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Necrology: 2007


  • Abbott, Bea, jazz vocalist, d. 3/20/2007 in Chicago, IL at 82. Cadence, v. 33 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Abelson, Dennis, horn teacher and player, d. 9/1/2007 at 56; b. 1951. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Adam, Ian, British singer and voice teacher, d. 5/10/2007 at 64; b. 3/12/1943 in Fortrose, Scotland. Times Online, 5/22/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1820954.ece}.

  • Adams, Jeff "Quincy", recording engineer, d. 12/31/2007 in Albuquerque, NM at 51. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Agay, Denes, pianist, composer and editor, d. 1/24/2007 at 95; b. 1939 just outside Budapest, Hungary. New York Times On the Web, 2/4/2007 {http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=990CE1DD163AF937A35751C0A9619C8B63}.
    also arranger and anthologist, d. in Los Altos, CA. baltimoresun.com, 1/29/2007 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.agay29jan29,1,3480529.story}.
    b. in Budapest. Clavier, v. 46 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Aguilar, Antonio, Mexican mariachi singer and actor, d. 6/19/2007 in Mexico City at 88; b. in Zacatecas. STLtoday.com, 6/20/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_AGUILAR?SITE=MOSTP}; International Herald Tribune online, 6/20/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/06/20/arts/LA-A-E-MUS-Mexico-Obit-Antonio-Aguilar.php}; Yahoo!News, 6/20/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070621/ap_on_re_us/deaths_3}; Boston.com, 6/21/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/06/21/antonio_aguilar_88_actor_and_mexican_mariachi_singer/}; suntimes.com, 6/21/2007 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/439326,CST-NWS-xaguilar22.article}; philly.com, 6/22/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070622_Antonio_Aguilar___Mariachi_singer__88.html}.
    ranchera singer, b. 5/1919. New York Times On the Web, 6/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/21/obituaries/21aguilar.html}.
    Pascual Antonio Aguilar Barraza; b. 5/17/1919 in Villanueva. Independent Online Edition, 6/22/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2692362.ece}.

  • Albers, Ken, pop singer, d. 4/19/2007 in Simi Valley, CA at 82; b. John Kenneth Albers 12/10/1924 in Woodbury, NJ. latimes.com, 4/21/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings21.1apr21,1,998220.story}.
    also trumpeter and French hornist. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Albrecht, Jeffrey Carter, rock keyboardist, guitarist, and singer, d. 9/3/2007 in Dallas, TX at 34. chron.com, 9/3/2007 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/5104808.html}; SFGate.com, 9/3/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/09/03/entertainment/e154620D86.DTL}; dallasnews.com, 9/3/2007 {http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/ent/stories/090407glalbrecht.9abfe1fe.html}; CNN.com, 9/4/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/09/04/people.musicianshot.ap/index.html}; New York Times On the Web, 9/5/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/05/us/05dallas.html}.

  • Ali, Luqman, jazz drummer, d. 8/13/2007 at 68. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Allen, Dick, jazz historian, d. 4/12/2007 in Dublin, GA at 80; b. 1/29/1927 near Milledgeville, GA. Yahoo!News, 4/14/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070414/ap_on_re_us/deaths_3}; Boston.com, 4/15/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/04/15/dick_allen_at_80_was_jazz_historian/}; Guardian Unlimited, 5/7/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2073845,00.html}.
    also producer, writer, trombonist, and banjoist. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Allen, Jim, jazz pianist, d. 4/22/2007 in King, WI at 87. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Allison, Irl Leslie Jr., piano teacher, former president of the American College of Musicians, d. 11/20/2007; b. 11/18/1924 in Las Vegas, NM. Piano Guild Notes, v. 57 no. 4, Spring 2008.

  • Allitt, John Stewart, musicologist, d. 3/1/2007 in Coventry, England; b. 5/13/1934 in Calais, France. Independent Online Edition, 3/28/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2398844.ece}.

  • Alonso, Alberto Julio Rayneri, dancer, ballet master, and choreographer, d. 12/31/2007 in Gainesville, FL at 90; b. 5/22/1917 in Havana, Cuba. New York Times On the Web, 1/7/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/07/arts/07alonso.html}.

  • Ames, Joe, popular singer, d. 12/22/2007 near Mainz, Germany at 86; b. Joseph Urick 5/3/1921 in Malden, MA. Los Angeles Times online, 1/16/2008 {http://articles.latimes.com/2008/01/16/metro/me-passings16}.
    d. in Eltville am Rhein. New York Times On the Web, 1/17/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/17/arts/17ames.html}.

  • Anelli, Armand, big-band trumpeter, d. 1/20/2007 in Euclid, OH at 85; b. in Manhattan, NY. Cleveland.com, 3/5/2007 {http://www.cleveland.com/obituary/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/news/117308720892460.xml&coll=2}.

  • Aquino, Jose Luis, Mexican trumpeter, d. 12/6?/2007 in southern Mexico at 33. Google News, 12/7/2007 {http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hLRdEWFEcn1GMsGvtIlnqo0lWQRQD8TCO1LG4}.

  • Arden, Don, British rock manager, d. 7/21/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 81; b. Harry Levy 1/4/1926 in Manchester. Times Online, 7/24/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2132333.ece}.

  • Ardoin, Alphonse "Bois Sec", creole accordionist, d. 5/16/2007 at 91; b. 1915 near Duralde, LA. theadvertiser.com, 5/18/2007 {http://www.theadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070518/NEWS01/705180302}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.
    also singer, d. in Eunice, LA; b. in Duralde, LA. New York Times On the Web, 5/20/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/20/arts/music/20ardoin.html}.
    b. 11/16/1915. Independent Online Edition, 5/21/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2565103.ece}.

  • Arpin, John, Canadian pianist, composer, arranger, and music director, d. 11/8/2007 in Toronto, Ontario at 70; b. 12/3/1936 in Port McNicoll, Ontario. CBC.ca, 11/13/2007 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2007/11/13/john-arpin-obit.html}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Asmuni, Totok, Indonesian comedian and singer, d. 7/21/2007 in Mojokerto, East Java at 76. Jakarta Post online, 7/22/2007 {http://www.thejakartapost.com/detailnational.asp?fileid=20070722.A02&irec=1}.

  • Assunto, Frank Jr., Dixieland musician and lyricist, son of Frank Assunto, Sr., d. 8/10/2007 in New Orleans, LA; b. 12/25/1955 in Las Vegas, NV. nola.com, 8/26/2007 {http://obits.nola.com/NOLA/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=93305598}.
    also guitarist and singer. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Atkins, Madeline Smith, organist, d. 7/17/2007 in Port Washington, NY at 75. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Audley, Thomas "Terrible Tom" Jr., jazz drummer, d. 2/28/2007 in Venice, FL at 83. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Aveling, Valda Rose, Australian pianist and harpsichordist, d. 11/21/2007 at 87; b. 5/16/1920 in Sydney. Telegraph.co.uk, 12/13/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;jsessionid=CGN0QYQFYWP0FQFIQMFSFF4AVCBQ0IV0?xml=/news/2007/12/13/db1303.xml}; guardian.co.uk, 12/18/2007 {http://music.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2229071,00.html}; Harpsichord & Fortepiano, v. 12 no. 2, Spring 2008.

