, no. 1371, July 2004.

  • Distel, Sacha, French popular singer, guitarist, and composer, d. 7/22/2004 near St. Tropez, France at 71; b. in France. New York Times online, 7/24/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/24/obituaries/24distel.html}.
    d. ca. 7/21/2004. Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.
    d. 7/22/2004 at Le Rayol-Canadel, near St. Tropez; b. Alexandre Distel 1/28/1933 in Paris.

  • Dixon, Julius, rock songwriter, d. 1/30/2004 in Manhattan at 90; b. Julius Dixson in Barnwell, SC. New York Times online, 3/4/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/04/arts/music/04DIXO.html}; latimes.com, 3/5/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings5.1mar05,1,5423649.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 945, 4/1/2004.

  • Dixon, Lucille, jazz bassist, d. 9/18/2004 at 81; b. 2/27/1923 in Harlem. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.
    d. in New York City. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Dodd, Clement "Coxsone", Jamaican reggae publisher and producer, d. 5/4/2004 at 72. Jamaica Gleaner online, 5/5/2004 {http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20040505/lead/lead2.html}; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.
    d. in Kingston, Jamaica; b. Clement Seymour Dodd 1/26/1932 in Kingston. Jamaica Observer internet edition, 5/5/2004 {http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040505T140000-0500_59435_OBS__SIR_COXSONE__DODD_IS_DEAD.asp}; New York Times online, 5/6/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/06/arts/06DODD.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 950, 6/10/2004.
    Clement "Sir Coxsone" Dodd. AOL.com, 5/7/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004050708010001856543}.
    b. 5/6/2004. Beat, v. 23 no. 3, 2004.

  • Dodge, Joe, jazz drummer, d. in California. Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.
    d. 8/18/2004 at 82. Cadence, v. 31 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Dowling, Michael Sean Thomas, folk music collector and photographer, d. 2/24/2004 in Brooklyn Heights at 60. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Downey, John Wilham, conductor, composer, and teacher, d. 12/18/2004 in Milwaukee, WI at 77; b. in Chicago. journalsentinel.com, 12/18/2004, forwarded to MLA-L by Rebecca Littman 12/18/2004.

  • Drusky, Roy, country singer and songwriter, d. 9/23/2004 in Portland, TN at 74; b. in Atlanta. AOL.com, 9/24/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004092412250002201690}; New York Times online, 9/27/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/27/arts/music/27drusky.html}.

  • Duarte, John William, guitarist, composer, and author, d. 12/23/2004; b. 1919 in Sheffield, England. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 23 no. 6, February 2005.
    d. at 85. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 23 no. 7, March 2005; Musical Times, v. 146, no. 1890, Spring 2005; Fronimo, no. 130, April 2005.
    b. 10/2/1919. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 990, March 2005.

  • Dupon, Mildred May, pianist and organist and teacher on both instruments, d. 4/14/2004 in Cape Coral, FL at 90; b. 5/30/1913 in Grand Rapids, MI. American Organist, v. 38 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Dvorin, Al, concert announcer, popularizer of the phrase "Elvis has left the building", d. 8/22/2004 near Ivanpah, CA at 81. New York Times online, 8/25/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/25/arts/music/25dvorin.html}.

  • Dwyer, Dan, celtic singer and bones player, d. 10/15/2004 at 58. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Eagan, Michael, composer and lutenist, d. sometime before 8/11/2004 in Los Angeles at 55; b. in Berkeley. latimes.com, 8/14/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-eagan14aug14,1,7154080.story}, Boston.com, 8/16/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/16/michael_eagan_55_musician_composer/}; Lute Society of America Quarterly, v. 39 no. 3, September 2004.

  • Eaglesham, Bobby, Scottish singer and guitarist, d. 10/14/2004 at 61. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Ebb, Fred, Broadway lyricist, d. 9/11/2004 in New York at 76?; b. in New York. AOL.com, 9/12/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004091220530001185988}; Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 9/13/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0409130186sep13,1,340245.story}; latimes.com, 9/13/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-ebb13sep13,1,2587232.story}; washingtonpost.com, 9/12/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A16519-2004Sep12.html}; New York Times online, 9/13/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/13/arts/13ebb.html}.

  • Edwards, Granville Mortlock, Jamaican jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 8/7/2004 in Manchester at 83; b. 2/3/1921 in Brownstone, St. Anne's, Jamaica. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 10, October 2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Edwards, Odessa, gospel singer, d. 2/22/2004 in Birmingham, AL in her 80s. New York Times online, 3/8/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/08/arts/music/08EDWA.html}; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Egan, Robert "Willie", blues singer and pianist, d. 8/5/2004 in Inglewood, CA at 70; b. 10/1/1933 near Minden, LA. latimes.com, 8/11/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-egan11aug11,1,3625470.story}.
    also "Willy". Boston.com, 8/12/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/12/willy_egan_70_blues_player/}.
    d. 8/4/2004. Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.
    d. 8/12/2004. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Elliott, Ethel, gospel singer, d. 12/1/2004. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Elvins, Peter, operatic bass and voice teacher, d. 4/8/2004 in Boston, MA at 70; b. in Cambridge, MA. Boston.com, 4/11/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/04/11/peter_elvins_opera_singer_and_voice_teacher/}.

  • Endsley, Melvin, songwriter, d. 8/16/2004 in Drasco, AR at 70. New York Times online, 8/23/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/23/arts/music/y23endsley.html}.
    also singer and guitarist; b. in Drasco, AR. latimes.com, 8/25/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings25.1aug25,1,999430.story}.

  • Engen, Kieth, bass, d. 9/2/2004 in Murnau at 79; b. in Minnesota. Opernwelt, v. 45 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Engle, Donald L., orchestra administrator, d. 1/9/2004; b. 1916 in Kansas. Symphony, v. 55 no. 3, May-June 2004.

  • Epique, Rust, rock guitarist, d. 3/9/2004 in Las Vegas at 35. Rolling Stone, no. 946, 4/15/2004.

  • Eyden, Bill, jazz drummer, d. ca. 10/24/2004 at 74. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.
    d. 10/15/2004; b. William James Eyden 5/4/1930 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.
    d. 10/15/2004 in London, England. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Facer, Charles, conductor, composer, and teacher, d. 2004; b. 1949. Choral Journal, v. 45 no. 6, January 2005.

  • Fassie, Brenda, South African pop star, d. 5/9/2004 at 39; b. 1964 outside Cape Town. NPR's The World, 5/11/2004 {http://www.theworld.org/globalhits/index.shtml}; New York Times online, 5/17/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/17/arts/music/17FASS.html}; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.
    d. in Johannesburg; b. in Langa. Beat, v. 23 no. 4, 2004.

  • Faulkner, Roland, jazz guitarist, d. 10/4/2004 at 72. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Favors, Malachi, jazz bassist, d. 1/30/2004 in Chicago, IL at 76; b. in Chicago. Boston.com, 2/10/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/02/10/malachi_favors_76_bassist_of_jazz_group/}; latimes.com, 2/11/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-favors11feb11,1,429049.story}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.
    d. at 66; b. 8/22/1937 in Lexington, MS. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Fennell, Frederick, conductor, teacher, woodwind pioneer, d. 12/7/2004 in Siesta Key, FL at 90; b. 7/2/1914 in Cleveland, OH. washingtonpost.com, 12/9/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A49865-2004Dec8.html}; Independent Online Edition, 12/9/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=591129}; Guardian Unlimited online, 2/8/2005 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/obituary/0,12723,1407910,00.html}; Gramophone, v. 82, no. 989, February 2005; Instrumentalist, v. 59 no. 7, February 2005; American Record Guide, v. 68 no. 1, March/April 2005; Musical Times, v. 146, no. 1890, Spring 2005.

  • Fenyves, Lorand, violinist and teacher, d. at 96; b. in Budapest. Strad, v. 115, no. 1370, June 2004.

  • Ferri, Gabriella, Italian popular singer, d. 4/3/2004 in Rome at 62. New York Times online, 4/6/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/06/arts/music/06FERR.html}.

  • Fertitta, Charles V., swing bandleader, d. 9/12/2004 in Essex, MD at 94; b. in Baltimore, MD. baltimoresun.com, 9/18/2004 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.fertitta18sep18,1,5393770.story}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Fielding, Rick, Canadian folk singer, songwriter, and performer on multiple stringed instruments, d. 3/20/2004; b. 1944 in Montreal, Quebec. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Fineman, Yale, music librarian, musicologist, and guitarist, d. 12/2/2004; b. 12/2/1951. Alice Lasota posting on behalf of Bruce Wilson on MLA-L, 12/7/2004.

  • Fineschi, Onelia, Italian soprano and director, d. 4/20/2004 in Rome at 83; b. 4/5/1921 in Florence. Opera, v. 55 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Flavin, Corinne, cellist and classical music evangelist, d. 1/15/2004 in Milton, MA at 73; b. in Astoria, OR. Boston.com, 1/22/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/01/22/corinne_flavin_cellist_helped_found_brown_bag_opera_73/}.

  • Fleischer, Myron "Mike", folk musician, d. 5/15/2004 at 67. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Florentz, Jean-Louis, composer and ethnomusicologist, d. 7/4/2004 in Paris; b. 12/19/1947 in Asnières, France. Diapason, v. 95 no. 10, October 2004; American Organist, v. 38 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Fontana, Pietro "Pete", violinist and luthier, d. 12/31/2004 in San Francisco at 93; b. 1911 in Italy. SFGate.com, 1/6/2005 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/01/06/BAGI6ALOLS1.DTL}.

  • Forsaith, Robin, jazz pianist, vocalist, and broad[c]aster, d. 12/16/2004 in Sydney, Australia. Cadence, v. 31 no. 3, March 2005.

  • Foss, Ann, dulcimer maker and player, d. 3/4/2004. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Francais, Jacques, French violin dealer and luthier, d. at 80. Strad, v. 115, no. 1367, April 2004.

  • Frankenfield, Parke, jazz reeds, d. 1/20/2004 in Vero Beach, FL at 74. Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Freccia, Massimo, Italian conductor, d. 11/16/2004; b. 9/19/1906 in Pistoia, near Florence, Italy. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 989, February 2005.

  • Fredianelli, Ronald, a.k.a. Ron Gaylord of The Gaylords, pop/nightclub singer, d. 1/25/2004 in Reno, NV at 72. detnews.com, 1/26/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0401/26/c02-45348.htm}.

  • French, David, music publisher, d. 10/25/2004 at 63; b. 1941 in Walthamstow, London. Jazz Journal International, v. 58 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Freyre, Joe, jazz drummer/percussionist, trumpeter, and singer, d. 1/4/2004 in Flint, MI at 70. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Friedman, Erick, violinist, teacher, and conductor, d. 3/31/2004 at 64. Strad, v. 115, no. 1370, June 2004.

  • Frigo, Derek, jazz drummer, d. 5/28/2004 in Beverly Hills, CA at 36. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Furnace, Sam, jazz saxophonist and arranger, d. ca. 1/27/2004 at ca. 50. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Gades, Antonio, flamenco dancer, d. 7/20/2004 in Madrid; b. 1936. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 23 no. 2, October 2004.

  • Gardner, Donald Yetter, songwriter, d. 9/15/2004 in Boston at 91. New York Times online, 9/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/22/arts/music/22gardner.html}.
    d. in Brockton, MA; b. in Portland, PA. latimes.com, 9/26/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-gardner26sep26,1,5921599.story}.

  • Garland, Walter "Hank", country, rock, and jazz guitarist, d. 12/27/2004 in Orange Park, FL at 74. AOL.com, 12/28/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004122815450001882482}; New York Times online, 12/29/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/29/arts/29garland.html}; chicagotribune.com, 12/29/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0412290100dec29,1,3364069.story}; Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.
    Hank "Sugarfoot" Garland; b. Walter Louis Garland in Cowpens, SC. latimes.com, 12/31/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-garland31dec31,1,7962371.story}; washingtonpost.com, 12/31/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A37909-2004Dec30.html}; Independent Online Edition, 12/30/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=596745}.

  • Gaston, Diane (Di), jazz publicist, d. 3/27/2004 in Sydney, Australia. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Gellhorn, Peter, British conductor, composer, and pianist, d. 2/13/2004 in London at 90; b. 10/24/1913 in Breslau/Wroclaw, Germany. Opera, v. 55 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Geneviève [Genevieve], French singer, d. 3/14/2004 in Los Angeles at 83; b. Ginette Marguérite Auger 4/17/1920 in Paris. New York Times online, 3/17/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/17/arts/music/17GENE.html}.
    d. in Venice, CA. Boston.com, 3/19/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/03/19/genevieve_at_83_singer_popular_tonight_show_guest/}.

  • Gentile, Albert, big band musician, d. 2/17/2004 in New Britain, CT at 92. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Gersten, Leonard, recorder player, d. 2004 in Cresskill, NJ. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Ghiaurov, Nicolai, Bulgarian-born bass, d. 6/2/2004 in Modena, Italy at 74; b. in Velingrad, Bulgaria. AOL.com, 6/2/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004060213180001000701}.
    b. 9/13/1929. Boston.com, 6/3/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/06/03/nicolai_ghiaurov_at_74_bass_sang_with_power_warmth/}; New York Times online, 6/3/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/03/arts/03GHIA.html}; Independent.co.uk, 6/4/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=527962}.
    b. in Lydjene, near Velingrad. Opera News, v. 69 no. 2, August 2004.
    d. 6/1/2004; b. in Velingrad. Opera, v. 55 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Gill, Elmer, jazz pianist, d. 5/28/2004 in Vancouver, BC at 78. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Gillespie, Lee Day, philanthropist and opera supporter, d. 7/31/2004 at 77. Opera America Newsline, v. 14 no. 1, September 2004.

