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Necrology: 2006


  • Abel, Milt, jazz bassist, d. 2/3/2006 in Kansas City, MO at 77. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.
    d. 2/5/2006. Cadence, v. 32 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Abell, David L., "Piano Dealer to the Stars", d. 2/11/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 75; b. in Los Angeles. latimes.com, 2/14/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-abell14feb14,0,6386974.story}.

  • Abreu, Jean Claude, French jazz publisher, collector, and musicologist, d. 9/9/2006 in Paris; b. 1/11/1922 in Paris. Independent Online Edition, 10/9/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1822200.ece}.

  • Aceituno, Carlos Gilberto, dancer and teacher, master of samba and capoeira, d. 9/27/2006 in Castro Valley, CA at 45; b. in Guatemala. SFGate.com, 10/3/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/03/BAGD6LH4E71.DTL}.

  • Ailian, Dai, Chinese ballet pioneer (dancer, choreographer, director, administrator), d. 2/9/2006 in Beijing at 89; b. in Trinidad. New York Times On the Web, 2/20/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/20/arts/dance/20dai.html}.

  • Alberti, Alberto, jazz producer, d. 9/4/2006 at 74. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Aldulescu, Rada, Romanian cellist and pedagogue, d. at 83; b. in Piteasca-Pasarea. Strad, v. 117, no. 1394, June 2006.

  • Aldwell, Edward, pianist and music theorist, d. 5/28/2006 at 68; b. 1938. Personal email from Poundie Burstein, forwarded to AMS-L by Bob Kosovsky 5/30/2006.
    d. in Valhalla, NY; b. 1/30/1938 in Portland, OR. New York Sun online, 5/31/2006 {http://www.nysun.com/article/33609}; New York Times On the Web, 6/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/03/arts/03aldwell.html}; Boston.com, 6/3/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/03/edward_aldwell_68_fused_piano_theory_performance/}.

  • Alexander, Mary Kathryn, harpist, pianist, and teacher, d. 10/21/2006 in Waco, TX at 80; b. 6/14/1926 in Elkhart, IN. Press release from Baylor University, 10/24/2006 {http://www.baylor.edu/pr/news.php?action=story&story=42611}.

  • Alexander, Roland, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 6/14/2006 in Brooklyn, NY at 76. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Alias, Don (Charles Donald), jazz percussionist, d. 3/28/2006 in Manhattan at 66 in New York City. New York Times On the Web, 4/5/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/05/arts/music/05alias.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006; Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006.

  • Allen, Eva, record publisher and real estate developer, d. 2/15/2006 in Brighton, MA at 98; b. in Swansea, MA. Boston.com, 3/7/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/07/eva_allen_98_a_developer_of_real_estate_and_music/}.

  • Allyson, June, actress and dancer, d. 7/8/2006 in Ojai, CA at 88; b. Eleanor Geisman 10/7/1917. AOL.com, 7/11/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/articles/_a/perfect-wife-june-allyson-dies-at-88/20060710175309990001}.

  • Alperson, Edward L. Jr. "Eddie", film composer and producer, d. 10/31/2006 in Encino, CA at 81; b. in Omaha, NE. Los Angeles Times, 11/7/2006.

  • Altman, Robert, film director (directed Nashville and the movie musical Popeye), d. 11/21/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 81; b. 2/20/1925. CNN.com, 11/21/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Movies/11/21/obit.altman.ap/index.html}.

  • Anderson, Lew, big-band bandleader and actor, d. 5/13/2006 at 84. NYSun.com, 5/15/2006 {http://www.nysun.com/article/32734}.
    Lewis Burr Anderson, d. 5/14/2006 in Hawthorne, NY; b. 5/7/1922 in Kirkman, IA. New York Times On the Web, 5/17/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/17/arts/television/17anderson.html}; chicagotribune.com, 5/18/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0605180138may18,1,7881490.story}; Boston.com, 5/18/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/18/lew_anderson_with_clowns_horn_or_bands_baton_he_captivated/}; Los Angeles Times calendarlive.com, 5/18/2006 {http://www.calendarlive.com/music/cl-me-anderson18may18,0,2898436.story}.
    also arranger, d. 5/14/2006. washingtonpost.com, 5/20/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/19/AR2006051901828.html}.
    also alto saxophonist. Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Anderson, Margaret Wold Sihler, organist and music director, d. 5/10/2006 in Cleveland, OH; b. 1935. American Organist, v. 40 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Angel, Redd, South African pop singer, d. 6/20/2006 in Cape Town at 29; b. Jerome Martin. Tonight Newsletter Online Edition, 6/21/2006 {http://www.tonight.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=3302979}.

  • Angell, Warren M., administrator, educator, composer, arranger, choral conductor, and pianist, d. 5/6/2006 in Asheville, NC at 98. Choral Journal, v. 47 no. 1, July 2006.

  • Anquoe, Jack V., Kiowa powwow performer and composer, d. 6/12/2006 in Tulsa, OK at 73; b. 1/28/1933 in Mountain View, OK. tulsaworld.com, 6/14/2006 {http://www.tulsaworld.com/NewsStory.asp?ID=060614_Ne_A11_Rites12878}.

  • Anthony, Al (Alfred), jazz alto saxophonist, d. 4/28/2006 in Whitman, MA at 89; b. in East Bridgewater, MA. Boston.com, 5/2/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/02/al_anthony_played_alto_sax_with_many_jazz_greats_at_89/}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Antone, Clifford, blues club owner, d. 5/23/2006 in Austin, TX at 56. statesman.com, 5/23/2006 {http://www.statesman.com/search/content/gen/ap/TX_Obit_Antone.html}; latimes.com, 5/25/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-antone25may25,0,4049611.story}; philly.com, 5/25/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14660197.htm}; washingtonpost.com, 5/26/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/25/AR2006052501906.html}.
    also producer. Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Arbeiter, Flo (Florence Loretta), grocery store checker and soprano, d. 11/30/2006 in Corvallis, OR. Corvallis Gazette-Times online, 12/3/2006 {http://www.gazettetimes.com/articles/2006/12/05/news/community/7loc01_flo.txt}.

  • Argento, Carolyn Bailey, soprano, d. 2/2/2006 in St. Louis Park, MN; b. 5/22/1930 in Baltimore, MD. Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006.

  • Armstrong, Helen, violinist, d. Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006.
    also artistic director and educator, d. at 63. Strad, v. 117, no. 1395, July 2006.

  • Arnold, Malcolm, Sir, British composer, d. 9/23/2006 in Norwich at 84. BBC NEWS online, 9/24/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/5374808.stm}; International Herald Tribune online, 9/24/2006 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/09/24/news/obits.php}; Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 25 no. 3, November 2006; Strad, v. 117, no. 1400, December 2006; Orchester, v. 54 no. 11, November 2006.
    Malcolm Henry Arnold, also trumpeter; b. 10/21/1921 in Northampton. Independent Online Edition, 9/25/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1747108.ece}; Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1012, November 2006; Opera News, v. 71 no. 6, December 2006; Opera, v. 57 no. 12, December 2006.
    also conductor. Telegraph.co.uk, 9/25/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/09/25/db2501.xml}.
    d. in Norfolk; b. 10/24/1921. American Record Guide, v. 70 no. 1, January/February 2007.

  • Arsers, William E., French hornist, d. 7/18/2006 in Fort Lauderdale, FL at 85; b. in McAllen, TX. washingtonpost.com, 7/29/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/28/AR2006072801679_5.html}.

  • Ashton, Bob Bruce, composer, d. 11/14/2006 in Springfield, MO at 85; b. 1/2/1921 in Omaha, NE. News-Leader.com, 11/15/2006 {http://php.news-leader.com/Announcements/ObitView.php?NoticeID=36491}.

  • Assunto, Betty Owers, jazz vocalist, d. 2/26/2006 in New Orleans, LA at 72. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Atcherson, W.T., musicologist, d. 8/25/2006. AMS Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, February 2007.

  • Atterbury, Malcolm Jr., director, teacher, composer, and pianist, d. 4/16/2006 in Burbank, CA at 65; b. 3/24/1941 in Schenectady, NY. latimes.com, 5/21/2006 {http://www.legacy.com/LATimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=Notice&PersonID=17817399}.

  • Auskalnis, Antanas, Lithuanian folk musician and music librarian, d. 3/6/2006 in Vilnius; b. 3/14/1961 in the Silale region. Fontes Artis Musicae, v. 53 no. 4, October-December 2006.

  • Backlund, D. Howard, organist, choral conductor, and music professor, d. 3/8/2006 in Portland, OR at 94; b. 4/27/1911 in Astoria, OR. American Organist, v. 40 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Bagby, William, jazz drummer, d. 5/25/2006 in Philadelphia, PA at 83. philly.com, 6/1/2006 {http://www.centredaily.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14711031.htm}.
    Bill Bagby. Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Bai, Asgari, Indian Dhrupad singer, d. 8/10/2006 in Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh at 88; b. 1918 in Bijawar, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh. IndianMuslims.info, 8/10/2006 {http://www.indianmuslims.info/news/2006/august/10/art_culture/renowned_dhrupad_singer_asgari_bai_passes_away.html}.

  • Bailey, Anne Howard, television writer and librettist, d. 11/24/2006 in Rancho Mirage, CA; b. 7/26/1924 in Memphis, TN. Opera News, v. 71 no. 8, February 2007.

  • Baird, Neil, Scottish luthier, d. at 61. Strad, v. 117, no. 1399, November 2006.

  • Baird, Patricia J., music business executive, publicist, and journalist, d. 8/21/2006 in New York City at 59. Variety.com, 8/24/2006 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117948930.html}.

  • Baker, Etta, blues guitarist, d. 9/23/2006 in Fairfax, VA at 93. AOL.com, 9/25/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/influential-guitarist-etta-baker-dies/20060925065309990001}; newsobserver.com, 9/26/2006 {http://www.newsobserver.com/102/story/490622.html}; washingtonpost.com, 9/26/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/25/AR2006092501425.html}; latimes.com, 9/27/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings27.1sep27,1,5652501.story}.
    also vocalist, d. 9/24/2006. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Baker, Winifred, choral conductor, d. 10/17/2006 in Dalbeattie, Scotland at 92; b. in England. SFGate.com, 10/30/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/30/BAG6HM2EKE1.DTL}.

  • Baldoni, Alfonso, accordion vendor and technician, d. 11/25/2006 in Menomonee Falls, WI at 82; b. in Castelfidardo, Italy. JS Online, 11/26/2006 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=535362}.

  • Banai, Yossi, Israeli musician, actor, and comedian, d. 5/11/2006 in Tel Aviv at 74. STLtoday.com, 5/11/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_BANAI?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Banks, Robert Warren, Jr., rock musician and manager, d. 1/18/2006 in Prague, Czech Republic at 56; b. 12/10/1949 in Charlottesville, VA. SFGate.com, 1/23/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/23/BAG35GRGE81.DTL}.

  • Bantz, Jeffri W., organist, music director, and choral conductor, d. 7/31/2006 in Florida; b. in Marion, IN. Diapason, v. 97 no. 10, October 2006; American Organist, v. 40 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Barber, Sanders Jr., doo-wop singer, d. 8/23/2006 in Pittsburgh, PA at 68; b. in Albany, GA. United Press International online, 8/30/2006 {http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/view.php?StoryID=20060830-122700-7173r}.

  • Barnes, Prentiss, R&B singer, d. 9/30/2006 in Mississippi; b. 4/12/1925 in Magnolia, MS. latimes.com, 10/5/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings5.3oct05,1,7703700.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 1012, 11/2/2006.
    d. 10/1/2006 near Magnolia, MS. Independent Online Edition, 10/7/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1816864.ece}; Boston.com, 10/13/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/10/13/prentiss_barnes_moonglows_singer/}.

  • Barnes, Raymond J., organist and teacher, d. 5/21/2006 in Las Vegas, NV at 73; b. 1933 in Adrian, MI. Diapason, v. 97 no. 8, August 2006.
    b. 5/17/1933. American Organist, v. 40 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Barnett, Cliff, jazz bassist, d. 7/5/2006 in Sydney at 76. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Barnett, Isabel Bigley, stage actress and singer, also philanthropist, d. 10/1/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 80; b. in the Bronx. thedesertsun.com, 10/2/2006 {http://www.desertsunonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061002/OBITUARIES/610020308/1090/obituaries}.

  • Barr, Charles, bassist, d. 8/11/2006 in Cleveland, OH at 31; b. in Dallas, TX. Akron Beacon Journal, 8/12/2006; Strad, v. 117, no. 1398, October 2006.

  • Barrett, Richard, doo-wop singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 8/3/2006 in Westport, MA at 70. Todd Baptista on the Velvet Rope Forums, 8/3/2006 {http://www.velvetrope.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Number=824828}.
    d. in Philadelphia, PA; b. in Philadelphia. philly.com, 8/4/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/news/obituaries/15195560.htm}.

  • Barrett, Syd, British rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, d. 7/7/2006 in Cambridge at 60; b. Roger Keith Barrett 1/6/1946 in Cambridge. CNN.com, 7/11/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/11/britain.floyd/index.html}; First Post, 7/11/2006 {http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/index.php?menuID=2&subID=730}; chicagotribune.com, 7/11/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chi-060711barrett-story,1,6021579.story}; Times Online, 7/11/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2265488,00.html}; BBC NEWS online, 7/11/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/5169344.stm}; Independent Online Edition, 7/11/2006 {http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article1172177.ece}; Guardian Unlimited, 7/11/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1817952,00.html}; Boston.com, 7/12/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/12/syd_barrett_at_60_troubled_muse_and_cofounder_of_pink_floyd/}; Telegraph.co.uk, 7/12/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/07/12/db1201.xml}; SFGate.com, 7/12/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/07/12/BAGT1JTKOT1.DTL}; Detroit News Online, 7/12/2006 {http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060712/OBITUARIES/607120316&SearchID=73250540829315}; Rolling Stone, no. 1006, 8/10/2006.

  • Barretto, Ray, Latin jazz percussionist, d. 2/17/2006 in Hackensack, NJ at 76. AOL.com, 2/17/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060217115909990008}; Boston.com, 2/18/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/02/18/ray_barretto_a_latin_jazz_legend_on_drums/}; Rolling Stone, no. 996, 3/23/2006; Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Barry, Elaine, British soprano, d. 4/23/2006; b. Elaine Hooker 8/16/1943 in London. Guardian Unlimited, 5/25/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1782367,00.html}.

  • Barton, Betty, a.k.a. Ruth Lowe, jazz vocalist, d. ca. 3/15/2006 in New York City, NY at 81. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Barton, Eileen, pop singer, d. 6/27/2006 in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles Times, 6/30/2006.
    d. in West Hollywood, CA; b. 11/24/1929 in New York. Independent Online Edition, 7/4/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1159310.ece}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Barwick, Billy, Canadian jazz drummer, d. 7/22/2006 in Montreal, Quebec at 69; b. 9/8/1936 in Montreal, Quebec. globeandmail.com, 12/19/2006 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20061219.OBBARWICK19/TPStory/}.

  • Bass, Gene, folk singer and entrepreneur, d. 5/18/2006 at 76; b. 7/28/1929 in Brooklyn, NY. Miami Herald, 5/19/2006.

  • Batish, Shiv Dayal, Pandit, Indian musician, d. 7/29/2006 in Santa Cruz, CA at 91; b. 12/1914. World Music Central, 8/1/2006 {http://www.worldmusiccentral.org/article.php?story=20060801220047374}.
    multi-instrumentalist, singer, and composer; b. 12/14/1914 in Patiala, India. SantaCruzSENTINEL.com, 8/1/2006 {http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/archive/2006/August/01/local/stories/03local.htm}; Independent Online Edition, 8/16/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1219452.ece}.

  • Becker, Eugene, violist, d. at 76. Strad, v. 117, no. 1399, November 2006.

  • Beckerman, Timothea, R&B singer and songwriter, d. 11/14/2006 in New York City at 55. NOLA.com, 11/17/2006 {http://www.nola.com/obituaries/t-p/index.ssf?/base/obits-33/116374701323330.xml}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Bell, Aaron, jazz bassist, d. 1/23/2006 in Bronx, NY at 82. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Bell, Warren Sr., jazz saxophonist, d. 11/22/2006 in New Orleans, LA. TheNewOrleansChannel.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15880978/}.
    d. at around 77. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Bellini, Gabriele, conductor, d. in Milan at 67. Orchester, v. 54 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Benbow, Steve, British folk guitarist, singer, and music director, d. 11/17/2006 in London; b. 11/29/1931 in London. Independent Online Edition, 11/22/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2004195.ece}.
    d. at 75. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Bennett-Coverly, Louise Simone, Jamaican poet and folklorist, d. 7/26/2006 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at 86; b. 9/7/1919 in Kingston. New York Times On the Web, 7/29/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/29/arts/29bennett.html}.

  • Bergman, Erik, Finnish composer, conductor, critic, and teacher, d. 4/24/2006 in Helsinki at 94; b. 11/24/1911 in Uusikaarlepyy. Opera, v. 57 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Beringer, Ted, luthier, d. 9/2/2006; b. 8/31/1921. American Lutherie, no. 88, Winter 2006.

  • Bernstein, Thelma, singer and actress, mother of Albert Brooks, d. 5/27/2006 in Beverly Hills, CA at 95. philly.com, 6/2/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14720103.htm}.

  • Bevan, Maurice Guy Smallman, British baritone, d. 6/20/2006 at 85; b. 3/10/1921. Telegraph.co.uk, 7/21/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/07/21/db2102.xml}; Playbill Arts online, 7/28/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/4967.html}.

  • Bialek, Robert, music producer, impresario, and record shop owner, d. 5/30/2006 in Rockville, MD at 84; b. in Washington, DC. washingtonpost.com, 6/4/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/03/AR2006060300708.html}.

  • Big Hawk, rapper, d. 5/1/2006 in Houston, TX at 36; b. John Edward Hawkins. ABC News online, 5/2/2006 {http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=1915008}; AOL.com, 5/3/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/rapper-big-hawk-shot-to-death/20060503071309990001}.

  • Bjoner, Ingrid, Norwegian soprano, d. 9/4/2006 in Oslo; b. 11/8/1927 in Kråkstad. Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006; Orchester, v. 54 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Black, Dave, jazz drummer, d. 12/4/2006 in Alameda, CA at 78; b. in Philadelphia, PA. SFGate.com, 12/6/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/12/06/BAGK6MQ4DU1.DTL}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.
    David John Black; b. 1/23/1928. washingtonpost.com, 12/7/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/06/AR2006120602163.html}.

  • Blackburn, John M., songwriter, engineer, and manager, d. 11/15/2006 in Newport, OR; b. 10/19/1913 in Massilon, OH. newportnewstimes.com, 11/17/2006 {http://newportnewstimes.com/articles/2006/11/17/obituaries/obituaries01.txt}.

  • Blair, John, violinist, d. 6/3/2006 in Queens, NY at 62. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Blowers, Johnny, jazz drummer, d. 7/17/2006 in Westbury, NY at 95. Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.
    John "Johnny" Garret Blowers Jr.; b. 4/21/1911. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Blue, Bob, folk songwriter, d. 3/17/2006 in Amherst, MA; b. 1948. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Blume, David Nason, jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, d. 3/15/2006 in Sylmar, CA at 74; b. in Roxbury, MA. Boston.com, 3/18/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/18/david_blume_74_jazz_musician_composer_who_had_1966_pop_hit/}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.
    also record producer and folk dance club owner. latimes.com, 3/24/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-blume24mar24,1,1700819.story}.

  • Bobadilla, Mario, jazz alto saxophonist, d. 3/6/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 86. Cadence, v. 32 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Bodley, Bob, jazz bassist, d. 12/25/2006 in Cincinnati, OH at 56. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Bolender, Todd, dancer and choreographer, d. 10/12/2006 in Kansas City, KS at 92; b. 2/27/1914 in Canton, OH. New York Times On the Web, 10/16/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/16/arts/dance/16bolender.html}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 8, February 2007.

  • Bonnell, Terrell A. (Terry), organist and choir director, d. 2/9/2006 in New York City; b. 11/22/1936 in Alton, IL. American Organist, v. 40 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Booker, Walter, jazz bassist, d. 11/24/2006 in Manhattan at 72; b. 12/17/1933 in Prairie View, TX. latimes.com, 11/29/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings29.1nov29,1,994859.story}.
    b. Walter Monroe Booker Jr. 12/17/1933 in Prairie View, TX. washingtonpost.com, 12/17/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/16/AR2006121600905.html}; philly.com, 12/18/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/16263629.htm}.
    d. at 73. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Borde, Onwin, percussionist, composer, lighting and music director, d. 5/21/2006 in Las Vegas, NV at 51. New York Times On the Web, 6/5/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/05/arts/music/05borde.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Brady, Dave, British folk singer, d. 5/29/2006; b. Dave Christopher Bradley. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Braguinha, Brazilian songwriter and singer, d. 12/24/2006 in Rio de Janeiro at 99; b. Carlos Alberto Ferreira Braga. Townhall.com, 12/25/2006 {http://www.townhall.com/News/NewsArticle.aspx?ContentGuid=3034220a-815e-4e53-8cb2-690db2c11df4}.
    a.k.a. João de Barro, also screenwriter, movie director, and record producer, d. at 99; b. 1907 in the Jardim Botanico district of Rio de Janeiro. New York Times On the Web, 12/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/28/arts/music/28braguinha.html}.

  • Brayton, Dana Graham, composer and teacher, d. 7/3/2006 at 53; b. 9/4/1952 in Brookline, MA. Boston.com, 7/7/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/07/dana_brayton_at_53_teacher_whose_music_dissected_profound_themes/}.

  • Brent, Carole Lamb, model, singer, and songwriter, d. 6/25/2006 in Greenville, MS at 69. Delta Democrat-Times, 6/26/2006.

  • Brent, Charles M. Jr., rock/soul multi-instrumentalist and arranger, d. 11/28/2006 in Harahan, LA at 58; b. in Harahan, LA. NOLA.com, 12/8/2006 {http://www.nola.com/obituaries/t-p/index.ssf?/base/obits-33/1165559326312270.xml}.
    also singer, d. in Metairie, LA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Brilliant, Ira, Beethoven scholar, d. 9/10/2006 in San Jose, CA at 84. MercuryNews.com, 9/11/2006 {http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/music/15494376.htm}; AMS Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, February 2007.
    b. 9/8/1922 in Brooklyn. Patricia Stroh on MLA-L, 9/11/2006. Ira Francis Brilliant. New York Times On the Web, 9/17/2006 {http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/09/17/arts/music/17brilliant.html}; latimes.com, 9/20/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-brilliant20sep20,1,5138630.story}.

  • Brock, Aaron, Canadian classical guitarist and teacher, d. 8/1/2006 in Toronto, Ontario at 31. TheStar.com, 8/14/2006 {http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1155031315209}.
    Aaron Robin Brock, d. 8/3/2006; b. 1974. Soundboard, v. 32 no. 3-4.

  • Bronstein, Stan, jazz saxophonist, d. in St. Augustine, FL at 69. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Brown, James, "Godfather of Soul", d. 12/25/2006 in Atlanta, GA; b. 1933 in Barnwell, SC. AOL.com, 12/25/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/godfather-of-soul-james-brown-dies/20061225081809990001}; NEWS.com.au, 12/26/2006 {http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,20973869-661,00.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 3, March 2007.
    d. at 73. latimes.com, 12/25/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-na-brown25dec25,1,4762.story}; Townhall.com, 12/25/2006 {http://www.townhall.com/News/NewsArticle.aspx?ContentGuid=3034220a-815e-4e53-8cb2-690db2c11df4}; seattletimes.com, 12/25/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2003494064_brownobit25.html}; BBC NEWS online, 12/25/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/6208763.stm}.
    James Joe Brown Jr., b. 5/3/1933. Telegraph.co.uk, 12/25/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/12/25/ubrownobit125.xml}; Boston.com, 12/25/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/12/25/james_brown_73_godfather_of_soul_influenced_many_genres_generations/}; New York Times On the Web, 12/26/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/26/arts/music/26brown.html}; Guardian Unlimited, 12/26/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1978677,00.html}.
    James Joe Brown. Independent Online Edition, 12/26/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2103707.ece}.
    d. at 78; b. 5/3/1928. TimesOnline, 12/26/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article1264438.ece}.
    James Joseph Brown Jr.; b. 5/3/1933. Rolling Stone, no. 1018, 1/25/2007.

  • Brown, Jimmy Earle, a.k.a. Jumpin' Jimmy Brown, R&B trumpeter, saxophonist, and singer, d. 12/18/2006 in Maple Grove, MN at 80. StarTribune.com, 12/26/2006 {http://www.startribune.com/466/story/899542.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Brown, Ruth, R&B singer, d. 11/16/2006 in Las Vegas, NV at 78; b. Ruth Weston 1/12/1928 in Portsmouth, VA. AOL.com, 11/17/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/randb-singer-ruth-brown-dies-at-78/20061117195509990001}; New York Times On the Web, 11/17/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/17/arts/music/17cnd-brown.html}; STLtoday.com, 11/18/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_RUTH_BROWN?SITE=MOSTP}; Boston.com, 11/18/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/11/18/ruth_brown_rhythm_and_blues_star_at_78/}; chicagotribune.com, 11/18/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0611180129nov18,1,930082.story}.
    also actress, d. 11/17/2006 in Henderson, NV.; b. Ruth Alston Weston; washingtonpost.com, 11/18/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/17/AR2006111701411.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 1, January 2007; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 2, February 2007.
    d. 11/17/2006 in Las Vegas, NV. latimes.com, 11/18/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-brown18nov18,1,2740237.story}; SFGate.com, 11/18/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/11/18/MNG42MFM4E1.DTL}; seattletimes.com, 11/18/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2003436752_brownobit18.html}; USATODAY.com, 11/20/2006 {http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/news/2006-11-17-brown-appreciation_x.htm}; Rolling Stone, no. 1015, 12/14/2006; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Brown, William P. "Bill", pianist, organist, theatre organ supporter, and owner of Organ Stop Pizza restaurant chain, d. 2/2/2006 in Phoenix, AZ; b. 1925 in Battle Creek, MI. Diapason, v. 97 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Bruce, Tommy (Thomas Charles), British popular singer, d. 7/10/2006 in Watford, Hertfordshire; b. 7/16/1937 in Stepney, London. Independent Online Edition, 7/13/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1174057.ece}.