  • Avila, Juan, guitarist and guitar teacher, singer-songwriter, and social activist, d. 9/27/2007 in West Grove, PA at 56. philly.com, 10/2/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20071002_Juan_Avila__56__musician_and_activist.html}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Ayler, Donald, jazz trumpeter, d. 10/21/2007 in Northfield, OH at 65; b. 10/5/1942 in Cleveland, OH. JazzTimes.com, 11/6/2007 {http://jazztimes.com/columns_and_features/news/detail.cfm?article=11275}; Guardian Unlimited, 11/16/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2211913,00.html}; cleveland.com, 1/19/2008 {http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/entertainment-0/1200735278190660.xml&coll=2}.
    d. 10/27/2007. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Bade, Misty, jazz vocalist, d. 5/22/2007 in Palm Springs, CA at 65. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Badini, Carlo Maria, former superintendent of La Scala, d. 4/19/2007 in Bologna at 81; b. 1925. STLtoday.com, 4/20/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_BADINI?SITE=MOSTP}; Boston.com, 4/22/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/04/22/carlo_badini_81_headed_la_scala/}.
    d. at 81; b. 6/2/1915 [sic]. New York Times On the Web, 4/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/21/obituaries/21badini.html}; International Herald Tribune online, 4/22/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/04/22/news/obits.php}; Opera News, v. 72 no. 1, July 2007.
    b. 6/2/1925. Times Online, 6/27/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1990728.ece}.
    d. at 91. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 9/10, September/October 2007.

  • Baez, Albert V., scientist, father of Joan Baez and Mimi Fariña, d. 3/20/2007 in San Mateo County, CA at 94; b. in Puebla, Mexico. New York Times On the Web, 3/27/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/27/obituaries/27baez.html}.

  • Bagby, Steve (Stephen G.), jazz drummer and teacher, d. 6/27/2007 in Fort Lauderdale, FL at 66; b. in St. Louis, MO. MiamiHerald.com, 7/3/2007 {http://www.miamiherald.com/512/story/158751.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Bagwell, Lee, jazz drummer, d. 3/26/2007 in Sydney, Australia at 85. Cadence, v. 33 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Baharlu, Mohammad, Iranian violinist and composer, d. at 78. Strad, v. 118, no. 1404, April 2007.

  • Baitzel, Edgar, opera administrator, d. 3/11/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 51; b. 1955. LA Opera online, 3/12/2007 {http://www.laopera.com/press/2006-07/031207/}; Opera America Newsline, v. 16 no. 7, April 2007.
    b. in Koblenz, Germany. Yahoo!News, 3/13/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070314/ap_on_re_us/deaths_6}.
    d. 3/12/2007. Opera, v. 58 no. 5, May 2007.
    d. 3/11/2007; b. 5/17/1955. Opera News, v. 71 no. 12, June 2007.

  • Baker, William Ernest, organbuilder, d. 8/31/2007 in Tucson, AZ at 69; b. 5/12/1938 in Denver, CO. Tracker, v. 52 no. 1, Winter 2008.

  • Balkwill, Bryan Havell, British conductor, d. 2/24/2007 at 84; b. 7/2/1922 in London. Telegraph.co.uk, 3/9/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/03/09/db0902.xml}.
    d. 2/25/2007. Guardian Unlimited, 4/3/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2048616,00.html}.
    d. 2/25/2007 in Beaconsfield. Opera, v. 58 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Balliett, Whitney, jazz critic, d. 2/1/2007 in Manhattan at 80; b. 4/17/1926 in Manhattan. New York Sun online, 2/2/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/pf.php?id=47897}; New York Times On the Web, 2/3/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/03/arts/music/03balliett.html}; NEWYORKER.COM, 2/5/2007 {http://www.newyorker.com/talk/content/articles/070212ta_talk_gopnik}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.
    Whitney Lyon Balliett. washingtonpost.com, 2/2/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/01/AR2007020102097.html}; Independent Online Edition, 2/5/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2237646.ece}; Guardian Unlimited, 2/5/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2005883,00.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Bampton, Rose, soprano/mezzo, d. 8/21/2007 in Bryn Mawr, PA at 99; b. in Ohio. STLtoday.com, 8/23/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_BAMPTON?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 11/28/1907 in Lakewood, OH. New York Times On the Web, 8/23/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/23/arts/music/23bampton.html}; Opera, v. 58 no. 11, November 2007; Opera News, v. 72 no. 5, November 2007.

  • Banducci, Enrico, impresario, d. 10/9/2007 in San Francisco, CA at 85; b. 1922. SFGate.com, 10/10/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/10/MNH4SNBLJ.DTL}.

  • Barber, Bill, pioneering jazz tubaist, d. 6/18/2007 in Bronxville, NY at 87; b. John William Barber 5/21/1920 in Hornell, NY. New York Times On the Web, 6/29/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/29/arts/music/29barber.html}; washingtonpost.com, 6/30/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/29/AR2007062902411.html}; Boston.com, 7/1/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/01/bill_barber_87_pioneer_in_melding_of_tuba_jazz/}; latimes.com, 7/2/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-barber2jul02,1,577549.story}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.
    also played classical and theatrical gigs, d. in Copiague, NY. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Barberot, Ladner J. "Pat", big-band saxophonist and bandleader, d. 4/5/2007 at 81 in New Orleans, LA; b. 3/17/1926 in New Orleans, LA. nola.com, 4/7/2007 {http://www.nola.com/obituaries/t-p/index.ssf?/base/obits-33/1175924063305880.xml}.

  • Barcelona, Danny, jazz drummer, d. 4/1/2007 in San Gabriel, CA at 77; b. 7/23/1929 in Waipahu, HI. latimes.com, 4/9/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-barcelona9apr09,0,3390901.story}.
    also bandleader. starbulletin.com, 4/6/2007 {http://starbulletin.com/2007/04/06/news/story11.html}; Yahoo!News, 4/10/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070410/ap_on_re_us/deaths_1}; New York Times On the Web, 4/11/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/11/arts/music/11barcelona.html}; latimes.com, 4/14/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/LATimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=87208741}.
    b. 8/23/1929. Telegraph.co.uk, 4/18/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/04/18/db1802.xml}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 6, June 2007.
    d. in Monterey Park, CA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Barrett, Herbert, manager, d. 11/5/2007 in Manhattan at 97; b. 5/31/1910 in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 11/17/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/17/arts/17barrett.html}; Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.
    b. 5/21/1910. Opera News, v. 72 no. 8, February 2008.