  • Glasow, Edward Thomas, music author and critic, d. 6/15/2004; b. 12/5/1947 in Rochester, NY. Opera News, v. 69 no. 3, September 2004.

  • Glenn, Kent, jazz pianist, d. 4/3/2004 in Hoboken, NJ at 61. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Goldovsky, Margaret, widow of Boris, d. 10/14/2004. NOA Notes, v. 27 no. 6, November/December 2004.

  • Goldschmidt, Nicholas ("Niki"), Canadian impresario, conductor, teacher, baritone, and pianist, d. 2/8/2004 in Toronto at 95; b. 1908 in Czechoslovakia. CBC News Online, 2/9/2004 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/stories/goldschmidtobit090204}.
    b. 12/6/1908 in Takovice, Czechoslovakia. Opera, v. 55 no. 4, April 2004.
    b. in Tavikovice, Moravia. Opera News, v. 69 no. 1, July 2004.

  • Goldsmith, Jerry, award-winning film and television conductor and composer, d. 7/21/2004 in Beverly Hills, CA at 75; b. 2/10/1929 in Los Angeles, CA. CNN.com, 7/22/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/07/22/obit.goldsmith.ap/index.html}; AOL.com 7/22/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004072207150001763979}; washingtonpost.com, 7/24/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10523-2004Jul23.html}; Gramophone, v. 82, no. 984, October 2004; Keyboard, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.
    Jerrald Goldsmith. Independent.co.uk, 7/24/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=544099}.
    d. 7/22/2004; b. in Pasadena, CA. Gramophone Awards issue 2004, v. 82, no. 985.

  • Goossens, Sidonie, harpist, sister of Marie, d. 12/15/2004 at 105; b. 10/19/1899 in Liscard, on Merseyside, England. Guardian Unlimited online, 12/16/2004 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/obituary/0,12723,1374577,00.html}; New York Times online, 12/18/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/18/arts/music/18goossens.html}.
    d. in Betchworth, Surrey; b. in Liscard, Cheshire. Independent Online Edition, 12/16/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=593583}.
    d. 12/14/2004. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 990, March 2005.
    d. at 101. Musical Times, v. 146, no. 1890, Spring 2005.

  • Gopal, Ram, d. Chamber Music, v. 21 no. 3, June 2004.

  • Gortikov, Stanley M., recording industry executive, d. 6/24/2004 in Brentwood, CA at 85. AOL.com, 7/2/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004070219250002696334}.

  • Gourse, (Roberta) Leslie, jazz writer and biographer, d. 12/23/2004 in New York City at 65; b. in Fall River, MA. washingtonpost.com, 12/31/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A37959-2004Dec30.html}; Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.
    d. in Manhattan; b. 1/1/1939. New York Times online, 1/5/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/01/05/books/05gourse.html}.

  • Govoni, Marcella, Italian soprano and producer, d. 7/9/2004 in Rome at 84; b. 11/28/1919 in Milan. Opera, v. 55 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Grad, Henry, jazz trombonist, d. 12/2004 in Jacksonville, FL at 87. Cadence, v. 31 no. 3, March 2005.

  • Grant, William "Baggy", jazz drummer, d. 10/23/2004 in Boston, MA at 80. Cadence, v. 31 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Gray, Les, British rock singer, d. 2/21/2004 in Portugal at 57. AOL.com, 2/23/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004022315320001712417}; Rolling Stone, no. 945, 4/1/2004.

  • Greene, Eddie, jazz pianist, d. 7/7/2004 in Philadelphia, PA at about 71. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Gregg, Hubert, actor for stage, screen, and radio, and also writer, director, radio host, and songwriter, d. 3/29/2004 in Eastbourne, southern England at 89. AOL.com, 3/30/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004033012170001153934}.

  • Grise, Mary Beth, piano teacher, d. 1/16/2004 in Memphis, TN at 95; b. 1909. Piano Guild Notes, v. 54 no. 4, Spring 2005.

  • Grumlíková, Nora, Czech violinist, d. in Prague at 73. Strad, v. 115, no. 1369, May 2004.

  • Grundner, Robert "Bubba", jazz drummer, d. 10/2/2004 in Lansing, MI at 46. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Guerin, John, jazz/pop drummer, producer, and arranger, d. 1/5/2004 in West Hills, CA at 64; b. in Hawaii. Boston.com, 1/12/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/01/12/john_guerin_drummer_backed_icons_from_sinatra_to_zappa/}; latimes.com, 1/11/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-guerin11jan11,1,1412094.story}; New York Times online, 1/18/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/18/nyregion/18GUER.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 2, February 2004.

  • Guillaume, Margot, soprano, d. in Hamburg at 94. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Guinle, Jorge, writer on music, d. 3/5/2004 in Buenos Aires, Argentina at 88. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Gupta, Rabindra K. "Robbie", "Star Spangled Banner" expert, d. 6/25/2004 in Baltimore, MD at 70; b. in New Delhi, India. baltimoresun.com, 6/28/2004 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.gupta28jun28,0,5442051.story}.

  • Haddad, Emil, jazz flugelhornist and trumpeter, d. 8/9/2004 in Massachusetts at 82. Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.
    d. in Worcester, MA. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Haddad, Sonya, translator of opera librettos for titles, d. 6/15/2004 in the Bronx at 67; b. in Canton, OH. New York Times online, 6/23/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/23/nyregion/23haddadobit.html}.
    b. 11/9/1936. Opera News, v. 69 no. 3, September 2004.

  • Hänseroth, Albin, opera director, d. at 65. Opernwelt, v. 45 no. 11, November 2004.
    also administrator, d. 9/9/2004 in Cologne at 65. Opera, v. 55 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Hall, Janet, organist and choirmaster, d. 4/30/2004 in Pueblo, CO; b. 10/25/1923. Diapason, v. 95 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Hamburger, Paul, pianist and teacher, d. 4/11/2004; b. 9/3/1920. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 981, July 2004.

  • Hamilton, Mary Bellamy, harpsichordist, fortepianist, and pianist, d. 6/6/2004 in Madison, WI at 63; b. 11/7/1940 in Raleigh, NC. Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society Newsletter, v. 25 no. 1, November 2004.

  • Hancock, Hunter, pioneering R&B DJ, d. 8/4/2004 in Claremont, CA at 88; b. in Uvalde, TX. latimes.com, 8/11/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-hancock11aug11,1,421141.story}; AOL.com, 8/11/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004081123570001990441}; New York Times online, 8/13/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/13/arts/music/13hancock.html}.

  • Hanuš, Jan, Czech composer, publisher, and musicologist, d. 7/30/2004 in Prague at 89. Acta Sagittariana, 2004/2005.

  • Hardwick, Victoria, musicologist, d. 5/29/2004. Newsletter of the Musicological Society of Australia, no. 61, September 2004.

  • Hare, Marie Wilson, Canadian folk singer, d. 1/13/2004; b. 8/31/1909 in Strathadam, New Brunswick. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Harper, Arthur, jazz bassist, d. 6/28/2004 in Philadelphia, PA at 65. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Harper, Phil, radio DJ and voice actor, d. 10/11/2004 in Seattle, WA at 64. CNN.com, 10/18/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/10/18/obit.harper.ap/index.html}.

  • Harper, Wally, composer, arranger, musical director, and pianist, d. 10/8/2004 in Manhattan at 62. playbill.com, 10/8/2004 {http://www.playbill.com/news/article/88913.html}.

  • Harris, Max, jazz pianist, d. 3/6/2004 at 85. Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Harth, Robert, arts administrator, d. 1/30/2004 at 47. Symphony, v. 55 no. 2, March/April 2004; Strad, v. 115, no. 1367, April 2004; New York Times online, 4/10/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/10/arts/10HART.html}; Chamber Music, v. 21 no. 3, June 2004; Cleveland Institute of Music Notes, Summer 2004.
    d. in New York City; b. 6/13/1956 in Louisville, KY. Opera News, v. 68 no. 10, April 2004.

  • Hawk, Jean Elizabeth Stutzman Slates, organist, choir director, music therapist, and composer, d. 10/8/2004 in State College, PA at 78. American Organist, v. 39 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Hay, Jean Ruth, a.k.a. Beverly of "Reveille with Beverly", military disc jockey, d. 9/18/2004 in Fortuna, CA at 87; b. in Philadelphia. New York Times online, 10/3/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/03/national/03hayobit.html}.

  • Hayes, Danny, jazz trumpeter, d. 12/10/2004 in Bronx, NY at 58. Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Hebel, Virginia R., organist, d. 1/1/2004 in Mountain View, CA. Diapason, v. 95 no. 3, March 2004.
    d. at 73; b. in Greencastle, IN. American Organist, v. 38 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Heckstall-Smith, Dick, jazz saxophonist, d. 12/17/2004 in London, England at 70. Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Henderson, Rick (Richard Andrew), jazz alto saxophonist, bandleader, composer, and arranger, d. 5/21/2004 in Washington, DC at 76; b. in Washington, DC. washingtonpost.com, 5/26/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A55977-2004May25.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Henry, Richard, blues singer, composer, and guitarist, d. 12/5/2004 in Beaufort, NC at 83. New York Times online, 12/9/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/09/arts/music/09henry.html}.
    d. in Beauford, NC. Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.
    Richard "Big Boy" Henry. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Herterich, Robert S., music minister, organist, pianist, accompanist, d. 5/25/2004 in Wellesley, MA at 88. American Organist, v. 39 no. 6, June 2005.

  • Hess, Jake, gospel singer, d. 1/4/2004 in Opelika, AL at 76. washingtonpost.com, 1/6/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A57560-2004Jan5.html}; New York Times online, 1/11/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/11/nyregion/11HESS.html}; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Hill, Jimmy, jazz saxophonist, d. 6/9/2004 at 76. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.
    d. in New York. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Hogan, G.T., jazz drummer, d. 5/1/2004 in Texas at 75. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.
    Granville (G.T.) Hogan, d. ca. 8/6/2004 in San Antonio, TX. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Holmes, John, British cellist, d. at 97. Strad, v. 115, no. 1367, April 2004.

  • Holstein, Fred, folk singer and club owner, d. 1/13/2004 in Chicago? at 61; b. 1942 in Chicago? Sing Out! v. 48 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Hopkins, Sammy, jazz alto saxophonist, d. 10/1/2004 in San Diego, CA at 88. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Horn, Richard Frederick, church musician (incl. organist and music director) and composer, d. 6/5/2004 in De Forest, WI at 66; b. 3/7/1938 in Mt. Kisko, NY. Diapason, v. 95 no. 8, August 2004; American Organist, v. 38 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Horton, Roy L., music professor, organist, music minister, d. 4/19/2004. American Organist, v. 38 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Hou, Vianney, American organist, d. 10/22/2004 in Jamaica Bay, Rockaway, NY at 32. American Organist, v. 39 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Howard, Bart, songwriter and pianist, d. 2/21/2004 in Carmel, NY at 88; b. Howard Joseph Gustafson in Burlington, IA. New York Times online, 2/23/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/23/arts/music/23HOWA.html}; latimes.com, 2/24/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-howard24feb24,1,6790638.story}; Boston.com, 2/24/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/02/24/bart_howard_wrote_fly_me_to_the_moon/}.

  • Howard, Lucy, violinist, d. at 42. Strad, v. 115, no. 1375, November 2004.

  • Howell, Charles "Yapree", jazz pianist and saxophonist, d. around 12/1/2004 at 53. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Hughes, George, jazz radio personality, d. 5/12/2004 in San Mateo, CA at 57. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Hyde, Walter Lee, Sr., multi-instrumentalist, composer, and arranger, d. 3/28/2004 in St. Louis County, MO at 77; b. in St. Louis. STLtoday.com, 4/10/2004 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/News/Deaths+%26+Obituaries/24DAED7A487AC4D286256E7200675954?OpenDocument}.

  • Isola, Frank, jazz drummer, d. 12/12/2004 in Detroit, MI; b. 2/20/1925 in Detroit. Jazz Journal International, v. 58 no. 2, February 2005; Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Jablonski, Edward, biographer of composers, d. 2/10/2004 in New York City at 81; b. 1922 in Bay City, MI. latimes.com, 2/24/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jablonski14feb14,1,2928699.story}.

  • Jackson, John "J.J.", pioneering MTV VJ, longtime radio DJ, d. 3/17/2004 in Los Angeles at 62. AOL.com, 3/19/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004031908130001754824}; New York Times online, 3/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/22/arts/music/22JACK.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 947, 4/29/2004.

  • Jacquet, Illinois, jazz saxophonist, d. 7/22/2004 in Queens, NY at 81; b. Jean-Baptiste Jacquet in Broussard, LA. latimes.com, 7/23/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-072304jacquet_wr,1,1124668.story}; CNN.com, 7/23/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/23/obit.jacquet.ap/index.html}; CBSNEWS.com, 7/23/2004 {http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/07/23/entertainment/main631425.shtml}; Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 7/24/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0407240199jul24,1,2437406.story}; startribune.com, 7/24/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4892223.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.
    also bandleader. New York Times online, 7/23/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/23/obituaries/23jacquet.html}.
    b. 10/31/1922. Independent.co.uk, 7/26/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=544674}.
    also composer. washingtonpost.com, 7/24/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10566-2004Jul23.html}.
    Jean-Baptiste Illinois Jacquet. seattletimes.com, 7/25/2004 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001988043_jacquetobit25.html}; latimes.com, 7/24/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-jacquet24jul24,1,3426639.story}.
    b. Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet in Boussard, LA. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Jaedig, Bent, jazz saxophonist, d. 6/9/2004 at 68. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • James, (Richard) Ifor, British hornist, d. 12/23/2004 at 73; b. 8/30/1931 in Carlisle, England. Times Online, 2/16/2005 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-1485620,00.html}; Gramophone, v. 82, no. 992, May 2005.