  • Bruch, Joseph, jazz reeds player, d. 11/16/2006 at 87. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Bryer, Lionel, youth orchestra and festival founder, d. 11/3/2006 at 78; b. 6/14/1928 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Guardian Unlimited, 12/5/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1963884,00.html}.

  • Buckley, Barry, jazz bassist, d. 9/19/2006 in Melbourne at 68. Cadence, v. 32 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Buehler, Brian, organist, d. 9/30/2006 at 56; b. 12/26/1949 in Battle Creek, MI. Tracker, v. 51 no. 1, Winter 2007.
    d. in Jackson, MI. American Organist, v. 41 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Burch, John, British jazz pianist, d. 4/18/2006; b. John Burchell 1/6/1932 in London. Guardian Unlimited, 5/18/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1777287,00.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Burger, Anthony, gospel pianist, d. 2/22/2006 at sea out of Miami at 44. CNN.com, 2/23/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/02/23/obit.burger.ap/index.html}; AOL.com, 2/23/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060223151209990005}.

  • Burrell, Raymond "Boz", rock bassist, d. 9/21/2006 in Spain. Yahoo!Finance, 9/22/2006 {http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/060922/0165889.html}.
    d. at 60. Rolling Stone, no. 1016/1017, 12/28/2006 / 1/11/2007.

  • Busdicker, Roger, clarinetist, saxophonist, and publisher, d. 6/2006 at 88. StarTribune.com, 6/20/2006 {http://www.startribune.com/466/story/505419.html}.
    d. ca. 6/13/2006 in Winona, MN. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Bush, Aretta, jazz vocalist, d. 6/26/2006 at 76. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Butterfield, Don, studio tuba player, d. 11/27/2006 in Clifton, NJ at 83; b. in Centralia, WA. STLtoday.com, 11/29/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_BUTTERFIELD?SITE=MOSTP}; dailyrecord.com, 11/29/2006 {http://www.dailyrecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061129/UPDATES01/611290383}; washingtonpost.com, 11/30/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/30/AR2006113001479.html}.
    played jazz and classical, d. in Cedar Grove, NJ. New York Times On the Web, 12/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/03/nyregion/03butterfield.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Buttons, Red, comedian, actor, singer, d. 7/13/2006 in Century City, CA at 87; b. Aaron Chwatt 2/15/1919 in Manhattan. AOL.com, 7/13/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/articles/_a/legendary-funnyman-red-buttons-dies-at/20060713152409990001}.

  • Byers, Charles, choral conductor, voice teacher, music professor and administrator, d. 1/15/2006 in Boulder, CO at 83; b. 1/1922. Choral Journal, v. 46 no. 9, March 2006.

  • Byrne, Bobby, jazz trombonist, d. 11/25/2006 in Irvine, CA at 87. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Caldwell, James, oboist and pedagogue, d. 2/7/2006. Email from Nancy Dye, Oberlin president, to the Oberlin community, forwarded to MLA-L 2/9/2006 by Kathleen Abromeit.
    James Boone Caldwell, d. 2/8/2006 at 68; b. 12/3/1938. VdGSA News, v. 43 no. 1, March 2006.

  • Caldwell, Sarah, American conductor and opera director, d. 3/23/2006 in Portland, ME at 82; b. 3/6/1924 in Maryville, MO. New York Times On the Web, 3/24/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/24/arts/music/24cnd-caldwell.html}; CNN.com, 3/24/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/24/obit.caldwell.ap/index.html}; SFGate.com, 3/25/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/25/BAGI0HU3PE1.DTL}; latimes.com, 3/25/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-caldwell25mar25,1,3407082.story}; chicagotribune.com, 3/25/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0603250059mar25,1,4408071.story}; washingtonpost.com, 3/25/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/24/AR2006032401987.html}; Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006; Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006; Opera, v. 57 no. 7, July 2006.
    b. in Montana. Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1006 June 2006.

  • Calvo, Antonio, music librarian, d. 6/12/2006 in San Fernando, CA. Ray Heigemeir on MLA-L, 6/13/2006.
    Antonio Mathew Calvo, d. at 44; b. in San Fernando. Sentinel Online, 6/16/2006 {http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/archive/2006/June/16/obit/obit.htm}.

  • Camden, Anthony, oboist, d. 3/7/2006 in Australia; b. 4/26/1938 in Britain. Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1006 June 2006.

  • Cameron, John Allan, Canadian Celtic musician, d. 11/22/2006 in Toronto at 67; b. in Cape Breton. cbc.ca, 11/22/2006 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2006/11/22/cameron-obit.html}; TheStar.com, 11/22/2006 {http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&call_pageid=971358637177&c=Article&cid=1164193751375}.

  • Campbell, Ambrose Adeyoka, bandleader and percussionist, d. 6/22/2006 in England. World Music Central, 6/24/2006 {http://www.worldmusiccentral.org/article.php/20060624182647694}.
    Oladipupo Adekoya (Ambrose) Campbell, also guitarist, d. at 86; b. 8/19/1919 in Nigeria. Guardian Unlimited, 7/8/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1815671,00.html}.

  • Carter, Bruce Edward, R&B drummer, d. 8/12/2006 in Portland, OR at 49; b. 12/28/1956 in Portland, OR. OregonLive.com, 8/13/2006 {http://www.oregonlive.com/metro/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/news/1155441314228590.xml&coll=7}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Carter, Janette, last original member of the country-music Carter Family, d. 1/22/2006 in Holston Valley, TN at 82. AOL.com, 1/23/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060123094909990003}; Boston.com, 1/25/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/01/25/janette_carter_82_country_music_scion/}; washingtonpost.com, 1/25/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/24/AR2006012401672.html}; Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.
    d. in Kingsport, TN. New York Times On the Web, 1/24/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/24/arts/24carter.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 994, 2/23/2006.

  • Carter, Joe, singer and actor, d. 6/26/2006 in Minnesota at 57; b. in Massachusetts. TwinCities.com, 7/1/2006 {http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/2006/07/01/entertainment/14944062.htm}.

  • Carter, Lance, jazz drummer, d. 11/1/2006 in New York City, NY at 51. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Casassa, Tommy, rockabilly musician and music publisher, d. 7/31/2006 at 70. Nashville Tennessean, 8/2/2006.

  • Casey, Al (Alwin W.), session guitarist, d. 9/17/2006 in Phoenix, AZ; b. 11/26/1936 in Long Beach, CA. Independent Online Edition, 9/20/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1621734.ece}.

  • Cass, Ronald, British theatre composer, d. 6/2/2006 at 83; b. 4/21/1923 in Llanelli, Wales. Guardian Unlimited, 7/28/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1832129,00.html}.

  • Chab, Robert John Jr., tuba player and vocalist, d. 9/20/2006 in La Plata, MD at 75; b. in Ravenna, NE. washingtonpost.com, 9/28/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/27/AR2006092701914_2.html}.

  • Chandralekha, Indian dancer and choreographer, d. 12/30/2006 in Chennai at 78; b. in Wada, Maharashtra. New York Times On the Web, 1/7/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/07/arts/07chandralekha.html}.

  • Chappell, Eddie, d. 12/22/2006 at around 75. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Chase, Charles, folk fiddler and mandolin player, d. 10/8/2006 in Union, NH at 58; b. in Kingston, NY. Detroit Free Press, 10/12/2006.

  • Chears, Leo, jazz broadcaster, d. 1/2/2006 in St. Louis, MO at 72; b. in Lamar, MS. STLtoday.com, 1/3/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/stlouiscitycounty/story/B4086ABD5975C087862570EB0037BA83?OpenDocument}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Chevie, Carmen, big band leader, d. 2/10/2006 in Falmouth, MA at 80; b. in Boston, MA. Boston.com, 2/15/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/02/15/carmen_chevie_dedicated_band_leader_activist_at_80/}.

  • Chisnall, Arthur, British concert promoter, d. 12/28/2006 in Surrey at 81; b. 6/3/1925 in Kingston upon Thames. Times Online, 1/29/2007 {http://business.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2571442,00.html}.

  • Christos, Marianna, soprano and voice teacher, d. 4/15/2006 in Stamford, CT; b. 3/2/1948 in Beaver, PA. Opera News, v. 71 no. 1, July 2006; Opera, v. 57 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Cichetti, Thomas J., carpenter and musician, d. 4/5/2006 in Springfield, PA at 81. philly.com, 4/13/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14329287.htm}.

  • Citino, Vito, Jr., big-band drummer, d. 2/26/2006 in Melrose, MA at 88; b. in Cambridge, MA. Boston.com, 3/1/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/01/vito_citino_jr_a_drummer_of_the_big_band_era_at_88/}.

  • Claire, Peggy, poet, jazz vocalist, and songwriter, d. 7/17/2006 in Pacific Beach, CA at 53; b. Peggy Claire Nelson 9/30/1952 in Truth or Consequences, NM. SignOnSanDiego.com (San Diego Union-Tribune online), 7/21/2006 {http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20060721/news_1m21claire.html}.

  • Coben, Cy, songwriter, d. 5/26/2006 in Atherton, CA at 87; b. in Jersey City, NJ. SFGate.com, 6/12/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/12/BAGRAJCIVS1.DTL}.

  • Cockett, Kawai, Hawaiian singer and instrumentalist, d. 9/20/2006 in Hawaii at 67; b. 9/24/1938 in Pukoo, Molokai. starbulletin.com, 9/21/2006 {http://starbulletin.com/breaking/breaking.php?id=4897}.

  • Coco, Frank, Rev., "The Jazz Priest", jazz clarinetist, d. 9/7/2006 in New Orleans, LA at 85; b. in Helena, AR. nola.com, 9/13/2006 {http://www.nola.com/living/t-p/index.ssf?/base/living-6/1158125289228420.xml&coll=1}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Cohn, Danny, jazz trumpeter, d. 11/1/2006 in Pittsburg [sic], PA at 78. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Cohn, George "Sonny", jazz trumpeter, d. 11/7/2006 in Chicago, IL at 81. JazzTimes.com, 11/15/2006 {http://jazztimes.com/columns_and_features/news/detail.cfm?article=10935}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.
    b. George Thomas Cohn 3/14/1925 in Chicago, IL. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Cohn, Helen Barbara, a.k.a. Bobbie Nudie, "matriarch of country music couture", d. 4/7/2006 in Valencia, CA at 92; b. Helen Kruger in Mankato, MN. Boston.com, 4/13/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/04/13/helen_cohn_92_matriarch_of_country_music_couture/}.

  • Colby, Edward, music librarian, d. 9/22/2006 at 94. Mimi Tashiro on MLA-L, 9/27/2006.
    Edward Eugene Colby, d. in San Jose, CA; b. 7/5/1912 in Oakland, CA. ARSC Newsletter, no. 112, Fall 2006.

  • Cole, Gracie (Grace Elizabeth Agnes Annie), British brass-band trumpeter, d. 12/28/2006 at 82; b. 9/8/1924 in Rowlands Gill, Co Durham. Times Online, 1/23/2007 {http://timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1295355.ece}.

  • Coletta, John, rock band manager, d. 7/9/2006. United Press International online, 7/11/2006 {http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/view.php?StoryID=20060711-101940-4071r}.

  • Colzani, Anselmo, Italian baritone, d. 3/19/2006 in Milan at 87. latimes.com, 3/21/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings21mar21,1,4638487.story}.
    b. 3/28/1918 in Budrio, near Bologna, Italy. New York Times On the Web, 3/24/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/24/arts/music/24colzani.html}; Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1006 June 2006; Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006; Opera, v. 57 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Comberiate, Josephine, dance band pianist and songwriter, d. 6/1/2006 in Washington, DC at 89; b. Josephine Bertolini 3/11/2006 in Washington, DC. washingtonpost.com, 8/13/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/12/AR2006081200907.html}.

  • Comden, Betty, Broadway lyricist and librettist, d. 11/23/2006 in Manhattan at 89; b. 1917 in Brooklyn, NY. globeandmail.com, 11/23/2006 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20061123.wcomden1124/BNStory/Entertainment/home}.
    b. Elizabeth Cohen 5/3/1917. New York Times On the Web, 11/24/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/24/theater/24comden.html}; SFGate.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/11/24/MNG0KMJ54C1.DTL}; chicagotribune.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0611240094nov24,1,7619350.story}; detnews.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061124/ENT01/611240406/1033/ENT01}.
    also actress. Independent Online Edition, 11/27/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2018715.ece}.
    also screenwriter; b. in Russia. Guardian Unlimited, 11/27/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1957719,00.html}.

  • Cope, David Patterson, music teacher, d. 8/13/2006 in Alton, IL at 65; b. in Alton. STLtoday.com, 8/17/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/9018B5C68427BCD4862571CD001355CD?OpenDocument}.

  • Copeland, Ian, rock music agent, d. 5/23/2006 at 57. CNN.com, 5/25/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/25/obit.copeland.ap/index.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1016/1017, 12/28/2006 / 1/11/2007.
    d. in Los Angeles, CA; b. 4/25/1949 in Damascus, Syria. latimes.com, 5/25/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-copeland25may25,0,3334518.story}; philly.com, 5/26/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/states/pennsylvania/14669449.htm}; Boston.com, 5/26/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/26/ian_copeland_at_57_promoter_helped_bring_new_wave_music_to_us/}.

  • Corbiscello, Anthony, drummer and big band leader, d. 1/15/2006 in Bergen County, NJ at 53. Boston.com, 1/19/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/01/19/anthony_corbiscello_big_band_leader/}; philly.com, 1/20/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/13671057.htm}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Cossey, Larry Joe, country bass guitarist, d. 10/18/2006 in Oklahoma City, OK at 56; b. in Oklahoma City. KTEN.com, 10/22/2006.

  • Costello, Gary, jazz bassist, d. 12/20/2006 in Melbourne, Australia at 54. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Cotton, Linda, jazz vocalist, d. 11/24/2006 in Albuquerque, NM at 55. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Courtney, Del, big band leader, d. 2/11/2006 in Honolulu, HI at 95; b. in Oakland, CA. latimes.com, 2/15/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings15.3feb15,0,6597591.story}; SFGate.com, 2/17/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/17/BAGOVHAF721.DTL}.
    also vocalist. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Coward, Jan Sellers, clarinetist, d. 10/9/2006 in Wyndmoor, PA at 63; b. in Greenville, NC. philly.com, 10/23/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/15825064.htm}.

  • Cowsill, William, pop singer, d. 2/17/2006 in Calgary, Alberta at 58. STLtoday.com, 2/19/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_COWSILL?SITE=MOSTP}; AOL.com, 2/19/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060219210509990001}; Boston.com, 2/20/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/02/20/william_cowsill_at_58_was_lead_singer_of_the_cowsills/}; philly.com, 2/21/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/13920941.htm}.
    Billy Cowsill; b. in Newport, RI. latimes.com, 2/21/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-cowsill21feb21,0,4667213.story}; SFGate.com, 2/21/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/21/BAGABHC0T61.DTL}.

  • Crane, Donn Philip, baritone, d. 11/14/2006 in Arlington, VA at 91; in Chicago, IL. washingtonpost.com, 11/20/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/19/AR2006111900851.html}.

  • Crawford, Jim, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 11/12/2006 in Raleigh, NC at 78. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Foster, Don, jazz collector and impresario, d. 2/10/2006 at 87. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Fowell, Doug, British folk musician and dancer, d. 11/19/2006 in Abbots Bromley; b. 1928 in Yoxall. TimesOnline, 12/13/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article752308.ece}.

  • Fox, Ofelia, nightclub manager, d. 1/9/2006 in Burbank, CA at 82; b. Ofelia Suarez in Havana. New York Times On the Web, 1/11/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/11/arts/11fox.html}.

  • Foxworth, Jo (Josephine), advertising executive and jingle writer, d. 2/2/2006 in Manhattan at 87. New York Times On the Web, 2/7/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/07/business/media/07foxworth.html}.

  • Fraga, Andy, jazz pianist, d. 8/26/2006 in Palm Springs, CA at 63; b. 10/1942. thedesertsun.com, 8/28/2006 {http://www.thedesertsun.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060828/OBITUARIES/608280327/1050}.
    d. 8/27/2006. Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Franks, Tillman B., country musician turned manager, d. 10/26/2006 in Shreveport, LA at 86; b. in Arkansas. shreveporttimes.com, 10/27/2006 {http://www.shreveporttimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061027/NEWS01/610270334/1002}.

  • Freeman, Bruz, jazz drummer, d. ca. 3/28/2006 in Hawaii at 85. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Freiberg, Mildred (Pansey), piano teacher and music theorist, d. 6/1/2006 in Cambridge, MA at 89; b. in Lebanon, PA. Boston.com, 6/3/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/03/mildred_freiberg_piano_teacher_author_of_music_theory_book_89/}.

  • Fretwell, Elizabeth, Australian soprano, d. 6/5/2006 at 85; b. 8/13/1920. Times Online, 6/22/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2236880.html}.
    d. in Sydney; b. in Melbourne. Playbill Arts online, 6/25/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/4813.html}; Opera, v. 57 no. 9, September 2006.
    b. in Murrumbeena. Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006.

  • Fried, Rob, rock/blues drummer/percussionist, d. 9/8/2006 in Simsbury, CT at 55; b. 7/15/1951 in Englewood, NJ. courant.com, 9/24/2006 {http://www.courant.com/features/lifestyle/hc-extralife0924.artsep24,0,5868644.story}.

  • Friedman, Albert B., folklore and folk music authority, d. 11/11/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 86; b. 8/16/1920 in Kansas City, MO. latimes.com, 11/19/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-friedman19nov19,0,7397768.story}.
    Albert Barron Friedman. New York Times On the Web, 11/20/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/20/obituaries/20friedman.html}; Independent Online Edition, 11/22/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2004198.ece}.

  • Frisco, Johnny, jazz guitarist, d. in Texas at 73. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Gabaldon, Julia, oboist, d. 8/15/2006 in Cambridge, MA at 52; b. in Arlington, VA. Boston.com, 8/26/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/08/26/julia_gabaldon_52_oboist_and_consultant/}.

  • Galamian, Judith, music school adminstrator, d. in New York state at 97; b. 1908. Strad, v. 117, no. 1390, February 2006.

  • Galla-Rini, Anthony, accordionist, composer, and arranger, d. 7/30/2006 in Corona, CA at 102; b. 1/18/1904 in Manchester, CN. latimes.com, 8/11/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-gallarini11aug11,1,6130847.story}; Boston.com, 8/13/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/08/13/anthony_galla_rini_renowned_accordion_player/}.

  • Gallagher, Lennie, trumpeter, conductor, music teacher, and sheet music vendor, d. 6/28/2006 in Silver Spring, MD at 77; b. Lenore Hungerford in New Hartford, NY. washingtonpost.com, 7/8/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/07/AR2006070701334.html}.

  • Galvin, Lucy Maurice, Sister, professor of music, d. 1/17/2006 in Webster Groves, MO at 93; b. Mary Agnes Galvin in El Paso, TX. STLtoday.com, 1/19/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/D0B06FB17B03DA86862570FB0012F256?OpenDocument}.

  • Gandolfi, Romano, Italian chorus master and conductor, d. 2/17/2006 in Parma at 71; b. 5/5/1934 in Medesano (Parma). Opera, v. 57 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Gardener, Victor, luthier, d. 4/7/2006; b. 7/1/1909. American Lutherie, no. 92, Winter 2007.

  • Garinei, Pietro, Italian songwriter, playwright, and impresario, d. 5/9/2006 in Rome at 87; b. 1919 in Trieste. New York Times On the Web, 5/10/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/10/arts/music/10garinei.html}.

  • Garner, James Raymond, organist, organbuilder, church music director, and Dixieland jazz musician, d. 10/31/2006 in Point Richmond, CA; b. 1951. American Organist, v. 41 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Garrity, Freddie, British rock singer, d. 5/19/2006 in North Wales at 69; b. in Manchester. CNN.com, 5/20/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/20/britain.freddie/index.html}; latimes.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings22.3may22,1,2244620.story}; New York Times On the Web, 5/22/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/22/nyregion/22garrity.html}.
    d. in Bangor, North Wales. bbc.co.uk, 5/20/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/5000396.stm}.
    d. at 65. Times Online, 5/21/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2190135.html}; The Independent Online Edition, 5/21/2006 {http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article549533.ece}.

  • Garron, F. Douglas, guitarist, singer, songwriter, D.J., d. 7/4/2006 in Boston, MA at 85; b. in Wellesley, MA. Boston.com, 7/21/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/21/f_douglas_garron_wrote_major_mudd_theme_song/}.

  • Garvey, John, educator and violinist, d. 7/18/2006 in Silver Spring, MD at 85. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Gary, Bruce, rock drummer, d. 8/22/2006 in Tarzana, CA at 55. AOL.com, 8/24/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/my-sharona-drummer-bruce-gary-dies-at-55/20060824093209990001}; Boston.com, 8/25/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/08/25/bruce_gary_55_drummer_for_the_hit_song_my_sharona/}.
    d. at 54. contactmusic.com, 8/23/2006 {http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/article/the%20knack%20star%20gary%20dies%20at%2054_1006066}.
    d. in Los Angeles at 55; b. 4/7/1951 in Burbank, CA. Telegraph.co.uk, 8/24/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/08/24/db2404.xml}
    d. in Tarzana, CA at 55. latimes.com, 8/24/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings24.1aug24,1,409604.story}.
    d. in Los Angeles at 55. philly.com, 8/25/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/15354636.htm}; Rolling Stone, no. 1009, 9/21/2006.
    d. in Los Angeles at 54. Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Gentry, Hollis III, jazz saxophonist, d. 9/5/2006 in Valencia Park, CA at 51; b. in Corpus Christi, TX. SignOnSanDiego.com, 9/7/2006 {http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20060907/news_1m7gentry.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • George, Barbara, R&B singer, d. 8/10/2006 in Chauvin, LA at 63; b. Barbara Ann Smith 8/16/1942 in Smithridge, LA. Oldies.com, 8/17/2006.

  • Gerhart, Dick (Richard Kenneth), jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist, d. 5/5/2006 in Boca Raton, FL at 77; b. in Lancaster, PA. philly.com, 5/13/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14568411.htm}.

  • Gester, Jean-Luc, musicologist, d. 2006; b. 1961. Revue de Musicologie, v. 92 no. 2, 2006.

  • Ghent, Nathalie (Gudkov), violist, composer, and teacher, d. 6/4/2006 in Greenwich Village, NY at 74; b. 2/12/1933 in Paris, France. New York Times, 6/16/2006.

  • Giampetruzzi, Louis, folk multi-instrumentalist and bandleader, d. 7/21/2006. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Gibbon, Deborah, painter, arts and music educator, d. 5/11/2006 in Pittsburgh, PA at 37; b. in Pittsburgh, PA. SFGate.com, 5/20/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/20/BAGPRIV49E1.DTL}.

  • Gibbs, Georgia, pop singer, d. 12/9/2006 in New York City at 87; b. Freda Lipschitz 1919 in Worcester, MA. STLtoday.com, 12/11/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_GIBBS?SITE=MOSTP}; CNN.com, 12/12/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/12/obit.gibbs.ap/index.html}; philly.com, 12/13/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/16225901.htm}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.
    b. Frieda Lipschitz 8/17/1919. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Gibson, Curt, country guitarist, d. 9/16/2006 in Nashville, TN at 80; b. 7/31/1926 in Cullman, AL. Tenessean.com, 9/17/2006 {http://cgi.onnashville.com/cgi-bin/obits/sun.pl}.

  • Gignac, Fernand, Canadian singer, author, actor, and televison host, d. 8/17/2006 in Montreal, Quebec at 72. SOCAN, 8/23/2006 {http://www.socan.ca/jsp/en/news_events/news_archive2006/FernandGignac-Obit.jsp}.

  • Glaz, Herta (sometimes a.k.a. Hertha Glaz or Glatz), mezzo and voice teacher, d. 1/28/2006 in Hamden, CT at 95; b. 1910 in Vienna. New York Times On the Web, 2/10/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/10/arts/music/10glaz.html}.
    b. 9/16/1910. Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006.

  • Glazer, Joe, "troubadour of the U.S. labor movement" (singer and songwriter of labor protest songs), d. 9/19/2006 in Chevy Chase, MD at 88. washingtonpost.com, 9/20/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/19/AR2006091901654.html}; Boston.com, 9/25/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/09/25/joe_glazer_at_88_his_music_set_tone_for_labor_movement/}.
    b. 6/19/1918. Ron Olesko's Folk Music Notebook, 9/19/2006 {http://ronolesko.blogspot.com/2006/09/joe-glazer-1918-2006.html}.
    b. in Manhattan. washingtonpost.com, 9/20/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/19/AR2006091901654.html}; New York Times On the Web, 9/21/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/21/arts/music/21glazer.html}; latimes.com, 9/22/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-glazer22sep22,1,6072208.story}.

  • Glickman, Sylvia Foodim, pianist, composer, and teacher, d. 1/16/2006 in Bala Cynwyd, PA at 73. philly.com, 1/22/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/13684097.htm}.

  • Godt, Irving, musicologist, singer, and choral conductor, d. 12/5/2006 in Indiana, PA; b. 1923. AMS Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, February 2007.

  • Goetze, A. Elizabeth "Liz", organist and music director, d. 1/27/2006 in Lake City, FL at 92; b. 6/12/1913 in Baltimore, MD. American Organist, v. 40 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Golabek-Kaye, Renee, concert pianist, daughter of Lisa Jura Golabek, sister of Mona Golabek, d. 6/12/2006 at 52. latimes.com, 7/6/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings5.5jul05,1,1997474.story}.

  • Goldblatt, Burt, jazz album cover designer and photographer, d. 8/30/2006 in Boston, MA at 82; b. 1924 in Dorchester, MA. New York Times On the Web, 9/7/2006 {www.nytimes.com/2006/09/07/arts/music/07goldblatt.html}; latimes.com, 9/12/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings12.3sep12,1,2768907.story}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Goldenshteyn, German, klezmer clarinetist, d. 6/10/2006 on Long Island, NY at 71; b. in Bessarabia. New York Times On the Web, 6/16/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/16/arts/16goldenshteyn.html}.
    b. in Otaci, Romania. latimes.com, 6/18/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings18.3jun18,1,7159836.story}; Boston.com, 6/19/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/19/german_goldenshteyn_at_71_clarinetist_led_revival_of_klezmer_in_the_us/}.
    b. 1934 in Otaci, Romania. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Gollbach, Marjorie, organist, d. 9/20/2006 in Camarillo, CA at 92; b. 11/7/1913. American Organist, v. 41 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Gomberg, Ralph, oboist, d. 12/9/2006 in Whelan, MA at 85. New York Times On the Web, 12/12/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/12/obituaries/12gomberg.html}.