  • Barta, Marie L., pianist, organist, and teacher, d. 7/25/2007 in Manly, IA; b. 1917 in Manly, IA. Piano Guild Notes, v. 58 no. 1, Summer 2008.

  • Barzel, Ann, dance writer and historian, d. 2/12/2007 in Chicago, IL at 101. New York Times On the Web, 2/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/21/arts/dance/21barzel.html}.

  • Bates, "Lefty Guitar" (William H.), session guitarist (blues, jazz, R&B) and bandleader, d. 4/7/2007 in Chicago, IL at 87; b. in Leighton, AL. chicagotribune.com, 4/19/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0704180912apr19,1,7619343.story}.
    William Lefty Bates. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Bates, Phil, British jazz bassist, d. ca. 7/5/2007 at 76. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.
    b. Philip Francis Bates 6/19/1931 in Brixton. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Batiste, Alvin, jazz clarinetist and educator, d. 5/6/2007 in New Orleans, LA. Yahoo!News, 5/6/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/wdsu/20070506/lo_wdsu/13265603}; STLtoday.com, 5/6/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_BATISTE?SITE=MOSTP}; Rolling Stone, no. 1027, 5/31/2007.
    also composer, pianist, and saxophonist, d. at 74; b. 11/7/1932 in New Orleans, LA. washingtonpost.com, 5/7/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/06/AR2007050601237.html}; Boston.com, 5/7/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/07/alvin_batiste_jazz_clarinetist_also_taught_at_university_at_74/}; AOL.com, 5/7/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/new-orleans-clarinetist-batiste-dies/20070507065409990001?cid=918}; latimes.com, 5/7/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-batiste7may07,1,5206497.story}; New York Times On the Web, 5/7/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/07/arts/07batiste.html}; Times Online, 5/12/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1779260.ece}; SunHerald.com, 5/12/2007 {http://www.sunherald.com/155/story/52296.html}; Guardian Unlimited, 6/1/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2092696,00.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Batten, Carol "Busy" Hall, pianist and combo leader, d. 3/31/2007 in Atlanta, GA at 80; b. 12/25/1926. ajc.com, 4/2/2007 {https://www.ajc.com/search/content/metro/obits/stories/2007/04/02/metobbatten0402a.html}.

  • Bean, Calvert, musicologist and editor, d. 11/13/2007; b. 1/31/1928. Robert Wykes in personal conversation, 1/30/2008.

  • Beatty, Guitar Billie, gospel guitarist, d. 6/15/2007 in Washington, DC at 73; b. Arlington Billie Beatty in Mecklenburg County, NC. washingtonpost.com, 6/22/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/21/AR2007062102276.html}; Boston.com, 6/25/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/06/25/billie_beatty_guitarist_in_gospel_quartets_73/}.

  • Beauvais, Jeanne, soprano, d. 6/25/2007; b. 9/19/1917 in New York, NY. Opera News, v. 72 no. 5, November 2007.

  • Beckett, John, Irish composer, keyboardist, and conductor, d. 2/5/2007; b. 2/5/1927. Guardian Unlimited, 3/5/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2026465,00.html}.

  • Beckford, Stanley, Jamaican reggaemento pioneer (singer and songwriter), d. 3/30/2007 at 65; b. 2/17/1942 in Portland parish. Guardian Unlimited, 4/17/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2058600,00.html}. d. in Riversdale, St. Catherine. Beat, v. 26 no. 2, 2007.

  • Bedasse, Alerth Rockfort, Jamaican singer and guitarist, d. 3/5/2007; b. 2/21/1928. Beat, v. 26 no. 2, 2007.

  • Bein, Robert, violin dealer and expert, d. 2/24/2007 in Chicago, IL at 56; b. 4/11/1950 near Cincinnati, OH. Strad, v. 118, no. 1407, July 2007.

  • Béjart, Maurice, French choreographer, d. 11/22/2007 in Lausanne, Switzerland at 80; b. Maurice Jean Berger 1/1/1927 in Marseille. New York Times On the Web, 11/23/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/23/arts/dance/23bejart.html}.

  • Belew, Bill, costume designer to Elvis and many others, d. 1/7/2007 in Palm Springs, CA at 76. CNN.com, 1/17/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/17/obit.belew.ap/index.html}.

  • Bell, Carey, blues harmonica player and bassist, d. 5/6/2007 in Chicago, IL at 70; b. Carey Bell Harrington 11/14/1936 in Macon, MS. Modern Guitars Magazine online, 5/7/2007 {http://www.modernguitars.com/archives/003236.html}; washingtonpost.com, 5/8/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/07/AR2007050701714.html}; SFGate.com, 5/8/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/05/08/BAGO4PMUC01.DTL}; Boston.com, 5/8/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/08/carey_bell_70_harmonica_player_for_top_bluesmen/}; New York Times On the Web, 5/8/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/08/arts/08bell.html}; Yahoo!News, 5/8/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070509/ap_on_re_us/deaths_4}; Rolling Stone, no. 1027, 5/31/2007; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Bell, Richard, Canadian rock keyboardist and songwriter, d. 6/15/2007. The Band web site, 6/16?/2007 {http://theband.hiof.no/band_members/richard_bell.html}.
    d. in Toronto, Ontario at 61. AOL.com, 6/19/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/joplin-the-band-sideman-richard-bell/20070619165209990001}; STLtoday.com, 6/19/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_BELL?SITE=MOSTP}; Yahoo!News, 6/19/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070620/ap_on_re_us/deaths_1}; philly.com, 6/20/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070620_Richard_Bell__musician.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Bennett, Earl Fred, a.k.a. "Sir Frederick Gas", film editor, voice actor, and sound effects specialist, d. 10/4/2007 in Woodland Hills, CA at 87; b. 11/5/1919 in Kansas City, KS. Big Cartoon Forum, 10/6/2007 {http://forum.bcdb.com/forum/Error:%20Variable%20'hot_short_title'%20is%20not%20a%20code%20reference_P81829/}; latimes.com, 10/12/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings12oct12,1,6080285.story}; LA Daily News online, 11/5/2007 {http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7379546}.

  • Berger, Bernie, jazz reeds and piano player, d. 7/4/2007 in Clark, NJ at 76. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Bernabe, Paulino, Spanish luthier, d. 5/10/2007 in Madrid; b. 7/2/1932 in Madrid. Classical Guitar, v. 25 no. 11, July 2007; Soundboard, v. 33 no. 1-2, 2007.