  • James, Rick, funk singer, d. 8/6/2004 in Los Angeles at 56. AOL.com, 8/6/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004080615260001632257}.
    b. James Johnson Jr. in Buffalo, NY. CNN.com, 8/6/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/06/rick.james/index.html}.
    b. James Johnson. New York Times online, 8/7/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/07/arts/07james.html}; washingtonpost.com, 8/7/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A46957-2004Aug6.html}.
    also songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, b. James Ambrose Johnson Jnr 2/1/1948 in Buffalo, NY. Independent.co.uk, 8/9/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=549302}; Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 8/7/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0408070158aug07,1,5522183.story}; seattletimes.com, 8/7/2004 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2001998659_jamesobit07.html}; latimes.com, 8/7/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-james7aug07,1,7501176.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 956, 9/2/2004; Spin, v. 20 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Jenter, Russell Edwin, organist, d. 1/26/2004 in Adrian, MI at 87. Diapason, v. 95 no. 11, November 2004.
    b. in Manchester, MI. American Organist, v. 38 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Jocelyn, Stephen, stringed instrument supplier, d. 2004? at 43. Strad, v. 115, no. 1367, March 2004.

  • Jog, Vishnu Govind, Indian violinist, d. at 81; b. 1992 in Satara. Strad, v. 115, no. 1370, June 2004.

  • Johnson, Ella, jazz singer, d. 2/16/2004 in New York City at 86; b. in Darlington, SC. New York Times online, 3/20/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/20/arts/music/20JOHN.html}; latimes.com, 3/21/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings21.2mar21,1,1391434.story}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Johnson, Lucretia, piano teacher, d. 2004?. Piano Guild Notes, v. 54 no. 1, Summer 2004.

  • Jolly, Pete, jazz pianist and accordionist, d. 11/6/2004 in Pasadena, CA at 72; b. Peter A. Ceragioli Jr. 6/5/1932 in New Haven, CT. latimes.com, 11/8/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-jolly8nov08,1,3658928.story}; New York Times online, 11/9/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/09/arts/music/09jolly.html}.
    also composer. Boston.com, 11/10/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/10/pete_jolly_72_jazz_artist_played_piano_and_accordion/}.
    d. 10/6/2004. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.
    d. 11/6/2004; b. Peter Alfred Ceragioli Jr. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Jones, Calvin J., jazz trombonist, bassist, pianist, composer, arranger, and professor, d. 10/10/2004 in Washington, DC at 75; b. in Chicago. washingtonpost.com, 10/15/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A34262-2004Oct15.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Jones, Elvin Ray, jazz drummer, d. 5/18/2004 in Manhattan at 76; b. 9/9/1927 in Pontiac, MI. New York Times online, 5/19/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/19/obituaries/19JONE.html}; Boston.com, 5/19/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/05/19/elvin_jones_his_drumming_redefined_rhythm_in_jazz/}.
    d. in Englewood, NJ. AOL.com, 5/19/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004051907580001382735}; CNN.com, 5/19/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/19/obit.jones.ap/index.html}; latimes.com, 5/20/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jones20may20,1,2101925.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 951, 6/24/2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.
    d. in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. washingtonpost.com, 5/21/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A44023-2004May20.html}.
    d. 5/18/2004 in Englewood, NJ. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 7, July 2004. Down Beat, v. 71 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Jones, Gaylord, jazz organist and pianist, d. 1/6/2004 in Port Angeles, WA at 85. Cadence, v. 30 no. 2, February 2004.

  • Jones, Herbert Kelsey, conductor, composer, keyboardist, and music professor, d. 10/10/2004 in Montreal; b. 6/17/1922. globeandmail.com, 10/16/2004 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/BDAStory/Deaths/20041016/92935109/birthsanddeaths}.

  • Jones, J.J. "Bad Boy", blues guitarist and composer, d. 1/19/2004 in Los Angeles, CA at 77; b. Esserlaine Jones in Baton Rouge, LA. latimes.com, 1/24/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jones24jan24,1,791199.story}.

  • Jones, William, organist and music teacher, d. 9/26/2004 in Redford Township, MI at 69. detnews.com, 10/1/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0410/03/c02-290366.htm}.

  • Joseph, Waldren "Frog", jazz trombonist, pianist, bassist, and drummer, d.; b. 1918. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.
    d. Fall 2004 in New Orleans, LA at 86. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Jurow, Mae Wechsler, early-keyboard benefactor, d. 7/22/2004 in Chevy Chase, MD at 97; b. in Brooklyn, NY. Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society Newsletter, v. 25 no. 1, November 2004.

  • Kahn, Marvin, jazz clarinetist, d. 12/12/2004 in Southfield, MI at 87. Cadence, v. 31 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Kallir, Lilian, classical pianist, wife of pianist Claude Frank, mother of violinist Pamela Frank, d. 10/25/2004 in Manhattan at 73; b. 5/6/1931 in Prague. New York Times online, 10/27/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/27/arts/music/27kallir.html}; Boston.com, 10/29/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/10/29/lilian_kallir_73_pianist_noted_for_fluid_playing_of_mozart/}.

  • Kane, Arthur, punk bassist, d. 7/13/2004 in Los Angeles at 55; b. in New York. latimes.com, 7/16/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings16jul16,1,1422641.story}; New York Times online, 7/16/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/16/obituaries/16kaneobi.html}.
    Arthur "Killer" Kane. Rolling Stone, no. 955, 8/19/2004.

  • Kaplan, Blanche, recorder player, d. 2004 in Teaneck, NJ. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Karaca, Cem, Turkish rock musician, d. 2/8/2004 in Istanbul, Turkey at 58; b. 1945 in Istanbul. AOL.com, 2/16/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004021606490001435057}; latimes.com, 1/17/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings17.2feb17,1,7818554.story}.

  • Karinkanta, Arne, Argentinian luthier, d. at 80. Strad, v. 115, no. 1375, November 2004.

  • Karlin, Fred, film and television composer, also arranger, trumpeter, and author, d. 3/26/2004 in Culver City, CA at 67; b. Frederick James Karlin in Chicago. latimes.com, 5/4/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-karlin4may04,1,5029415.story}; New York Times online, 5/10/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/10/movies/10KARL.html}.

  • Keel, Howard, actor and singer, d. 11/7/2004 in Palm Desert, CA at 85; b. Harold Clifford Leek in Gillespie, IL. AOL.com, 11/8/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004110808210001128129}; CNN.com, 11/7/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Movies/11/07/keel.obit.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 11/8/2004 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_KEEL}; chicagotribune.com, 11/8/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0411080111nov08,1,2638606.story}; latimes.com, 11/8/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-keel8nov08,1,1253598.story}; washingtonpost.com, 11/8/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A33088-2004Nov7.html}.
    b. 4/13/1919. New York Times online, 11/8/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/arts/entertainment-people-keel.html}.

  • Kellam, Ruth Finesinger, folk singer, banjoist, and guitarist, d. 3/4/2004 at 68. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Kelly, Red (Thomas), jazz bassist, d. 6/9/2004 in Tacoma, WA at 76; b. in Shelby, MT. New York Times online, 6/12/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/12/arts/12KELL.html}.
    d. 6/8/2004. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.
    Thomas Raymond "Red" Kelly; b. 8/29/1927. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Kennedy, Joe Jr., classical and jazz violinist and teacher, d. 4/17/2004 in Richmond, VA at 80. New York Times online, 5/9/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/09/nyregion/09KENN.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004; Strad, v. 114, no. 1371, July 2004.

  • Kennerly, Robert Allan, science teacher and organ lover, d. 3/7/2004 in Worcester, MA; b. 6/10/1926 in Boston. Tracker, v. 48 no. 2, Spring 2004.

  • Kenyatta, Robin, jazz saxophonist and composer, d. 10/26/2004 in Lausanne, Switzerland at 62; b. Robert Prince Haynes 3/6/1942 in Moncks Corner, SC. New York Times online, 11/15/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/15/arts/music/15kenyatta.html}; latimes.com, 11/16/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings16.1nov16,1,6504476.story}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Kessel, Barney, jazz guitarist and bandleader, d. 5/6/2004 in San Diego, CA at 80; b. in Muskogee, OK. washingtonpost.com, 5/10/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A13333-2004May9.html}; Chicago Tribune online edition, 5/9/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0405090021may09,1,2179847.story}; Boston.com, 5/9/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/05/09/barney_kessel_80_innovative_jazz_guitarist/}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004; Rolling Stone, no. 950, 6/10/2004.
    b. 10/17/1923. Independent.co.uk, 5/10/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=519645}; New York Times online, 5/8/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/08/arts/music/08KES.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004; Classical Guitar, v. 22 no. 11, July 2004.

  • Khan, Vilayat, Indian sitar player, d. 3/13/2004 in Mumbai at 76; b. 1928 in Gouripur (now in Bangladesh). New York Times online, 3/15/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/15/arts/music/15KHAN.html}; Chamber Music, v. 21 no. 3, June 2004.
    d. in Bombay. latimes.com, 3/16/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-khan16mar16,1,4696872.story}.
    also vocalist, d. 3/14/2004. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Kirk, Colleen J., choral director and educator, d. 3/5/2004 near Champaign, IL; b. in Champaign, IL. Choral Journal, v. 44 no. 9, April 2004.

  • Kleiber, Carlos, Austrian conductor, d. 7/13/2004 at 74. New York Times online, 7/20/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/20/nyregion/20kleiber.html}.
    b. 7/3/1930 in Berlin. washingtonpost.com, 7/20/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A63106-2004Jul19.html}; Boston.com, 7/20/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/07/20/carlos_kleiber_conductor_pursued_perfectionism_74/}; latimes.com, 7/20/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-kleiber20jul20,1,2186033.story}; Independent.co.uk, 7/21/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=542962}; Gramophone, v. 82, no. 984, October 2004; Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.
    d. in Ljubljana. Opera, v. 55 no. 9, September 2004.
    d. in Konjšica, Slovenia. Opera News, v. 69 no. 4, October 2004.

  • Klein, Estelle, Canadian folk musician, d. 6/17/2004 in Belleville, Ontario at 74; b. 1930. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Klein, Lothar Karl, composer, d. 1/3/2004 in Toronto at 71; b. 1932 in Hanover, Germany. Personal email from Lisa Emberson, 1/19/2004, based on a story at theglobeandmail.com; Canadian Music Centre website, 1/7/2004 {http://www.musiccentre.ca/apps/index.cfm?fuseaction=news.FA_dsp_details&newsid=176}.

  • Klos, Pierre Frederic, jazz promoter/producer, d. 10/1/2004 in Metz, France at 60. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Knox, Thomas Powell, U.S. Marine Band composer and arranger, d. 5/11/2004 in Columbia, SC at 66; b. in Danville, IL. washingtonpost.com, 5/22/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A46785-2004May21.html}.

  • Komesaruk, Michael, violinist, d. 10/5/2004 in Annapolis, MD at 86; b. in Philadelphia. washingtonpost.com, 10/8/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A16521-2004Oct7.html}.

  • Krachmalnick, Jacob, violinist, d. 2004. Boston.com, 4/12/2005 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2005/04/12/samuel_krachmalnick_79_broadway_conductor_ucla_director/}.

  • Kramer, Jonathan, composer and theorist, d. 6/3/2004 in Manhattan at 61; b. in Hartford. New York Times online, 6/11/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/11/arts/music/11KRAM.html}.

  • Kross, Siegfried, musicologist, d. 7/6/2004. American Brahms Society Newsletter, v. 23 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Kurtz, Edmund, cellist and music editor, d. at 95; b. in St. Petersburg. Strad, v. 115, no. 1375, November 2004.

  • Kwami, Robert, South African music teacher and pedagogue, d. 3/15/2004 in Pretoria, South Africa. Psychology of Music, v. 32 no. 3, July 2004.

  • Lacen, Anthony (Tuba Fats), tuba player, d. 1/11/2004 in New Orleans, LA at 60. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Lacy, Steve, jazz soprano saxophonist, d. 6/4/2004 in Boston at 69; b. Steven Lackritz. Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 6/6/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0406060329jun06,1,7619347.story}; New York Times online, 6/5/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/05/arts/music/05LACY.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.
    b. in New York City. latimes.com, 6/8/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-lacy8jun08,1,2672188.story}.
    d. 6/3/2004. startribune.com, 6/8/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/484/4817148.html}.
    b. Steven Norman Lackritz 1934. Down Beat, v. 71 no. 8, August 2004.
    d. 6/5/2004; b. Steven Morman [sic] Lacknitz 7/23/1934. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Lalen, Anthony a.k.a. "Tuba Fats", jazz tuba player, d. 1/1/2004 in New Orleans, LA. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Land, Lois Rhea, teacher, composer, and author, d. 12/9/2004 at 88; b. in Milton, KS. Diapason, v. 96 no. 2, February 2005.
    d. 12/2/2004 in Dallas, TX. American Organist, v. 39 no. 3, March 2005.