  • Gonzales, Gretchen, cellist, d. 2006? at 43. Strad, v. 118, no. 1401, January 2007.

  • González Quintana, Arturo, Chilean classical guitarist, d. 11/9/2006 in Barquisimeto, Venezuela at 83. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 61, no. 207, January-June 2007.

  • Gordon, Drew, composer and keyboardist, d. 9/13/2006 in Minneapolis, MN at 45. St. Paul Pioneer Press, 9/14/2006 {http://www.topix.net/content/kri/3675831065350235364208161285221831163733}.

  • Gorís, Jesús, record publisher, d. ca. 8/17/2006 in Hialeah, FL at 85. MiamiHerald.com, 8/22/2006 {http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/obituaries/15329072.htm}.

  • Gorman, Freddie, Motown singer and songwriter, d. 6/13/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 67. Detroit News Online, 6/21/2006 {http://detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060621/ENT01/606210423}.
    also producer, d. in Palmdale, CA; b. 4/11/1939 in Detroit, MI. Independent Online Edition, 6/22/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1094664.ece}.

  • Gottlieb, William Paul, jazz journalist and photographer, d. 4/23/2006 in Great Neck, NY at 89; b. 1/28/1917 in Brooklyn, NY. New York Times On the Web, 4/25/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/25/arts/25gottlieb.html}; Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006.
    b. 2/28/1917. Los Angeles Times calendarlive.com, 4/25/2006 {http://www.calendarlive.com/music/cl-me-gottlieb25apr25,0,1910787.story}; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 6, Juen 2006.
    d. 4/24/2006 in Long Island, NY. Cadence, v. 32 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Grande, Johnny (John A.), rockabilly keyboardist, d. 6/2/2006. Rockabilly Hall of Fame, 6/4?/2006 {http://www.rockabillyhall.com/RABnewscom.html}.
    d. in Clarkesville, TN; b. 1/14/1930 in Philadelphia, PA. Independent Online Edition, 6/6/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article625633.ece}.
    d. 6/3/2006 at 76. New York Times On the Web, 6/10/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/10/arts/10grande.html}.

  • Graves, Alexander "Pete", R&B singer, d. 10/14/2006 in New York City at 76. Rolling Stone, no. 1013, 11/16/2006.

  • Graves, "Uncle" Josh, bluegrass dobroist pioneer (also guitarist and bassist), d. 9/30/2006 at 79; b. 9/27/1927 in Tellico Plains, TN. Cybergrass, 10/1/2006 {http://www.cybergrass.com/modules.php?name=News&file=print&sid=2347}.
    d. in Nashville, TN; b. Burkett Howard Graves. AOL.com, 10/2/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/bluegrass-artist-uncle-josh-dies-at-79/20061002133109990001}.
    also songwriter and comedian. latimes.com, 10/6/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings6.2oct06,1,7900309.story}.

  • Gray, Nigel, rock drummer, d. 6/1/2006 in Wichita, KS at 48; b. 12/10/1957 in Suffolk, England. Wichita Eagle, 6/4/2006.

  • Green, Dodo, jazz vocalist, d. 7/21/2006 in Buffalo, NY at 86. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Green, Irving, record publisher, d. 7/1/2006 in Palm Springs, CA at 90. New York Times On the Web, 7/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/03/arts/music/03greenobit.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.
    b. 2/6/1916 in Brooklyn, NY. latimes.com, 7/4/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-green4jul04,1,3078265.story}; Boston.com, 7/7/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/07/irving_green_90_record_producer_broke_color_barrier/}..

  • Greenawalt, Gregory, heavy metal guitarist and singer, d. 9/29/2006 in Albuquerque, NM at 38. abqtrib.com, 10/2/2006 {http://www.abqtrib.com/news/2006/oct/02/musician-shot-killed-near-bar/}.

  • Greene, Charles Jr., rock guitarist, d. 8/21/2006 in Winston-Salem, NC at 54; b. in Kernersville, NC. Winston-Salem Journal online, 8/22/2006 {http://www.journalnow.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=WSJ/MGArticle/WSJ_BasicArticle&cid=1149190110719}.

  • Greenough, Peter, journalist, husband of Beverly Sills, d. 9/6/2006 in Manhattan at 89; b. in Brookline, MA. Boston.com, 9/11/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/09/11/peter_greenough_journalist_husband_of_soprano_sills_at_89/}.

  • Greenwell, Peter Ashley, British composer and pianist, d. 6/4/2006 in Denia, Spain; b. 8/12/1929 in Hampton-in-Arden, Warwickshire. Independent Online Edition, 6/20/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1090908.ece}.
    b. 8/29/1929. Times Online, 7/1/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2251234.html}.

  • Gregor, Jozsef, Hungarian bass, d. 10/27/2006 at 66; b. 8/8/1940 in Rakosliget. Examiner.com, 10/27/2006 {http://www.examiner.com/a-366328~Renowned_Hungarian_Bass_Dies_at_66.html}; latimes.com, 10/29/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings29.2oct29,1,7682912.story}.
    bass-baritone, d. in Budapest. New York Times On the Web, 10/31/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/31/obituaries/31gregor.html}.
    József Gregor. Opera News, v. 71 no. 7, January 2007.

  • Greig, Colvin, Scottish composer, lecturer, and archaeologist, d. 5/11/2006 in Kirkton of Skene, Aberdeenshire at 77; b. 10/21/1928 in Bellshill, Lanarkshire. Scotsman.com, 7/11/2006 {http://news.scotsman.com/obituaries.cfm?id=1008032006}.

  • Gribben, Frederick "Derick", organist, pianist, music director, and carillonneur, d. 9/15/2006 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia at 76; b. 3/9/1930 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. American Organist, v. 40 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Grieve, Alexander, Australian hornist and teacher, d. 8/6/2006 at 83; b. 1923. Horn Call, v. 37 no. 1, October 2006.

  • Grossi, Henry, music librarian, d. 12/30/2006 in Rockville, MD. Catherine Dixon on MLA-L, 1/3/2007.

  • Günther, Ursula, musicologist, d. 11/20/2006 in Ahrensburg, near Hamburg, Germany; b. 1927. AMS Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, February 2007.

  • Guerrouabi, El-Hachemi, Algerian chaabi musician and actor, d. 7/17/2006; b. 1/6/1938 in El Madania, Algiers. Guardian Unlimited, 9/28/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1882489,00.html}.

  • Hachey, Bobby, Canadian country singer, d. in Montreal at 74; b. Albert Hachey in Atholville, NB. Yahoo!News Canada, 10/18/2006 {http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/061018/entertainment/obit_hachey_1}.

  • Haftl, Joe, bluegrass mandolinist, d. 3/28/2006 at 64. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Hall, Vic, jazz d.j., d. 11/20/2006 in Tampa, FL. Friends of Big Band Jazz mailing list, 11/21/2006. d. at 81; b. 1925 in England. TBO.com, 11/22/2006 {http://www.tbo.com/news/metro/MGBB5B49TUE.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Halpern, Edward, folk music impresario, d. 5/11/2006 in Philadelphia, PA at 78. philly.com, 5/13/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14568418.htm}.
    d. in Center City, PA. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Hambro, Leonid, pianist and (with Victor Borge) musical comedian, d. 10/23/2006 in Manhattan at 86; b. in Chicago. STLtoday.com, 10/27/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HAMBRO?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times On the Web, 10/26/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/26/obituaries/26hambro.html}; Boston.com, 10/27/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/10/27/leonid_hambro_86_pianist_sidekick_to_victor_borge/}.
    b. 6/26/1920. latimes.com, 10/28/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-hambro28oct28,1,6994311.story}; washingtonpost.com, 10/28/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/27/AR2006102701578.html}; Telegraph.co.uk, 11/15/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/11/15/db1503.xml}.

  • Hamer, Ian, British jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader, d. 9/3/2006 in Brighton; b. 9/11/1932 in Liverpool. Independent Online Edition, 9/7/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1369576.ece}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Hamilton, Eoin, Scottish composer, producer, arranger, conductor, and teacher, d. 8/26/2006 in St. Andrews at 65; b. 11/21/1940. NEWS.scotsman.com, 9/7/2006 {http://news.scotsman.com/obituaries.cfm?id=1319852006}.

  • Hamilton, Peter, dancer in musicals, d. 1/31/2006; b. in Trenton, NJ. New York Times On the Web, 2/23/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/23/arts/dance/23hamilton.html}.

  • Hampson, Joe (Joseph Lawrence), Canadian folk bassist, songwriter, and dancer, and classical timpanist, d. 11/30/2006 in Toronto, Ontario; b. 2/19/1928 in Indianapolis, IN. globeandmail.com, 2/9/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20070109.OBHAMPSON09/TPStory/}; TheStar.com, 2/1/2007 {http://www.thestar.com/Unassigned/article/176697}.

  • Hardaway, Lula Mae, mother of and co-songwriter with Stevie Wonder, d. 5/31/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 76; b. 1/11/1930 in Eufaula, AL. New York Times On the Web, 6/9/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/09/arts/music/09hardaway.html}.

  • Harden, Bobby L., country singer-songwriter, d. 5/30/2006 in Nashville, TN at 70. CMT.com, 6/2/2006 {http://www.cmt.com/news/articles/1533493/06022006/twitty_conway.jhtml}.

  • Hardester, Jane Skinner, choral conductor and teacher, d. 10/23/2006; b. 1922. Choral Journal, v. 47 no. 6, December 2006.

  • Hardin, Burton Ervin, multi-instrumentalist, teacher, composer, arranger, and luthier, d. 5/9/2006 in Colorado Springs, CO; b. 8/21/1936 in Lincoln, NE. Horn Call, v. 37 no. 1, October 2006.

  • Harley, Rufus, jazz bagpiper, saxophonist, flutist, and composer, d. 8/1/2006 in Philadelphia, PA at 70; b. 1936 in North Carolina. philly.com, 8/2/2006 {http://blogs.philly.com/blinq/2006/08/rufus_harley_ja.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.
    b. in Raleigh, NC. latimes.com, 8/15/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings15.2aug15,1,671749.story}.
    Rufus Harley Jr., b. 5/20/1936. Telegraph.co.uk, 8/15/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/08/15/db1502.xml}; Guardian Unlimited, 8/21/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1854612,00.html}.

  • Harper, Walt, jazz pianist and former club owner, d. 10/25/2006 in Pittsburgh, PA at 80. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review online, 10/26/2006 {http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/tribunereview/news/mostread/s_476690.html}.
    d. in Point Breeze, PA. Cadence, v. 32 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Harris, Edward J. (Ed), composer, teacher, choral conductor, and singer, d. 9/17/2006 in Billings, MT at 63; b. 4/24/1943. American Organist, v. 41 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Harris, Ramsay L., teacher, songwriter, and inventor, d. 1/11/2006 in Santa Fe, NM at 105; b. in India. latimes.com, 1/18/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-harris18jan18,0,2345669.story}.

  • Harrison, Benjamin, Rev., organist, music director, and choirmaster, d. 2/21/2006 in Kansas City, MO at 87; b. 4/13/1918 in Des Moines, IA. American Organist, v. 40 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Hart, Bruce, lyricist, d. 2/21/2006 in Manhattan at 68. New York Times On the Web, 2/23/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/23/arts/television/23hart.html}.
    b. 1/15/1938 in New York City. latimes.com, 2/24/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings24.2feb24,0,7014847.story}.

  • Hart, Rannie (Edgar Randolph), jazz trumpeter, d. 6/18/2006 in Britain at 89; b. 7/19/1916 in Hopetown, Guyana. Guardian Unlimited, 7/15/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1821102,00.html}.

  • Hartfield, Frank "Pete", R&B singer, d. 9/4/2006 in Flint, MI at 75; b. in Arkansas. MLive.com, 9/10/2006 {http://www.mlive.com/news/fljournal/index.ssf?/base/news-38/1157896257202640.xml&coll=5}.

  • Harvey, Brian, rock guitarist, d. 1/1/2006. Rolling Stone, no. 992, 1/26/2006.

  • Hatto, Joyce, British pianist, d. 6/29/2006 in Royston, Hertfordshire at 77; b. 9/5/1928 in London. Boston.com, 7/4/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/04/joyce_hatto_at_77_pianist_was_prolific_recording_artist/}.
    d. 6/30/2006. Guardian Unlimited, 7/10/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1816612,00.html}; Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1009, September 2006.

  • Hayes, Morris D., music professor and choral conductor, d. 2006; b. 1919. Choral Journal, v. 47 no. 2, August 2006.

  • Haynes, Yvonne, Jamaican singer and actress, d. 6/16/2006 in New Kingston at 47. Jamaica Observer Internet Edition, 6/27/2006 {http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20060619T230000-0500_107378_OBS_CARIFOLK_SINGER_DIES_SUDDENLY_AT_NHT_.asp}.

  • Hazleton, Tom, classical and theatre organist, d. 3/13/2006 in Hoboken, NJ; b. 1942. Diapason, v. 97 no. 5, May 2006; Organ, v. 85, no. 337, August/October 2006.
    b. George Thomas Hazleton in Monterey, CA. Tracker, v. 50 no. 3/4, Summer/Fall 2006.
    b. 9/27/1942. American Organist, v. 40 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Heimberg, Tom, violist, teacher, and music writer, d. 11/14/2006 in Kensington, CA at 69; b. in Los Angeles, CA. SFGate.com, 11/19/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/11/19/BAGFSMFU581.DTL}.

  • Hemphill, Jessie Mae, blues guitarist, singer, and drummer, d. 7/22/2006 in Memphis, TN at 71. SunHerald.com, 7/23/2006 {http://www.sunherald.com/mld/sunherald/news/state/15106307.htm}.
    d. at 72; b. 10/13/1933. Bill Schenley on alt.obituaries, 7/23/2006.
    b. in northern Mississippi. latimes.com, 7/25/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings25.1jul25,1,6437724.story}.
    d. at "around 72". Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Henzell, Perry, director of the seminal ska film The Harder They Come, d. 2006 at 70. Rolling Stone, no. 1016/1017, 12/28/2006 / 1/11/2007.

  • Herbert, Ted, big band bandleader, d. 5/27/2006 in Manchester, NH at 90; b. Thaddeus S. Piaseczny. UnionLeader.com, 5/29/2006 {http://www.unionleader.com/article.aspx?articleId=318a0654-f805-4c3e-b154-9d9fc7e00cb0}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Hernandez-Terry, Charlotte Marie, folk musician and songwriter, d. 6/16/2006 in National City, CA at 69; b. 4/13/1937 in San Diego, CA. SignOnSanDiego.com, 6/24/2006 {http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/obituaries/20060624-9999-1m24terry.html}.

  • Herwood, Barbara E., jazz vocalist and producer, d. 6/9/2006 in Rockville, MD at 73; b. in Washington, DC. washingtonpost.com, 6/24/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/23/AR2006062301589.html}.

  • Heywood, Earl, Canadian cowboy singer, songwriter, and bandleader, d. at 89; b. 3/12/1917 near Exeter, Ontario. CBC.ca, 9/18/2006 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2006/09/18/earl-heywood-obit.html}.

  • Hicks, John, jazz pianist, d. 5/10/2006 in Manhattan at 64; b. in Atlanta, GA. New York Times On the Web, 5/13/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/13/arts/13hicks.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 6, June 2006; Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006.
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    b. 12/21/1941. Downbeat, v. 73 no. 8, August 2006; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Hill, Joseph, Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter, d. 8/19/2006 in Berlin, Germany at 57; b. 1949 in St. Catherine. Washington Post, 8/19/2006; Beat, v. 25 no. 3, 2006.
    b. 1/22/1949 in Linstead, Jamaica. Independent Online Edition, 8/21/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1220656.ece}; Rolling Stone, no. 1009, 9/21/2006.

  • Hiller, Carl H., German writer and critic, d. 4/22/2006 in Eitorf-Obereip at 80; b. 1/17/1926 in Kolzenburg. Opera, v. 57 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Hipp, Bryan, death-metal guitarist and songwriter, d. 10/21/2006. The Gauntlet, 10/22/2006 {http://www.thegauntlet.com/article/663/6118/%09%09%09Diabolic.html}.

  • Hocking, Clifford, Australian impresario and festival director, d. 6/13/2006 in Melbourne at 74. Variety.com, 6/20/2006 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117945629}.

  • Hocohen, Stu, jazz pianist, saxophonist, and bassist, d. 8/12/2006 in Israel at 77. Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Hodge, Al, Cornish rock musician, d. 7/7/2006? at 55; b. in Bodmin. bbc.co.uk, 7/7/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/5157422.stm}.

  • Hodge, Charlie, former backup singer and guitarist for Elvis, d. 3/3/2006 in Knoxville, TN at 71; b. in Alabama. AOL.com, 3/4/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060304211909990001}; latimes.com, 3/6/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings6.2mar06,1,6327439.story}.

  • Hodges, Fletcher, Jr., Stephen Foster archivist, d. 3/13/2006 in Oakmont, PA at 99; b. 8/6/1906. Boston.com, 3/20/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/20/fletcher_hodges_jr_curator_of_stephen_foster_music_99/}.

  • Hodgson, Jamie, jazz photographer, d. 1/8/2006 in England at 76. Cadence, v. 32 no. 2, February 2006.

  • Höpner, Hans-Martin, cellist, oboist, and orchestra manager, d. at 60. Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Holiday, Brad, radio personality and actor, d. 4/27/2006 in Bellville, IL at 75; b. Bradley Motsinger in Williamson County, IL. STLtoday.com, 5/3/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/8F6B73C28F01AACC862571630017D603?OpenDocument}.

  • Holloway, Patrice, singer, songwriter, and voice actor, d. 10/2/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 58. Billboard, 11/11/2006.

  • Hollreiser, Heinrich, Austrian conductor, d. 7/24/2006 in Scheffau bei Kufstein at 93; b. 6/24/1913 in München (Munich). Vienna State Opera online, 7/26?/2006 {http://www.staatsoper.at/Content.Node2/home/news/14680.php}; Playbill Arts online, 7/26/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/4953.html}; Times Online, 8/28/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2331274.html}.
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    d. at 94. Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Honda, Takehiro, jazz pianist, d. 1/12/2006 in Tokyo, Japan at 60. Cadence, v. 32 no. 2, February 2006.

  • Ho'opi'i, Solomon "Sol", Hawaiian singer, d. 3/4/2006 at 70. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Hoyer, Jeff, jazz trombonist, d. 12/7/2006 in Brooklyn, NY at 56. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Huff, Rick, folk singer and songwriter, d. 5/25/2006 in Folly Beach, SC at 60. Charleston Post and Courier, 5/26/2006.

  • Hugg, Dick "Huggy Boy", R&B disc jockey, d. 8/30/2006 in Long Beach, CA at 78; b. in Canton, OH. latimes.com, 9/1/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-hugg1sep01,1,2105551.story}.

  • Hughes, Calvin, jazz trumpeter, d. 8/7/2006 in Willingboro, NJ at 81. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Hunt, Alexandra, soprano, d. 4/23/2006 in New York, NY; b. 5/25/1933 in Omaha, NE. Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006.

  • Hunt, Edgar, English recorder player, teacher, editor, and writer, d. 3/16/2006 at 96. American Recorder, v. 47 no. 3, May 2006.
    Edgar Hubert Hunt. Harpsichord & Fortepiano, v. 11 n. 1, Autumn 2006.

  • Hunt Lieberson, Lorraine, mezzo, d. 7/3/2006 in Santa Fe, NM at 52; b. in the San Francisco Bay area. AOL.com, 7/5/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/mezzo-soprano-lorraine-hunt-lieberson/20060705064309990001}; CNN.com, 7/5/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/05/obit.huntlieberson.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 7/5/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HUNT_LIEBERSON?SITE=MOSTP}; Bloomberg.com, 7/5/2006 {http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aP6y.wYP9on4}; Boston.com, 7/5/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/05/lorraine_hunt_lieberson_her_luminous_voice_transported_listener/}; chicagotribune.com, 7/6/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0607060258jul06,1,2306332.story}; American Record Guide, v. 69 no. 4, September/October 2006; Strad, v. 117, no. 1397, September 2006.
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  • Hurd, Michael John, British composer, conductor, and writer, d. 8/8/2006 in Petersfield, Hampshire; b. 12/19/1928 in Gloucester. Independent Online Edition, 8/16/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1219458.ece}.

  • Hurwitz, Emanuel Henry, British violinist and teacher, d. 11/19/2006; b. 5/7/1919. Guardian Unlimited, 11/20/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1952276,00.html}.
    b. in Aldgate, East London. Strad, v. 118, no. 1401, January 2007.

  • Ifukube, Akira, Japanese film composer (scored "Godzilla"), d. 2/8/2006 in Tokyo at 91; b. 1914 on Hokkaido. New York Times On the Web, 1/20/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/10/arts/music/10ifukube.html}; Boston.com, 2/11/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/02/11/akira_ifukube_91_godzilla_composer/}.

  • Iliff, Elspeth, European violin teacher, d. 10/8/2006 in London, England; b. Elspeth Henne 5/25/1930 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Independent Online Edition, 12/9/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2060034.ece}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1402, February 2007.

  • Indipwo, Raúl, Angolan musician and painter, d. 6/4/2006 in Portugal at 72; b. 11/30/1933 in the southern Cunene Province. allAfrica.com, 6/5/2006 {http://allafrica.com/stories/200606051590.html}; Angola Press online, 6/5/2006 {http://www.angolapress-angop.ao/noticia-e.asp?ID=445789}.

  • Ivancea, Ioan, Romanian Gypsy clarinet player, d. 10/20/2006 in Zece Prajini at 66; b. 1/4/1940 in Zece Prajini. Guardian Unlimited, 11/14/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1947125,00.html}; Times Online, 12/1/2006 {http://timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article655484.ece}.

  • Iverson, Ray, jazz saxophonist, d. 5/1/2006 in Grand Forks, ND at 77. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Iwaki, Hiroyuki, Japanese conductor, d. 6/13/2006 in Tokyo at 73. ourMidland.com, 6/13/2006 {http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/stories/D/DEATHS_1ST_LD_WRITETHRU?SITE=MIMID}; Boston.com, 6/17/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/17/hiroyuki_iwaki_73_noted_conductor/}; philly.com, 6/19/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14853262.htm}.

  • J Dilla, a.k.a. Jay Dee, rapper and producer, d. 2/10/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 32; b. James Yancey in Detroit, MI. AOL.com, 2/13/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles?id=n20060213181709990009}; New York Times On the Web, 2/14/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/14/arts/music/14dilla.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 995, 3/9/2006.

  • Jackson, Art, jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist, d. 11/19/2006 in Kansas City, MO at 86. KansasCity.com, 11/22/2006 {http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_action=doc&p_docid=115915169530AAD8&p_docnum=7}.
    Arthur Jackson. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.
    d. 11/18/2006. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Jackson, Johnny, rock drummer, d. 3/1/2006 in Gary, IN at 54. AOL.com, 3/3/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060303143809990009}.

  • James, Clifton, jazz drummer, d. 1/16/2006 in Chicago, IL at 69. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Jenkins, Johnny, rock/blues guitarist, d. 6/26/2006 in Macon, GA at 67. CNN.com, 6/29/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/29/obit.jenkins.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 6/29/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_JENKINS?SITE=MOSTP}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.
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  • Jenkins, Pat, jazz trumpeter, d. 9/2/2006 in Rock Hill, SC at 94. Cadence, v. 32 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Jinlang, Chen, Singaporean pop singer, d. 7/25/2006 in Singapore at 45. The Star Online, 7/26/2006 {http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/7/26/apworld/20060726125432}.

  • Joachimsthaler, Frank W., American Indian dancer, museum curator, actor, and singer, d. 5/8/2006 in Seattle, WA at 66; b. in St. Louis, MO. STLtoday.com, 5/21/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/metroeast/story/EA7F763893BAD214862571760021ACDA}.

  • Johnson, Clarence "Windy", blues singer and guitarist, d. 2/18/2006 in East St. Louis, IL at 86. STLtoday.com, 3/6/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/metroeast/story/3849DC1C4138EE8D8625712A0020959F?OpenDocument}.

  • Johnson, Kirk Sr., voice-over artist and teacher, d. 5/7/2006 in Chicago, IL at 67; b. in Muskegon, MI. chicagotribune.com, 5/31/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0605310150may31,1,2310914.story}.

  • Johnson, Norman G., organist, music director, and choral conductor, d. 2/8/2006 in Birmingham, AL at 63; b. 11/23/1942. American Organist, v. 40 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Johnson, Tommy, tuba player and educator, d. 10/16/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 71; b. in Los Angeles, CA. Variety.com, 10/20/2006 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117952329.html}.
    b. John Thomas Johnson 1/7/1935. latimes.com, 10/25/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-johnson25oct25,1,1516908.story}; chicagotribune.com, 10/26/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0610260251oct26,1,3097351.story}.

  • Jones, Doris W., ballet dancer, d. 3/21/2006 in Washington, DC at 92; b. in Malden, MA. New York Times On the Web, 4/4/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/04/arts/dance/04jones.html}.

  • Jordan, Armin, Swiss conductor, d. 9/19/2006 in Basle; b. 4/9/1932 in Lucerne. Independent Online Edition, 9/23/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1705610.ece}.
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  • Jordan, Duke, jazz pianist, d. 8/8/2006 in Valby, Denmark at 84; b. Irving Sidney Jordan 4/1/1922 in New York City. Keep Swinging (blog), 8/11/2006 {http://keepswinging.blogspot.com/2006_08_01_keepswinging_archive.html}; New York Times, 8/12/2006; latimes.com, 8/19/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jordan19aug19,1,7314943.story}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.
    also composer. Times Online, 8/18/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2317644.html}.
    d. in Copenhagen. Independent Online Edition, 8/19/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1220290.ece}.
    d. in Copenhagen; b. in Brooklyn. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Jordan, Helen Hobbs, music teacher, d. Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006.