  • Beverst, George E., teacher of piano, voice, and music theory, and composer, d. 2/10/2007 in Warren, MI at 77; b. 1930 in New York, NY. Daily Tribune, 2/12/2007 {http://www.dailytribune.com/stories/021207/obi_20070212005.shtml}.

  • Bicknell, Stephen, British organbuilder and historian, d. 8/18/2007 in London at 49; b. 12/20/1957 in Chelsea. American Organist, v. 41 no. 11, November 2007; Tracker, v. 52 no. 1, Winter 2008.

  • Big Moe, rapper, d. 10/14/2007 in Houston, TX at 33; b. Kenneth Moore. Click2Houston.com, 10/15/2007 {http://www.click2houston.com/entertainment/14343634/detail.html}.

  • Bigham, Francis Edward "Eddie", pianist and bandleader, d. 7/28/2007 in Newtown Square, PA at 87. philly.com, 8/5/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070805_Pianist_for_rich__for_famous__for_ages.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Bird, Helen Marie, piano teacher and church organist, d. 2/9/2007 in Crystal Lake, IL at 76; b. in Chicago, IL. Piano Guild Notes, v. 57 no. 1, Summer 2007.

  • Bitgood, Roberta, a.k.a. Roberta Wiersma music minister, organist, composer, and voice teacher, d. 4/15/2007 in New London, CT at 99; b. 1/15/1908 in New London, CT. American Organist, v. 41 no. 6, June 2007; Tracker, v. 51 no. 3, Summer 2007; Journal of the International Alliance for Women in Music, v. 13 no. 2, 2007.

  • Blair, Janet, actress and singer, d. 2/19/2007 in Santa Monica, CA at 85; b. Martha Janet Lafferty 1921 in Altoona, PA. AOL.com, 2/21/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/tv/articles/_a/1940s-actress-janet-blair-dies-at-85/20070221070309990001}; STLtoday.com, 2/20/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_BLAIR?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. Martha Jane Lafferty 4/23/1921. Independent Online Edition, 2/22/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2293444.ece}.

  • Blakey, Evelyn, jazz vocalist, d. 8/16/2007 in New York, NY at 59. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Blocker, Dave, jazz vocalist, d. 9/6/2007 in Newark, NJ at 67. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Bloomstrom, James, jazz drummer, d. 8/26/2007 in Portland, OR at 75; b. 12/15/1931 in Seattle, WA. Columbian.com, 8/31/2007 {http://www.columbian.com/obituaries/viewObit.cfm?obit=3598}.
    d. at 76. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Bluv, a.k.a. Benjamin M. Love, gospel (and multiple other popular genres) multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer, arranger, and producer, d. 1/4/2007 in Milwaukee, WI at 38; b. in Milwaukee. JSOnline, 1/13/2007 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=552512}.

  • Blyth, Alan, British critic, d. 8/14/2007 in Lavenham at 78; b. 7/31/1929. Opera, v. 58 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Bodanya, Natalie, soprano and teacher, d. 3/4/2007 in Santa Barbara, CA at 98; b. Natalie Bodanskaya 8/23/1908 in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 3/10/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/10/obituaries/10bodanya.html}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 12, June 2007.

  • Bonfils, Jean, French organist, musicologist, and editor, d. 11/26/2007 in Rennes at 86; b. 4/21/1921 in Saint-Étienne, Loire. American Organist, v. 42 no. 7, July 2008.

  • Booker, Johnny, skiffle singer and guitarist, d. 3/19/2007 in Vancouver, BC; b. John Martyn Booker 7/16/1934 in London. Independent Online Edition, 3/26/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2393341.ece}.

  • Borgstede, Bob, jazz guitarist, d. 5/3/2007 in Lincoln, NE at 56. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.
    d. in St. Louis, MO at 27; b. 6/11/1979. Personal email from Kara Baldus, friend, 8/20/2007.

  • Bornemann, Fritz, German theater architect, d. 5/28/2007 at 95; b. 2/1912. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Bortolotti, Mauro, Italian composer, d. 11/14/2007 at 80; b. 11/26/1926 in Narni. Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana, v. 41 no. 4, October/December 2007.

  • Boule Noire, Canadian multigenre singer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 6/18/2007 in Montreal, Quebec at 55; b. Georges Thurston 12/29/1951 in Bedford, Quebec. globeandmail.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20070705.OBTHURSTON03/TPStory/Obituaries}.

  • Bourque, Patrick, Canadian country bassist, d. 9/25/2007 in Montreal at 29; b. 9/27/1977 in Montreal. CBC.ca, 9/27/2007 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2007/09/27/patrick-bourque.html}.

  • Brackett, Leonard, jazz producer, d. 4/26/2007 in Rockwell, NC at 81. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Bradley, J. Robert (John Robert Lee), gospel and classical singer, d. 5/3/2007 in Nashville, TN at 87; b. in Memphis, TN. New York Times On the Web, 5/4/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/04/arts/music/04bradley.html}.

  • Bradshaw, Richard, British opera and choral conductor, d. 8/15/2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at 63; b. 1944 in Rugby. globeandmail.com, 8/16/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070816.wbradshaw0816/BNStory/Entertainment/home}; New York Times On the Web, 8/18/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/18/arts/music/18bradshaw.html}; Opera, v. 58 no. 10, October 2007; Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007; Opera America, Winter 2007.
    b. 4/26/1944. Opera News, v. 72 no. 5, November 2007.

  • Bragg, George, choral conductor, d. 5/31/2007 in Fort Worth, TX at 81. dallasnews.com, 6/7/2007 {http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/obituaries/stories/DN-braggobit_07met.ART0.West.Edition1.4325d13.html}.
    b. 1/24/1926 in Meridian, MS. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Braye, Bob "Eyarb", jazz drummer, d. 2/25/2007 in San Francisco, CA at 66. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Brecker, Michael, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 1/13/2007 in New York City at 57; b. 1949 in Philadelphia. Newsday.com, 1/13/2007 {http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny--obit-brecker0113jan13,0,95642.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork}; AOL.com, 1/14/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/grammy-winning-saxophonist-brecker-dies/20070114092109990001}; New York Times On the Web, 1/14/2007 {www.nytimes.com/2007/01/14/nyregion/14brecker.html}; chicagotribune.com, 1/15/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0701150004jan15,1,4871404.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 1020, 2/22/2007; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 3, March 2007.
    Michael Leonard Brecker; b. 3/29/1949. washingtonpost.com, 1/15/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/14/AR2007011401003.html}; Boston.com, 1/15/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/01/15/michael_brecker_57_was_leading_tenor_saxophonist/}.
    also composer. VOANews.com, 1/17/2007 {http://www.voanews.com/english/archive/2007-01/2007-01-17-voa73.cfm}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 3, March 2007.
    d. 1/12/2007. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Brewer, Teresa, jazz singer, d. 10/17/2007 in New Rochelle, NY at 76; b. 1931 in Toledo, OH. STLtoday.com, 10/17/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_BREWER?SITE=MOSTP}; cbs4.com, 10/17/2007 {http://cbs4.com/entertainment/entertainment_story_290211629.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1039, 11/15/2007.
    b. Theresa Breuer 5/7/1931. New York Times On the Web, 10/18/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/18/arts/18brewer.html}.
    b. 3/7/1931. Guardian Unlimited, 10/19/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2194476,00.html}.
    b. Theresa Veronica Breuer 5/7/1931. Independent Online Edition, 11/19/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3174402.ece}.
    Teresa Brewer, bassist [sic]. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Brock, Buddy, big band bandleader, d. 4/21/2007 in Washington state at 82; b. Clarence L. "Buddy" Brock Jr. 9/27/1924 in Houston, TX. chron.com, 4/29/2007 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/4759824.html}.
    d. in Sequim, WA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Brodie, Paul Zion, Canadian classical saxophonist, d. 11/19/2007 in Toronto, Ontario at 73; b. 4/10/1934 in Montreal, Quebec. globeandmail.com, 11/24/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071124.OBBRODIE24/TPStory/Obituaries/}; TheStar.com, 11/24/2007 {http://416-777-7777.com/entertainment/article/279034}.