  • Lange, Elizabeth Whiley, organist and teacher, d. 8/21/2004 in Columbus, OH at 92; b. 8/11/1911 in Lancaster, OH. American Organist, v. 38 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Langley, Robin Patrick, British musicologist and music editor, d. 1/26/2004 at 61; b. 2/17/1942. American Organist, v. 38 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Lanin, (Nathaniel) Lester, big-band bandleader, d. 10/27/2004 in Manhattan at 97; b. 8/26/1907 in Philadelphia. New York Times online, 10/29/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/29/obituaries/29lanin.html}; seattletimes.com, 11/1/2004 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002078396_laninobit01.html}; philly.com, 10/31/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10061278.htm}; washingtonpost.com, 10/31/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A12832-2004Oct30.html}; Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 10/30/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0410300149oct30,1,7951610.story}; latimes.com, 10/30/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-lanin30oct30,1,7734729.story}.
    also pianist and drummer, d. at 93. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • LaPorta, John Daniel, jazz (and other) composer, teacher, and clarinetist, d. 5/12/2004 in Sarasota, FL at 84; b. in Philadelphia. Boston.com, 5/15/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/05/15/john_daniel_laporta_at_84_noted_jazz_composer_teacher/}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.
    b. 4/13/1920. New York Times online, 5/15/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/15/arts/music/15LAPO.html}.
    b. 4/1/1920 in Philadelphia, PA. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Larsen, Alice (Dolly), choral conductor and music professor, d. 2/2/2004 in Dell Rapids, SD at 74. startribune.com, 3/19/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4674981.html}.

  • LaRue, Jan, musicologist, d. 2004; b. 1918. AMS Newsletter, v. 35 no. 1, February 2005.

  • Laurenti, Maria, Italian soprano, d. 5/18/2004 in Rome at 100; b. 2/28/1904 in Rome. Opera, v. 56 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Lavallee, Roland, jazz trumpeter, d. 6/1/2004 in Quebec, Canada at 82. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Lavie, Arik, Israeli singer and actor, d. 6/29/2004 in Tel Aviv at 77; b. in Germany. Boston.com, 7/1/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/07/01/arik_lavie_at_77_israeli_singer_actor/}.

  • Lawrence, James, British rock guitarist, d. 1/15/2004 near Bath, England at 26. CNN.com, 1/15/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/15/guitarist.hanged/index.html}.

  • Lawrence, Jerome, writer of plays and musicals, d. 2/29/2004 in Malibu, CA at 88; b. in Cleveland. Boston.com, 3/2/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/03/02/jerome_lawrence_at_88_co_wrote_mame/}; New York Daily News online, 3/2/2004 {http://www.nydailynews.com/news/wn_report/story/169651p-148168c.html}; startribune.com, 3/2/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4639350.html}.

  • Layton, Billy Jim, American composer, d. 10/30/2004 in Cambridge, MA at 79; b. 11/14/1924 in Corsicana, TX. New York Times online, 10/30/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/30/arts/30layton.html}.

  • Ledford, Mark, jazz vocalist, trumpeter, and guitarist, d. 10/31/2004 in California at 44. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.
    also drummer, d. 11/1/2004. Downbeat, v. 72 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Lee, Harriet, organist, d. Opus, v. 21 no. 3, November 2004.

  • Lee, Sylvia Olden, pianist and vocal coach, d. 4/10/2004 in Germantown, PA at 86. CBMR Digest, v. 17 no. 1, Spring 2004; NOA Notes, v. 27 no. 2, March/April 2004.

  • Lee, Tony, jazz pianist, d. 3/9/2004 in London; b. 7/25/1934 in London. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Leigh, Adele, English soprano, d. 5/23/2004 in London at 75; b. 6/15/1928 in London. Opera, v. 55 no. 8, August 2004.
    Adèle Leigh, d. in Vienna. Opera News, v. 69 no. 3, September 2004.

  • Leight, Donald, big band trumpeter, d. 1/3/2004 in Manhattan at 80; b. 2/7/1923 in the Bronx. New York Times online, 1/18/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/18/nyregion/18LEIG.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Lele, Granmoun, maloya singer, d. 11/15/2004; b. Julien Phileas on Reunion Island. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Leonard, Chuck, D.J., d. 8/13/2004 in Manhattan at 67. New York Times online, 8/14/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/14/arts/14leonard.html}.

  • Leslie, Donald James, inventor and manufacturer of the Leslie speaker, d. 9/2/2004 in Altadena, CA at 93; b. in Danville, IL. latimes.com, 9/7/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-leslie7sep07,1,7847467.story}.
    d. in Los Angeles, CA. New York Times online, 9/12/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/12/nyregion/12leslie.html}.
    d. in Pasadena, CA. American Organist, v. 38 no. 12, December 2004. David James Leslie. Diapason, v. 95 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Levy, Jacques, theater director, d. 9/30/2004 in Manhattan at 69; b. in New York. New York Times online, 10/4/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/04/theater/04levy.html}.
    also playwright and lyricist; d. at 67. Rolling Stone, no. 960, 10/28/2004.

  • Levy, Janet, American musicologist, d. 3/15/2004. Bob Judd on AMS-L, 3/17/2004.
    Janet M. Levy, d. 3/15 or 16/2004; b. 1938. AMS Newsletter, v. 34 no. 2, August 2004.

  • Lewis, Elma, patron of the arts, d. 1/1/2004 in Roxbury, Boston, MA at 82; b. in Boston. latimes.com, 1/27/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings27.4jan27,0,4192218.story}.

  • Lewis, Roy "Pop", gospel and bluegrass band leader, d. 3/23/2004. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004; Journal of Country Music, v. 23 no. 3.

  • Libero, Sal, jazz reeds, d. 7/17/2004 in New Haven, CT at about 80. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Ligon, James, gospel singer, d. 9/27/2004 in Detroit, MI at 65. detnews.com, 10/7/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0410/11/c02-296407.htm}.

  • Likova, Eva, Czech-American actress, ballerina, and opera singer, d. 3/15/2004 in Southfield, MI at 84; b. in the Czech Republic. detnews.com, 3/23/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0403/23/c02-100006.htm}.
    Eva Liková, soprano, d. in Detroit, MI at 84; b. 12/21/1919 in Dvúr Králové. Opera, v. 55 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Linscott, Dean, folk dancer, d. 3/24/2004. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Lisitsian, Pavel, Armenian baritone, d. 7/7/2004 in Moscow; b. 11/6/1911 in Vladikavkaz, Russia. Opera News, v. 69 no. 3, September 2004.
    Pavel Gerasim Lisitsian, d. 7/6/2004 at 93; b. 10/24/1911. Opera, v. 55 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Lisk, Robert D., recorder player, d. 10/2004 in Elmhurst, IL at 88. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Lissauer, Robert, composer, theatrical producer, and musical encyclopedist, d. 10/14/2004 in New York City at 87; b. 5/1/1917 in New York City. latimes.com, 10/18/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-lissauer18oct18,1,1357104.story}.

  • Livengood, James, Jr., organist and choirmaster, d. 3/16/2004 in Dallas, TX at 57; b. 12/27/1946 in Kansas City, MO. American Organist, v. 38 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Loebel, Ingrid, music librarian, d. 10/2/2004 in Cleveland, OH; b. 1947 in Berlin, Germany. Cleveland Institute of Music Notes, January-March 2005.

  • Longuet-Higgins, Christopher, music psychologist, d. 3/2004 at 81. Psychology of Music, v. 32 no. 4, October 2004.

  • Lopez, Isidro, pioneering Tejano musician, d. 8/16/2004 in Corpus Christi, TX at 75. New York Times online, 8/23/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/23/arts/music/23lopez.html}.
    a.k.a. "El Indio", saxophonist and singer. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Love, Preston, jazz saxophonist (tenor and alto) and flautist, d. 2/12/2004 in Omaha, NE at 82. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.
    d. 2/21/2004; b. in Omaha 4/21/1921. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Lovelace, Jimmy (James Ross), jazz drummer, d. 10/29/2004 in Manhattan at 64; b. 2/6/1940 in Kansas City, MO. New York Times online, 11/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/22/arts/music/21lovelace.html}.
    d. 10/28/2004 at ca. 68. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.
    d. at 64. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005 (correction).

  • Lowery, Bill, music publisher, d. 6/8/2004 in Atlanta, GA at 79. New York Times online, 6/13/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/13/obituaries/13LOWE.html}.

  • Lyon, Margaret E., musicologist, d. 4/7/2004 in Berkeley, CA at 90; b. 1914 in New York City. SFGate.com, 4/22/2004 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2004/04/22/BAG93691091.DTL}.

  • Mac Low, Jackson, poet, composer, and performance artist, d. 12/8/2004 in Manhattan at 82; b. 9/12/1922 in Chicago. New York Times online, 12/10/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/10/books/10low.html}.

  • Maceda, José M., Filipino ethnomusicologist, educator, pianist, and composer, d. 5/5/2004. SEM Newsletter, v. 39 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Maghostut, Malachi Favors, jazz bassist, d. 1/30/2004 in Chicago; b. 8/27/1927 in Lexington, MS. Downbeat, v. 71 no. 4, April 2004; CBMR Digest, v. 17 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Magill, Aileen, pianist, d. 1/10/2004 in Dearborn, MI at 86; b. 1917. detnews.com, 1/18/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0401/20/d03-38473.htm}.

  • Maize, Bob, jazz bassist, d. 11/20/2004 in Burbank, CA at 59. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Manardo, Robert, pop/R&B singer, d. 3/6/2004 in Warren, MI at 67. detnews.com, 3/9/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0403/09/b02-85935.htm}.

  • Mann, Mary Jane, organist, pianist, music professor, d. 4/17/2004; b. 1941 in Gainesville, TX. Piano Guild Notes, v. 54 no. 2, Fall 2004.

  • Manning, Irene (a.k.a. Hope Manning), actress and singer, d. 5/28/2004 in San Carlos, CA at 91; b. Inez Harvuot in Cincinnati, OH. Boston.com, 6/6/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/06/06/irene_manning_91_star_of_1940s_musicals/}; Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 6/5/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0406050182jun05,1,5849870.story}; latimes.com, 6/5/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-manning5jun05,1,6582751.story}.
    b. Inez Harvout. New York Times online, 6/10/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/10/arts/10MANN.html}.

  • Mantooth, Frank, Grammy-nominated jazz pianist and composer, d. 1/30/2004 in Garden City, KS at 56. latimes.com, 2/2/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings2.3feb02,1,49674.story}.
    also arranger. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Manwaring, Trevor, jazz producer, d. 2/13/2004 in London, England at 49. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Mara, Thalia, d. Chamber Music, v. 21 no. 3, June 2004.

  • Marabuto, John, jazz pianist, arranger, and composer, d. 12/6/2004 in El Cerrito, CA at 79; b. in Oakland, CA. SFGate.com, 12/18/2004 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/12/18/BAGPFADV941.DTL}; Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Markova, Alicia, British ballerina, d. 12/2/2004 in Bath, England at 94; b. Lillian Alicia Marks 12/1/1910 in London. New York Times online, 12/3/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/03/arts/dance/03markova.html}; Opera News, v. 69 no. 9, March 2005.

  • Marsalis, Ellis L., Sr., jazz patriarch (father of Ellis Jr. and grandfather to Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo, and Jason Marsalis), d. 9/19/2004 in New Orleans at 96; b. in Summit, MS. seattletimes.com, 9/23/2004 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2002043459_marsalisobit23.html}; detnews.com, 9/22/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0409/23/obituaries-281719.htm}; CNN.com, 9/23/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/09/23/obit.marsalis.reut/index.html}; New York Times online, 9/24/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/24/arts/music/24marsalis.html}.

  • Matthews, Inez, American soprano, d. 3/28/2004 in the Bronx; b. 8/23/1917 in Ossining, NY. NOA Notes, v. 27 no. 2, March/April 2004.

  • Maugeri, Rudy, doo-wop singer, d. 5/7/2004 in Las Vegas at 73. New York Times online, 5/12/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/12/national/12maugeri.html}.

  • May, Billy, big-band trumpeter, arranger, and conductor, d. 1/22/2004 in San Juan Capistrano, CA at 87; b. Edward William May Jr. in Pittsburgh. washingtonpost.com, 1/26/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A47708-2004Jan25.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 942, 2/19/2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.
    Edward William May, also composer; b. 11/10/1916. Independent.co.uk, 1/26/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=484716}.
    Edward William May Jr.; b. 11/10/1916. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Mayo, Bob, blues and rock keyboardist and guitarist, d. 2/23/2004 at 52. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • McAlpine, William, Scottish tenor, d. 2/2/2004 in London at 81; b. 12/3/1922 in Stenhousemuir, Scotland. Opera, v. 55 no. 4, April 2004.

  • McCarthy, William F., organist and music director, d. 7/26/2004 in New York City at 68; b. 7/20/1936 in Massachusetts. American Organist, v. 38 no. 11, November 2004.

  • McDonald, Kent, organist, pianist, teacher, choir director, d. 5/18/2004 in Phoenix, AZ; b. 7/25/1925 in Phoenix. Diapason, v. 95 no. 12, December 2004.

  • McFarlin, Joe, jazz DJ, d. 2/14/2004 in Minnetonka, MN at 78. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • McGann, Andy, Irish fiddler, d. 7/13/2004; b. 10/5/1928 in the Bronx. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • McGeoch, John, rock guitarist, d. 3/4/2004 in London at 48. Rolling Stone, no. 946, 4/15/2004.

  • McIntyre, David, organist, d. Opus, v. 21 no. 3, November 2004.

  • McIntyre, Hugh, jazz bassist, d. 12/6/2004 in London, Ontario, Canada at 68. Cadence, v. 31 no. 5, May 2005.

  • McKinney, Ray, jazz bassist, d. 8/3/2004 in Detroit, MI at 73. Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.

  • McLain, James L., organist and music professor, d. 9/5/2004 in Bethesda, MD at 98; b. 1906 in Baltimore. American Organist, v. 38 no. 12, December 2004.