  • Jurado, Rocio, Spanish singer and actress, d. 6/1/2006 in Madrid at 61; b. Maria del Rocio Trinidad Mohedano Jurado in Andalusia. STLtoday.com, 6/1/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_JURADO?SITE=MOSTP}; Boston.com, 6/2/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/02/rocio_jurado_61_for_decades_was_considered_spains_greatest_singer/}; New York Times On the Web, 6/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/03/arts/03jurado.html}.
    Rocío Jurado. International Herald Tribune online, 5/2/2006 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/01/news/obits.php}.
    María del Rocío Mohedano Jurado; b. 9/18/1944 in Chipiona. Guardian Unlimited, 6/2/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1788653,00.html}.

  • Jussenhoven, Gerhard, German composer, d. 7/13/2006 in Köln at 95. Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Kalafian, Haig, clarinetist, d. 5/8/2006 in Newark, NJ at 88. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Kant, Luis, percussionist, d. 4/10/2006 at about 90. Cadence, v. 32 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Kantor, Israel, Cuban musician, d. 7/1/2006 in Miami, FL at 56; b. Wilfredo Israel Sardinas 10/16/1949 in Alturas de Canasi, Cuba. Sun-Sentinel.com, 7/2/2006 {http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/southflorida/sfl-0702kantor,1,7105875.story}.

  • Kapp, Richard Paul, conductor, d. 6/4/2006 in Danbury, CT at 69; b. 10/9/1936 in Chicago, IL. New York Times On the Web, 6/6/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/06/arts/music/06kapp.html}; PlaybillArts online, 6/6/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/4694.html}; American Record Guide, v. 69 no. 4, September/October 2006.
    also composer. David Samuel Barr, 6/7/2006 on alt.obituaries.

  • Katims, Milton, conductor and violist, d. 2/27/2006 in Shoreline, WA at 96; b. in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 3/2/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/02/arts/music/02katims.html}; latimes.com, 3/3/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-katims3mar03,1,7126566.story}; Boston.com, 3/4/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/04/milton_katims_96_transformed_seattle_symphony_orchestra/}; Strad, v. 117, no. 1392, April 2006.
    b. 1909. Symphony, v. 57 no. 3, May-June 2006.

  • Kaye, Carol, British popular singer and actor, d. 8/20/2006; b. Carol Lindsey 4/12/1930 in Oldham, Lancashire. Guardian Unlimited, 9/23/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1879167,00.html}.

  • Kaye, Milton, pianist and arranger, d. 8/14/2006 in Manhattan at 97; b. Milton Jay Katz 6/22/1909 in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 8/17/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/17/obituaries/17kaye.html}; Boston.com, 8/18/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/08/18/milton_kaye_97_from_foxhole_to_concert_hall_a_musical_force/}; latimes.com, 8/18/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-kaye18aug18,1,667177.story}; washingtonpost.com, 8/19/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/18/AR2006081801154.html}; Strad, v. 117, no. 1398, October 2006.

  • Keeler, Herbert James, computer systems analyst and organist, d. 9/6/2006 in Greensboro, NC at 67; b. 1/31/1939 in St. Paul, MN. American Organist, v. 41 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Keith, George, jazz saxophonist, d. 1/8/2006 in Denver, CO at 72. Cadence, v. 32 no. 2, February 2006.

  • Kelley, Norman, tenor, d. 9/4/2006 in Rockland, MA at 95; b. 8/27/1911 in Eddington, ME. New York Times On the Web, 9/11/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/11/arts/music/11kelley.html}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006; Opera, v. 58 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Kennedy, Peter Douglas, British musical folklorist, d. 6/10/2006 at 83; b. 11/18/1922. Guardian Unlimited, 6/19/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1800799,00.html}; Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Kenney, Mart, jazz reeds player and bandleader, d. 2/8/2006 in Mission, BC, Canada at 95. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Kent, Willie, jazz guitarist and bassist, d. in Englewood, IL at 70. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.
    a.k.a. "Sugar Bear", also singer, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 3/2/2006. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Kentish, John William, British lyric tenor, d. 10/26/2006 at 96; b. 1/21/1910 in Blackheath. Telegraph.co.uk, 11/16/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/11/16/db1602.xml}.
    d. in Wells, Somerset. Opera, v. 58 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Kerner, Leighton, music critic, d. 4/29/2006 in Manhattan at 79; b. 1/11/1927 in Somerville, MA. Opera News Online, 5/2/2006 {http://www.metoperafamily.org/operanews/news/pressrelease.aspx?id=1170}; Playbill Arts online, 5/3/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/4477.html}; New York Times On the Web, 5/4/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/04/arts/music/04kerner.html}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 1, July 2006.

  • Kerper, Mitch, jazz pianist and vibes player, d. ca. 1/8/2006 at ca. 62. Cadence, v. 32 no. 2, February 2006.

  • Kessler, Dietrich, luthier, d. 12/12/2006 at 77; b. 7/21/1929 in Switzerland. Times Online, 1/8/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1290427.ece}; VdGSA News, v. 44 no. 1, March 2007.
    b. in Zurich. Strad, v. 118, no. 1402, February 2007.

  • Kettlewell, Shawn, heavy metal drummer, d. 10/24/2006 in San Bernadino, CA at 30. PE.com, 10/25/2006 {http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_H_battery26.3564238.html}.

  • Khaling, Dibya, Indian lyricist and composer, d. 6/25/2006 in Siliguri, West Bengal at 56. Himalayan Times, 6/26/2006.

  • Khan, Bismillah, Indian shehnai player, d. 8/21/2006 in Varanasi at 90; b. 3/21/1916 in Bihar. Telegraph.co.uk, 8/22/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/08/22/db2204.xml}; latimes.com, 8/24/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings24.2aug24,1,802821.story}.
    d. at 91. New York Times On the Web, 8/22/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/22/obituaries/22khan.html}.

  • Khanyile, Jabu, South African jazz singer, songwriter, and drummer, d. 11/12/2006 in Soweto; b. 2/28/1957 in Soweto. Independent Online Edition, 11/16/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1987593.ece}.

  • Khumalo, Moses, South African jazz saxophonist and pianist, d. 9/6?/2006 at 26; b. 1/30/1979 in Soweto. www.iol.co.za, 9/6/2006 {http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?art_id=vn20060906083101213C966451}.
    d. 9/4/2006 in Honeydew at 27. Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Kienholz, Marian E., music librarian, d. 7/17/2006 in Bethlehem, PA at 79; b. 10/10/1926 in Grand Forks, ND. StarTribune.com, 9/7/2006 {http://www.legacy.com/StarTribune/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=19145295}.

  • Killen, Buddy, country music publisher, songwriter and record producer, d. 11/1/2006 in Nashville, TN at 73; b. W.D. Killen in Florence, AL. Examiner.com, 11/1/2006 {http://www.examiner.com/a-373479~Producer_Who_Launched_Dolly_Parton_Dies.html}; Tennessean.com, 11/1/2006 {http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061101/OBITS/61101003/1438/ENTERTAINMENT50}; latimes.com, 11/2/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-killen2nov02,1,7257645.story}; City Paper Online, 11/2/2006 {http://www.nashvillecitypaper.com/index.cfm?screen=news&news_id=53052}.

  • Kimball, Narvin, jazz vocalist and banjoist, d. 3/17/2006 in Charleston, SC at 97. chicagotribune.com, 3/19/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0603190250mar19,1,3949318.story}; Boston.com, 3/19/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/19/narvin_kimball_banjo_player_for_new_orleans_band/}; New York Times On the Web, 3/21/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/21/arts/music/21kimball.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 998, 4/20/2006; Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006; Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 5, May 2006.

  • King, James B., former director of the Marine Band, d. 10/17/2006 in Florida at 89. High Springs Herald online, 10/30/2006 {http://www.highspringsherald.com/articles/2006/10/30/news/news04.txt}.

  • King, Lester "Wizard", jazz guitarist, d. 1/10/2006 in Kansas City, KS at 52. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Kirsch, Leroy O., trumpeter and high school band director, d. 9/3/2006 in Belleville, IL at 78; b. in Collinsville, IL. STLtoday.com, 9/8/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/2E4E205247214701862571E3000D43BF?OpenDocument}.

  • Klein, Leslie, actress and singer, d. 7/31/2006 in Suffern, NY at 45; b. in Rye, NY. Lower Hudson Online, 8/3/2006 {http://www.thejournalnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060803/NEWS02/608030324/1018/NEWS02}.

  • Klein, Oscar, jazz trumpeter, d. 12/12/2006 in Germany at 76; b. 1/5/1930 in Graz, Austria. STLtoday.com, 12/13/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_KLEIN?SITE=MOSTP}; International Herald Tribune online, 12/13/2006 {http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/12/13/arts/EU_A-E_MUS_Austria_Obit_Klein.php}.
    d. 12/13/2006 in Baden-Wurtemberg, Germany. Washington Jewish Week Online Edition, 12/27/2006 {http://www.washingtonjewishweek.com/main.asp?SectionID=4&SubSectionID=17&ArticleID=6460&TM=55831.9}.
    d. 12/12/2006 in Pluderhausen, Germany. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Kleinheisterkamp, Hans, German violinist, d. 3/2006 in Stuttgart at 76. Orchester, v. 54 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Kleven, Erik, bassist, tuba player, and music teacher, d. 7/15/2006 near Rancho Murieta, CA at 56; b. 10/6/1949 in San Francisco, CA. sacbee.com, 7/18/2006 {http://www.sacbee.com/content/news/obituaries/story/14279136p-15087869c.html}.

  • Kline, Dom Francis, organist and monk, d. 8/27/2006 in Moncks Corner, SC at 57; b. Joseph Paul Kline III 1948 in Philadelphia, PA. American Organist, v. 40 no. 11, November 2006; Diapason, v. 97 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Klotz, Florence, Broadway costume designer, d. 11/1/2006 in Manhattan at 86; b. 10/28/1920 in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 11/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/03/obituaries/03klotz.html}.

  • Kluger, Irv, jazz drummer, d. 2/28/2006 in Las Vegas, NV at 84. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.
    b. Irving Kluger 7/9/1921 in Brooklyn, NY. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Knardahl, Eva, Norwegian pianist, d. 9/3/2006 in Oslo at 79. Aftenposten.no, 9/4/2006 {http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article1444978.ece}.

  • Kneebone, Jeffrey B., baritone, d. 8/1/2006 in Lansdowne, PA at 47. philly.com, 8/7/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/states/new_jersey/15214430.htm}.
    b. 5/23/1959 in Easton, PA. Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006.

  • Knight, Lonnie, bluegrass festival founder/organizer, d. 7/23/2006 in Ocala, FL at 79; b. in Bartow, FL. OCALA.com, 7/27/2006 {http://www.ocala.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060727/NEWS/207270379/1001/NEWS01}.

  • Knudsen, Robert "Buzz", sound mixer for movie soundtracks, d. 1/21/2006 in Columbia, SC at 80; b. in Los Angeles, CA. latimes.com, 2/8/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-knudson8feb08,0,5145372.story}.

  • Kohler, Roland L., timpanist, d. 2/24/2006 in the Bronx at 71; b. 1/20/1935. New York Times On the Web, 3/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/03/arts/music/03kohloff.html}.

  • Kohloff, Roland L., timpanist, d. 2/24/2006 in the Bronx at 71; b. 1/20/1935. New York Times On the Web, 3/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/03/arts/music/03kohloff.html}.
    b. in Port Chester, NY. SFGate.com, 3/5/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/05/BAGFOHIRO21.DTL}.

  • Kohout, Hank, jazz pianist, d. 8/14/2006 in Parma, OH at 82. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Kopp, Leslie Hansen, music and dance librarian, d. 5/27/2006 in New York City; b. 8/2/1952 in Newport News, VA. George Boziwick on MLA-L, 5/30/2006.
    music and dance archivist, d. in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 6/10/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/10/arts/10kopp.html}.

  • Koppel, Thomas, rock pianist, d. 2/25/2006 in Puerto Rico at 61. Rolling Stone, no. 996, 3/23/2006; Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Koshan, Robert, music teacher and jazz pianist, d. 6/26/2006 in Winter Park, FL at 76; b. 5/28/1930 in Sharon, PA. post-gazette.com, 7/1/2006 {http://www.postgazette.com/pg/06182/702598-122.stm}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Kovins, Michael, president of Korg USA, d. 5/2/2006. Keyboard, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Kreamer, George M., organist and teacher, d. 6/10/2006 in Lake Charles, LA at 93. American Organist, v. 40 no. 11, November 2006; Diapason, v. 97 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Kreiss, Frederick E., IV, a.k.a. Stinky Sonobuoni, rock singer, d. 5/31/2006 in Edison, NJ at 47; b. in South Amboy, NJ. Gosselin Funeral Home online, 6/2006.

  • Krueger, Richard L., recording engineer and record publisher, d. 7/8/2006 in Sunnyvale, CA at 63. Diapason, v. 97 no. 10, October 2006.
    b. 1/6/1943. American Organist, v. 40 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Kuykendall, John Franklin "Frank" Jr., tenor, choir director, composer, teacher, d. 5/12/2006 in Abington, PN at 82. philly.com, 5/20/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14624644.htm}.

  • LaBruce, Evelyn, mezzo, voice teacher, d. 9/15/2006 in Georgetown, SC at 69. TheState.com, 9/17/2006 {http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/15543876.htm}; Georgetown Times online, 9/17/2006 {http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=17207922}.

  • Lampley, Cal, jazz producer, pianist, and drummer, d. 7/6/2006 at 82. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Landy, Eugene, Dr., Brian Wilson's therapist, manager, and credited co-songwriter, d. 3/22/2006 in Honolulu, HI at 71. Rolling Stone, no. 998, 4/20/2006.

  • Lannom, Allen, choral conductor, d. 3/20/2006 in Lexington, MA at 88; b. 6/30/1917 in Johnson City, IL. Boston.com, 3/22/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/22/allen_lannom_88_propelled_his_singers_to_lofty_realms/}; Choral Journal, v. 46 no. 11, May 2006.

  • Lanza, John, Canadian rock/jazz bass, d. 7/30/2006 in Montreal, Quebec at 75; b. 10/28/1931 in Montreal. canada.com, 9/11/2006 {http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/story.html?id=7a18f764-9bfb-4054-8419-08bc3dc9c724}.

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  • Lassowsky, Jaropolk, violin and viola player and teacher, conductor, and music professor, d. 10/22/2006. Clarion University Music Department, 10/26?/2006 {http://jupiter.clarion.edu/~jwardlaw/website/news/lassowsky.htm}.
    d. at 65. Strad, v. 118, no. 1401, January 2007.

  • Laudati, Geri (Geraldine), music librarian, d. 8/6/2006 in New Jersey. Mailing from Sandra L. Guthrie, forwarded to MLA-L 8/8/2006 by Laura Gayle Green.

  • Lawrence, Laurie Jean, rock bassist and singer, d. 9/2/2006 in Reno, NV at 42. Reno Gazette-Journal, 9/4/2006.

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  • Lee, Bonnie, blues singer, d. 9/7/2006 in Chicago, IL at 75; b. 6/11/1931 in Bunkie, LA. suntimes.com, 9/13/2006 {http://chicagosuntimes.com/output/obituaries/cst-nws-xlee13.html}.

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  • Legány, Dezsö, musicologist, d. 2007? American Liszt Society Newsletter, v. 23 no. 1, Winter/Spring 2007.
    d. 2006 at 90. Journal of the American Liszt Society, v. 57, 2006.

  • Leimer, Harold A., teacher, administrator, and choir director, d. 2/17/2006 in Creve Coeur, MO at 93; b. in Sheboygan, WI. STLtoday.com, 2/20/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/79EEE2DBF4E8D5278625711B00194CE0?OpenDocument}.

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  • Leonard, Nelson Jordan, chemist and bass baritone, d. 10/9/2006 in Pasadena, CA at 90; b. in Newark, NJ. Boston.com, 10/13/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/10/13/nelson_leonard_90_acclaimed_chemist_noted_baritone/}.
    Nelson John Leonard; b. 9/1/1916. Independent Online Edition, 12/1/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2029244.ece}.

  • Levert, Gerald, R&B singer, d. 11/10/2006 in Cleveland, OH at 40. New York Times On the Web, 11/11/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/11/obituaries/11levert.html}; STLtoday.com, 11/11/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_GERALD_LEVERT?SITE=MOSTP}; philly.com, 11/11/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/states/pennsylvania/15985067.htm}.
    d. in Newbury, OH; b. 7/13/1966 in Philadelphia, PA. washingtonpost.com, 11/11/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/10/AR2006111001802.html}.

  • Levien, Julia, dancer, choreographer, and Isadora Duncan expert, d. 9/2/2006 on Roosevelt Island in New York City at 94. New York Times On the Web, 9/9/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/09/obituaries/09levien.html}.

  • Lewy, Henry, sound engineer and music producer, d. 4/8/2006 in Prescott, AZ at 79; b. in Magdeburg, Germany. latimes.com, 4/19/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-lewy19apr19,0,4357684.story}.

  • Leyasmeyer, Teo (Teofils), blues pianist, d. 5/16/2006 in Boston, MA at 59; b. in Germany. BostonHerald.com, 5/17/2006 {http://theedge.bostonherald.com/musicNews/view.bg?articleid=139608}.
    b. in Kempton, Germany. Boston.com, 5/21/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/21/teo_leyasmeyer_59_pianist_invigorated_local_blues_scene/}.
    b. 1947. thephoenix.com, 5/25/2006 {http://www.thephoenix.com/article_ektid13276.aspx}.

  • Leyva [Leiva], Pio, Cuban singer and composer, d. 3/23/2006 at 88; b. Wilfredo Leyva Pascual. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Ligeti, Gyorgy, composer, d. 6/12/2006 in Vienna, Austria at 83; b. 1923 in Transylvania, Romania. STLtoday.com, 6/12/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_LIGETI?SITE=MOSTP}; BBC NEWS online, 6/12/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/292812.stm}; Examiner.com, 6/12/2006 {http://www.examiner.com/a-133274~_Space_Odyssey__Composer_Ligeti_Dies.html}; chicagotribune.com, 6/13/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0606130251jun13,1,5849867.story}; seattletimes.com, 6/13/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/obituaries/2003057234_ligetiobit13.html}; washingtonpost.com, 6/13/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/12/AR2006061201590.html}; American Record Guide, v. 69 no. 4, September/October 2006; Guitar Review, no. 133, Winter 2007.
    Gyorgy Sandor Ligeti; b. 5/28/1923. New York Times On the Web, 6/13/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/13/arts/music/13ligeti.html}.
    György Sándor Ligeti; b. in Dicsöszentmárton, Romania. Independent Online Edition, 6/13/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article878443.ece}; SFGate.com, 6/13/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/13/BAGJSJD1TB1.DTL}; Boston.com, 6/13/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/13/gyorgy_ligeti_influential_composer_of_wry_startling_pieces/}; Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1008, August 2006; Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, v. 61 no. 7, July 2006; Opera News, v. 71 no. 3, September 2006.
    Györgi Ligeti. Keyboard, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006; Symphony, v. 57 no. 5, September/October 2006.
    b. in Didsöszentmárton. Opera, v. 57 no. 9, September 2006.
    b. in Budapest. Musical Times, v. 157, no. 1896, Autumn 2006.

  • Lil' Wally the Polka King, drummer and singer, d. 8/17/2006 in Miami Beach, FL at 76; b. Walter E. Jagiello in Chicago. suntimes.com, 8/22/2006 {http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4155/is_20060822/ai_n16689197}; New York Times On the Web, 8/24/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/24/obituaries/24jagiello.html}.

  • Lilly, Charles Jr., country bassist and singer, d. 5/22/2006 in Alabama at 44. AOL.com, 5/22/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/grand-ole-opry-legend-billy-walker-dies/20060522070209990001}; Boston.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/22/billy_walker_77_grand_ole_opry_star/}; latimes.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings22.2may22,1,1851403.story}; New York Times On the Web, 5/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/28/nyregion/28walker.html}.

  • Linde, Dennis, songwriter, d. 12/22/2006 at 63. tennessean.com, 12/22/2006 {http://www.dicksonherald.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061222/ENTERTAINMENT01/61222036}.
    d. in Nashville, TN; b. 3/18/1943 in Abilene, TX. Independent Online Edition, 12/27/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2105970.ece}; New York Times On the Web, 1/1/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/01/arts/01linde.html}.

  • Lipton, Martha, mezzo, d. 11/28/2006 in Bloomington, IN at 93; b. 1913 in New York City. Playbill Arts online, 12/11/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5716.html}.
    b. 4/6/1913. Opera, v. 48 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Little, Frank (Francis Easterly), tenor, administrator, and educator, d. 2/22/2006 in Skokie, IL at 69; b. 3/22/1936 in Greeneville, TN. New York Times On the Web, 3/6/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/06/obituaries/06little.html}.

  • Locke, John Tilden, keyboard player and songwriter, d. 8/4/2006 in Ojai, CA; b. 9/25/1943 in Los Angeles, CA. Independent Online Edition, 8/15/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1219285.ece}.

  • Lockwood, Robert Jr., blues guitarist and singer, d. 11/21/2006 in Cleveland, OH at 91; b. in Turkey Scratch, AR. cleveland.com, 11/22/2006 {http://www.cleveland.com/newsflash/cleveland/index.ssf?/base/news-28/116417454645050.xml}; MiddletownJournal.com, 11/21/2006 {http://www.middletownjournal.com/n/content/gen/ap/OH_Obit_Lockwood.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1016/1017, 12/28/2006 / 1/11/2007; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.
    b. 3/27/1915. washingtonpost.com, 11/23/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/22/AR2006112201783.html}; Boston.com, 11/23/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/11/23/robert_lockwood_jr_91_guitarist_was_unflashy_elder_statesman_of_the_blues/}; chicagotribune.com, 11/23/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0611230152nov23,1,4801295.story}; New York Times On the Web, 11/25/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/25/arts/music/25lockwood.html}; Independent Online Edition, 11/30/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2026775.ece}.
    Robert Jr. Lockwood; b. near Marvell, AR. Guardian Unlimited, 11/30/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1960078,00.html}.

  • LoDuca, Vincent G., accordianist, d. 12/31/2006 in Milwaukee, WI at 60. JSOnline.com, 1/3/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/JSOnline/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=20518417}.

  • Logan, Chuck, jazz drummer, d. 10/5/2006 in Vancouver, BC at 81. Cadence, v. 32 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Long, Russ, jazz pianist, d. 12/31/2006 at 67. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.
    d. in Kansas City, MO. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Lowe, Marion, English soprano, d. 2/14/2006 in Wexham, Buckinghamshire at 84; b. Molly Wilkinson 9/12/1921 in Manchester. Opera, v. 57 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Luescher, Fredi, jazz pianist, d. 5/30/2006 in Uerzlikon near Zurich, Switzerland. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Lusher, Don, British jazz trombonist, d. 7/5/2006; b. 1923 in Peterborough. bbc.co.uk, 7/5/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/5151280.stm}.
    Don (Gordon Douglas) Lusher, also bandleader, d. in Cheam, Surrey; b. 11/6/1923. Independent Online Edition, 7/7/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1164544.ece}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Lutcher, Joe, jazz saxophonist, d. 10/29/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 87. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Luter, Claude, French jazz trumpeter, clarinetist, and saxophonist, d. 10/6/2006 near Paris at 83; b. 7/23/1923 in Paris. AFP on Yahoo!News, 10/8/2006 {http://p125.news.scd.yahoo.com/i/2333}; AOL.com, 10/10/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/french-jazz-musician-claude-luter-dies/20061010184909990001}; STLtoday.com, 10/10/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FRANCE_OBIT_LUTER?SITE=MOSTP}; Boston.com, 10/11/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/10/11/claude_luter_83_french_jazz_player/}.
    also bandleader, d. in Paris. New York Times On the Web, 10/10/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/10/arts/music/10luter.html}; latimes.com, 10/12/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings12.4oct12,1,2113546.story}; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 12, December 2006.
    d. in Poissy. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Lynn, Charles, jazz trumpeter and trombonist, d. in Pittsburgh, PA at 65. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Lyons, Jamie, rock singer, d. 9/25/2006 in Little River, SC at 57; b. in Galion, OH. Columbus Dispatch online, 9/27/2006 {http://www.columbusdispatch.com/news-story.php?story=dispatch/2006/09/27/lyons.html}.

  • MacArthur, Margaret, specialist in Vermont folk music, d. 5/23/2006 in Marlboro, VT at 78. Reformer.com, 5/25/2006 {http://www.reformer.com/headlines/ci_3862485}.
    b. 1928 in Chicago, IL. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Macauda, Philip J., multi-instrumentalist, d. 1/20/2006 in Cambridge, MA at 95. Boston.com, 1/24/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/01/24/philip_macauda_used_tapes_to_become_one_man_orchestra/}.

  • MacGeachy, Kirk, Celtic singer, d. 8/20/2006 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada at 56; b. 4/18/1950 in Anstruther, Fife, Scotland. Herald online, 8/25/2006 {http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/68716-print.shtml}.

  • Mack, Forrest Campbell, librarian and organist, d. 5/24/2006 in Worcester, MA at 64; b. 1/18/1942 in Newburyport, MA. American Organist, v. 40 no. 8, August 2006; Diapason, v. 97 no. 9, September 2006; Tracker, v. 50 no. 3/4, Summer/Fall 2006.

  • Mack, John, oboist and teacher, d. 7/23/2006 in Cleveland, OH at 78; b. 1927 in Somerville, NJ. Playbill Arts online, 7/25/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/4947.html}; Cleveland.com, 7/25/2006 {http://www.cleveland.com/search/index.ssf?/base/entertainment/115381635992530.xml?earos&coll=2}; New York Times On the Web, 7/26/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/26/arts/music/26mack.html}; latimes.com, 7/29/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings29.5jul29,1,2369903.story}.
    John Wilfred Mack; b. 10/30/1927. washingtonpost.com, 7/26/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/25/AR2006072501497.html}; Boston.com, 7/27/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/27/john_mack_was_considered_dean_of_oboists_in_us_at_78/}.

  • Mackintosh, Iain Campbell, Scottish folk singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter, d. 8/28/2006 in Glasgow; b. 7/20/1932 in Glasgow. Independent Online Edition, 9/4/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1359834.ece}.

  • MacLean, Ross Nelson "Larry", Canadian organist and choir director, d. 4/15/2006 in Halifax, Nova Scotia; b. 5/9/1934 in Tilley, Victoria Co., New Brunswick. American Organist, v. 40 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Madden, David H., jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 6/17/2006 in San Francisco, CA at 82; b. in Elkhart, IN. SFGate.com, 6/17/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/17/BAGPAJFSDR1.DTL}.