  • Brodsky, Joel, music photographer, d. 3/1/2007 in Stamford, CT; b. 10/7/1939 in New York. Independent Online Edition, 3/6/2007 {http://www.independent.co.uk//eceRedirect?articleId=2332013}; Rolling Stone, no. 1023, 4/5/2007.
    Joel Lee Brodsky; b. in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 3/31/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/31/obituaries/31brodsky.html}.

  • Broido, Arnold, music publisher, d. 10/25/2007 in Haverford, PA at 87. NewMusicBox, 10/29/2007 {http://www.newmusicbox.org/printerfriendly.nmbx?id=5307}; Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.
    b. 1920. Instrumentalist, v. 62 no. 5, December 2007.

  • Brooks, Donnie, a.k.a. Johnny Faire, rock singer, d. 2/23/2007 in Panorama City, CA at 71; b. John Dee Abohosh 2/6/1936 in Dallas, TX. latimes.com, 2/28/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-brooks28feb28,1,5016584.story}.

  • Brooks, Gene, choral director and music professor, d. 7/21/2007 in Edmond, OK at 71; b. 6/15/1926 near Rush Springs, OK. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Brown, Darren "Wiz", British blues singer and guitarist, d. 1/31?/2007 at 44; b. in Tooting, south London. Guardian Unlimited, 2/1/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/otherlives/story/0,,2003017,00.html}.

  • Brown, George Edward, jazz drummer, d. 6/25/2007 in Paris, France at 66. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Brown, Sophie Feuermann, pianist, d. 2007? Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.

  • Browne, George, Trinidadian singer, guitarist, and actor, d. 3/23/2007; b. Edric Browne 5/4/1920 in Port of Spain. Guardian Unlimited, 4/7/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2051839,00.html}.

  • Brownlow, Jack, jazz pianist, d. 10/27/2007 in Wenatchee, WA at 84. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Bruce, Carol, actress and singer on stage and screen, d. 10/9/2007 in Woodland Hills, CA at 87; b. Shirley Levy 11/15/1919 in Great Neck, NY. latimes.com, 10/14/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings14oct14,1,5650179.story}; Independent Online Edition, 10/17/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3067208.ece}.

  • Budden, Julian Medforth, British musicologist, radio producer and host, d. 2/28/2007; b. 4/9/1924 in Hoylake, Merseyside. Guardian Unlimited, 3/7/2007 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,2028119,00.html}; Opera America Newsline, v. 16 no. 7, April 2007.
    d. in Florence; b. in Hoylake, Cheshire. Independent Online Edition, 3/26/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2393342.ece}; Opera, v. 58 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Bull, Storm, pianist, teacher, author, and composer, d. 7/22/2007 in Mesa, AZ; b. 1913 in Chicago, IL. Laurie Sampsel on MLA-L, 7/23/2007.

  • Bulson, Howard, lounge pianist, d. 5/7/2007 in Seattle, WA at 72; b. 5/11/1934 in Mexico, MO seattlepi.com, 5/8/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2553909.ece}.

  • Bundles, Stack, rapper, d. 6/11/2007 in Queens, NY at 24; b. Rayquon Elliot. STLtoday.com, 6/12/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_STACK_BUNDLES?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Burdette, Wayne, jazz bassist, d. 5/15/2007 in Charleston, SC at 56. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Burley, Fulton, tenor, Disneyland performer, d. 5/7/2007 in Carlsbad, CA at 84; b. in Toronto, Ontario. latimes.com, 5/17/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-burley17may17,1,3897896.story}; Boston.com, 5/18/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/18/fulton_burley_at_84_vocalist_longtime_disneyland_performer/}.

  • Burnam, Edna Mae, author and composer, d. 4/27/2007 in Sacramento, CA; b. 1907. Clavier, v. 46 no. 8, October 2007.

  • Burns, Richard, rock musician, d. 11/5/2007 in Camarillo, CA at 64; b. 1943 in Woodbine, IA. VenturaCountyStar.com, 11/10/2007 {http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/nov/10/member-of-60s-band-the-dartells-dies/}.

  • Burt, Ron, New Zealand guitarist, d. 10/8/2007 in Wellington?; b. 1928 in West Ham, London, England. Classical Guitar, v. 26 no. 5, January 2008.

  • Burwell, Paul, jazz drummer, d. 2/4/2007 in England at 57. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Byrd, Bobby, soul keyboardist and vocalist, d. 9/12/2007 in Loganville, GA at 73. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.
    also bandleader; b. 8/15/1934 in Toccoa, GA. Rolling Stone, no. 1036, 10/4/2007.

  • Calvert, Casey, rock guitarist and singer, d. 11/23/2007 in Washington, DC at 25. AOL.com, 11/26/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/music-news-story/ar/_a/hawthorne-heights-guitarist-dies-on-bus/20071126160509990001}.
    d. 11/24/2007 at 26; b. 1981. Rolling Stone, no. 1042/1043, 12/27/2007 / 1/10/2008.

  • Camara, Dale (Huling), hornist, d. 12/7/2007. CIM Notes, Summer 2008.

  • Cambon, Elise Murray, organist, music minister, choir director, and music professor, d. 12/30/2007 in New Orleans, LA at 90. American Organist, v. 42 no. 3, March 2008.

  • Campbell, Elaine, Canadian lyricist, d. 8/11/2007 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island at 81; b. Elaine Helen Leiterman 9/15/1925 in South Porcupine, Ontario. globeandmail.com, 8/16/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20070816.OBCAMPBELL16/TPStory/}.