  • McManis, Charles Wilson, organbuilder, d. 12/3/2004 in South Burlington, VT; b. 3/17/1913 in Kansas City, KS. Diapason, v. 96 no. 2, February 2005; American Organist, v. 39 no. 3, March 2005; Tracker, v. 49 no. 2, Spring 2005.

  • Meader, Vaughn, bluegrass/country musician and political satirist, d. 10/29/2004 in Auburn, ME at 68; b. in Maine. CNN.com, 10/29/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/10/29/obit.meader.ap/index.html}.

  • Melcher, Terry, record producer and songwriter, d. 11/19/2004 in Beverly Hills, CA at 62. AOL.com, 11/21/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004112108540001330414}; chicagotribune.com, 11/21/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0411210393nov21,1,4801296.story}; Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.
    also composer; b. in New York City. Boston.com, 11/22/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/22/terry_melcher_helped_create_surf_music_sound/}.
    also instrumentalist, singer, and publisher; b. 2/8/1942. Independent Online Edition, 11/22/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=585364}; latimes.com, 11/21/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-melcher21nov21,1,5331773.story}; New York Times online, 11/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/22/arts/music/22melcher.html}.

  • Melle, Gil, jazz saxophonist, d. 10/28/2004 in Malibu, CA at 73. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Merrill, Robert, American baritone, d. 10/23/2004 in New York City at 87 or 85. CNN.com, 10/26/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/10/26/obit.merrill.ap/index.html}; AOL.com, 10/26/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004102601390001963160}; NOA Notes, v. 28 no. 3, May/June 2005.
    d. at 87; b. Moishe Miller 6/4/1917 in Brooklyn. New York Times online, 10/26/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/26/arts/music/26merrill.html}; Guardian Unlimited online, 10/27/2004 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1336774,00.html}; Independent.co.uk, 10/27/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=576360}; Gramophone, v. 82, no 987, December 2004; Opera, v. 56 no. 1, January 2005.
    d. in New Rochelle, NY. Boston.com, 10/26/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/10/26/robert_merrill_87_his_famed_baritone_echoed_through_the_met_yankee_stadium/}; washingtonpost.com, 10/27/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A767-2004Oct26.html}; Opera News, v. 69 no. 7, January 2005.
    b. Moishe Millstein. Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 10/26/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0410260253oct26,1,2048775.story}.

  • Messineo, David J., organist and music minister, d. 6/11/2004 in Twin Lakes, Shohola, PA at 45; b. 8/14/1958 in Hackensack, NJ. American Organist, v. 38 no. 9, September 2004; Diapason, v. 95 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Mezzacappa, Carol, dancer and choreographer, d. 10/12/2004 in Brooklyn at 47; b. in Brooklyn. New York Times online, 11/15/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/15/arts/dance/15mezzacappa.html}.

  • Michaels, Jost, clarinetist, pianist, and conductor, d. 6/21/2004 at 82. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Middleton, Middy, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. ca. 7/1/2004 in Philadelphia, PA at about 69. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Middleton, Rex, jazz pianist and vocalist, d. ca. 10/4/2004 in Vancouver, WA at 78. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Miele, John "Sparkle", jazz saxophonist, d. 2/13/2004 in Ft. Myers, FL at 74. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Miles, Dennis, rock guitarist, a.k.a D-Roc, d. 8/17/2004 in California at 45. CNN.com, 8/26/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/26/music.body.count.reut/index.html}.

  • Miller, Ann/Anne, actress, dancer, and singer, d. 1/22/2004 in Los Angeles, CA at 81; b. Johnnie Lucille Collier in Chireno, TX. CNN.com, 1/22/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Movies/01/22/obit.miller.ap/index.html}; AOL.com, 1/23/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004012307500001425153}; washingtonpost.com, 1/22/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A39390-2004Jan22.html}; detnews.com, 1/22/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0401/23/obituaries-43207.htm}.

  • Miller, John Biringer Jr., organ lover, d. 3/5/2004 in Kansas City, MO at 71; b. 1932. American Organist, v. 38 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Mine, Junko, jazz singer, d. 6/17/2004 in Tokyo, Japan at 58. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Mitchell, J.R., jazz drummer, d. 1/23/2004 in New York City, NY at 66. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Mock, Frances, pianist, organist, and choir director, d. 2/20/2004 in Plainview, TX. Piano Guild Notes, v. 54 no. 1, Summer 2004.

  • Moe, Tau, Hawaiian steel guitarist, d. 6/24/2004 in Laie, HI at 95. Boston.com, 7/2/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/07/02/tau_moe_hawaiian_steel_guitarist_at_95/}.
    b. in American Samoa. latimes.com, 7/5/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings5.3jul05,1,1211040.story}.
    d. 6/25/2004. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Moennig, William Harry, American violin maker and dealer, d. in Philadelphia at 73; b. in Philadelphia. Strad, v. 115, no. 1369, May 2004.

  • Moffett, Marian Scott, gambist and recorder player, d. 9/26/2004. VdGSA News, v. 41 no. 4, December 2004.

  • Mohamed, Twahir, Kenyan saxophonist, bandleader, and arranger, d. 1/29/2004 in Nairobi at 53; b. in Zanzibar. Beat, v. 23 no. 4, 2004.

  • Moore, "Gatemouth" (Arnold Dwight), blues singer and songwriter, d. 5/19/2004 in Yazoo City, MS at 90. Boston.com, 5/21/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/05/21/gatemouth_moore_90_blues_singer/}; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004. Arnold Gatemouth Moore. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Moran, William Rodes, record collector, ARSC founding member, d. 1/22/2004 in La Cañada, CA; b. 7/29/1919 in Los Angeles, CA. ARSC Newsletter, no. 105, Summer 2004.

  • Mottola, Tony, guitarist, music director, and composer, d. 8/9/2004 in Denville, NJ at 86. Boston.com, 8/11/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/11/tony_mottola_guitarist_at_86/}; latimes.com, 8/13/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings13.2aug13,1,7492090.story}; New York Times online, 8/12/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/12/arts/12mottola.html}.
    d. 8/10/2004. Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Moylan, Jeffrey R., organist, singer, organbuilder, and photographer, d. 12/25/2004 in Mountain Meadows, Banner Elk, NC at 43. American Organist, v. 39 no. 3, March 2005.

  • Mudd, Harry, sound engineer, producer, and publisher, d. 10/5/2004; b. 9/27/1918. Gramophone, v. 82, no 987, December 2004.

  • Mulroney, John (Jack) P., opera administrator, d. 9/24/2004. Opera America Newsline, v. 14 no. 2, October 2004.
    d. in Abingdon, PA; b. 10/4/1935 in Philadelphia, PA. Opera News, v. 69 no. 7, January 2005.

  • Muni, Scott, disc jockey, d. 9/28/2004 in New York City at 74; b. in Wichita, KS. AOL.com, 9/30/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004093000310002654490}; New York Times online, 9/30/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/30/arts/30muni.html}.
    b. Donald Allen Muñoz. Rolling Stone, no. 960, 10/28/2004.

  • Murk, Lyndon Keith, pastor and organist, d. 10/3/2004 in Tacoma, WA at 78; b. in Amor, MN. American Organist, v. 39 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Musumeci, Dora, jazz pianist, d. 10/12/2004 in Cicily, Italy at 70. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Myers, Kurtz, music librarian, d. 2/17/2004 in Jamaica Plain, MA at 91; b. 2/16/1913. CBMR Digest, v. 17 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Napier, Marita, South African soprano, d. 4/10/2004 in Cape Town at 65; b. Marita Jacobs 2/16/1939 in Johannesburg. Opera, v. 55 no. 6, June 2004; Opera News, v. 69 no. 1, July 2004.

  • Neal, Abbie, fiddler and country musician, d. 2/15/2004 at 85. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Niles, Chuck, jazz DJ and reeds player, d. 3/15/2004 at 76. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Nin-Culmell, Joaquín, Spanish composer, d. 1/14/2004; b. 1908 in Berlin. Classical Guitar, v. 22 no. 8, April 2004.

  • Noel, Ryan, rock guitarist and bassist, d. 6/11/2004 in New York City. Rolling Stone, no. 954, 8/5/2004.

  • Nougaro, Claude, French jazz singer, d. 3/4/2004 at 74; b. 9/9/1929 in Toulouse, France. rfimusique.com (Radio France Internationale), 3/4?5?/2004 {http://www.rfimusic.com/siteEn/biographie/biographie_6050.asp}.
    also songwriter, d. in Paris. New York Times online, 3/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/22/arts/music/22NOUG.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • O.D.B., a.k.a. Ol' Dirty Bastard, rapper, d. 11/13/2004 in Manhattan at 35; b. Russell Jones 11/15/1968. AOL.com, 11/15/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004111508370001817195}; International Herald Tribune Online, 11/14/2004 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2004/11/14/news/obits.html}; CBMR Digest, v. 18 no. 1, Spring 2005.
    a.k.a. Dirt McGirt and Big Baby Jesus. Boston.com, 11/15/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/15/russell_jones_at_35_rapper_known_as_odb_with_wu_tang/}; philly.com, 11/14/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10178472.htm}, chicagotribune.com, 11/14/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0411140237nov14,1,4408081.story}.
    Russell T. Jones; b. in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY. New York Times online, 11/14/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/14/arts/music/14ODB.html}; Spin, v. 21 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Ocasio, Roberto, jazz bandleader, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, d. 1/31/2004; b. 1/9/1955. latinjazzproject.com, 2/2004.
    Roberto Ocasion, d. in Cleveland, OH. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Odum, Bernard, soul bassist, d. 8/17/2004 in Mobile, AL at 72. Rolling Stone, no. 958, 9/30/2004.
    Bertrand Odom. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Ogilvie, Brian, jazz reeds, d. 8/14/2004 in Inverness, Scotland at 50. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Orbach, Jerry, actor and singer, d. 12/28/2004 in New York at 69; b. 1935 in the Bronx. AOL.com, 12/29/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004122915410002960356}; Independent Online Edition, 12/31/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=596935}; philly.com, 12/30/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/10525762.htm}.
    Jerome Bernard Orbach; d. in Manhattan; b. 10/20/1935. CNN.com, 12/29/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/TV/12/29/obit.orbach/index.html}; New York Times online, 12/29/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/29/arts/29cnd-orba.html}; chicagotribune.com, 12/30/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0412300315dec30,1,1201373.story}.
    b. 10/20/1935. SFGate.com, 12/30/2004 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/12/30/MNG3CAILU41.DTL}; latimes.com, 12/30/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-orbach30dec30,1,3722062.story}; Boston.com, 12/30/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/12/30/jerry_orbach_69_starred_on_broadway_then_law__order/}.

  • Orda, Alfred, Polish baritone, d. 2/24/2004 in London at 88; b. 7/9/1915 in Lodz. Opera, v. 55 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Osmond, Olive, mother of Donny and Marie Osmond and the Osmond Brothers, d. 5/9/2004 in Provo, UT at 79. Rolling Stone, no. 950, 6/10/2004.
    b. 1925 in Samaria, ID. The Advertiser online, 5/10/2004 {http://www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/common/story_page/0%2C5936%2C9519465%255E1702%2C00.html}.

  • Ossewaarde, Jack, organist, choirmaster, and composer, d. 12/30/2004 in Stamford, CT at 86; b. 11/18/1918 in Kalamazoo, MI. American Organist, v. 39 no. 4, April 2005.
    b. b. 11/15/1918. Diapason, v. 96 no. 9, September 2005.

  • Owen, Lolajean, jazz pianist, d. 8/13/2004 in Mashpee, MA at 82. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Paisley, Bob, bluegrass singer and guitarist, d. 11/29/2004 in Landenberg, PA at 73; b. in North Carolina. philly.com, 12/2/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10316427.htm}.
    b. James Robert Paisley 3/14/1931 in western North Carolina. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Palermino, Joe, jazz bassist, d. 9/19/2004 in North Reading, MA at 89. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Palmer, Bruce, rock bassist, d. 10/1/2004 in Belleville, Ontario at 58; b. 9/9/1946 in Toronto (or Nova Scotia). New York Times online, 10/16/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/16/arts/16palmer.html}; Boston.com, 10/17/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/10/17/bruce_palmer_58_played_guitar_for_buffalo_springfield/}; Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Pamplin, Terry (Terence), instrument maker, piano tuner, and performer on various stringed instruments, d. 2004 at 62; b. 1941. Classical Guitar, v. 22 no. 10, June 2004.
    Terence M. Pamplin. Galpin Society Newsletter, no. 9, May 2004.

  • Paredes, Carlos, Portuguese guitarist, d. 7/23/2004 in Lisbon, Portugal at 79; b. in Coimbra, Portugal. AOL.com, 7/23/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004072313170001851761}; latimes.com, 7/25/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings25.1jul25,1,4931604.story}; Boston.com, 7/24/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/07/24/carlos_paredes_79_virtuoso_guitarist/}.
    b. 2/16/1925. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 23 no. 1, September 2004.

  • Paris, Jackie, jazz singer, d. 6/17/2004 in Manhattan at 79; b. Carlo Jackie Paris in Nutley, NJ. Boston.com, 6/20/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/06/20/jackie_paris_79_jazz_vocalist/}; latimes.com, 6/20/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings20.1jun20,1,2375692.story}; Down Beat, v. 71 no. 12, December 2004.
    b. 9/20/1924. New York Times online, 6/19/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/19/nyregion/19paris.html}.
    also guitarist, d. at 76. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004; Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Parker, Johnny, jazz singer and songwriter, d. 5/30/2004 in New York City, NY at 82. Cadence, v. 30 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Parkinson, Scott Edward, classical trombonist, d. 7/13/2004 in Buffalo, NY at 27. washingtonpost.com, 8/15/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A1514-2004Aug14.html}.