  • Maddin, Jimmie, impresario and saxophonist, d. 9/1/2006 in Boulder City, NV at 78. Variety.com, 9/11/2006 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117949891.html}.

  • Malik, Raphe, a.k.a. Laurence Mazel, jazz trumpeter, d. ca. 3/8/2006 in Massachusetts at 59. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Malvin, Arthur, composer and lyricist, d. 6/16/2006 in Century City, CA at 83. SFGate.com, 6/26/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2006/06/26/state/n023019D10.DTL}.
    also singer; b. 7/7/1922 in New York City. latimes.com, 6/26/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-malvin26jun26,1,2790822.story}.

  • Manes, Frieda, piano teacher, d. 7/30/2006 in Western New York; b. 1939 in Australia. Piano Guild Notes, v. 57 no. 1, Summer 2007.

  • Mann, Alfred, choral conductor, musicologist, and educator, d. 9/20/2006 at 89. William Weinert on CHORALIST, 9/23/2006.
    also recorder player and bassist, d. 9/21/2006 in Fort Wayne, IN; b. 1917 in Hamburg, Germany. New York Times On the Web, 9/27/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/27/obituaries/27mann.html}; Early Music America, v. 12 no. 4, Winter 2006; Choral Journal, v. 47 no. 8, February 2007.
    d. 9/21/2006; b. 4/28/1917. 17th-Century Music, v. 16 no. 1, Fall 2006; BACH, v. 37 no. 2, 2006; American Organist, v. 40 no. 12, December 2006; AMS Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, February 2007.

  • Manning, Irv, jazz bassist, d. 10/8/2006 in Houston, TX at 88; b. Irving Manheim in Baltimore, MD. Houston Chronicle, 10/22/2006.

  • Mardin, Arif, record producer, d. 6/25/2006 in New York City at 74; b. 1932 in Turkey. CNN.com, 6/26/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/26/obit.arif.mardin.ap/index.html}.
    also arranger; b. 3/15/1932 in Istanbul, Turkey. AOL.com, 6/26/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/legendary-producer-arif-mardin-dies-at/20060626145709990001}; latimes.com, 6/27/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-mardin27jun27,1,3778453.story}; chicagotribune.com, 6/27/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0606270203jun27,1,78105.story}; washingtonpost.com, 6/27/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/26/AR2006062601445.html}; Independent Online Edition, 6/27/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1099064.ece}.
    d. ca. 6/24/2006. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.
    also conductor. Rolling Stone, no. 1006, 8/10/2006.

  • Markush, Martha Churchill, multi-instrumentalist, singer, choral conductor, and librarian, d. 11/1/2006 in Ellicott City, MD; b. 11/2/1930 in Hanover, NH. washingtonpost.com, 11/27/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/26/AR2006112600985.html}.

  • Marly, Anna, singer, songwriter, "troubadour of the Resistance" in WWII France, d. 2/15/2006 in Palmer, AK at 88; b. Anna Betoulinsky 10/30/1917 in St. Petersburg, Russia. New York Times On the Web, 3/13/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/13/international/europe/13marly.html}; International Herald Tribune online, 3/14/2006 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/03/13/news/obits.php}; Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Marsden, Fred, British rock drummer, d. 12/9/2006 in Southport, England at 66. AOL.com, 12/14/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/merseybeat-drummer-fred-marsden-dies/20061214140809990001}; STLtoday.com, 12/14/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MARSDEN?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times On the Web, 12/15/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/15/obituaries/15marsden.html}.

  • Marshall, Steven C., a.k.a. Stephen St. Croix, sound engineer, film soundtrack restorer, inventor, and rock guitarist, d. 5/6/2006 in Woodbine, MD at 58. New York Times On the Web, 5/20/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/20/arts/20marshall.html}.

  • Martello, (José) Mario, luthier and jazz bassist, d. 10/2/2006 in San Francisco, CA; b. 4/3/1924 in northern Italy. American Lutherie, no. 89, Spring 2007.

  • Martin, Emory, one-armed banjo player, d. 4/17/2006 in Mount Vernon at 89; b. 1916 in Bon Aqua, TN. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Martinez, Refugio "Kookie", Tex-Mex drummer, d. 3/31/2006 at 69. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Masarek, Jane P., organist, choir director, teacher of piano and voice, d. 7/9/2006 in Philadelphia, PA at 83; b. in Collingswood, NJ. philly.com, 7/28/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/15140254.htm}.

  • Mateer, Scott, rock d.j., producer, and songwriter, d. 12/17/2006 in Flowood, MS at 46. Clarionledger.com, 12/17/2006 {http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061217/NEWS/61217016}.

  • Mathosa, Lebo, South African R&B and kwaito singer, d. 10/23/2006 east of Johannesburg at 29. Mail & Guardian Online, 10/23/2006 {http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=287424}; New York Times On the Web, 10/25/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/25/obituaries/25mathosa.html}.
    also songwriter and actress, d. in Germiston; b. 1977 in Daveyton. Independent Online Edition, 10/26/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1930103.ece}.

  • Matthews, Benjamin, bass-baritone, d. 2/14/2006 in Manhattan at 72; b. 6/20/1933 in Mobile, AL. New York Times On the Web, 3/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/03/arts/music/03matthews.html}; Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006.
    also administrator. Opera, v. 57 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Mauriat, Paul, French conductor, songwriter, and arranger, d. 11/3/2006 in Perpignan at 81; b. in Marseille. Toqueville Connection, 11/4/2006 {http://www.ttc.org/200611041146.ka4bkvo25858.htm}; New York Times On the Web, 11/7/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/07/obituaries/07mauriat.html}; philly.com, 11/9/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/15965225.htm}; latimes.com, 11/9/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings9.1nov09,1,4567107.story}.

  • May, David, jazz bassist, d. ca. 2/25/2006 at 50. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Mayfield, Tina, blues promoter and producer, widow of Percy Mayfield, d. 12/14/2006 in Palmdale, CA at 77; b. Earnestine Jermany 10/17/1929 in Stamps, AR. latimes.com, 12/22/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-mayfield22dec22,1,4025525.story}.

  • McAdams, Elwood B. "Mac", big band trombonist, d. 6/13/2006 in Austin, TX at 76. philly.com, 6/24/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14890571.htm}.

  • McAllester, David, ethnomusicologist, d. 4/30/2006 in Pittsfield, MA at 89; b. 1916. Phong Nguyen on SEM-L 5/1/2006; forwarded to MLA-L with additional comments by Alec McLane 5/1/2006; Boston.com, 6/11/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/11/david_mcallester_shaped_ethnomusicology_with_interests_in_native_american_studies/}.
    David Park McAllester; b. 8/16/1916. SEM Newsletter, v. 40 no. 4, September 2006.

  • McAllister, Vincent, metal guitarist, d. at 51. lambgoat.com, 6/1/2006 {http://www.lambgoat.com/news/view.aspx?id=6851}.

  • McFadden, Gene, R&B songwriter and singer, d. 1/27/2006 in Mount Airy, PA at 56. philly.com, 1/29/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/13736522.htm}.
    d. in Philadelphia, PA. Boston.com, 1/29/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/01/29/gene_mcfadden_singer_songwriter/}; AOL.com, 1/5/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060205174609990013}; Rolling Stone, no. 994, 2/23/2006.

  • McFerrin, Robert K. Sr., baritone, father of Bobby McFerrin, d. 11/24/2006 in Creve Coeur, MO at 85; b. in Marianna, AR. STLtoday.com, 11/27/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/F35FD920968137FD8625723300164A82?OpenDocument}; KansasCity.com, 11/27/2006 {http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/16108070.htm}; New York Times On the Web, 11/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/28/obituaries/28mcferrin.html}.
    Robert Keith McFerrin Sr.; b. 3/19/1921. washingtonpost.com, 11/29/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/28/AR2006112801534.html}; SFGate.com, 11/30/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/11/30/BAGC2MMCS11.DTL}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 8, February 2007; Opera, v. 48 no. 4, April 2007.

  • McGillivray, Katherine, violist, violinist, player of various early bowed stringed instruments, and teacher, d. on or before 8/18/2006 at 36. Guardian Unlimited, 8/18/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/otherlives/story/0,,1852605,00.html}; Strad, v. 117, no. 1399, November 2006.

  • McKenna, Daniel, rock guitarist, d. 4/26/2006 in McAllen, TX at 54. AOL.com, 4/27/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/toby-beau-guitarist-dead-of-apparent/20060427150509990001}; STLtoday.com, 4/27/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_DANIEL_MCKENNA?SITE=MOSTP}; philly.com, 4/28/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14451256.htm}.

  • McLagan, Kim, British model, ex-wife of Keith Moon, wife of Ian McLagan, d. 8/2/2006 near Austin, TX at 57; b. in Bournemouth, England. AOL.com, 8/3/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/famed-rock-star-wife-killed-in-texas/20060803071409990001}.

  • McLean, Jackie, jazz alto saxophonist, composer, and educator, d. 3/31/2006 in Hartford, CT at 74; b. 1931 in New York City. Boston.com, 4/2/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/04/02/jackie_mclean_world_renowned_jazz_saxophonist_educator_74/}; seattletimes.com, 4/2/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/musicnightlife/2002905290_mcleanobit02.html}; chicagotribune.com, 4/3/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0604030186apr03,1,2769668.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 1016/1017, 12/28/2006 / 1/11/2007.
    b. John Lenwood McLean 5/17/1931. washingtonpost.com, 4/2/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/01/AR2006040101333_2.html}.
    b. in Harlem. New York Times On the Web, 4/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/03/arts/music/03mclean.html}.
    d. in New York City. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 5, May 2006. d. at 73. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • McLennan, Grant, rock singer, d. 5/6/2006 in Brisbane, Australia at 48; b. in Rockhampton, Australia. latimes.com, 5/9/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-mclennan9may09,1,922517.story}; Boston.com, 5/9/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/09/grant_mclennan_48_singer_and_founder_of_go_betweens/}.
    also songwriter. New York Times On the Web, 5/9/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/09/arts/music/09mclennan.html}; CNN.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/22/music.mclennan/index.html}.

  • McManamon, Tom, Irish banjoist, d. 12/15/2006. pogues.com, 12/16/2006 {http://www.pogues.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=79905}.

  • McNees, Mildred Millet, piano and dance teacher and songwriter, d. 12/17/2006 in Orem, UT at 81. JS Online, 12/21/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/D/DEATHS?SITE=WIMIL&SECTION=US&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT}.

  • McShann, Jay, a.k.a. "Hootie", jazz pianist and bandleader, d. 12/7/2006 in Kansas City at 90; b. James Columbus McShann 1/12/1916 in Muskogee, OK. Telegraph.co.uk, 12/9/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/12/09/db0902.xml}.
    d. in Kansas City, MO. washingtonpost.com, 12/9/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/09/AR2006120900820.html}. also composer. Boston.com, 12/9/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/12/09/jay_mcshann_legendary_jazz_pianist_bandleader/}.
    also singer. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 2, February 2007; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 3, March 2007.
    d. 12/5/2006. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Medio, Ígor, Spanish (Asturian) performer of Celtic folk music (guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, bass pedals, and vocals), d. 6/24/2006 in Zuya (northern Spain); b. in Gijón, Asturias, Spain. World Music Central, 6/24/2006 {http://www.worldmusiccentral.org/article.php/20060624180515384}.

  • Medora, Eddy, pop guitarist, saxophonist, singer, and songwriter, d. 10/27/2006 in Los Angeles, CA; b. 11/1945 in Los Angeles, CA. Independent Online Edition, 11/16/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1987599.ece}.

  • Melnick, Jacqueline "Jackie", administrator, d. Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006.

  • Mendes, Jim, jazz d.j., d. 7/28/2006 in East Providence, RI at 80. projo.com, 8/1/2006 {http://www.projo.com/lifebeat/content/projo_20060801_mendes.17764c1.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Menzel, Ursula, instrument maker and restorer, d. 11/10/2006 in Germany at 66. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 35 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Merkling, Frank, opera critic and magazine editor, d. 3/4/2006 in Hartford, CT; b. 1/20/1924 in Washington, DC. Opera News, v. 70 no. 11, May 2006.

  • Merola, Mario, Neapolitan singer, actor, and voiceover artist, d. 11/13/2006 near Naples at 72; b. 1934 in Naples. STLtoday.com, 11/13/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MEROLA?SITE=MOSTP}; News1130 All News Radio online, 11/13/2006 {http://www.news1130.com/news/business/article.jsp?content=b111331A}; washingtonpost.com, 11/13/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/13/AR2006111300356.html}.

  • Meyer, Henry, violinist and teacher, d. 12/18/2006 in Cincinnati, OH; b. 1923 in Dresden, Germany. Personal email from Naomi Lewin at WGUC, 12/19/2006.
    d. at 83. Cincinnati.Com, 12/19/2006 {http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061219/LIFE03/612190342/-1/back01}; Washington Jewish Week Online Edition, 12/27/2006 {http://washingtonjewishweek.com/main.asp?Search=1&ArticleID=6458&SectionID=4&SubSectionID=17&S=1}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1402, February 2007.

  • Meyer, Sheldon, musicologist and editor, d. 10/9/2006. Suzanne Ryan at Oxford University Press, forwarded to AMS-L 10/11/2006 by Bob Judd; AMS Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, February 2007.

  • Meyers, Ruby Lee Grubbs, lounge singer, d. 3/7/2006 in Bethesda, MD at 83; b. in Walkertown, NC. washingtonpost.com, 4/6/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/05/AR2006040502534.html}; azcentral.com, 4/7/2006 {http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/0407death0407.html}; SFGate.com, 4/8/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/04/08/BAGGII62TI1.DTL}; Boston.com, 4/9/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/04/09/ruby_lee_meyers_nightclub_singer_83/}.

  • Mgrdichian, George, oud virtuoso, d. 4/30/2006 in the Bronx at 71. New York Times On the Web, 5/4/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/04/arts/music/04mgrdichian.html}.
    d. at ca. 72. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Milkina, Nina, British pianist, d. 11/29/2006 in London; b. 1/27/1919 in Moscow. Guardian Unlimited, 12/5/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1963888,00.html}.

  • Miller, Bill, pianist and accompanist to Frank Sinata Sr. and Jr., d. 7/11/2006 in Montreal at 91. Army Archerd's blog, 7/12/2006 {http://www.armyarcherd.com/2006/07/sinatra_family_.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006; Rolling Stone, no. 1006, 8/10/2006.
    b. in Brooklyn, NY. latimes.com, 7/16/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-miller16jul16,1,1283488.story}; Boston.com, 7/16/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/16/bill_miller_91_was_pianist_musical_adviser_to_sinatra/}; seattletimes.com, 7/16/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003130288_millerobit16.html}; STLtoday.com, 7/17/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MILLER?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 2/3/1915. washingtonpost.com, 7/16/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/15/AR2006071500851.html}.

  • Miller, Tom, jazz, rock, blues, country, etc. bassist, d. 6/16/2006 in Portland, OR at 54; b. in Portland. OregonLive.com, 8/6/2006 {http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/news/11546547435210.xml&coll=7}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Mintz, Ouida, pianist, friend of Leonard Bernstein, d. 8/25/2006 in Manhasset, NY; b. Pauline Louise Blatt 11/11/1917 in Brookline, MA. Newsday.com, 8/28/2006.

  • Miolla, Don, jazz trumpeter, d. 2/19/2006 in Lilburn, GA at 73. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Mirgani, Hashim, Sudanese singer, d. 6/7/2006 in Doha, Qatar. Peninsula On-line, 6/8/2006 {http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=local_news&month=june2006&file=local_news2006060871032.xml}.

  • Misiani, Daniel Owino, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 5/17/2006 in Kisumu, Kenya; b. 1940 in Tanzania. Beat, v. 25 no. 3, 2006.

  • Mixon, Donald L., organist, choirmaster, and piano teacher, d. 12/30/2006 in Mount Pleasant, SC at 57; b. 10/23/1949. American Organist, v. 42 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Moffo, Anna, soprano, d. 3/9/2006 in New York City at 73; b. 6/27/1932 in Wayne, PA. New York Times On the Web, 3/11/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/11/arts/music/11moffo.html}; SFGate.com, 3/12/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/12/BAG73HMSEH1.DTL}; chicagotribune.com, 3/12/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0603120247mar12,1,1196798.story}; Boston.com, 3/12/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/12/anna_moffo_famed_soprano_had_relatively_brief_career/}; Opera News, v. 70 no. 11, May 2006; Orchester, v. 54 no. 5, May 2006.
    d. 3/10/2006. washingtonpost.com, 3/12/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/11/AR2006031101259.html}; Guardian Unlimited, 3/14/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,,1730442,00.html}; Gramophone, v. 83, no. 1005, May 2006; Opera, v. 57 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Monsbourgh, "Lazy Ade" (Adrian Herbert), Australian jazz trumpeter, trombonist, saxophonist, winds player, pianist, and bandleader, d. 7/19/2006 in Melbourne, Victoria; b. 2/17/1917 in Melbourne. Independent Online Edition, 8/24/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1221283.ece}.
    d. 7/13/2006 in Nathalia, Victoria. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.
    d. 7/13/2006; b. in Echuca. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Montarsolo, Paolo, Italian bass, d. 8/31/2006 in Rome; b. 3/16/1925 in Portici. Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006.

  • Montgomery, Charles L. "Smoky", record shop owner, d. 9/16/2006 in Fort Wayne, IN at 84; b. in Cleveland, TN. Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, 9/19/2006.

  • Montrose, Jack, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 2/7/2006 in Las Vegas, NV at 77. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.
    b. 12/30/1928 in Detroit, MI. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Mooney, Joan B., organist, music director, and choral conductor, d. 2/12/2006 in Lighthouse Point, FL at 64. American Organist, v. 40 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Morales, Rocky, tenor saxophonist, d. 8/2/2006 in San Antonio, TX. MySA.com, 8/2/2006 {http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/metro/stories/MYSA080306.rocky.morales.EN.3d7f3bd.html}.

  • Morikawa, Shuzo, jazz trumpeter, d. 4/10/2006 in Tokyo, Japan at 75. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Morris, Connie, jazz singer and pianist, d. 2/19/2006 in St. Louis, MO at 72. STLtoday.com, 3/8/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/entertainment/stories.nsf/music/story/FEBF961D499FA7D48625712A0082F9BC?OpenDocument}.

  • Mount, Dave (David George), British rock drummer, d. 12/2/2006; b. 3/3/1947 in Carshalton, Surrey. Independent Online Edition, 12/18/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2083882.ece}; Telegraph.co.uk, 1/6/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/01/06/db0603.xml}.

  • Moura, Dan, heavy metal bassist, d. 7/23/2006 at 41. BLABBERMOUTH.NET, 7/24/2006 {http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=55553}.

  • Mouton, Aaron Oscar "Kufaru" Jr., percussionist, dancer, and instructor, d. 6/2006 in New Orleans, LA at 56; b. in New Orleans. NOLA.com, 6/26/2006 {http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/frontpage/index.ssf?/base/news-15/1151302096103220.xml&coll=1}.
    d. ca. 6/14/2006. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Moyer, Stanley Hughes, big band trumpeter, singer, and bandleader, d. 6/22/2006 in Holland, OH at 91; b. 1914 in Findlay, OH. toledoblade.com, 6/25/2006 {http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060625/NEWS13/60625008}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Mull, J. Bazzell, Rev., southern gospel music radio personality and promoter, d. 9/5/2006 in Knoxville, TN at 91; b. in Burke County, NC. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review online, 9/6/2006 {http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/s_469269.html}.

  • Mulligan, Mick (Peter Sidney), British jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and grocer, d. 12/20/2006 in Chicester, West Sussex; b. 1/24/1928 in Harrow, Middlesex. Independent Online Edition, 12/22/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2094638.ece}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 2, February 2007; Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Munro, Waldo, Canadian jazz pianist, d. 5/20/2006 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at 76; b. in Westville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. ChronicleHerald.ca, 5/22/2006 {http://www.herald.ns.ca/Search/505115.html}; cbc.ca, 5/22/2006 {http://www.cbc.ca/story/arts/national/2006/05/22/waldo-munro.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Muratalla, G. Eric, Broadway company manager, d. 9/24/2006 in Chicago, IL at 35; b. 7/20/1971 in Bellflower, CA. latimes.com, 9/29/2006 {http://www.legacy.com/latimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=19399547}.

  • Murphey, Maggie, Irish folk singer, d. 6/2/2006; b. 1924 in Tempo, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Murphy, Bob, Christian singer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 6/1/2006 in San Diego, CA at 51; b. Robert Anthony Murphy Jr. 2/23/1955 in San Diego. SignOnSanDiego.com, 6/13/2006 {http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/obituaries/20060613-9999-1m13murphy.html}.

  • Mussolini, Romano, jazz pianist, d. 2/3/2006 in Rome, Italy at 78. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Myers, Gordon, baritone, composer, actor, writer, poet, and conductor, d. 2006; b. James Gordon Myers 1919 in Waverly, IA. Bulletin of the Society for American Music, v. 33 no. 1, Winter 2007.

  • Myers, Sam, blues harmonica player, drummer, and vocalist, d. 7/17/2006 in Dallas, TX at 70; b. in Laurel, MS. Clarionledger.com, 7/18/2006 {http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060718/FEAT05/607180329&SearchID=73251057759530}; New York Times On the Web, 7/21/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/21/arts/21myers.html}; latimes.com, 7/25/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings25jul25,1,206099.story}.
    b. 1936. DallasNews.com, 7/18/2006 {http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/ent/columnists/tchristensen/stories/DN-myersobit_0718gl.State.Edition1.ade8b6.html}; Boston.com, 7/20/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/07/20/sam_myers_70_blues_singer_harmonica_player_was_blind_most_of_his_life/}.
    d. ca. 7/16/2006. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Nahumck, Nadia Chilkovsky, dancer, choreographer, teacher, and pedagogue, d. 4/23/2006 in Blue Bell, PA; b. 1908 in Kiev, Russia. SEM Newsletter, v. 40 no. 4, September 2006.

  • Nash, Alan, jazz trumpeter, d. 12/13/2006 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia at 84. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Nault, Fernand, Canadian ballet choreographer, dancer, teacher, and artistic director, d. 12/26/2006 in Montreal, Quebec at 85; b. Fernand Noël Boissonneault 12/27/1920 in Montreal. New York Times On the Web, 12/30/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/30/arts/dance/30nault.html}.

  • Naushad (Ali), Indian film composer, d. 5/5/2006 in Mumbai at 87; b. 1919 in Lucknow. DailyIndia.com, 5/5/2006 {http://www.dailyindia.com/show/23321.php/Naushad_-_the_man_who_composed_immortality(OBITUARY)}.

  • Neely, Sam, country singer and songwriter, d. 7/19/2006 in Corpus Christi, TX at 58. Caller.com, 7/20/2006 {http://www.caller.com/ccct/local_news/article/0,1641,CCCT_811_4857547,00.html}.

  • Nelson, Ian, rock saxophonist and clarinetist, d. 4/23/2006; b. 1956. The Dead Rock Stars Club, 2006 {http://thedeadrockstarsclub.com/2006.html}.

  • Nelson, Leon, jazz trumpeter, d. 11/3/2006 in Oklahoma City, OK at 81. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Nelson, Marv, trumpeter and music professor, d. 4/23/2006 in San Francisco, CA at 76; b. Marvin DeVern Nelson near Polk, NE. SFGate.com, 4/26/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/04/26/BAG4CIFA4U1.DTL}.

  • Nelson, Paul, rock and folk critic, d. 7/5/2006 in Manhattan at 69; b. 1936 in Warren, MN. rollingstone.com, 7/6/2006 {http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/10764481/paul_nelson_19362006}; New York Times On the Web, 7/10/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/10/arts/music/10nelson.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1006, 8/10/2006.
    d. 7/4/2006. latimes.com, 7/14/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-nelson14jul14,1,6460838.story}; Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.
    d. 7/4/2006; b. 1/21/1936. Times Online, 8/18/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2317647.html}.

  • Nelsson, Woldemar, conductor, d. 11/9/2006 in Munich, Germany; b. 4/4/1938 in Kiev, Ukraine, Soviet Union. Internet Movie Database, 11/2006 {http://imdb.com/name/nm0969802/}.
    d. 11/8/2006. www.Cultura.marche.it, 12/2006 {http://www.cultura.marche.it/CMDirector.aspx?id=5183}; FORM-OFM online, 12/2006 {http://www.filarmonicamarchigiana.com/addio_nelsson.htm}.
    d. 11/7/2006. Orchester, v. 55 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Newlin, Dika, composer, punk rocker, musicologist, d. 7/22/2006 in Richmond, VA at 82. TimesDispatch.com, 7/23/2006 {http://www.timesdispatch.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=RTD/MGArticle/RTD_BasicArticle&cid=1149189323521}; AMS Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, February 2007.
    b. 1923 in Portland, OR. latimes.com, 7/27/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings27.2jul27,1,10600.story}.
    b. 11/22/1923. New York Times On the Web, 7/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/28/arts/music/28newlin.html}; chicagotribune.com, 7/29/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0607290037jul29,1,3813665.story}; Times Online, 8/18/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2317648.html}.

  • Newmark-DiGiulio, Joan, film, opera, and stage actress, d. 9/28/2006 in Los Angeles at 78. Los Angeles Times, 10/10/2006.

  • Newstone, Harry, conductor, d. 4/16/2006; b. 6/21/1921 in Canada. Times Online, 7/1/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2251232.html}.

  • Nicholas, Fayard, tap dancer, d. 1/24/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 91; b. 1914. STLtoday.com, 1/25/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_FAYARD_NICHOLAS?SITE=MOSTP}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Nye, Carrie, actress and singer, d. 7/14/2006 in Manhattan at 69; b. Carolyn Nye McGeoy 10/14/1936 in Greenwood, MS. latimes.com, 7/18/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-nye18jul18,0,4771550.story}.

  • O'Conner, Joseph, organist, choir director, and radio producer, d. 10/28/2006. Opus, v. 23 no. 3, November 2006.