  • Campbell, Jimmy, British singer and songwriter, d. 2/12/2007 in Liverpool; b. 1/4/1944 in Liverpool. Independent Online Edition, 2/14/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2268053.ece}.

  • Campbell, Robert, musicologist, d. 12/19/2007. AMS Newsletter, v. 38 no. 2, August 2008.

  • Camporeale, Marc Lawrence, rock musician, d. 10/28/2007; b. 1961. New York Times On the Web, 11/25/2007 {http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=980CE1DB173AF936A15752C1A9619C8B63}.
    d. in the Otis Reservoir in Massachusetts at 46. cbs3springfield.com, 10/29/2007 {http://www.cbs3springfield.com/news/local/10875016.html}.

  • Cantero, Jose Luis, Spanish singer, d. 6/19/2007 at 69. philly.com, 6/21/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070621_Jose_Luis_Cantero___Spanish_singer__69.html}.
    a.k.a. El Fary; b. in Madrid. Yahoo!News, 6/19/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070620/ap_on_re_us/deaths_1}.
    José Luis Cantero Rada, also actor, d. in Madrid; b. 8/20/1937. Independent Online Edition, 6/21/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2686789.ece}.

  • Cargill, Henson, country singer, d. 3/24/2007 in Oklahoma City, OK at 66. STLtoday.com, 3/27/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_CARGILL?SITE=MOSTP}; CBS NEWS online, 3/27/2007 {http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/03/27/ap/entertainment/main2613519.shtml}.
    b. in Oklahoma City, OK. latimes.com, 3/28/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings28.1mar28,1,3620879.story}.

  • Carson, Bill (Billie Rae), rock guitarist and guitar designer, "test pilot of the Stratocaster", d. 2/15/2007; b. 7/8/1926. Guardian Unlimited, 5/14/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2078708,00.html}.
    d. in Nashville, TN; b. in Meridian, OK. Independent Online Edition, 6/5/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2614577.ece}.

  • Carson, Margaret, classical music publicist, d. 10/11/2007 in Manhattan at 96; b. 1911 in Salt Lake City, UT. New York Times On the Web, 10/13/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/13/arts/music/13carson.html}; Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.
    b. 7/11/1911. Opera News, v. 72 no. 8, February 2008.

  • Carson, Sal, jazz trumpeter, d. ca. 10/9/2007 at 86. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Carver, Ralph E., organist and organ restorer, d. 5/31/2007 in Mashpee, MA at 91. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Cathaway, Rick, rock bassist, guitarist, and teacher, d. 5/20/2007 in Ventura County, CA; b. 11/2/1946 in Burbank, CA. Ventura County Star, 5/23/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/venturacountystar/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=88262530}.

  • Chace, Frank, jazz reeds player, d. 12/28/2007 in Evanston, IL at 83. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Chamberlain, Gerald, trombonist, d. 2007? Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.

  • Cheatham, Jimmy, jazz trombonist, bandleader, and teacher, d. 1/12/2007 in San Diego, CA at 83 [sic]; b. 6/18/1924 in Birmingham, AL. SignOnSandDiego.com, 1/17/2007 {http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/obituaries/20070117-9999-7m17cheatham.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 3, March 2007.
    b. James R. Cheatham. Independent Online Edition, 1/20/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2169228.ece}.
    d. at 82. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Cheren, Mel, pioneering disco record publisher and cover artist, d. 12/7/2007 in New York City at 74; b. 1/21/1933 in Everett, MA. New York Sun online, 12/11/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/67809}.
    d. in Manhattan; b. Melvin Cheren. New York Times On the Web, 12/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/21/arts/21cheren.html}.

  • Childers, Buddy, jazz trumpeter, d. 5/24/2007. Mike Vax on Trumpet Players International Network (mailing list) 5/25/2007, forwarded by "Gordo" to alt.obituaries 5/25/2007.
    Marion "Buddy" Childers, also bandleader, d. in Los Angeles, CA; b. 2/12/1926 in St. Louis, MO. Independent Online Edition, 5/30/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2591492.ece}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 7, July 2007.
    d. in Ojai, CA at 81. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Chinnock, Bill, guitarist, keyboardist, and singer-songwriter, d. 3/8?/2007 in Yarmouth, ME at 59. WCSH6.com, 3/8/2007 {http://www.wcsh6.com/news/article.aspx?storyid=54426}.
    d. 3/7/2007. Rolling Stone, no. 1023, 4/5/2007.

  • Chism, Chico, blues drummer and singer, d. 1/28/2007 in Phoenix, AZ at 79; b. Napoleon Chism 5/23/1927 Shreveport, LA. Tucson Citizen online, 1/29/2007 {http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/daily/local/40112.php}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Christie, Gratia, mezzo, d. 2/15/2007 in New York City. New York Times, 2/25/2007.

  • Chrisye, Indonesian popular singer, d. 3/30/2007 in Cipete, South Jakarta at 58; b. Chrismansyah Rahardi. JakartaPost.com, 4/1/2007 {http://www.thejakartapost.com/detailnational.asp?fileid=20070401.A03&irec=2}.

  • Cillario, Carlo Felice, conductor and violinist, d. 12/13/2007 in Bologna at 92; b. 2/7/1915 in Mendoza, Argentina. Telegraph.co.uk, 12/26/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;jsessionid=NIXFSU1CDLOZNQFIQMGCFGGAVCBQUIV0?xml=/news/2007/12/21/db2102.xml}.
    b. in San Rafael, Mendoza. Opera, v. 59 no. 3, March 2008.

  • Clare, Natalia, ballerina, d. 4/8/2007 in Torrance, CA at 87; b. 9/3/1919 in Los Angeles, CA. New York Times On the Web, 4/20/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/20/arts/dance/20clare.html}.

  • Clark, Mahlon, jazz clarinetist, d. 9/20/2007 in Van Nuys, CA at 84. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Clark, Milton Jr., singer and actor, d. 5/31/2007 in Media, PA at 48; b. in Philadelphia, PA. philly.com, 6/14/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070614_Milton_Clark_Jr____Singer__actor__48.html}.

  • Clark, Mike, drummer and studio owner, d. 2/1/2007 in Cumming, GA at 63; b. in Atlanta, GA. cbs46.com, 2/6/2007 {http://www.cbs46.com/Global/story.asp?S=6046420}.

  • Clay, Philippe, French popular singer, d. 12/13/2007; b. Philippe Mathevet 3/7/1927 in Paris. guardian.co.uk, 1/16/2008 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/jan/16/france.arts}.

  • Cochran, Charles, country pianist, arranger, and songwriter, d. 6/7/2007 at 71; b. in Midway, PA. TENNESSEAN.com, 6/8/2007 {http://tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070608/ENTERTAINMENT01/70608092}.