  • Parson, Priscilla, gambist and cellist, d. 10/4/2004; b. 1922 in Evanston, IL. VdGSA News, v. 42 no. 3, September 2005.

  • Peacock, Lois, gambist and recorder player, d. 8/2004. VdGSA News, v. 41 no. 4, December 2004.

  • Pearson, Donald Melvin, music professor, organist, and harpsichordist, d. 2/11/2004 in Shell Point, Fort Myers, FL at 86; b. 3/29/1917 in Chicago, IL. American Organist, v. 39 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Pedro, Gnonnas, African traditional singer, d. 8/12/2004 in Cotonou, Benin at 61; b. Gnonna Sousou Pierre Kwasivi 1/10/1943. Beat, v. 23 no. 5, 2004.

  • Peel, John, British DJ, d. 10/25/2004 at 65 in Cuzco, Peru. MSNBC, 10/26/2004 {http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6336138/}.
    b. John Ravenscroft 1939 near Liverpool. Boston.com, 10/27/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/10/27/john_peel_65_disc_jockey_launched_dozens_of_bands/}; CNN.com, 10/26/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/10/26/john.peel.dead.reut/index.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 962, 11/25/2004.
    b. John Robert Parker Ravenscroft 8/1939 in Heswall near Liverpool. thisislondon.com/Evening Standard, 10/26/2004 {http://www.thisislondon.com/news/articles/14289984}; New York Times On the Web, 10/27/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/27/arts/music/27peel.html}; Popular Music and Society, v. 28 no. 3, July 2005.
    b. 8/30/1939 in Heswall, Cheshire. Independent.co.uk, 10/27/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=576362}; Guardian Unlimited online, 10/27/2004 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,3604,1336703,00.html}; Spin, v. 21 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Peeples, Bill, jazz drummer, d. ca. 3/15/2004 in Florida at about 80. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Pennington, Carl, d. 1/25/2004 at 27. NOA Notes, v. 27 no. 1, January/February 2004.

  • Pergamenschikow, Boris, cellist, d. 2004? at 55; b. 1948 in Leningrad. Strad, v. 114, no. 1371, July 2004.

  • Perkins, Lester, teacher and big-band trumpeter, d. 11/17/2004 in Philadelphia, PA at 86; b. in Chicago. philly.com, 11/23/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10249872.htm}.

  • Perkins, Walter, jazz drummer, d. 2/14/2004 in New York City at 72. Boston.com, 3/2/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/03/02/walter_perkins_72_jazz_drummer/}.
    d. 2/17/2004. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Perkinson, Coleridge Taylor, jazz pianist and composer, d. ca. 3/9/2004 at 72. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.
    Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, d. 3/9/2004 in Chicago, IL; b. 1932 in New York. CBMR Digest, v. 17 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Perren, Freddie, composer, arranger, and record producer, d. 12/16/2004 at 61. Boston.com, 12/22/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/12/22/freddie_perren_61_composer/}; AOL.com, 12/22/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004122215300001353894}; CNN.com, 12/23/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/22/obit.perren.ap/index.html}.

  • Perry, Zenobia Powell, composer, pianist, and educator, d. 1/17/2004 in Xenia, OH at 95. CBMR Digest, v. 17 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Persiani, Andre, jazz pianist, d. 1/3/2004 in France at 76. Cadence, v. 30 no. 2, February 2004.

  • Peruzzi, Vincent R., radio D.J., d. 8/13/2004 in Boston, MA at 51; b. in Quincy, MA. Boston.com, 8/15/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/15/vincent_peruzzi_kept_discos_flames_lit/}.

  • Pezzotta, Mario, jazz tronbonist, d. 2/9/2004 in Milan, Italy at 83. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Pfaff, Warren, jingle writer, d. 3/10/2004 at 74. Boston.com, 3/13/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/03/13/warren_pfaff_at_74_wrote_famed_jingle_for_mcdonalds/}.

  • Phillips, Ronald, clarinetist, d. 8/1/2004 in Arizona at 98; b. in Lac du Flambeau, WI. seattletimes.com, 8/7/2004 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2001999175_phillipsobit07.html}.

  • Piccioni, Piero, jazz pianist and arranger, d. 7/23/2004 in Rome, Italy at 83. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Piguet, Michel, Baroque oboist and recorder player, d. 11/2004; b. 1932 in Geneva, Switzerland. Early Music, v. 33 no. 2, May 2005.

  • Pinardi, Dave, jazz trumpeter and pianist, d. 9/13/2004 in Massachusetts at 72. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Platt, Norman, English baritone, translator, producer and administrator, d. 1/4/2004 in Kent at 83; b. 8/29/1920 in Bury, Lancashire. Opera, v. 55 no. 3, March 2004.
    d. in Ashford, Kent; b. 8/29/1920 in Bury, Lancashire. Opera News, v. 68 no. 10, April 2004.

  • Pleyer, Eberhard, trombonist, d. 3/24/2004 in Saarbrücken, Germany at 74. Orchester, v. 52 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Poe, John Robert, composer, arranger, and piano teacher, d. 2/18/2004 at 77; b. 1926. Clavier, v. 43 no. 5, June 2004.

  • Pohl, David Lawrence, former clarinet section leader and assistant concertmaster of the U.S. Army Band, d. 4/17/2004 in Arlington County, MD at 51; b. in Lee Center, NY. washingtonpost.com, 5/14/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A25815-2004May13.html}.

  • Poplawski, Janusz, classical and rock guitarist, composer, arranger, and publisher, d. late 2004; b. 1938. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 23 no. 7, March 2005.

  • Prausnitz, Frederik William, conductor, author, teacher, d. 11/12/2004 in Lewes, DE at 84; b. 8/26/1920 in Cologne, Germany. washingtonpost.com, 11/18/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A58853-2004Nov17.html}; latimes.co, 11/19/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings19.4nov19,1,1453612.story}; New York Times online, 11/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/22/arts/music/22prausnitz.html}; Gramophone, v. 82, no. 989, February 2005; Musical Times, v. 146, no. 1890, Spring 2005.

  • Quadri, Argeo, Italian conductor, d. 4/14/2004 in Milan; b. 3/23/1911 in Como, Italy. Opera News, v. 69 no. 1, July 2004.
    Arego Quadri, b. 2/23/1911. Opera, v. 55 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Quine, Robert, punk guitarist, d. 5/31/2004? in Manhattan at 61; b. in Akron, OH. New York Times online, 6/8/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/08/arts/music/08QUIN.html}; CNN.com, 6/8/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/08/music.quine.reut/index.html}.
    b. 12/30/1942. Rolling Stone, no. 952/953, 7/8-22/2004; Spin, v. 20 no. 8, August 2004.

  • Rachou, Carol, Jr., folk recording engineer and publisher, d. 1/28/2004 at 71. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Raksin, David, film composer, d. 8/9/2004 in Van Nuys, CA at 92. baltimoresun.com, 8/10/2004 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.raksin10aug10,1,4292311.story}.
    b. 8/4/1912 in Philadelphia. latimes.com, 8/10/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-raksin10aug10,1,4695938.story}; New York Times online, 8/11/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/11/arts/11raksin.html}.
    also arranger and teacher. washingtonpost.com, 8/11/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A55306-2004Aug10.html}.
    also conductor. Independent.co.uk, 8/11/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=550092}.

  • Ramone, Johnny, seminal punk guitarist, d. 9/15/2004 in Los Angeles at 55; b. John Cummings. AOL.com, 9/16/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004091604250001526598}; startribune.com, 9/16/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4983894.html}; New York Times online, 9/16/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/16/arts/music/16WIRE-RAMO.html}; CNN.com, 9/16/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/09/16/obit.ramone.ap/index.html}; Spin, v. 20 no. 11, November 2004.
    b. on Long Island. latimes.com, 9/16/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-ramone16sep16,1,7972755.story}; Boston.com, 9/17/2004 {http://www.boston.com/yourlife/health/diseases/articles/2004/09/17/johnny_ramone_55_paved_the_path_for_punk_guitarists/}.
    also songwriter; b. 10/8/1948. washingtonpost.com, 9/17/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A27587-2004Sep16.html}; Guardian Unlimited online, 9/17/2004 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1306670,00.html}; Independent.co.uk, 9/17/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=562597}; Rolling Stone, no. 959, 10/14/2004.

  • Randall, Tony, actor, occasional singer, opera fan, d. 5/17/2004 at 84. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, v. 19 no. 3, September 2004.

  • Raskin, Eugene, folk singer and songwriter, d. 6/7/2004 in Manhattan at 94; b. 1909 in the Bronx. New York Times online, 6/12/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/12/arts/12RASK.html}; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Rathebe, Dolly, jazz vocalist, d. 9/16/2004 in GaRankuwa, South Africa at 76. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.
    d. at 74. CBMR Digest, v. 18 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Reed, A.C., blues saxophonist, d. 2/25/2004 in Chicago at 77. Rolling Stone, no. 945, 4/1/2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.
    also vocalist and bandleader. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Reed, Leonard, tap dancer, d. 4/5/2004 in Covina, CA at 97; b. 1/7/1907 in Lightning Creed, OK. New York Times online, 4/10/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/10/arts/10REED.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Reif, Jean Frances, teacher of piano, voice, and theory, d. 1/3/2004 in Virginia. Piano Guild Notes, v. 53 no. 4, Spring 2004.

  • Reilly, Edward R., musicologist, d. 2/28 or 29/2004. James L. Zychowicz on AMS-L, 3/2/2004.
    d. 2/28/2004 in Poughkeepsie, NY; b. 1929 in Newport News, VA. AMS Newsletter, v. 34 no. 2, August 2004; Traverso, v. 16 no. 4, October 2004.
    d. 2/28/2004. News About Mahler Research, no. 50, Summer 2004.

  • Restout, Denise, harpsichordist, d. 3/17/2004 in Hartford, CT at 88; b. 11/24/1915 in Paris. Clavier, v. 43 no. 5, June 2004.
    Denise Therese Restout, d. 3/9/2004. American Organist, v. 38 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Reuter, Shirley H., organist, pianist, chorister, bell choir ringer, d. 6/9/2004 in Toms River, NJ at 77. American Organist, v. 38 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Rey, Alvino, swing bandleader and steel guitarist, d. 2/24/2004 in Salt Lake City at 95; b. Alvin McBurney 7/1/1908 in Oakland, CA. New York Times online, 2/27/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/27/arts/music/27REY.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.
    d. in Draper, UT. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Rice, Clark, organbuilder, d. 12/3/2004 in Wichita, KS at 50; b. in Lakin, KS. Tracker, v. 49 no. 2, Spring 2005.
    Clark Hunt Rice; b. 5/29/1954. American Organist, v. 39 no. 11, November 2005.

  • Richardson, Soko, blues drummer, d. 1/29/2004 at 65. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Rippon, Michael, British bass-baritone, d. 5/2004 in Hong Kong at 65; b. 12/10/1938 in Coventry. Opera, v. 55 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Rischner, (Sister) Evelyn Marie, music and voice teacher, d. 8/11/2004 at 64; b. 9/23/1939 in Harper, TX. Piano Guild Notes, v. 54 no. 4, Spring 2005.

  • Roberts, Arthur, physicist, pianist, composer, and computer musician, d. 4/22/2004 in Honolulu, HI; b. 7/6/1912 in New York City. Computer Music Journal, v. 29 no. 2, Summer 2005.

  • Roberts, Myron J., organist, composer, and music professor, d. 5/15/2004 in Camden, ME at 92; b. 1/30/1912 in San Diego, CA. American Organist, v. 38 no. 8, August 2004; Diapason, v. 95 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Robinson, Dean, American carillonneur, d. 1/31/2004 in Rochester, MN at 78; b. 7/16/1925 in Mazeppa, MN. Diapason, v. 95 no. 4, April 2004.
    Dean William Robinson. American Organist, v. 38 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Rollins, Lucille, jazz manager and producer (for husband Sonny), d. 11/27/2004 in Germantown, NY at 76. New York Times online, 12/19/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/19/arts/music/19rollins.html}.
    also played cowbell, d. "around 11/26/2004". Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Rosenthal, Albi, music scholar and bookseller, d. 8/3/2004 in Oxford; b. 10/5/1914 in Munich. Independent Online Edition, 8/10/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=549813}; Beethoven Journal, v. 19 no. 1, Summer 2004.

  • Rowe, Tom, folk singer, bassist, clarinetist, and recording engineer, d. 1/17/2004 in Portland, ME at 53. Boston.com, 2/1/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/02/01/tom_rowe_musician_and_folk_singer_at_53/}.
    b. 1950 in Maine. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Ruby, Glenn, gambist and lutenist, d. 2004?. VdGSA News, v. 41 no. 2, June 2004.
    Glenn A. Ruby, also cellist, keyboardist, and recorder player, d. 5/16/2004 in Fall Church, VA at 65. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Ruelas, George, Latin percussionist, d. 8/17/2004 in Dearborn, MI at 45; b. 8/17/1959 in Detroit, MI. detnews.com, 8/26/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0408/26/b02-254757.htm}.

  • Ruhnke, Martin, musicologist, d. 9/25/2004; b. 6/14/1921. Musikforschung, v. 58 no. 1, January-March 2005.

  • Ryan, Peggy (Margaret O'Rene), dancer and actor, d. 11/6/2004 in Las Vegas, NV at 80; b. 8/28/1924 in Long Beach, CA. New York Times online, 11/15/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/15/movies/15ryan.html}.