  • O'Day, Anita, jazz vocalist, d. 11/23/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 87; b. in Chicago, IL. globeandmail.com, 11/23/2006 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20061123.woday1123/BNStory/Entertainment/home}; AOL.com, 11/23/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/renowned-jazz-singer-anita-oday-dies/20061123175309990001}; STLtoday.com, 11/24/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_ODAY?SITE=MOSTP}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.
    b. Anita Belle Colton 10/18/1919. "Anita" on jazzreview.com's message boards, 11/23/2006 {http://www.jazzreview.com/forum/dcboard.php?az=show_topic&forum=120&topic_id=305&mesg_id=305}; New York Times On the Web, 11/24/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/24/arts/music/24oday.html}; SFGate.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/11/24/MNG0KMJ54G1.DTL}; latimes.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-oday24nov24,1,1094873,full.story}; chicagotribune.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0611240097nov24,1,799008.story}; washingtonpost.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/23/AR2006112300705.html}; seattletimes.com, 11/24/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003445273_odayobit24.html}.
    b. in Kansas City, MO. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 1, January 2007.
    d. 10/23/2006 [sic]. Guardian Unlimited, 11/27/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1957644,00.html}.
    d. 11/23/2006 in West Hollywood, CA; b. 10/19/1919. Down Beat, v. 74 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Ó Domhnaill, Micheál, Irish folk musician, d. in 7/7/2006 at 53; b. 1952 in Kells, County Meath. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • O'Neill, Dolores (Dodie), jazz vocalist, d. 12/12/2006 in Wingdale, NY at 92. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • O'Neill, Michael Scott, rock guitarist and songwriter, newspaper editor, d. 7/17/2006 in Tampa, FL at 41; b. 1965 in Saint Clair, MI. St. Petersberg Times Online, 7/19/2006 {http://www.sptimes.com/2006/07/19/Tampabay/Local_musician_jumps_.shtml}.

  • Ochoa, Manuel, conductor, musical director, and founder of the Miami Symphony, d. 7/15/2006 at 80; b. in Holguín, Cuba. MiamiHerald.com, 7/16/2006 {http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/living/15053032.htm}.

  • Olivencia, Tommy (Angel Tomas Olivencia Pagan), Puerto Rican salsa trumpeter and bandleader, d. 9/22/2006 in San Juan at 64. New Anatolian online, 9/24/2006 {http://www.thenewanatolian.com/ap-269057.html}.

  • Ordassy, Carlotta, soprano, d. 10/11/2006 in Cortland, NY; b. 5/2/1921 in Budapest. Opera News, v. 71 no. 7, January 2007.

  • Orr, Robin, Scottish composer, d. 4/9/2006 in Cambridge at 96; b. 6/2/1909 in Brechin. Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1008, August 2006.

  • Osborn, Thomas, music professor and conductor, d. 7/30/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 72; b. in New York City. latimes.com, 8/10/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings10.2aug10,1,5722612.story}.

  • Osborne, Verna, soprano and voice teacher, d. 4/7/2006 in Novato, CA at 102; b. 5/12/1903 in Brooklyn, NY. SFGate.com, 4/30/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/04/30/BAGCQII7OK1.DTL}.

  • Ostrovsky, Fredy, Bulgarian violinist, d. at 84. Strad, v. 117, no. 1394, June 2006.

  • Owens, Bonnie, country singer, d. 4/24/2006 in Bakersfield, CA at 76; b. Bonnie Campbell. STLtoday.com, 4/25/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_OWENS?SITE=MOSTP}; Rolling Stone, no. 1000, 5/18/2006-6/1/2006.
    also songwriter; b. in Blanchard, OK. latimes.com, 4/26/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-owens26apr26,1,4587713.story}.

  • Owens, Buck, country singer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 3/25/2006 in Bakersfield, CA at 76; b. Alvis Edgar Owens Jr. 1929 outside Sherman, TX. washingtonpost.com, 3/25/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/25/AR2006032500491.html}; STLtoday.com, 3/26/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_OWENS?SITE=MOSTP}; CNN.com, 3/27/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/TV/03/25/obit.owens.ap/index.html}; chicagotribune.com, 3/26/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0603260006mar26,1,1655553.story}; seattletimes.com, 3/26/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/obituaries/2002890145_buckobit26.html}; Boston.com, 3/26/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/26/buck_owens_country_star_cohost_of_hee_haw_at_76/}; Rolling Stone, no. 998, 4/20/2006; Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006; Popular Music and Society, v. 29 no 4, October 2006.
    b. Alvis E. Owens 8/12/1929 in Sherman, TX. New York Times On the Web, 3/26/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/26/arts/music/26owens.html}; SFGate.com, 3/26/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/26/BAGRLHUDL51.DTL}.

  • Pace, Pat, jazz keyboardist, d. 1/6/2006 in Akron, OH at 75. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Pacht, Newton, classical bassist, band musician, and law professor, d. 11/10/2006 in Washington, DC at 82; b. in Brooklyn, NY. washingtonpost.com, 11/19/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/18/AR2006111800933.html}.

  • Page, Buck, cowboy singer, d. 8/21/2006 at 84. Rockabilly Hall of Fame, 8/22/2006 {http://www.rockabillyhall.com/TIDBITS.html}.
    also multi-instrumentalist, d. in Burbank, CA; b. 6/18/1922 in Pittsburgh, PA. latimes.com, 9/2/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-page2sep02,1,3093180.story}.

  • Paik, Nam June, video artist and composer, d. 1/29/2006 in Miami, FL at 74; b. in Korea. STLtoday, 1/30/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_PAIK?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 1932 in Seoul, Korea. New York Times On the Web, 1/31/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/31/arts/design/31paik.html}.

  • Palmer, Scott, reggae bassist, d. 6/7/2006. johnbrownsbody.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.johnbrownsbody.com/}.
    d. at 38. cmj.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.cmj.com/articles/display_article.php?id=14047241}.

  • Parker, Johnny, jazz trumpeter, d. 3/21/2006 in New York City, NY at 78. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Parks, Gordon, jazz pianist, writer, and photographer, d. 3/7/2006 in New York at 93. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Parsley, William O. "Bill", composer and pianist, d. 5/28/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 49; b. in Concord, CA. Variety.com, 6/9/2006 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117944971}.

  • Paterson, Bobby, Scottish rock bassist, d. 7/23/2006 in Glasgow at 49; b. in Glasgow. PR-inside.com, 7/26/2006 {http://www.pr-inside.com/musician-bobby-paterson-dies-r12850.htm}.
    Robert Armstrong Paterson, also songwriter and hotelier; b. 6/15/1956. Independent Online Edition, 7/28/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1201277.ece}.

  • Patton, Christopher W., composer, d. 4/25/2006 in Washington, DC at 57; b. in New York. washingtonpost.com, 5/3/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/02/AR2006050201712.html}.

  • Patton, Daniel Sr., country guitarist and singer, d. 5/21/2006 in Alabama at 40. AOL.com, 5/22/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/grand-ole-opry-legend-billy-walker-dies/20060522070209990001}; Boston.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/22/billy_walker_77_grand_ole_opry_star/}; latimes.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings22.2may22,1,1851403.story}; New York Times On the Web, 5/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/28/nyregion/28walker.html}.

  • Patton, Stan, Canadian big band clarinetist, tenor saxophonist, and bandleader, d. 10/20/2006 in Richmond Hill, Ontario; b. 1915 in St. Boniface, Manitoba. TheStar.com, 12/1/2006 {http://emailreg.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?GXHC_gx_session_id_=235bdea9243eac6d&pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1162939814819&call_pageid=970599119419}.

  • Paulino, Allen, punk bassist, d. 2/7/2006 in Falmouth, MA at 50. Boston.com, 2/17/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/02/17/allen_paulino_bassist_and_mentor_50/}.
    Allen "Alpo" Paulino. Rolling Stone, no. 996, 3/23/2006.

  • Payton, Denis, British rock saxophonist, guitarist, harmonica player, and backup singer, d. 12/17/2006 at 63. AOL.com, 12/18/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/denis-payton-of-the-dave-clark-five-dies/20061218090909990002}; New York Times On the Web, 12/20/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/20/obituaries/20payton.html}.

  • Pearlman, Richard, opera director and trainer, d. 4/8/2006 in Chicago, IL at 68; b. 1938 in Norwalk, CT. New York Times On the Web, 4/13/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/13/arts/music/13pearlman.html}; American Record Guide, v. 69 no. 4, July/August 2006.
    d. 4/10/2006; b. 7/17/1937. Opera News, v. 71 no. 1, July 2006.
    d. 4/8/2006; b. 1937. Kurt Weill Newsletter, v. 24 no. 1, Spring 2006.
    d. 4/8/2006. Opera, v. 57 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Peducci, Sauro, jazz record producer, d. 3/18/2006 at about 55. Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Pege, Aladar, Hungarian jazz and classical bassist and bandleader, d. 9/23/2006 in Hungary at 67 [sic]; b. 10/8/1939 in Budapest. Boston.com, 9/25/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/09/25/aladar_pege_at_67_expanded_horizons_of_upright_bass_in_jazz/}; latimes.com, 9/27/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings27.2sep27,1,6045718.story}; Guardian Unlimited, 10/12/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1920067,00.html}.
    d. 9/24/2006 in Budapest. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.
    Aladár Pege. Strad, v. 117, no. 1400, December 2006.

  • Pepin, Clermont, Canadian composer, d. 9/2/2006 in Montreal, Quebec at 80; b. in St-Georges-de-Beauce, Quebec. Ottawa Citizen online, 9/5/2006 {http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=faefc60e-78b0-4b98-893b-190635ff37a1}.
    Clermont Pépin, also pianist and teacher; b. 1926. Playbill Arts online, 9/5/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5162.html}.

  • Perkins, Norval E., jazz critic and elections officer, d. 7/21/2006 in Washington, DC at 84; b. in Chicago. washingtonpost.com, 8/20/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/19/AR2006081900836.html}.

  • Perkins, Wordie, jazz pianist, d. 11/24/2006 in Memphis, TN at 69. Cadence, v. 33 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Peters, John E., stage manager and former singer, d. 8/8/2006 in Saint Louis, MO at 87; b. in Saint Louis. Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/16/2006; STLtoday.com, 8/16/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/31336ACD9B1E3839862571CC00142A17?OpenDocument}.

  • Peterson, Gracie, pianist, teacher, and songwriter, d. 5/28/2006 in Monmouth, IL at 104; b. Grace E. Gawthrop 1902 in Iowa. Hawk Eye Newspaper online, 5/31/2006 {http://www.thehawkeye.com/daily/stories/ln7_0531.html}.

  • Peterson, John W., composer of hymns, d. 9/20/2006 in Scottsdale, AZ at 84; b. 11/1/1921 in Lindsborg, KS. MercuryNews.com, 9/29/2006 {http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/gossip/15640101.htm}; CBCTS's Warriors' Librarian, 9/28/2006 {http://warriorlibrarian.blogspot.com/search?q=john+peterson}.

  • Phelps, Dorothy M., organist, d. 2/1/2006 in Sigourney, IA at 93; b. 2/2/1912 in Pryor, OK. American Organist, v. 40 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Phillips, Rohahes Iain, Canadian chaplain, early-music multi-instrumentalist, instrument builder and repairer, and choral conductor, d. 7/18/2003 [sic, probably 2006] in Ottawa; b. 5/31/1954 in Kahnawake, Quebec. Toronto Globe and Mail, 8/10/2006.

  • Pickett, Wilson, soul singer, d. 1/19/2006 in Reston, VA at 64. AOL.com, 1/19/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060119172109990013}; CNN.com, 1/19/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/19/pickett.obit.ap/index.html}; philly.com, 1/20/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/13668300.htm}.
    b. 1941 in Prattville, AL. chicagotribune.com, 1/20/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0601200291jan20,1,5199083.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 993, 2/9/2006.
    b. 3/18/1941. latimes.com, 1/20/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-pickett20jan20,1,3098940.story}; SFGate.com, 1/20/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/20/BAGDSGQ9TE1.DTL}.
    d. 1/19/2005 [sic]; b. in Alabama. Popular Music and Society, v. 29 no. 3, July 2006.

  • Pinckney, Maria Muribus, harpist, d. 4/11/2006 in University City, MO at 70; b. in San Francisco, CA. STLtoday.com, 4/15/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/B52B256D1F7920D086257151000C5343?OpenDocument}.

  • Pinkham, Daniel, composer, d. 12/18/2006 in Boston, MA. Personal email from Mark Scharff, 12/18/2006.
    also conductor, organist, harpsichordist, and teacher. Personal email from Lee Ridgeway, forwarded through many hands 12/19-21/2006.
    d. in Natick, MA at 83; b. in Lynn, MA. New York Times On the Web, 12/21/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/21/obituaries/21pinkham.html}; American Organist, v. 41 no. 3, March 2007.
    b. 1923. Playbill Arts online, 12/19/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5760.html}.
    d. in Cambridge, MA. Tracker, v. 51 no. 1, Winter 2007.
    d. in Natick, MA; b. 6/5/1923. Choral Journal, V. 47 no. 8, February 2007.

  • Pintado, Jesse, heavy metal guitarist, d. 8/26 or 27/2006 in Holland. BLABBERMOUTH.NET, 8/28/2006 {http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=57290}.

  • Pinto, Miguel Franz, vocal coach, accompanist, and teacher, d. 9/30/2006 in Cedar Falls, IA; b. 8/25/1940 in Sagua La Grande, Cuba. Opera News, v. 71 no. 8, February 2007.

  • Pitney, Gene, rock singer and songwriter, d. 4/5/2006 in Cardiff, Wales at 65; b. 2/17/1941 in Hartford, CT. CNN.com, 4/5/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/05/obit.pitney/index.html}; detnews.com, 4/6/2006 {http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060406/ENT01/604060407/1033}; chicagotribune.com, 4/6/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0604060009apr06,1,1917700.story}; Boston.com, 4/6/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/04/06/gene_pitney_65_his_tunes_compile_a_60s_hit_playlist/}; philly.com, 4/6/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14273473.htm}; washingtonpost.com, 4/7/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/06/AR2006040602185.html}; BBC News online, 4/5/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4879230.stm}; Rolling Stone, no. 999, 5/4/2006.
    b. Gene Francis Allan Pitney. latimes.com, 4/6/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-pitney6apr06,1,3709517.story}.

  • Plocek, Václav, Czech musicologist, d. 12/4/2006; b. 8/28/1923. Hudební veda, v. 63 no. 2, 2006.

  • Pocknell, Pauline, musicologist, d. 8/11/2006. American Liszt Society Newsletter, v. 23 no. 1, Winter/Spring 2007; Journal of the American Liszt Society, v. 57, 2006.

  • Pointer, June, pop singer, d. 4/11/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 52. CNN.com, 4/12/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/12/obit.junepointer.ap/index.html}; AOL.com, 4/12/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles?id=20060412135309990001}; New York Times On the Web, 4/12/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/13/arts/music/13POINTER.html}; chicagotribune.com, 4/13/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0604130206apr13,1,475903.story}; washingtonpost.com, 4/13/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/12/AR2006041202191.html}; Boston.com, 4/13/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/04/13/june_pointer_52_youngest_of_pointer_sisters/}; Rolling Stone, no. 999, 5/4/2006.
    b. in Oakland, CA. latimes.com, 4/13/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-pointer13apr13,1,6807949.story}.
    d. in Santa Monica, CA. SFGate.com, 4/13/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/04/13/BAG99I8FQA1.DTL}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Poledouris, Basil, film composer, d. at 61; b. 8/21/2006 in Kansas City. Film Score Monthly message board, 11/9/2006 {http://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.asp?threadID=37961&forumID=1}.

  • Polopolus, Michael George, sound engineer, guitar maker, and event producer, d. 7/8/2006 in Mandeville, LA at 49; b. 3/14/1957 in Woodland, CA. Times-Picayune online, 7/12/2006 {http://www.legacy.com/Nola/LegacySubPage2.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=18436984}.

  • Poole, Kenny, jazz guitarist, d. 5/27/2006 in Cincinnati, OH at 59; b. in Cincinnati. Cincinnati.com, 5/31/2006 {http://news.cincypost.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060531/NEWS02/605310375/-1/all}.

  • Poole, Kenny, jazz guitarist, d. 5/30/2006 in England at 63. Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Prerauer, Maria, Australian soprano turned critic and editor, d. 5/30/2006 in St. Leonards, New South Wales at 84. NEWS.com.au, 5/31/2006 {http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,19313642-7582,00.html}.
    b. Marea Wolkowsky 5/2/1922 in Sydney. Opera, v. 57 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Preston, Billy, rock singer, songwriter, keyboardist, "Fifth Beatle", d. 6/6/2006 in Scottsdale, AZ at 59; b. William Everett Preston 9/9/1946 in Houston, TX. AOL.com, 6/6/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/singer-songwriter-billy-preston-dead-at/20060606134009990001}; CNN.com, 6/6/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/06/obit.preston.ap/index.html}; FOXNews.com, 6/6/2006 {http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,198353,00.html}; MSNBC.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13168091}; Independent Online Edition, 6/7/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article652376.ece}; SFGate.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/07/BAGOSJ9L4Q1.DTL}; New York Times On the Web, 6/7/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/07/arts/07preston.html}; chicagotribune.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0606070295jun07,1,3289376.story}; Boston.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/07/billy_preston_at_59_grammy_winning_keyboardist_played_with_stones_beatles/}; latimes.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-preston7jun07,1,6437915.story}; iht.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/07/news/web.0607preston.php}; seattletimes.com, 6/7/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/musicnightlife/2003043661_prestonobit07.html}; STLtoday.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/317EF228C7FAA46486257186004C740C?OpenDocument}; New York Sun online, 6/7/2006 {http://www.nysun.com/article/33984}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006; Rolling Stone, no. 1003, 6/29/2006; Keyboard, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Preti, Sabino, Cremonese luthier, d. at 46. Strad, v. 117, no. 1398, October 2006.

  • Prettyman, Lloyd, bassist, hornist, and banjoist, d. 6/19/2006 in Baltimore, MD at 98. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Price, Jimmy, jazz brass and piano player, songwriter, arranger, and bandleader, d. 2/15/2006 in Vacaville, CA at 75; b. 2/19/1930 in Maine. SFGate.com, 2/17/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/17/BAGOVHAF701.DTL}.

  • Price, Pat, jazz keyboardist, d. 1/6/2006 in Akron, OH at 75. Cadence, v. 32 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Primavera, Joseph, violist and conductor, d. at 80. Strad, v. 117, no. 1400, December 2006.

  • Primeau, Bernie, Canadian jazz drummer, d. 10/9/2006 in Montreal at 67; b. Bernard Joseph Roland Primeau 1/5/1939 in Montreal. Montreal Gazette, 10/11/2006 {http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/obituaries/story.html?id=c3fe4f1a-6302-4497-a448-5b058a31f052}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Professor X, hip-hop artist and activist, d. 3/17/2006 in Brooklyn at 49; b. Lumumba Carson. New York Times On the Web, 3/22/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/22/arts/music/22carson.html}; latimes.com, 3/24/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-carson24mar24,1,3778445.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 998, 4/20/2006.

  • Proof, rapper, d. 4/11/2006 in Detroit, MI at 32; b. Deshaun Holton. New York Times On the Web, 4/12/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/12/arts/music/12proo.html}.
    b. DeShaun Holton. Rolling Stone, no. 1016/1017, 12/28/2006 / 1/11/2007.

  • Pruchova, Vlasta, Czech jazz singer, mother of composer Jan Hammer, d. at 79; b. in Ruzomberok, Slovakia. Radio Prague online, 6/17/2006 {http://www.radio.cz/en/news/80201}.
    d. ca. 6/15/2006 in the Czech Republic. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Pryor, Snooky, blues harmonica player, d. 10/18/2006 at 85; b. James Edward Pryor 9/15/1921 in Lambert, MS. Guardian Unlimited, 11/10/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1944241,00.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Pyle, Pip (Philip), rock drummer and songwriter, d. 8/28/2006 in Paris; b. 4/4/1950 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England. Independent Online Edition, 8/31/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1222794.ece}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Quinn, Arthur P., jazz pianist and music teacher, d. 7/30/2006 in Park Ridge, IL at 80; b. 10/31/1925. suntimes.com, 8/5/2006 {http://www.chicagoredstreak.com/output/obituaries/cst-nws-xquinn05%20.html}.

  • Rae, Jackie, Canadian singer, songwriter, bandleader, and television personality, d. 10/5/2006 in Toronto at 84; b. in Winnipeg. CBC.ca Arts, 10/13/2006 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2006/10/13/jackie-rae-obit.html}.

  • Raffloer, Daniel W., actor, singer, and songwriter, d. 6/15/2006 at 55. Newsday.com, 6/19/2006 {http://www.legacy.com/Newsday/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=18186011}.

  • Raisbeck, Rosina, Australian mezzo, d. 12/23/2006 in Sydney, New South Wales; b. Phyllis Rosina Raisbeck 7/28/1916 in Ballarat, Victoria. Independent Online Edition, 2/11/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2175032.ece}; Opera, v. 58 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Ramachandran, Padmini, Indian actress and dancer, d. 9/25/2006 in Chennai at 74; b. 6/12/1932 in Poojappura, Kerala. New York Times On the Web, 10/2/2006 {http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/10/02/arts/02ramachandran.html}.

  • Ramos, Manuel López, Argentinean guitarist, d. 2006 at 77; b. 1929. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 24 no. 12, August 2006.

  • Rawls, Lou, singer in several popular genres, d. 1/6/2006 in Los Angeles at 72; b. 1935 [sic] in Chicago, IL. AOL.com, 1/6/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060106111109990008}.
    b. 12/1/1933. CNN.com, 1/7/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/06/obit.rawls/index.html}; New York Times On the Web, 1/7/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/arts/AP-Obit-Rawls.html}; International Herald Tribune online, 1/6/2006 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/01/06/news/obits.php}; Boston.com, 1/7/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/01/07/lou_rawls_crossed_genres_with_his_velvet_vocals_at_72/}; washingtonpost.com, 1/7/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/06/AR2006010601794.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 992, 1/26/2006.
    d. 12/31/2005. Cadence, v. 32 no. 2, February 2006.

  • Ray, Mark, pianist and professor, d. 6/21/2006 in Nevada at 44. bbc.co.uk, 6/23/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/5109548.stm}.
    d. at the South Yuba River Highway 49 Crossing, California; b. 3/17/1962 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire. Independent Online Edition, 7/8/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1166542.ece}.

  • Redman, Dewey, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 9/2/2006 at 75; b. 1931. Jazz Police, 9/3/2006 {http://www.jazzpolice.com/content/view/6299/2/}.
    also bandleader, d. in Brooklyn; b. Walter Redman in Fort Worth, TX. New York Times On the Web, 9/4/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/04/arts/music/04redman.html}; SFGate.com, 9/7/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/07/BAGF5L0KI11.DTL}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.
    Walter Dewey Redman; b. 5/17/1931. washingtonpost.com, 9/6/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/05/AR2006090501401.html}; latimes.com, 9/9/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-redman9sep09,1,4177448.story}; Guardian Unlimited, 10/3/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1886009,00.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 12, December 2006.
    d. 9/1/2006. Downbeat, v. 73 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Redondo, Carlos, Spanish (Asturian) performer of Celtic folk music (guitar, bass, vocals), d. 6/24/2006 in Zuya (northern Spain); b. in Gijón, Asturias, Spain. World Music Central, 6/24/2006 {http://www.worldmusiccentral.org/article.php/20060624180515384}.

  • Reese, William H. choral conductor and music professor, d. 3/22/2006 in West Hartford, CT at 95; b. in New York City. philly.com, 4/3/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14248822.htm}.
    William Heartt Reese; b. in New York State. American Organist, v. 40 no. 8, August 2006; Diapason, v. 97 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Reeve, Dana, actress and singer, d. 3/6/2006 in Manhattan at 44. AOL.com, 3/7/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/entertainment/article.adp?id=20060307082709990001}; CNN.com, 3/8/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/03/07/reeve.obit/index.html}.

  • Reims, Georgette, National Opera Association member, d. early summer 2006. NOA Notes, v. 29 no. 4, July/August 2006.

  • Reiner, Charles, Canadian pianist and professor, d. 8/19/2006 in Montreal at 82. Montreal Gazette online, 8/21/2006 {http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/story.html?id=9843037d-3547-4303-b3c4-db0900903f70}.

  • Renft, Klaus, East German rock musician and bandleader, d. 10/9/2006 in Löhma; b. Klaus Jentzsch 6/30/1942 in Jena. Independent Online Edition, 10/13/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1867795.ece}.

  • Restum, Willie, jazz saxophonist, d. in Los Angeles, CA at 76. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Rice, Larry, bluegrass mandolinist and songwriter, d. 5/13/2006 in Inverness at 57; b. 4/24/1949 in Danville, KY. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Richard, Michael, rock guitarist and blind photographer, d. 8/28/2006 in Burbank, CA at 58; b. in Brooklyn. latimes.com, 9/17/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-richard17sep17,1,5593913.story}.

  • Richards, Lou "Boulder", rock guitarist, d. 9/13/2006 at 35. MTV News online, 9/15/2006 {http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1540981/09152006/hatebreed.jhtml}.

  • Richardson, Paul, Phillies organist and organ teacher, d. 10/2/2006 in Wilmington, DE. delawareonline, 10/3/2006 {http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061003/SPORTS01/61003012}.
    b. in Wilmington, DE. philly.com, 10/4/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/states/pennsylvania/15673464.htm}.

  • Rideout, Patricia, Canadian soprano, d. 9/8/2006 at 75; b. 3/16/1931 in Saint John, New Brunswick. globeandmail.com, 9/14/2006 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20060914.OBRIDEOUT14/TPStory/?query=obituaries}.

  • Ridgeway, Gracie, pop, gospel, R&B, singer (of the Ridgeway Sisters), d. 4/19/2006 in Detroit, MI at 48; b. in Detroit. Detroit Free Press, 4/27/2006.

  • Riecker, Charles J., opera administrator, pianist, and voice teacher, d. 8/9/2006; b. 7/21/1934 in New York, NY. Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006.

  • Rilen, Ian, Australian rock bassist, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 10/30/2006 at 58. theage.com.au, 10/30/2006 {http://www.theage.com.au/news/music/rose-tattoo-legend-dies/2006/10/30/1162056916550.html}.