  • Cohen, Harvey, film and television composer and orchestrator, d. 1/14/2007 in Los Angeles at 55; b. in Massachusetts. STLtoday.com, 1/15/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_COHEN?SITE=MOSTP}.
    also played piano and several wind instruments; b. in Brookline, MA. ContraCostaTimes.com, 1/15/2007 {http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/16466518.htm}.

  • Colantonio, Emily, piano teacher, d. 8/2/2007 in Needham, MA at 93; b. in Needham, MA. Boston.com, 8/6/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/08/06/emily_colantonio_taught_piano_to_thousands_at_93/}.

  • Coleman, Kent, violin teacher, d. 6/19/2007 in Bellevue, WA at 51. seattletimes.com, 6/21/2007 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003756377_colemanobit21.html}.

  • Collins, Ada Wrenne Weeks, a.k.a. "Groovy Granny", country-gospel guitarist and pianist, d. 8/17/2007 in Beech Island, SC at 97; b. in Tullahoma, TN. Yahoo!News, 8/20/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070820/ap_on_re_us/deaths}.

  • Collins, Burt, jazz trumpeter, d. 2/23/2007 in Philadelphia, PA at 75. Cadence, v. 33 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Colovas, George, a.k.a. Jamie Coe, rock singer and club owner, d. 1/21/2007 in Livonia, MI at 71; b. in Highland Park, MI. freep.com, 1/27/2007 {http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070127/NEWS08/70127011}.

  • Coltrane, Alice, jazz pianist, widow of John Coltrane, d. 1/12/2007 in West Hills, CA at 69; b. Alice McLeod in Detroit. AOL.com, 1/14/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/jazz-pianist-alice-coltrane-dies-in/20070114172609990001}; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 3, March 2007.
    also composer and organist; b. 8/27/1937. New York Times On the Web, 1/14/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-coltrane14jan14,1,7953112.story}; chicagotribune.com, 1/15/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0701150006jan15,1,5657838.story}.
    also vibes player. New York Times On the Web, 1/15/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/15/arts/music/15colt.html}.
    also harpist and bandleader. Independent Online Edition, 1/16/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2157386.ece}; Rolling Stone, no. 1020, 2/22/2007; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 3, March 2007; Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Compton, Sam Ray Jr., luthier, d. 2007 at 52. Strad, v. 118, no. 1409, September 2007.

  • Condon, Les, British jazz trumpeter and pianist, d. 11/2007 at 77; b. Richard Leslie Condon 2/23/1930 in Kennington, London. Jazz Journal International, v. 61 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Conkling, Donna King, pop singer, d. 6/20/2007 in Plano, TX at 88; b. Donna Olivia Driggs 9/3/1918 in Sanford, CO. latimes.com, 6/22/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-kingdonna22jun22,1,4496988.story}; Boston.com, 6/23/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/06/23/donna_king_conkling_singer_with_the_king_sisters_at_88/}.

  • Conlin, Joseph H., impresario, d. 3/5/2007 in West Palm Beach, FL; b. 2/12/1928 in Chicago, IL. Opera News, v. 71 no. 12, June 2007.

  • Connell, John, British bass, d. 3/23/2007 at 50; b. 4/11/1956 in Glasgow. Times Online, 6/6/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1890074.ece}.
    d. in Blackpool. Opera, v. 58 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Cook, Richard David, British jazz writer, editor, and record producer, d. 8/25/2007 in London; b. 2/7/1957 in Kew, Surrey. Independent Online Edition, 9/1/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2917315.ece}; New York Times On the Web, 9/13/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/13/arts/music/13cook.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 11, November 2007; Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Cooper, Alan, jazz clarinetist and soprano saxophonist, d. 8/22/2007 in England at 76. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Cooper, Albert, British luthier and violin collector, d. at 94. Strad, v. 118, no. 1406, June 2007.
    also dealer, d. 4/4/2007 at 93; b. 11/24/1913. Guardian Unlimited, 6/27/2007 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,2112226,00.html}.

  • Cox, Norrie (Norman S.), jazz clarinetist and bandleader, d. 3/7/2007 in Milwaukee, WI at 75; b. in England. JS Online, 3/14/2007 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=577846}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Crabtree, Alan Robert, Canadian organist, d. 11/8/2007 in Thornbury, Ontario at 73; b. 4/1/1934 in Toronto. American Organist, v. 42 no. 4, April 2008.

  • Crawford, Hubie, jazz bassist, d. ca. 10/29/2007 in Detroit, MI at 61. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Crespin, Régine, French soprano, d. 7/5/2007 in Paris at 80; b. 1927 in Marseilles [sic]. Playbill Arts online, 7/5/2007 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/6743.html}.
    d. 7/4/2007; b. 2/23/1927. New York Times On the Web, 7/6/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/06/arts/music/06crespin.html}.
    d. 7/5/2007; b. in Marseille. International Herald Tribune online, 7/5/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/07/05/arts/EU-A-E-STG-France-Obit-Crespin.php}; Yahoo!News, 7/6/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070706/ap_on_re_us/deaths_1}; latimes.com, 7/6/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-crespin6jul06,1,803950.story}; Boston.com, 7/6/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/06/regine_crespin_diva_noted_for_magnetism/}.
    d. 7/5/2007; b. in Marseilles [sic]. Times Online, 7/7/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2039457.ece}; Independent Online Edition, 7/9/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2747717.ece}; Opera America Newsline, v. 16 no. 10, July/August 2007.
    d. 7/4/2007; b. in Marseille. washingtonpost.com, 7/7/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/06/AR2007070601959.html}.
    d. 7/6/2007. Opera, v. 58 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Crumbaugh, Paul G., jazz trombonist, d. 3/17/2007 in Chicago, IL at 92; b. 1915 in Indiana. chicagotribune.com, 4/7/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0704060377apr07,1,6898446.story}.

  • Culver, Christopher, music professor and jazz trombonist, d. 3/7/2007 at 54. Newsday.com, 3/8/2007 {http://www.newsday.com/news/printedition/longisland/ny-lipost085122108mar08,0,7024028.story}.

  • Curfman, David R., neurosurgeon, organist, and choirmaster, d. 7/24/2007 in Washington, DC at 65; b. 1/2/1942 in Bucyrus, OH. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Curtis, Pat, pianist and teacher, d. 7/23/2007 in Virginia Beach, VA at 78; b. Edwin Moore Curtis Jr. 1929 in Norfolk, VA. PilotOnline.com, 7/24/2007 {http://content.hamptonroads.com/story.cfm?story=129003&ran=170850}.

  • Dallas, Frank "Sonny", jazz bassist, d. 7/22/2007 in Long Island, NY at 76. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Dangerfield, Tony (Anthony Stuart), British rock singer and bassist, d. 7/20/2007 in London; b. 8/31/1944 in Wolverhampton. Independent Online Edition, 8/22/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2883798.ece}.