  • Sales, Grover, jazz critic, d. 2/14/2004 in Tiburon, CA at 84. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Sampson, Peggie, Canadian gambist, cellist, and teacher, d. 2004; b. 1912. VdGSA News, v. 41 no. 2, June 2004.

  • Sams, Eric, musicologist and Shakespeare scholar, d. 9/13/2004; b. 5/3/1926 in Walthamstow, London. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 986, November 2004; Musical Times, v. 146, no. 1890, Spring 2005.

  • Sanchez, Adan, balladeer, d. 3/27/2004 in Sinaloa, Mexico at 19. AOL.com, 3/28/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004032819460001097127}.

  • Sandbach, Neale, jazz recording engineer/producer, d. 5/2004 in Sydney at around 40. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Sandford, Gordon Thomas, gambist, musicologist, and early music specialist, d. 3/3/2004 at 74; b. 10/21/1929 in Upland California. VdGSA News, v. 41 no. 2, June 2004.

  • Satterfield, John, jazz pianist, d. 9/16/2004 in Chapel Hill, NC at 82. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Satterfield, Louis, jazz bassist and guitarist, d. 9/27/2004 at 67. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Saunders, Wilfred, British luthier, d. at 76. Strad, v. 115, no. 1374, October 2004.

  • Savas, James, music professor, d. 6/2/2004 at 81. Boston.com, 6/7/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/06/07/james_savas_was_music_professor_at_81/}.

  • Savio, Giuseppe, Italian tenor, d. 1/20/2004 in Bolzano, Italy at 83; b. 1/19/1921 at Molina di Malo (Vicenza). Opera, v. 55 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Scardino, Dorothy Denny, jazz pianist, d. 3/9/2004 in New York City at 82; b. in Jefferson, NY. New York Times online, 3/28/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/28/nyregion/28SCAR.html}.
    Denny Scardino. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Schaffer, Ruth Henrietta Hutzler, pianist, d. 3/27/2004 in North Baltimore, MD at 96; b. in Baltimore. baltimoresun.com, 3/29/2004 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.hutzler29mar29,0,5799694.story}.

  • Scharer, Jonathan, producer, d. 9/7/2004 in Greenwich, CT at 56; b. in Manhattan. New York Times online, 9/11/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/11/arts/11scharer.html}.

  • Schenkman, Marguerite, d. Chamber Music, v. 21 no. 3, June 2004.

  • Schepelern, Gerhard, musicologist, d. 2/6/2004; b. 9/15/1915. Danish Yearbook of Musicology, no. 32, 2004.

  • Schmidt, Trudeliese, mezzo, d. 6/24/2004 at 61. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.
    d. at 62; b. 11/7/1941 in Saarbrücken. Opera, v. 55 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Schnider, Doris Pollack, singer and music teacher, d. 6/19/2004 in Reisterstown, MD at 81. baltimoresun.com, 6/22/2004 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.schnider22jun22,0,7731275.story}.

  • Schulz, Werner, oboist, d. 8/2004 at 80; b. 1924. Orchester, v. 52 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Schwarz, Josephine, dancer, dance teacher, and administrator, d. 2/27/2004 in Boulder, CO at 95; b. in Dayton, CO. New York Times online, 3/2/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/02/arts/dance/02SCHW.html}.

  • Schwarz, Reinhard, conductor, d. at 68. Opernwelt, v. 45 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Schwei, Barbara, dance company founder, d. 9/29/2004 in Manhattan at 57; b. in Milwaukee. New York Times online, 10/9/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/09/arts/09schwei.html}.

  • Sciaky, Ed, disc jockey, d. 1/29/2004 in New York at 55; b. in New York. AOL.com, 1/30/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004013010340001756633}; Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Scoggins, Jerry, country singer, d. 12/7/2004 at 93. NPR online, 12/9/2004 {http://www.npr.org/rundowns/rundown.php?prgDate=09-Dec-2004&prgId=2}; Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.
    d. in Los Angeles, CA; b. in Texas. AOL.com, 12/9/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004120918270002134421}; CNN.com, 12/10/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/10/obit.scoggins.ap/index.html}.
    b. in Mount Pleasant, TX. Boston.com, 12/12/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/12/12/jerry_scoggins_93_was_country_singer/}.

  • Scott, Frankie, country singer, d. 4/24/2004 at 84. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Seals, Frank "Son", bluesman, d. 12/20/2004 in Chicago, IL at 62; b. 8/14/1942 in Osceola, AK. New York Times online, 12/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/22/arts/music/22seal.html}; Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.
    b. 8/11/1942. Rolling Stone, no. 966, 1/27/2005.
    "Frank" Son Seals, d. in Richton Park, IL. Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Sera, Yuzuru, jazz pianist, d. 2004? in Tokyo at 71. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.

  • Shabalala, Ben, South African singer, d. 6/16/2004 in Durban, South Africa at 46. Rolling Stone, no. 954, 8/5/2004; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Shapiro, Esther Ringel, blues singer, d. 1/5/2004 in Deerfield Beach, FL at 84; b. in Brooklyn, NY. washingtonpost.com, 1/8/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A63860-2004Jan7.html}.

  • Shaw, Artie, swing clarinetist, bandleader, and composer, d. 12/30/2004 in Thousand Oaks, CA at 94; b. Arthur Jacoby Arshawsky 5/23/1910 in New York City. SFGate.com, 12/31/2004 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/12/31/MNGPTAJJJP1.DTL}; washingtonpost.com, 12/31/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A37911-2004Dec30.html}; chicagotribune.com, 12/31/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0412310146dec31,1,2643169.story}; philly.com, 12/31/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10535896.htm}; detnews.com, 12/31/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2005/obituaries/0501/11/A07-46724.htm}; Jazz Journal International, v. 58 no. 2, February 2005; Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.
    b. Arthur Jacob Arshawsky 5/26/1920. Guardian Unlimited online, 1/1/2005 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1381846,00.html}.

  • Shaw, Greg, rock journalist and publisher, d. 10/19/2004 in Los Angeles at 55; b. in San Francisco. New York Times online, 10/27/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/27/arts/music/27shaw.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 962, 11/25/2004.
    b. 1949. Spin, v. 21 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Shemer, Naomi, Israeli songwriter, d. 6/26/2004 in Jerusalem at 74; b. on Kibbutz Kinneret. Boston.com, 6/27/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/06/27/naomi_shemer_74_israeli_composer/}.
    also poet. New York Times online, 6/29/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/29/nyregion/29shemer.html}.

  • Shipps, Don, blues sideman, bass player, and bandleader, d. 7/23/2004 in Springfield, MO at 51. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Silha, George, jazz record store founder, d. 1/31/2004 in Chicago, IL at 70. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Simmen, Johnny, jazz producer and writer, d. 9/23/2004 in Zurich, Switzerland at 86. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.
    Hans "Johnny" Simmen; b. 4/7/1918 in Switzerland. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Simms, Mabel Robinson, jazz pianist and vocalist, d. 1/27/2004 in Boston, MA at 90; b. Mabel L. Brown in Cape Charles, VA. Boston.com, 2/24/2005 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2005/02/24/mabel_robinson_simms_90_bluesy_jazz_pianist_vocalist/}.

  • Simpson, Howard, jazz trumpeter, d. 4/19/2004 in London, England at 34. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Siomos, John, rock drummer, d. 1/16/2004 in Brooklyn at 56. Rolling Stone, no. 942, 2/19/2004.

  • Smith, Colin, jazz trumpeter, d. 3/29/2004 in London; b. 11/20/1934 in London. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004.
    d. 3/24/2004 at 69. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Smith, Erik, record producer, d. 5/4/2004; b. 3/25/1931 in Rostock, Germany. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 981, July 2004.

  • Smith, Ernie, authority on jazz, d. 4/8/2004 in the Bronx at 79. New York Times online, 4/14/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/14/arts/dance/14SMIT.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Smith, Franklin Stoddart III, organist, choir director, and composer, d. 10/23/2004 in Somesville, ME; b. 9/1/1921 in Montclair, NJ. American Organist, v. 39 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Smith, Horace, jazz reeds, d. 1/22/2004 at 76. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Smith, Jeffrey L., a.k.a. "The Frugal Gourmet", A.G.O. supporter, d. 7/7/2004 in Seattle, WA at 65; b. 1939 in Tacoma. American Organist, v. 38 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Smith, Ronald, British pianist, d. 5/27/2004; b. 1/3/1922 in London. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 983, September 2004.

  • Smith, Ward, arts executive, d. 8/15/2004 in Hunting Valley, OH at 73; b. in Buffalo, NY. New York Times online, 8/22/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/22/nyregion/22smith.html}.

  • Solomon, Clifford, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 6/21/2004 at 73; b. 1/17/1931 in Los Angeles. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 12, December 2004.
    Clifford Soloman. Cadence, v. 31 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Solomon, Howard, nightclub owner, d. 6/3/2004 at 75. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Solov, Zachary, ballet dancer and choreographer, d. 11/7/2004 in Manhattan at 81. New York Times online, 11/12/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/12/arts/dance/12solov.html}.
    also ballet master, d. 11/6/2004; b. 2/15/1923 in Philadelphia, PA. Opera News, v. 69 no. 7, January 2005.

  • Sophos, Anthony, cellist, d. 2004? at 81. Strad, v. 114, no. 1371, July 2004.

  • Souliotis, Elena, soprano, d. 12/4/2004; b. 5/25/1943. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 989, February 2005; Musical Times, v. 146, no. 1890, Spring 2005.
    d. in Florence; b. 5/28/1943 in Athens. Opera News, v. 69 no. 9, March 2005.

  • Southall, Geneva, educator and pianist, d. 1/2/2004 in Iowa City, IA at 78. CBMR Digest, v. 17 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Souzay, Gérard, French baritone, d. 8/17/2004 in Cap d'Antibes, France at 85. New York Times online, 8/19/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/19/arts/music/19souzay.html}; AOL.com, 8/19/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004081912010001973924}.
    b. 12/8/1918 in Angers, France. Opera News, v. 69 no. 5, November 2004; Gramophone Awards issue 2004, v. 82, no. 985; Opera, v. 55 no. 11, November 2004.
    b. Gérard Marcel Tisserand. Opernwelt, v. 45 no. 11, November 2004.

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  • Spencer, Merrillyn "Mimi", teacher and performer of Middle Eastern dance, singing, music theory, and instruments esp. kanun, d. 2/4/2004. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Sperling, Jack, jazz and big-band drummer, d. 2/26/2004 at 81. latimes.com, 3/5/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings5.2mar05,1,5816866.story}.
    d. 3/5/2004 in Los Angeles. Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.
    d. 2/26/2004; b. John Sperling 8/17/1922 in Trenton, NJ. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Spoorenberg, Erna, Dutch lyric-coloratura soprano and teacher, d. 3/18/2004 in Vught, The Netherlands; b. 4/11/1926 in Jogyakarta, Java. Opera News, v. 69 no. 1, July 2004.

  • Stamm, Joan M., recorder player, d. 9/11/2004 in Aurora, IL. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Stark, John Jr., recorder player, d. 1/2004 in Mobile, AL. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Statiras, Gus, music producer, d. 4/2/2004 in Melledgeville, GA at 81. Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Stein, Leonard, American pianist, conductor, and musicologist, d. in Los Angeles at 87. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Sternberg, Ann, folk musician and DJ, d. 5/13/2004. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Stevens, Denis, British musicologist and conductor, d. 4/1/2004 in London; b. 3/2/1922 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Independent.co.uk, 4/5/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=508490}.
    "scholar, editor, performer, and impresario", promoter of early music. Early Music, v. 32 no. 4, November 2004.
    also violinist and violist. Gramophone, v. 82, no. 981, July 2004.

  • Stockfleth, Ron, folk presenter, d. 11/21/2004. Sing Out! v. 49 no. 1, Spring 2005.

  • Stoia, Eugene, violinist, d. in California at 88; b. in Romania. Strad, v. 115, no. 1367, April 2004.

  • Straight, Phyllis C., pianist, organist, and teacher, d. 6/10/2004 at 103; b. in New York City. American Organist, v. 38 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Strange, Pete (Peter Charles), jazz trombonist, d. 8/14/2004; b. 12/19/1938 in Plaistow, London. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 10, October 2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.
    d. 8/4/2004. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Strauss, Bertha Elvira Barney, organist and choir director, d. 4/2004; b. in Buffalo, NY. American Organist, v. 39 no. 11, November 2005.

  • Stubbins, Mary McCall, organist and choirmaster, d. 12/25/2004 in Washington, DC at 90; b. in Toluca, IL. Diapason, v. 96 no. 3, March 2005; American Organist, v. 39 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Sullivan, Niki, rock guitarist, d. 4/6/2004 in Sugar Creek, MO at 66. New York Times online, 4/9/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/09/arts/music/09SULL.html}; latimes.com, 4/10/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings10.2apr10,1,6574586.story}.
    also vocalist. Rolling Stone, no. 948, 5/13/2004.

  • Sutter, Berthold, d.; b. 7/7/1923 in Graz. Auf Fux-Jagd, v. 12 no. 1/2, October 2004.

  • Swift, James A., conductor, d. 11/15/2004 in Laguna Hills, CA at 89; b. in Minnesota. latimes.com, 11/23/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-swift23nov23,1,1568467.story}.

  • Sylvers, Edmund, funk/soul singer, d. 3/11/2004 in Richmond, VA at 47. CNN.com, 3/16/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/16/obit.sylvers.ap/index.html}.
    disco singer. Rolling Stone, no. 946, 4/15/2004.