  • Rimitti, Cheikha, Algerian raï pioneer, d. 5/15/2006 in Paris at 83; b. Saadia Bediaf in the 1920s. PRI's The World online, 5/16/2006 {http://theworld.org/globalhits/index.shtml}.
    b. 1923 "in the village of Tessala near Sidi Bel-Abbés in Western Algeria". New York Times On the Web, 5/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/28/nyregion/28rimitti.html}.
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    b. in Sidi Bel Abbes. Beat, v. 25 no. 3, 2006.
    Cheikha Remitti; b. in Relizane, near Oran. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Ritscher, Malachi, jazz enthusiast, instrument collector, and peace activist, d. early November 2006 in Chicago at 52. chicagotribune.com, 11/29/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0611290054nov29,1,3030497.story}.
    also sound engineer, d. 11/3/2006 in Chicago, IL. Cadence, v. 32 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Rittich, Eugene, Canadian hornist and teacher, d. 6/18/2006 in Toronto; b. 8/15/1928 in Calgary. Horn Call, v. 37 no. 1, October 2006.

  • Ritts, Mary, television puppeteer, singer, and pianist, d. 5/14/2006 in Pasadena, CA at 95; b. Mary Donnelly 6/16/1910 in Philadelphia, PA. latimes.com, 5/25/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ritts25may25,0,1837468.story}.

  • Roan, Leonard Eugene ("Gene"), Jr., professor of organ and harpsichord, d. in Princeton, NJ at 75; b. in Albany, GA. Tracker, v. 51 no. 1, Winter 2007.
    d. 9/21/2006. American Organist, v. 40 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Robinson, Wes (Wesley K.), jazz/punk promoter, d. 12/27/2006 in the San Francisco Bay area at 80; b. in Port Arthur, TX. Berkley Daily Planet online, 1/9/2007 {http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/article.cfm?archiveDate=01-09-07&storyID=26069}.
    d. in Oakland, CA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Robinson-Edgar, Muriel Peterson, organist and music minister, d. 3/2/2006 in Newport, RI at 86; b. 3/12/1919 in Boston, MA. American Organist, v. 40 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Roland, Duane, rocker, d. at 53. antiMUSIC News, 6/21/2006 {http://www.antimusic.com/news/06/june/2107.shtml}.

  • Ronk, Harold, "Singing Ringmaster", d. 8/2/2006 in Canton, IL at 85; b. 1/31/1921 in Canton. Canton Daily Ledger online, 8/3/2006 {http://www.cantondailyledger.com/articles/2006/08/03/breaking_news/news01.txt}.
    Harold Wilson Ronk, d. in Canton, OH; b. in Peoria, IL. New York Times On the Web, 8/5/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/05/arts/05ronk.html}; latimes.com, 8/9/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings9.2aug09,1,7244946.story}.

  • Rooney, Anne Nuccio, singer, actress, and dancer, d. 8/16/2006 in Toluca Lake, CA. Los Angeles Times, 8/23/2006.

  • Ross, John Andrew, composer, conductor, director, keyboardist, singer, and educator, d. 6/12/2006 in Boston, MA at 65; b. in Boston. Boston.com, 6/17/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/17/john_andrew_ross_65_made_music_of_black_nativity_soar_for_36_years/}.

  • Ross, Johnny, jazz guitarist and pianist, d. 2/9/2006 in Merrilville, IN at 63. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Rouvalis, George M., bassist and singer, d. 6/10/2006 in Sun City, AZ at 84; b. in Manchester, NH. washingtonpost.com, 7/4/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/03/AR2006070301115.html}.

  • Ruiz, Hilton, jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader, d. 6/6/2006 in New Orleans, LA at 54; b. 5/29/1952. AOL.com, 6/6/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/jazzman-hilton-ruiz-dies-at-54/20060606150509990001}; philly.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/states/pennsylvania/14756466.htm}; Boston.com, 6/9/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/09/hilton_ruiz_54_jazz_artist_excelled_in_various_genres/}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.
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  • Russell, Anna, musical comedian, d. 10/18/2006 in Bateman's Bay, New South Wales, Australia at 94; b. Claudia Anna Russell-Brown 12/27/1911 in London, Ontario, Canada. New York Times On the Web, 10/20/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/20/obituaries/20russell.html}; washingtonpost.com, 10/21/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/20/AR2006102001598.html}; American Record Guide, v. 70 no. 1, January/February 2007.
    b. Anna Claudia Russell-Brown in London, England. Telegraph.co.uk, 10/21/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/10/21/db2101.xml}; latimes.com, 10/21/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings21.1oct21,1,1064967.story}; Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1013, December 2006; Opera News, v. 71 no. 7, January 2007.
    d. 10/19/2006; b. in London, England. Boston.com, 10/20/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/10/20/anna_russell_94_operatic_wit_was_revered_by_music_lovers/}.

  • Ryder, Kenneth, British organist and teacher, d. 5/29/2006; b. 1940. Organ, v. 85, no. 337, August/October 2006.

  • Ryder, Mark, American dancer, choreographer, and teacher, d. 7/13/2006 in Columbia, MD at 85; b. Sasha Liebich in Chicago, IL. New York Times On the Web, 7/21/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/21/arts/21ryder.html}.

  • Saam, Frank E., violinist, d. 11/10/2006 in Lake Luzerne, NY at 79; b. in Quebec. Philly.com, 11/16/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/states/pennsylvania/16022633.htm}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1401, January 2007.

  • Saintsbury, George Lewis, Rev., British actor, musical director, teacher, and priest, d. 6/4/2006 in London; b. 2/28/1911 in Edinburgh. Independent Online Edition, 6/20/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1090909.ece}.

  • Salb, Walter, big band drummer, bandleader, and teacher, d. 8/10/2006 in Washington, DC at 79; b. Thomas Walter Salb Jr. in Washington, DC. washingtonpost.com, 8/27/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/26/AR2006082600725_5.html}.

  • Salbert, Dieter, German composer, d. 7/6/2006 at 73; b. in Berlin. Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Salvadori, Antonio, Italian baritone, d. 11/21/2006 at Pianiga (Venice) at 57; b. 7/13/1949 in Mirano, near Venice. Opera, v. 48 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Salzman, Pnina, Israeli pianist and teacher, d. 12/16/2006 in Tel Aviv at 84; b. in Tel Aviv. HAARETZ.com, 12/17/2006 {http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=801973}.

  • Samuel, Keith, jazz trombonist, d. 1/30/2006 in England at 66. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Sano, Kemoko, African choreographer and director, d. 5/25/2006 in Conakry, Republic of Guinea in his mid-70s, b. in a village near Macenta, Guinea. New York Times On the Web, 6/10/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/10/arts/10sano.html}.

  • Santos, Moacir, Brazilian jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and teacher, d. 8/6/2006 in Pasadena, CA at 80. Variety.com, 8/8/2006 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117948152}; latimes.com, 8/12/2006; Boston.com, 8/13/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/08/13/moacir_santos_80_brazilian_composer/}; Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 8/16/2006 {http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/s_466271.html}.
    b. in Flores do Pajeú. New York Times On the Web, 8/14/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/14/arts/music/13santos.html}.
    d. 8/8/2006. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Sardina, Mike, rock singer and guitarist, d. 7/27/2006 in Milwaukee, WI at 55. JSOnline, 7/27/2006 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=477392}.

  • Sarli, Jeff (Jeffrey John), blues and roots rock bassist, d. 8/29/2006 in Nashville, TN at 48; b. in White Plains, NY. washingtonpost.com, 9/2/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/01/AR2006090101638.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Sasse, Karl-Ernst, German conductor and composer, d. 11/12/2006 in Postdam-Babelsberg at 83. Orchester, v. 55 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Sawada, Shungo, jazz guitarist, d. 8/28/2006 at 76. Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Schanufer, David, dulcimer player, d. 8/23/2006 in Nashville, TN at 53; b. in Hearne, TX. Tennessean.com, 8/23/2006.

  • Schanzer, Wolfgang, conductor, d. 2/20/2006 in Tequesta, FL; b. 11/8/1924 in Dortmund, Germany. Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006.

  • Schieler, Arthur H. "Artie", television and radio personality and musician (drums and vibes), d. 3/18/2006 in Chesterfield, MO at 87; b. in St. Louis. STLtoday.com, 3/22/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/0F3DE27B0C3B810986257139000BD617?OpenDocument}.

  • Schmid, Daniel, Swiss film and opera director, d. 8/5/2006 at 64; b. in Flims. Variety.com, 8/8/2006 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117948159}.
    b. 12/26/1941. Telegraph.co.uk, 8/8/2006 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/08/08/db0803.xml}.
    d. in Flims. philly.com, 8/9/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/15233055.htm}.
    b. in Flims-Waldhaus. Guardian Unlimited, 8/15/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1844702,00.html}.
    d. 8/6/2006; b. in Flims. Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006.

  • Schmidt, Anthony, country bassist, cobbler, and owner of a recording studio, d. 7/30/2006 in Port Charlotte, FL at 90; b. in Philadelphia, PA. HeraldTribune.com, 8/5/2006 {http://heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060805/NEWS/608050422}.

  • Schnaufer, David, dulcimer player and teacher, d. 8/23/2006 in Nashville, TN at 53; b. in Texas. Gallatin News-Examiner, 8/23/2006.

  • Schonthal, Ruth, composer and pianist, d. 7/11/2006 in Scarsdale, NY; b. Ruth Schönthal 6/27/1924 in Hamburg, Germany. Independent Online Edition, 7/17/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1181637.ece}; Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, v. 167 no. 5, September/October 2006; Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.
    d. 7/10/2006. New York Times On the Web, 7/19/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/19/arts/music/19schonthal.html}.

  • Schopfer, Louis A., organist, conductor, and teacher, d. 3/14/2006 in Cherry Hill, NJ. American Organist, v. 40 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Schwabacher, James H., singer, music professor, and opera administrator, d. 7/25/2006 at 86 in San Francisco, CA; b. in San Francisco, CA. Playbill Arts online, 7/27/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/4966.html}.

  • Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth, German soprano, d. 8/3/2006 in Schruns, Austria at 91; b. in Jarocin, Poland. oe1.ORF.at, 8/3/2006 {http://oe1.orf.at/highlights/62805.html}.
    d. at 90; b. 12/9/1915. AOL.com, 8/3/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/articles/_a/famed-soprano-elisabeth-schwarzkopf-dies/20060803134209990001}; CNN.com, 8/3/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/03/obit.schwarzkopf.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 8/3/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/entertainment/stories.nsf/music/story/630BDDC3A3034CB4862571BF00646990?OpenDocument}; Guardian Unlimited, 8/3/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1836739,00.html}; chicagotribune.com, 8/4/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0608040177aug04,1,5718788.story}; latimes.com, 8/4/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-schwarzkopf4aug04,1,1534223.story}; philly.com, 8/4/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/15193427.htm}; BBC NEWS online, 8/4/2006 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/5243582.stm}; Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.
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    d. near Feldkirch at 90. Opera, v. 57 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Scott, Dick, recording executive and manager, d. 8/29/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 73; b. in Macon, GA. Variety.com, 9/5/2006 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117949518.html}.

  • Scott, James, jazz trumpeter, d. around 11/20/2006 at 51. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Scruggs, Louise, manager for her husband Earl, d. 2/2/2006 in Nashville, TN at 78. AOL.com, 2/3/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060203154509990007}; Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Scudellari, Luciano, jazz trombonist, d. 9/1/2006 at 73. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Segal, Peter, concert guitarist and professor, d. 1/26/2006 in Philadelphia, PA at 56; b. 1949 in Philadelphia. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 24 no. 8, April 2006; Soundboard, v. 31 no. 4.

  • Seha, Malaysian popular singer, d. 10/11/2006 in Kuala Lumpur at 44; b. Norsehah Abu Bakar in Kuantan. Star Online, 10/12/2006 {http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/10/12/nation/15700183}.

  • Seifurt, William E., minister and organbuilder, d. 12/26/2006 in Campobello, SC at 71. American Organist, v. 41 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Seigal, Bernard "Buddy", roots singer and guitarist, d. 4/2/2006 in La Mesa, CA at 48; b. in Syracuse, NY. latimes.com, 4/4/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-seigal4apr04,1,6869008.story}.

  • Sergi, Arturo, tenor, d. 1/3/2006 in Austin, TX; b. 11/8/1925 in New York, NY. Opera News, v. 70 no. 10, April 2006.
    b. Arthur Kagan 11/8/1927. Opera, v. 57 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Setzer, Marie, violinist, d. at 86. Strad, v. 117, no. 1400, December 2006.

  • Shabalala, Jockey, South African singer, d. 2/11/2006 in Ladysmith, South Africa at 62. New York Times On the Web, 2/15/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/15/arts/15shabalala.html}; Boston.com, 2/17/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/02/17/jockey_shabalala_62_a_cappella_singer_with_s_africas_ladysmith_black_mambazo/}; Rolling Stone, no. 995, 3/9/2006.
    Jockey Shambalala. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Shackleton, Nicholas (Nick), Sir, scientist, clarinet collector, and historian, d. 1/24/2006; b. 6/23/1937. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 35 no. 1, Spring 2006.

  • Shanet, Howard, conductor, composer, and professor, d. 6/19/2006 in Manhattan at 87; b. 11/9/1918 in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 6/22/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/22/arts/music/22shanet.html}; AMS Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, February 2007.
    Howard S. Shanet, also author. Bulletin of the Society for American Music, v. 33 no. 2, Spring 2007.

  • Shapiro, Danial, dancer and choreographer, d. 10/3/2006 in Atlantic City, NJ at 48; b. in Syracuse, NY. New York Times On the Web, 10/9/2006 {http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/10/09/arts/dance/09shapiro.html}.

  • Shavers, Dinerral, jazz drummer and band teacher, d. 12/28/2006 in New Orleans, LA at 25; b. 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}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Shaw, Eric Siegal, jazz pianist, d. 7/2006 in Philadelphia, PA at ca. 55. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Shaw, Hank, British bebop trumpeter and bandleader, d. 10/26/2006 in Ramsgate, Kent; b. Henry Shalofsky 6/23/1926 in London. Independent Online Edition, 12/1/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2029250.ece}.
    d. in London. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.
    d. in Margate, Kent. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Shearer, Moira, ballerina and actress, d. 1/31/2006 in Oxford, England at 80; b. in Dunfermline, Scotland. CNN.com, 2/1/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Movies/02/01/obit.shearer.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 2/1/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_SHEARER?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Shilling, Eric, English bass-baritone, d. 2/15/2006 in London at 85; b. 10/12/1920 in East London. Opera, v. 57 no. 4, April 2006; Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006.

  • Shilt, Robert J., bandleader, d. 5/30/2006 in Las Vegas, NV at 89. PalmBeachPost.com, 6/30/2006 {http://www.legacy.com/PalmBeachPost/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=18292251}.

  • Shimkin, Arthur, record producer, d. 12/4/2006 in Manhattan at 84; b. 10/8/1922 in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 12/7/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/07/arts/music/07shimkin.html}.

  • Shoester, George, a.k.a. Georgie Shaw, popular singer, d. 9/1/2006 in Philadelphia, PA at 76; b. in Philadelphia. philly.com, 9/6/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/news/obituaries/15447080.htm}.

  • Siagel, Louis Elliot, violinist, conductor, composer, and teacher, d. 5/16/2006 in Boston, MA at 82; b. in Quincy, MA. Boston.com, 5/20/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/20/louis_elliot_siagel_82_violinist_was_a_mentor_to_musicians/}.

  • Siebert, Robert F., music teacher and organist, d. 12/13/2006 in Beacon, NY at 86; b. 10/5/1920 in New York City. American Organist, v. 41 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Siegel, Berton "Bert", violinist, d. in Sarasota, FL at 80. Strad, v. 117, no. 1393, May 2006.

  • Sifel, Larry, luthier, d. 5/8/2006. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • Silipigni, Alfredo, conductor, d. 3/25/2006 in West Orange, NJ at 72; b. in Atlantic City, NJ. STLtoday.com, 3/27/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_SILIPIGNI?SITE=MOSTP}; Chamber Music, v. 23 no. 4, August 2006.
    b. 4/9/1931. Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006.
    also administrator, d. in Livingston, NJ at 74. Opera, v. 57 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Simmons, Gene ("Jumpin' Gene"), rockabilly singer and songwriter, d. 8/29/2006 in Tupelo, MS at 69; b. 1937 in Itawamba County, MS. AOL.com, 8/30/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/jumpin-gene-simmons-rockabilly-star-dies/20060830181109990001}; latimes.com, 8/31/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-simmons31aug31,1,3614052.story}; Boston.com, 9/3/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/09/03/rockabillys_jumpin_gene_simmons_69/}.
    Morris Eugene "Gene" Simmons, also guitarist, d. 8/28/2006; b. 7/10/1937 in Tupelo, MS. Guardian Unlimited, 9/6/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1865569,00.html}.

  • Simoneau, Leopold, Canadian tenor, d. 8/24/2006 in Victoria, BC at 90; b. 1916 near Quebec City. Yahoo!News, 8/26/2006 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/cpress/20060826/ca_pr_on_en/music_obit_simoneau}; latimes.com, 8/28/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-simoneau28aug28,1,4245275.story}; globeandmail.com, 8/29/2006 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20060829.OBBRIEFS29-1/TPStory/?query=leopold+simoneau}; Boston.com, 9/1/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/09/01/leopold_simoneau_noted_opera_tenor/}.
    Léopold Simoneau, b. 5/3/1916 in St.-Flavien, near Quebec City. New York Times On the Web, 8/29/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/29/arts/music/29simoneau.html}; Independent Online Edition, 9/5/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1362691.ece}; Opera, v. 57 no. 10, October 2006; Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006.

  • Siracusa, Ross, lounge pianist and singer, d. 9/17/2006 in Palm Springs, CA at 63; b. in Auburn, NY. thedesertsun.com, 9/19/2006 {http://www.thedesertsun.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?Date=20060919&Category=OBITUARIES&ArtNo=609190339}.

  • Sivuca, Brazilian accordionist, composer, and arranger, d. 12/14/2006 in Paraiba, Brazil at 76; b. Severino Dias de Oliveira 5/26/1930 in Itabaiana. Yahoo!TV, 12/15/2006 {http://tv.yahoo.com/news/article/urn:newsml:cp.org:20061215:tv-36911028__ER:1}; latimes.com, 12/17/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings17dec17,1,1951501.story}; TwinCities.com, 12/17/2006 {http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/nation/16257994.htm}.
    d. in Rio [de Janeiro], Brazil. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Skowronek, Felix, flutist, music professor, and champion/revivor of the wooden Boehm flute, d. 4/17/2006 in Seattle, WA at 70; b. in Seattle. seattletimes.com, 4/19/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/obituaries/2002938973_felixobit19.html}.

  • Slade, Julian Penkivil, English popular composer and lyricist, d. 6/17/2006 at 76; b. 5/28/1930. Guardian Unlimited, 6/20/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1801400,00.html}; Times Online, 6/20/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2232867,00.html}.

  • Slaughter, James, jazz drummer, d. 12/22/2006 at 75. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Smith, Alice Perkins, organist and choirmaster, d. in Media, PA at 87; b. in Texas. philly.com, 6/9/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14774822.htm}.
    d. 6/6/2006; b. 1918 in Laredo, TX. American Organist, v. 40 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Smith, Bennie, blues guitarist, d. 9/10/2006 in St. Louis, MO at 72; b. 10/1933 in St. Louis. STLtoday.com, 9/11/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/entertainment/stories.nsf/music/story/F75E1DB1A9451BE2862571E6001C6D17?OpenDocument}; USATODAY.com, 9/12/2006 {http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2006-09-12-bennie-smith-obit_x.htm}; suntimes.com, 9/13/2006 {http://chicagosuntimes.com/output/obituaries/cst-nws-xsmith13.html}; Boston.com, 9/14/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/09/14/bennie_smith_72_guitar_legend_played_with_chuck_berry/}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Smith, (Claydes) Charles, rock guitarist and songwriter, d. 6/20/2006 in Maplewood, NJ at 57; b. 9/6/1948 in Jersey City, NJ. AOL.com, 6/23/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/charles-smith-kool-and-the-gang/20060623173409990001}; CNN.com, 6/23/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/23/obit.smith.ap/index.html}; latimes.com, 6/23/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings23.2jun23,0,6289380.story}; New York Times On the Web, 6/23/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/23/arts/music/23smith.html}; New York Sun online, 6/23/2006 {http://www.nysun.com/article/34990}; Rolling Stone, no. 1004-1005, 7/13-27/2006; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Smith, Mike, jazz drummer, d. 1/2/2006 in the Washington, DC area at ca. 60. Cadence, v. 32 no. 2, February 2006.

  • Smith, Norah, jazz saxophonist and bassist, d. 5/12/2006 at 81. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Smith, "Smiling" Jack, singer and radio host, d. 7/3/2006 in Westlake Village, CA at 92; b. 11/16/1913 on Bainbridge Island, WA. latimes.com, 7/10/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-smith10jul10,1,6283755.story}; SFGate.com, 7/11/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/07/11/BAGO8JSTIE1.DTL}.

  • Sonoda, Kenichi, jazz trombonist, d. 7/12/2006 in Tokyo, Japan at 76. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Soraya, Latin singer, d. 5/10/2006 in Miami, Florida at 37; b. 1969 in New Jersey. STLtoday.com, 5/10/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_SORAYA?SITE=MOSTP}; StarTribune.com, 5/10/2006 {http://www.startribune.com/484/v-print/story/423226.html}; CNN.com, 5/11/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/11/obit.soraya.ap/index.html}.
    b. in Columbia. AOL.com, 5/11/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/latin-singer-soraya-succumbs-to-cancer/20060511065709990001}.

  • Sperry, Eddie, rock producer and musician, d. 9/2/2006 in Thailand; b. 2/27/1963. Slashtones.com, 9/7/2006 {http://www.slashtones.com/slashland/news/news32.html}.

  • Spiegel, Eric, a.k.a. Eric Shaw, jazz pianist, d. 7/4/2006 in Philadelphia, PA at 61; b. in Philadelphia, PA. philly.com, 7/12/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/news/obituaries/15017030.htm}.
    also vocalist, d. 7/7/2006 in East Mount Airy, PA. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Spiess, Ludovic, Romanian tenor, d. 1/29/2006 in Romania at 67; b. 5/13/1938 in Cluj, Transylvania, Romania. Opera, v. 57 no. 4, April 2006.
    d. 1/28/2006 in Draganesti, Romania. Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006.

  • Spinney, Bradley, big-band percussionist, bandleader, composer, and teacher, d. 10/14/2006 in Port Orange, FL at 91; b. in Kittery, ME. Daytona Beach News-Journal, 10/14/2006.

  • Spong, Jon Curtis, organist, choral conductor, vocal coach, teacher, and composer, d. 11/11/2006 in Iowa City, IA at 72; b. 12/5/1933 in Des Moines, IA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Stadler, Rolf, German conductor, d. 8/6/2006 at 77; b. 1929 in Colditz. Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Stark, Evelyn Brill, poet, musician, and author, d. 10/7/2006 in Middletown, CT at 93; b. 9/12/1913 in Manhattan. Newsday.com, 10/11/2006 {http://www.macroworld.net/m/m.w?lp=GetStory&id=221506421}.

  • Steele, Joan, jazz vocalist, d. 12/20/2006 at 71. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Steelhammer, Vic, trombonist, d. 7/17/2006 near Arcata, CA at 49. dailynews.com, 7/18/2006 {http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_4063402}.

  • Steiner, Daniel, president of the New England Conservatory, d. 6/11/2006 in Boston, MA at 72; b. in Mount Vernon, NY. Boston.com, 6/13/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/06/13/daniel_steiner_at_72_led_new_england_conservatory/}; New York Times On the Web, 6/19/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/19/arts/music/19steiner.html}; American Record Guide, v. 69 no. 4, September/October 2006.

  • Steljes, Cynthia, Canadian oboist, d. 12/29/2006 in Toronto, Ontario. The Globe and Mail, 1/3/2007.

  • Stewart, Al, jazz bassist and saxophonist, d. 11/7/2006 in the U.K. at 97. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Stewart, Thomas, American baritone, d. 9/24/2006 in Rockville, MD at 78; b. 8/29/1928 in San Saba, TX. New York Times On the Web, 9/26/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/26/arts/music/26stewart.html}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 6, December 2006.
    bass-baritone. washingtonpost.com, 9/26/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/25/AR2006092501388.html}; latimes.com, 9/28/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-stewart28sep28,1,5706630.story}; Opera, v. 57 no. 12, December 2006.
    Thomas James Stewart, baritone. SFGate.com, 9/27/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/27/BAGT3LDAQC1.DTL}.
    d. 9/29/2006 [sic]. Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1012, November 2006; American Record Guide, v. 70 no. 1, January/February 2007.

  • Stinson, Tom, jazz pianist, d. ca. 3/5/2006 in New York City, NY at 53. Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Stockton, Ann Mason, harpist, d. 8/11/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 89; b. 10/30/1916 in Santa Barbara, CA. latimes.com, 8/22/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings22.4aug22,1,1915723.story}.

  • Stout, Carl E., organist, choirmaster, organ technician, and teacher, d. 2/7/2006 in Fort Lauderdale, FL at 75; b. 11/22/1930 in Scranton, PA. American Organist, v. 40 no. 11, November 2006; Diapason, v. 97 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Strang, Connie Howard, jazz pianist and baseball park organist, d. 3/14/2006 in San Francisco, CA at 84; b. in Monterey, CA. SFGate.com, 3/21/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/21/BAG03HRJ111.DTL}.

  • Strobert, Andrei, jazz drummer, d. ca. 2/22/2006 at 56. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Strong, Rodney, dancer turned vintner, d. 3/5/2006 in Healdsburg, CA at 78; b. in Camas, WA. New York Times On the Web, 3/9/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/09/national/09strong.html}.

  • Stroud, Paul, jazz saxophonist, d. 9/26/2006 in Alabaster, AL at 83. Decatur Daily News Online Edition, 9/28/2006 {http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/news/060928/band.shtml}.
    d. in Decatur, AL. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Stuart, Harry, vaudeville singer, dancer, and ukelelist, d. 7/14/2006 in Hemet, CA at 98. Valley Chronicle online, 7/21/2006 {http://thevalleychronicle.com/articles/2006/07/21/news/08nobit.txt}.

  • Stys, Eugene "Mickey", concertina player, d. 6/12/2006 in Milwaukee, WI at 84. JS Online, 6/1/2006 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=430722}.