  • Synnestvedt, Peter, recorder player and professor, d. 7/11/2004 in Muskogee, OK. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Szitas, Gabriel, violinist, d. 4/20/2004 in Wyandotte, MI at 90; b. 3/1914. detnews.com, 4/30/2004 {http://www.detnews.com/2004/obituaries/0404/30/d02-138314.htm}.

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  • Taras, John, choreographer and balletmaster, d. 4/2/2004 in Manhattan at 84; b. 4/18/1919 in New York. New York Times online, 4/5/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/05/arts/dance/05TARA.html}.

  • Tarbell, Evelyn, recorder player, d. 10/2004 in Little Rock, AR (sic). ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Tausky, Vilem, British conductor, d. 3/16/2004 in London at 93; b. 7/20/1910 in Prerov, Czechoslovakia. Opera, v. 55 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Taylor, Jim, jazz pianist and producer, d. 9/6/2004 in Westerville, OH at 84. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Tebaldi, Renata Ersilia Clotilde, soprano, d. 12/19/2004 in the Republic of San Marino at 82; b. 2/1/1922 in Pesaro, Italy. New York Times, 12/20/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/20/arts/music/20teba.html}; chicagotribune.com, 12/20/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0412200131dec20,1,6645456.story}; Philly.com, 12/20/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10456547.htm}; latimes.com, 12/20/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-tebaldi20dec20,1,5668603.story}; Boston.com, 12/20/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/12/20/renata_tebaldi_soprano_who_reigned_over_opera_world_dies_at_82/}; washingtonpost.com, 12/20/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A12582-2004Dec19.html}; Independent Online Edition, 12/20/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=594801}; Guardian Unlimited online, 12/20/2004 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/obituary/0,12723,1377197,00.html}; Opera News, v. 69 no. 8, February 2005; American Record Guide, v. 68 no. 1, March/April 2005; Gramophone, v. 82, no. 990, March 2005; Musical Times, v. 146, no. 1890, Spring 2005.
    d. 12/18/2004. Opera, v. 56 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Ténot, Frank, jazz writer, promoter, and publicist, d. 1/8/2004 in Paris, France at 78. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Thesmacher, Pauline, voice teacher, d. 2004?. Cleveland Institute of Music Notes, Summer 2004.

  • Thompson, Arthur, baritone, d. 8/21/2004; b. 12/27/1942 in New York City. Opera News, v. 69 no. 5, November 2004.

  • Thompson, Basil, British ballet dancer and ballet master, d. 11/2/2004 in Lynchburg, VA at 67. New York Times online, 11/12/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/12/arts/12thompson.html}.

  • Thompson, Don "D.T.", jazz bassist, pianist, and vibraphonist, d. 3/21/2004 in Vancouver, BC. Cadence, v. 30 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Thompson, Errol, Jamaican studio engineer and producer, d. 11/13/2004 in Kingston, Jamaica at 55; b. 1949. Beat, v. 24 no. 1, 2005.

  • Thompson, Rudolph, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 9/2004 at 70. Cadence, v. 30 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Tillis, "Bishop" Joe Perry, jazz guitarist and vocalist, d. 11/3/2004 at 85. Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Tinsley, Jim Bob, cowboy singer and historian, d. 1/18/2004; b. 8/21/1921 in Brevard, NC. Sing Out!, v. 48 no. 2, Summer 2004.

  • Toffer, Luigi, Italian conductor, d. 5/6/2004 in Trieste at about 95. Opera, v. 55 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Toman, Arthur R., luthier, d. 6/9/2004 in Newton, MA at 57; b. in Meriden, CT. Boston.com, 6/16/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/06/16/arthur_toman_57_fashioned_elegant_string_instruments/}; Strad, v. 115, no. 1373, September 2004.

  • Toney, Jack, gospel singer and songwriter, d. 4/15/2004 at 70. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Tosti, Don, Pachuco bandleader, d. 8/2/2004 in Palm Springs, FL at 81; b. Edmundo Martinez Tostado in El Paso, TX. latimes.com, 8/4/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-tosti4aug04,1,4379803.story}.
    also composer, bassist, and piano teacher; b. Edmundo Martínez Tostado. New York Times online, 8/9/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/09/arts/music/09tosti.html}.
    also violinist. Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.
    also singer, d. in Palm Spring, CA. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Troy, Doris, soul/gospel/rock singer and songwriter, d. 2/16/2004 in Las Vegas, NV at 67; b. Doris Higginsen in New York City. latimes.com, 2/20/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-troy20feb20,1,1209676.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 944, 3/18/2004; Cadence, v. 30 no. 4, April 2004.
    b. Doris Higginson. New York Times online, 2/19/2004 {http://nytimes.com/2004/02/19/arts/music/19TROY.html}.

  • Trubel, Gerhard, German church musician and composer, d. 9/4/2004 in Dortmund; b. 2/21/1917 in Bochum. Musik und Kirche, v. 74 no. 6, November/December 2004.

  • Unger, Wolfgang, music director, d. 4/22/2004 in Halle at 55; b. in Eibenstock im Erzegebirge. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Vallarino, Carlos Botto, Chilean composer, d. 6/27/2004 in Santiago; b. 1923. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 58, no. 202.

  • Van Norman, Marion Charles, organist and piano teacher, d. 8/25/2004 in Galesburg, IL at 98; b. 1/30/1906 in De Kalb, IL. American Organist, v. 39 no. 1, January 2005.

  • Van Tassel, Eric, early music scholar, critic, editor, and author, d. 11/21/2004 in Fowlsmere, Cambridgeshire, England; b. in Philadelphia, PA. Early Music America, v. 11 no. 2, Summer 2005.
    Eric Robert Van Tassel; b. 11/14/1939. Early Music, v. 33 no. 2, May 2005.

  • Vanella, John F., organist and music director, d. 12/13/2004 in Amnicon Lake, WI at 63; b. 10/30/1941 in St. Paul, MN. American Organist, v. 39 no. 3, March 2005.

  • VanWarmer, Randy, pop/country singer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 1/12/2004 in Seattle, WA at 48; b. 3/30/1955 in Indian Hills, CO. AOL.com, 1/14/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=200401140740000136370}; latimes.com, 1/15/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-vanwarmer15jan15,1,4094580.story}; CNN.com, 1/14/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/14/obit.vanwarmer.ap/index.html}; Boston.com, 1/17/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/01/17/randy_vanwarmer_was_singer_songwriter/}; Rolling Stone, no. 942, 2/19/2004.

  • Vermeulen, Bram, Dutch singer-songwriter and peace activist, d. 9/4/2004 at 57. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Vinikow, Peter, jazz bassist, d. 4/28/2004 in Laurelhurst, WA at 47; b. in Seattle. seattletimes.com, 5/22/2004 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2001935903_vinobit22m.html}.

  • von Winterstein, Olivier, music director, d. in Dresden at 53. Orchester, v. 52 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Vonk, Hans, Dutch conductor, d. 8/29/2004 in Amsterdam at 63; b. 6/18/1941 in Amsterdam. STLtoday.com, 8/29/2004 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/entertainment/stories.nsf/Entertainment/Music/02DD53F9482A3E6D86256F00002245DB}; canada.com, 8/29/2004 {http://www.canada.com/news/story.html?id=BAAD6B40-8F9D-47CD-925A-AEBA0054A869}; New York Times online, 8/29/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/arts/AP-Obit-Vonk.html}; St. Louis Business Journal online, 8/30/2004 {http://stlouis.bizjournals.com/stlouis/stories/2004/08/30/daily2.html}; startribune.com, 8/30/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4954843.html}; Boston.com, 8/31/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/31/hans_vonk_was_conductor_of_symphony_in_st_louis/}; Independent.co.uk, 8/31/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=556737}; Gramophone Awards issue 2004, v. 82, no. 985; Symphony, v. 55 no. 6, November-December 2004.
    d. at 62. Opernwelt, v. 45 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Wade, Walter W., organist and theorist, d. 1/2/2004 in Memphis, TN at 77; b. in Johnson City, TN. American Organist, v. 38 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Waldeck, Lew, d. Chamber Music, v. 21 no. 3, June 2004.

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  • Wallberg, Heinz, conductor, d. 9/2004 at 81; b. 1923 in Hamm, Westfalen, Germany. Opernwelt, v. 45 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Waller, Charlie, bluegrass singer and guitarist, d. 8/18/2004 in Gordonsville, VA at 69; b. in Joinerville, TX. latimes.com, 8/23/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-waller23aug23,1,6793097.story}; Boston.com, 8/22/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/22/charlie_waller_helped_open_bluegrass_to_new_generation/}; washingtonpost.com, 8/21/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A20405-2004Aug20.html}; New York Times online, 8/24/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/24/arts/music/24waller.html}; seattletimes.com, 8/29/2004 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002019209_wallerobit29.html}.
    b. 1/19/1935. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Walter, Alfred, conductor, d. 3/7/2004 at 74. Orchester, v. 52 no. 5, May 2004.

  • Watanabe, Yoko, Japanese soprano, d. 7/15/2004 in Milan, Italy at 51. AOL.com, 7/23/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004072311230001848099}.
    b. 7/12/1953 in Fukuoka, Japan. Opera News, v. 69 no. 4, October 2004; Opera, v. 55 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Watkins, William, music director and organist, d. 6/17/2004 in Washington, DC at 82; b. in Danville, VA. American Organist, v. 38 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Watts, Noble "Thin Man", blues/jazz saxophonist, d. 8/24/2004 in DeLand, FL at 78; b. in DeLand. Boston.com, 8/27/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/27/noble_watts_blues_saxophonist/}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Webb, Lucile Hammill, organist, pianist, and teacher, d. 6/19/2004 in Alexandria, LA at 95. American Organist, v. 38 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Werni, Ludwig, bassist, d. at 67. Orchester, v. 52 no. 9, September 2004.
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  • West, Helen Joyce, pianist, organist, and teacher, d. 8/8/2004 in Boston, MA; b. 1913. Piano Guild Notes, v. 54 no. 4, Spring 2005.

  • White, Cedric "Bozy", jazz producer and writer, d. 2/2004 in Oakland, CA at 76. Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004.
    b. 1927. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004.

  • White, Chappell, musicologist and violist, d. 11/2/2004 in Sewanee, TN at 84; b. 1920. AMS Newsletter, v. 35 no. 1, February 2005.

  • White, Chappell, musicologist, critic, violist, d. 11/2/2004 in Sewanee, TN at 84. Craig B. Parker on AMS-L, 11/7/2004.

  • White, Earl Clinton, blues guitarist and singer, d. 8/9/2004 in Quantico, MD at 85; b. in Dames Quarter, MD. washingtonpost.com, 8/14/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A64103-2004Aug13.html}; Boston.com, 8/16/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/08/16/earl_white_at_85_bluesman_waterman_who_loved_chesapeake_bay/}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • White, L.E., country songwriter and fiddler, d. 9/7/2004 at 74. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 4, Winter 2005.

  • Whitehead, John, R&B singer and songwriter, d. 5/11/2004 in Philadelphia at 55. AOL.com, 5/12/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004051208110001102222}; ABCNEWS.com, 5/12/2004 {http://abcnews.go.com/wire/Entertainment/ap20040512_313.html}; latimes.com, 5/13/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-whitehead13may13,1,4103760.story}; New York Times online, 5/13/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/13/arts/music/13WHIT.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 950, 6/10/2004.

  • Widener, John Thomas, Jr., organbuilder, d. 11/4/2004; b. 11/16/1922 in Atlanta, GA. Diapason, v. 96 no. 12, December 2005.
    d. in Atlanta, GA. American Organist, v. 40 no. 2, February 2006.

  • Wildermann, William, bass, d. 5/17/2004 in Stamford, NY; b. 12/2/1919 in Stuttgart. Opera News, v. 69 no. 3, September 2004.

  • Wilhoyte, Carolyn, recorder player, d. 4/2004 in Mulberry, AR. ARS Newsletter, January 2005.

  • Williams, Claude (Fiddler), jazz violinist and guitarist (and other string instruments), d. 4/25/2004 in Kansas City at 96; b. Claude Gabriel Williams 2/22/1908 in Muskogee, OK. New York Times online, 4/27/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/27/arts/music/27WILL.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 6, June 2004; Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004; Strad, v. 114, no. 1371, July 2004; Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Williams, Helen Howell, organist, pianist, and choir director, d. 8/10/2004 in Charlottesville, VA at 84; b. 8/30/1919 in Mendham, NJ. American Organist, v. 38 no. 12, December 2004.

  • Williams, James, jazz pianist, bandleader, and educator, d. 7/20/2004 in Manhattan at 53; b. in Memphis. New York Times online, 7/21/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/21/obituaries/21williams.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 9, September 2004.
    d. 7/19/2004; b. 3/8/1951. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 9, September 2004.

  • Williams, Joseph "Shotgun Joe", jazzman, d. 8/2004 in New Orleans, LA. NOLA.com, 12/29/2006 {http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/frontpage/index.ssf?/base/news-18/116737610147820.xml&coll=1}.

  • Wilson, Gordon, organist, pianist, harpsichordist, choirmaster, d. 6/28/2004 in Columbus, OH at 73; b. 7/16/1930 in Birmingham, AL. American Organist, v. 38 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Winde, Beatrice, actress and singer, d. 1/3/2004 in Manhattan at 79; b. Beatrice Williams in Chicago. latimes.com, 1/27/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings27.1jan27,1,2767694.story}.

  • Wolff, S. Drummond, composer, organist, and choirmaster, d. 4/9/2004 in San Diego; b. 2/4/1916. Diapason, v. 95 no. 6, June 2004.
    b. Stanley Edward Drummond Wolff in London. American Organist, v. 38 no. 7, July 2004.

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