  • Sudden, Nikki, British rocker, d. 3/26/2006 in New York City at 49. AOL.com, 3/28/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060327225609990002}; Boston.com, 3/30/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/30/nikki_sudden_british_musician/}.
    also prolific songwriter; b. Nicholas Godfrey 7/19/1956 in London. New York Times On the Web, 3/29/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/29/arts/music/29sudden.html}; latimes.com, 3/30/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings30.3mar30,1,409603.story}.
    d. 3/25/2006. Rolling Stone, no. 998, 4/20/2006.

  • Sullivan, Jane, mezzo and teacher, d. 9/3/2006 in Chicago, IL at 36; b. 1970 in Evergreen Park, IL. Chicago Tribune, 9/7/2006.

  • Summerlin, Edgar E. "Ed", jazz composer and saxophonist, d. 10/10/2006 in Rhinebeck, NY at 78; b. 9/1/1928 in Marianna, FL. latimes.com, 10/13/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-summerlin13oct13,1,270591.story}; New York Times On the Web, 10/24/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/24/obituaries/24summerlin.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Sundgaard, Arnold, lyricist, composer, and playwright, d. 10/22/2006 in Dallas, TX at 96; b. 10/31/1909 in St. Paul, MN. DallasNews.com, 10/26/2006 {http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/obituaries/stories/DN-sundgaardob_26met.ART.West.Edition1.3efe330.html}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 7, January 2007.

  • Sunuwar, Pandav, Indian folk singer, d. 10/7/2006 in London, England at 53; b. 1952 in Okhaldhunga. The Himalayan Times online, 10/7/2006 {http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullstory.asp?filename=6a7Wa9ta.9amal&folder=aHaoamW}.

  • Sward, Scottt [sic], organist and music minister, d. 1/25/2006 in Chicago, IL at 43; b. in Chicago. Diapason, v. 97 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Symes, Gertrude "Gene" Dickson, music minister, choir director, pianist, singer, and actor, d. 6/21/2006 in Creve Coeur, MO at 82; b. in Memphis. STLtoday.com, 6/25/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/62FBCD8AA2AC6B538625719800006514?OpenDocument}.

  • Takagi, Toroku, Japanese songwriter, composer, and choir director, d. 8/25/2006 in Saitama Prefecture at 102; b. in Tottori Prefecture. Yahoo!News Asia, 8/25/2006 {http://asia.news.yahoo.com/060825/kyodo/d8jnamjo0.html}.

  • Takahashi, Louisa Panou, opera singer and director, voice teacher, and music professor, d. 1/16/2006 in Charlottesville, VA; b. Louisa Panaiotopoulos 1949 in Limassol, Cyprus. NOA Notes, v. 29 no. 2, March/April 2006.

  • Taylor, Jessie "Guitar", Texan folk guitarist, d. 3/7/2006 at 55. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Taylor, Robert Lawrence, radio station music director, d. 11/22/2006 at 81; b. in Long Branch, NJ. New York Times, 11/24/2006.

  • Teich, Arnie, jazz pianist, d. 7/21/2006 in Las Vegas, NV at 72. Cadence, v. 32 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Tell, Al, jazz pianist, d. 11/11/2006 in Aurora, CA at 87. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Tenney, James, composer and educator, d. 8/24/2006; b. 1934. PostClassic, 8/26/2006 {http://www.artsjournal.com/postclassic/2006/08/james_tenney_19342006.html}.
    d. at 72. Sequenza21, 8/27/2006 {http://www.sequenza21.com/2006/08/james-tenney-72.html}; Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.
    b. in New Mexico. PlaybillArts, 8/29/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5133.html}.
    James Carl Tenney, also theorist and pianist, d. in Valencia, CA; b. 8/10/1934 in Silver City, NM. latimes.com, 8/30/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-tenney30aug30,1,5019032.story}; New York Sun online, 8/30/2006 {http://www.nysun.com/article/38780}; Boston.com, 9/2/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/09/02/james_tenney_at_72_broke_new_ground_with_his_music/}.
    d. in Los Angeles. globeandmail.com, 9/2/2006 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20060902.OBTENNEY02/TPStory/?query=james+tenney}.

  • Terrell, Vincent, jazz cellist, d. around 12/3/2006 in St. Louis, MO at about 76. Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Terry, Gordon, country fiddler, d. 4/9/2006 in Spring Hill, TN at 74; b. in Lawrence County, AL. STLtoday.com, 4/10/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_GORDON_TERRY?SITE=MOSTP}; AOL.com, 4/10/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles?id=20060410173309990001}.

  • Thomas, Ruddy, Jamaican singer, d. 6/10/2006 in Port Antonio, Portland at 49. radiojamaica.com, 6/11/2006 {http://www.radiojamaica.com/news/story.php?category=2&story=25371}.

  • Thomas, Scott, guitarist and sound engineer, d. 6/3/2006 in Jefferson, LA. NOLA.com, 6/7/2006 {http://www.nola.com/obituaries/t-p/index.ssf?/base/obits-33/114966059494780.xml}.

  • Thompson, Hugh, lyric baritone, d. 2/6/2006 in Estero, FL; b. 6/19/1915 in Tacoma, WA. Opera News, v. 70 no. 12, June 2006.

  • Thompson, Malachi, jazz trumpeter, d. 7/16/2006 in Chicago, IL at 56; b. 1949 in Princeton, KY. chicagotribune.com, 7/18/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0607180264jul18,1,3485983.story}; New York Times On the Web, 7/20/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/20/arts/music/20thompson.html}.
    Malachi Richard Thompson, also bandleader; b. 8/21/1949 in Princeton, KY. Guardian Unlimited, 9/9/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1868330,00.html}.
    Richard Malachi Thompson. Cadence, v. 32 no. 9, September 2006.

  • Thrasher, Ed, record album art director, d. 8/5/2006 in Big Bear Lake, CA at 74; b. 3/7/1932 in Glendale, CA. latimes.com, 8/21/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-thrasher21aug21,1,7358696.story}; Boston.com, 8/22/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/08/22/ed_thrasher_74_designed_covers_for_record_albums/}.
    b. Edward Lee Thrasher Jr. New York Times, 8/24/2006.
    d. in Big Bear, CA. Rolling Stone, no. 1009, 9/21/2006.

  • Thurston, Ethel, musicologist, d. 1/4/2006. AMS Newsletter, v. 36 no. 1, February 2006.

  • Tillery, Maurice Odell, organist and music teacher, d. 3/9/2006 in Newark, AR; b. 8/18/1944 in Benton, AR. Diapason, v. 97 no. 12, December 2006.
    also choir director. American Organist, v. 41 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Tillman, Bruce, keyboard player and salesman, arranger, and composer, d. 5/19/2006 in Chamblee, GA at 48; b. in Atlanta, GA. ajc.com, 5/25/2006 {http://www.ajc.com/search/content/auto/epaper/editions/thursday/metro_4457f3a4705bf1e71090.html}.

  • Tilton, "Liltin'" Martha, big-band vocalist, d. 12/8/2006 in Brentwood, CA at 91; b. 11/14/1915 in Corpus Christi, TX. latimes.com, 12/12/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-tilton12dec12,0,7958951.story}; chicagotribune.com, 12/13/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0612130064dec13,1,3822818.story}; Guardian Unlimited, 12/13/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,,-6277522,00.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.
    b. Martha Ellen Tilton. New York Times On the Web, 12/13/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/13/arts/13tilton.html}; washingtonpost.com, 12/13/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/12/AR2006121201615.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Tobias, Roy, ballet dancer and teacher, d. 8/16/2006 in Seoul, South Korea at 78; b. in Philadelphia. New York Times On the Web, 9/2/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/02/obituaries/02tobias.html}.

  • Tobias, Tom, jazz pianist, d. 12/23/2006 at 53. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Tompkins, Ross, jazz pianist, d. 6/29/2006 in St. Augustine, FL at 68; b. in Detroit, MI. latimes.com, 7/1/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-passings1.2.1jul01,1,7476917.story}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.
    b. 5/13/1938. Independent Online Edition, 7/3/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1155172.ece}; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Toure, Ali Farka, African traditional musician (gurkelist), d. 3/7/2006 in Bamako, Mali, in his late 60s; b. 1939 in Timbuktu. CNN.com, 3/7/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/07/toure.obit.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 3/7/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_TOURE?SITE=MOSTP}.
    Blues singer and guitarist. AOL.com, 3/7/2006 {http://articles.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20060307112409990008}; Boston.com, 3/8/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/08/ali_farka_toure_malian_won_two_grammy_awards/}; detnews.com, 3/8/2006 {http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060308/ENT01/603080419/1033}.
    Ali Farka Touré. philly.com, 3/8/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14042899.htm}; International Herald Tribune online, 3/8/2006 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/03/08/news/toure.php}; Rolling Stone, no. 997, 4/6/2006.
    Ali Ibrahim "Farka" Toure, also n'jarkaist. washingtonpost.com, 3/8/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/07/AR2006030701813.html}.
    b. in Niafunke. Guardian Unlimited Network, 3/8/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1725805,00.html}.
    Ali Farka Touré. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.
    Ali Farka Toure; b. in Kanau, Mali. Beat, v. 25 no. 2, 2006.

  • Townsend, Henry, blues singer, guitarist, and pianist, d. 9/24/2006 in Grafton, WI at 96; b. in Shelby, MS. Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, 9/25/2006; EXAMINER.com, 9/25/2006 {http://www.examiner.com/printa-310529~Henry_Townsend,_who_recorded_every_decade_since_the_'20s,_dies.html}.
    also songwriter, d. in Mequon, WI. JS Online, 9/26/2006 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=503732}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.
    d. in Grafton, WI; b. 10/27/1909. Independent Online Edition, 9/27/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1761641.ece}; Guardian Unlimited, 10/2/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,,1885495,00.html}.

  • Traverse, Alan, British-American violinist; d. in Houston, TX at 68; b. in London. Strad, v. 117, no. 1394, June 2006.

  • Treadwell, Oscar, a.k.a. Arthur Pedersen, jazz D.J., d. 4/1/2006 in Cincinnati, OH at 80. Cadence, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Troitskaya, Natalya, Russian soprano, d. 4/9/2006 in Moscow at about 55; b. in Moscow. Opera, v. 57 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Tucker, George N., organist, choirmaster, organ teacher, and composer, d. 1/14/2006 in Bethel Park, PA at 90; b. 1915. American Organist, v. 40 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Tucker, Rusty, jazz drummer, d. 6/14/2006 in Kansas City, MO at 80. KansasCity.com, 6/17/2006 {http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/14839413.htm}.
    d. in Kansas City, KS at ca. 82. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Turnbull, John R., organist, choirmaster, pianist, harpsichordist, and music professor, d. 5/4/2006 in Spartanburg, SC at 66; b. in Frederick, OK. American Organist, v. 40 no. 9, September 2006; Diapason, v. 97 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Turner, Charles, jazz trumpeter, d. 5/19/2006 in Flagler Beach, FL at 69. Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Turner, Hank, jazz trumpeter, d. around 7/5/2006 in New York City, NY at 94. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Tylsar, Zdenek, Czech hornist, d. 8/18/2006 at 61. Orchester, v. 54 no. 10, October 2006.

  • Uchiyamada, Hiroshi, Japanese pop bandleader, d. 11/3/2006 in Yokohama at 70. Yahoo!News Asia, 11/5/2006 {http://asia.news.yahoo.com/061105/kyodo/d8l6uobg3.html}.

  • Ustvolskaya, Galina Ivanovna, Russian composer, d. 12/22/2006 in St. Petersburg at 87; b. 6/17/1919 in St. Petersburg (then called Petrograd). New York Times On the Web, 12/29/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/29/arts/music/29ustvolskaya.html}; Musical Times, v. 148, no. 1898, Spring 2007; Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, v. 168 no. 2, March/April 2007.

  • Valletta, Richard (Rick) F., rockabilly musician, d. 7/14/2006 in Arizona. Arizona Republic, 7/28/2006.

  • van der Linden, Rick, symphonic/synthesizer rock and jazz composer, arranger, and performer, d. 1/22/2006; b. 8/5/1946. Keyboard, v. 32 no. 5, May 2006.

  • Van Valkenburgh, Paul, songwriter who falsely claimed to have written "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini", d. 9/6/2006 in Ormand Beach, FL at 68; b. in Florida. NewsTimesLIVE.com, 9/25/2006 {http://www.newstimeslive.com/news/story.php?id=1016019}.

  • Vardanyan, Varduhi, Armenian pop singer, d. 10/8/2006 near Getap at 30. ArmeniaNow.com, 10/13/2006 {http://armenianow.com/?action=viewArticle&AID=1783&CID=1870&IID=1102&lng=eng}.

  • Varnay, Astrid Ibolyka Maria, Swedish-American soprano, d. 9/4/2006 in Munich at 88; b. in Stockholm. Zentralschweiz online, 9/4/2006 {http://www.zisch.ch/navigation/top_main_nav/NEWS/Kultur/detail.htm?client_request_contentOID=200169}; philly.com, 9/6/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/15447043.htm}; Orchester, v. 54 no. 11, November 2006.
    b. 4/25/1918. MSNBC.com, 9/5/2006 {http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/14680197/}; washingtonpost.com, 9/6/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/05/AR2006090501390.html}; latimes.com, 9/6/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-varnay6sep06,1,1874506.story}; Gramophone, v. 84, no. 1010 (Awards issue 2006); Opera News, v. 71 no. 5, November 2006; Kurt Weill Newsletter, v. 24 no. 2, Fall 2006.
    also teacher. Independent Online Edition, 9/6/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1367175.ece}.
    Ibolyka Astrid Maria Varnay. Boston.com, 9/6/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/09/06/astrid_varnay_88_soprano_helped_define_wagner_roles/}.

  • Varviso, Silvio, Swiss conductor, d. 11/1/2006 in Antwerp at 82; b. 1924 in Zurich. Yahoo!News, 11/1/2006 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20061101/en_afp/afpentertainmentmusic_061101230810}; Boston.com, 11/5/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/11/05/silvio_varviso_conductor_for_worlds_top_operas_82/}; Orchester, v. 55 no. 1, January 2007; American Record Guide, v. 70 no. 1, January/February 2007.
    b. 2/26/1924. New York Times On the Web, 11/3/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/03/obituaries/03varviso.html}.
    b. 2/20/1924. Opera News, v. 71 no. 8, February 2007.
    b. 6/10/1924. Opera, v. 58 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Vass, Jimmy, jazz saxophonist, flautist, bandleader, and composer, d. 9/2006 in New York City at 69; b. in Philadelphia. JazzTimes.com, 9/25/2006 {http://www.jazztimes.com/columns_and_features/news/detail.cfm?article=10902}.
    alto saxophonist, d. 9/21/2006. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Veale, John Douglas Louis, British composer, d. 11/16/2006 in Bromley, Kent; b. 6/15/1922 in Shortlands, Kent. Independent Online Edition, 11/20/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1998868.ece}.

  • Velasco, Raul, Mexican television host, d. 11/26/2006 in Acapulco at 73. AOL.com, 11/27/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/tv/articles/_a/mexican-tv-host-raul-velasco-dies-at-73/20061127065109990001}.

  • Veres, Mariska, Dutch rock singer, d. 12/2/2006 at 59. Yahoo!News, 12/2/2006 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20061202/ennew_afp/afpentertainment_061202223751}.
    d. in The Hague. New York Times On the Web, 12/8/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/08/obituaries/08veres.html}.

  • Vicari, Frank, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 10/20/2006 in New York City, NY at about 73. Cadence, v. 32 no. 12, December 2006.

  • Vickery, William Jr., trombonist and orchestra administrator, d. 10/20/2006 in Arkansas at 57; b. in New Jersey. PlaybillArts, 10/31/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5507.html}.

  • Vidyarthi, T.K. Govind, Indian scholar of South Asian music (among many other talents and pursuits), d. 8/29/2006 at 94; b. 5/17/1912 in Palayad, Cannanore, Kerala. Asian Music, v. 38 no. 2, Summer/Fall 2007.

  • Voorhies, Earle, pianist, teacher, and professor, d. 8/11/2006 in West Covina, CA at 93; b. 10/30/1912 in Highland Park, CA. latimes.com, 8/19/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-voorhies19aug19,1,6890770.story}.

  • Walden, Phil, record publisher, d. 4/23/2006 in Atlanta, GA at 66. AOL.com, 4/24/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/capricorn-records-founder-phil-walden/20060424143809990001}; Rolling Stone, no. 1000, 5/18/2006-6/1/2006.
    b. 1/11/1940 in Greenville, SC. latimes.com, 4/26/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-walden25apr25,1,1222535.story}; washingtonpost.com, 4/26/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/25/AR2006042502020.html}.

  • Walker, Bettie, manager and wife of Billy Walker, d. 5/21/2006 in Alabama at 61. AOL.com, 5/22/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/grand-ole-opry-legend-billy-walker-dies/20060522070209990001}; Boston.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/22/billy_walker_77_grand_ole_opry_star/}; latimes.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings22.2may22,1,1851403.story}; New York Times On the Web, 5/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/28/nyregion/28walker.html}.

  • Walker, Billy, country singer, d. 5/21/2006 in Alabama at 77; b. in Ralls, TX. AOL.com, 5/22/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/grand-ole-opry-legend-billy-walker-dies/20060522070209990001}; Boston.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/05/22/billy_walker_77_grand_ole_opry_star/}; latimes.com, 5/22/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings22.2may22,1,1851403.story}; New York Times On the Web, 5/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/28/nyregion/28walker.html}.

  • Walker, Cindy, country songwriter, d. 3/23/2006 in Mexia, TX at 87; b. 7/20/1918 near Mart, TX. New York Times On the Web, 3/28/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/28/arts/music/28walker.1.html}; latimes.com, 3/29/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-walker29mar29,1,5540883.story}; Boston.com, 3/31/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/31/cindy_walker_known_as_dean_of_texas_songwriters_at_87/}; Rolling Stone, no. 998, 4/20/2006; Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 2, Summer 2006.

  • Walker, Shirley, film and television composer, orchestrator, arranger, and conductor, d. 11/30/2006 at 61. Music from the Movies, 11/30/2006 {http://www.musicfromthemovies.com/article.asp?ID=790}.
    d. in Reno, NV; b. 1945 in Napa, CA. latimes.com, 12/26/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-walker26dec26,0,7920812.story}.

  • Walley, David G., music critic, d. 8/27?/2006; b. 1945 in New Jersey. New York Times On the Web, 8/27/2006 {http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=940DE1DD173AF934A1575BC0A9609C8B63}.

  • Walser, Don, country singer, yodeler, guitarist, and bandleader, d. 9/20/2006 in Austin, TX at 72. austin360.com, 9/22/2006 {http://www.austin360.com/music/content/music/stories/2006/09/21walser.html}.

  • Wasser, Harriet, jazz writer and publicist, d. 10/3/2006 in The Bronx, NY at 75. Cadence, v. 32 no. 11, November 2006.

  • Wasserstein, Wendy, playwright and librettist, d. 1/29/2006 in Manhattan at 55; b. 10/18/1950 in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 1/30/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/30/theater/30cnd-wasserstein.html}.

  • Watson, John M., Sr., trombonist, band director, teacher, and actor, d. 9/14/2006 in Chicago, IL at 69. suntimes.com, 9/14/2006 {http://chicagosuntimes.com/output/obituaries/cst-nws-xwats14.html}.

  • Watt, Tommy (Thomas Mitchell), British big band pianist, bandleader, arranger, and composer, d. 5/20/2006 in Bristol; b. 10/31/1925 in Glasgow. Independent Online Edition, 5/25/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article571650.ece}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 7, July 2006; Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 7, July 2006.

  • Watts, Robbie "Rocket", Australian rock guitarist, d. 7/1/2006 in Melbourne at 47. AOL.com, 7/5/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/cosmic-psychos-guitarist-watts-47-dies/20060705064609990001}.

  • Weatherby, Lucius R., organist and composer, d. 3/17/2006 in New Orleans, LA at 37; b. 4/8/1968 in Houston, TX. Diapason, v. 97 no. 5, May 2006; Organ, no. 336, May/July 2006; Tracker, v. 50 no. 3/4, Summer/Fall 2006.
    d. in Springfield, MA. American Organist, v. 40 no. 6, June 2006.

  • Weaver, Joe, jazz pianist, d. 7/5/2006 in Detroit, MI at 71. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Weber, David, clarinetist, d. 1/23/2006 in Manhattan at 92; b. 12/18/1913 in Vilnius, (now) Lithuania. New York Times On the Web, 1/26/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/26/arts/26weber.html}.

  • Wechsler, Malcolm, organist, choirmaster, and professor, d. 11/16/2006; b. 1936 in The Bronx, NY. Tracker, v. 51 no. 1, Winter 2007.
    Malcolm H. Wechsler, also concert manager and organbuilder, d. in Fairfield, CT at 70. American Organist, v. 41 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Weinstock, Bob, jazz record publisher, d. 1/14/2006 in Boca Raton, FL at 77. New York Times On the Web, 1/16/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/16/arts/16weinstock.html}; Boston.com, 1/22/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/01/22/bob_weinstock_77_producer_who_recorded_many_jazz_greats/}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 2, February 2006.
    b. 1928. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Weinzweig, John, Canadian composer, d. 8/24/2006 in Toronto, Ontario at 93; b. 3/11/1913 in Toronto. CBC.ca, 8/25/2006 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2006/08/25/john-weinzweig-obit.html}; PlaybillArts, 8/29/2006 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5135.html}. John Jacob Weinzweig, also teacher and administrator. Independent Online Edition, 9/15/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article1603648.ece}.

  • Welles, Leigh, ballerina and ballet instructor, d. 6/8/2006 in Boulder, CO at 73; b. in Saint Louis, MO. STLtoday.com, 6/16/2006 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/97B88B893BE513478625718F000DAF69?OpenDocument}.

  • Welnick, Vince, rock keyboardist and singer, d. 6/2/2006 in California at 51 (or possibly 55). CNN.com, 6/3/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/06/03/welnick.obit.ap/index.html}; MSNBC.com, 6/3/2006 {http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13124069/}; philly.com, 6/5/2006 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/14744713.htm}.
    d. in Sonoma County at 55. MercuryNews.com, 6/3/2006 {http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/14733022.htm}; Rolling Stone, no. 1003, 6/29/2006.
    b. in Phoenix, AZ. SFGate.com, 6/4/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/04/BAGOUJ89201.DTL}.
    d. in San Francisco at 55. AOL.com, 6/5/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/cursed-grateful-dead-keyboardist-dies/20060605070909990002}.
    Leo Vincent Welnick, d. in Forestville, CA; b. 2/21/1951. Independent Online Edition, 6/5/2006 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article625118.ece}.
    b. 2/22/1951. Guardian Unlimited, 6/5/2006 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,1790393,00.html}.

  • Wenger, Hans, Viennese luthier, d. at 81. Strad, v. 117, no. 1399, November 2006.

  • Wesley, Irene Caroline, Canadian organist and choir director, d. 2/17/2006 in Walkerton, Ontario at 92; b. in Carrick Township, Ontario. American Organist, v. 40 no. 6, June 2006.

  • West, Sandy, rock drummer, d. 10/21/2006. Rocket City Records, 10/21/2006 {http://www.rocketcityrecords.com/sandywest/}.
    d. in San Dimas, CA at 47; b. 1959. STLtoday.com, 10/23/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_WEST?SITE=MOSTP}; Yahoo!News Canada, 10/23/2006 {http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/061023/entertainment/obit_west}; Boston.com, 10/26/2006 {http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2006/10/26/sandy_west_47_drummer_helped_mold_a_70s_girl_band/}; Rolling Stone, no. 1013, 11/16/2006.

  • Wheeler, Clarence, jazz saxophonist, d. 6/7/2006 at 72. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • White, Julian, pianist, composer, and teacher, d. 6/23/2006 in Kensington, CA at 76; b. 1930 in Chicago. SFGate.com, 7/7/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/07/07/BAG9IJRBT11.DTL}.

  • White, Michael T., drummer, vocalist, guitarist, bassist, keyboardist, songwriter, and producer, d. 9/3/2006 at 39. Salisbury Daily Times, 9/6/2006.

  • Whitehurst, Logan, indie rocker, d. 12/3/2006 in Los Banos, CA at 29; b. 1977 in Los Banos, CA. SFGate.com, 12/7/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/12/07/BAG4UMQU3E1.DTL}.

  • Wickman, Putte, jazz clarinetist, d. 2/14/2006 in Stockholm, Sweden at 81. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.
    b. Hans-Olof Wickman 9/10/1924 in Falun, Sweden, or possibly in Borlänge, about 20 km from Falun. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Wiggins, Patti S., piano teacher, adjudicator, and author, d. Piano Guild Notes, v. 56 no. 1, Summer 2006.

  • Wilbur, Brayton, Jr., member and past president of the San Francisco Symphony board, d. 3/24/2006 in San Francisco, CA at 70; b. 1935 in San Francisco. SFGate.com, 3/28/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/28/BAG5IHV1AQ1.DTL}.

  • Wild, Jack, actor and singer, d. 3/1/2006 in London, England at 53; b. 1952 in Royton, northwest England. Boston.com, 3/3/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/03/03/jack_wild_artful_dodger_role_earned_oscar_nomination_at_53/}.
    b. 9/30/1952. The Herald online, 3/3/2006 {http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/57305.html}.

  • Wildberger, Jacques, Swiss composer, d. 8/23/2006 in Riehen at 84. contactmusic.com, 8/25/2006 {http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/article/jacques%20wildberger%20dies_1006361}.

  • Wilder, Johnnie Jr., R&B singer, d. 5/13/2006 in Clayton, OH at 56. CNN.com, 5/17/2006 {http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/17/obit.wilder.ap/index.html}.

  • Wilkin, Marijohn, country/rock/gospel songwriter, publisher, and singer, d. 10/28/2006 in Nashville, TN at 86; b. Marijohn Melson 7/14/1920 in Kemp, TX. Tennessean.com, 10/28/2006 {http://tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061028/OBITS/61028002/1090}; latimes.com, 11/1/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-wilken1nov01,1,7646269.story}; New York Times On the Web, 11/7/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/07/obituaries/07wilkin.html}.

  • Williams, Barnett Edward, percussionist, d. 3/4/2006 in Washington, DC at 61. washingtonpost.com, 3/13/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/12/AR2006031201169.html}; Cadence, v. 32 no. 4, April 2006.

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  • Williams, Kenneth Edward, organist and choir director, d. 8/22/2006 in Venice, FL at 78; b. in Medford, MA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 1, January 2007.

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