  • Daniels, Dinah, classical music administrator, d. 3/11/2007 in Pittsburgh, PA at 60; b. in Newton, MA. post-gazette.com, 3/15/2007 {http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07074/769629-122.stm}.

  • Daniels, Stan, TV writer and producer and Broadway songwriter, d. 4/6/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 72; b. in Toronto. CNN.com, 4/11/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/TV/04/11/obit.daniels.ap/index.html}.

  • Danzer, Georg, Austrian pop singer and songwriter, d. 6/21/2007 in St. Pölten; b. 10/7/1946 in Vienna. Independent Online Edition, 6/30/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2723189.ece}.

  • Datz-Pyle, Debbi, Hollywood orchestra contractor, d. 6/17/2007. SoundtrackNet, 6/17/2007 {http://www.soundtrack.net/news/article/?id=1010}.

  • D'Auri, Gino, flamenco guitarist, d. 1/26/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 69; b. in Rome. latimes.com, 2/12/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-dauri12feb12,1,4863605.story}.

  • Davey, Arthur Eugene, jazz saxophonist, flutist, and vocalist, d. 5/13/2007 in Denver, CO at 103. Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Davidson, Erika, opera photographer, d. 3/21/2007 in New York, NY; b. 7/19/1926 in Frankfurt, Germany. Opera News, v. 71 no. 12, June 2007.

  • Davis, Art, jazz bassist, d. 7/29/2007 in Long Beach, CA at 73; b. 12/5/1933 in Harrisburg, PA. latimes.com, 8/4/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-davis4aug04,1,1205120.story}; STLtoday.com, 8/4/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_ART_DAVIS?SITE=MOSTP}; Chron.com, 8/8/2007 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/deaths/5029677.html}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1410, October 2007.
    Arthur D. Davis, also bandleader and psychologist. Independent Online Edition, 8/10/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2851409.ece}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 9, September 2007.
    Arthur David Davis; b. 12/6/1934. Guardian Unlimited, 8/28/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2157143,00.html}.
    d. at 72. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Davis, Brian, British jazz writer and researcher, d. 2/26/2007 in Cornwall. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Davis, Humphrey Stewart Jr., jazz saxophonist, bandleader, and musical director, d. 5/12/2007 in New Orleans, LA; b. 11/14/1949. nola.com, 5/18/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/23/opinion/l23vegan.html}.
    d. in Tulane, LA at 57. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Davis, James B., gospel singer and bandleader, d. 4/17/2007 in Philadelphia, PA at 90. New York Times On the Web, 4/28/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/28/arts/28jdavis.html}.
    James B. Davis Sr.; b. 6/6/1916 in Greenville, SC. Yahoo!News, 4/28/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070429/ap_on_re_us/deaths_14}; latimes.com, 4/29/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-davis29apr29,1,3273698.story}.
    James Bodie Davis, also songwriter. SFGate.com, 4/30/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/04/30/BAGHFPHV841.DTL}; Times Online, 5/12/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1779258.ece}.
    d. at 91. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Davis, Tex, a.k.a. Sheriff Tex Davis, a.k.a. William Beuregard Davis, rock/country songwriter, manager, and promoter, d. 8/29/2007 in Nashville, TN at 93; b. William Douchette in Connecticut. TENNEESSEAN.com, 8/30/2007 {http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070830/ENTERTAINMENT01/708300428/0/ENTERTAINMENT01}.

  • Dawes, Thomas W., rock musician and jingle writer, d. 10/13/2007 in Manhattan at 64; b. 7/25/1943 in Albany, NY. New York Times On the Web, 11/2/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/02/arts/02dawes.html}.

  • Day, Roger Cooper, British printer and amateur (but accomplished) organist, pianist, clarinetist, cellist, ukelele player, and composer, d. 4/8/2007; b. 6/14/1933 in Berlin, Germany. Telegraph.co.uk, 5/31/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/05/31/db3103.xml}.

  • Day, Sonny, New Zealander blues-rock musician, d. 8/10/2007 in Auckland. nzherald.co.nz, 8/10/2007 {http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/1501119/story.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10456967}.

  • de Brossard, Yolande, French musicologist, d. 2007; b. 1917. Revue de Musicologie, v. 94 no. 2, 2008.

  • De Carlo, Yvonne, actress and singer, d. 1/8/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 84. Playbill online, 1/10/2007 {http://www.playbill.com/news/article/104795.html}.
    d. in Woodland Hills, CA; b. Margaret Yvonne Middleton 9/1/1922 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Independent Online Edition, 1/12/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2145104.ece}.

  • de Toledano, Ralph, jazz writer, d. 2/3/2007 in Washington, DC at 90. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Deacon, Rob (Robert Andrew), British record producer, d. 9/8/2007 at 42; b. 8/6/1965 in Sutton-at-Hone, Kent. Guardian Unlimited, 10/10/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2187245,00.html}.

  • deLay, Paul, blues harmonica player, d. 3/7/2007 in Portland, OR at 55. kgw.com, 3/8/2007 {http://www.kgw.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D8NNMRD82.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.
    b. in Portland, OR. Salem-News.com, 3/7/2007 {http://www.salem-news.com/articles/march072007/delay_dies_3607.php}.

  • Delp, Brad, rock singer and guitarist, d. 3/9/2007 in Atkinson, NH at 55. Variety.com, 3/9/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117960892.html}; AOL.com, 3/9/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/articles/_a/brad-delp-lead-singer-of-boston-dies-at/20070309190909990001}; Yahoo!News, 3/9/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070310/ap_on_re_us/deaths_10}; latimes.com, 3/10/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings10.1mar10,1,6181366.story}.
    b. 1951 in Danvers, MA. New York Times On the Web, 3/10/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/10/arts/music/10cnd-delp.html}; Boston.com, 3/10/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/03/10/brad_delp_55_lead_singer_for_bestselling_70s_band_boston/}; SFGate.com, 3/11/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/03/11/BAGDBOJC751.DTL}.
    d. 3/10/2007. philly.com, 3/11/2007 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/16877354.htm}.
    Bradley E. Delp, d. 3/9/2007; b. 6/12/1951. Independent Online Edition, 3/12/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2350005.ece}; Seoul Times online, 3/14?/2007 {http://theseoultimes.com/ST/?url=/ST/db/read.php?idx=4939}; Rolling Stone, no. 1023, 4/5/2007.

  • Dennis, Kent S., chemist, organist, organ teacher, and orchestra administrator, d. 1/1/2007 in Midland, MI at 78; b; 6/25/1928 in Donora, PA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 4, April 2007.

  • DePriest, Akbar, jazz drummer, d. 5/2/2007 at 76. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • DeRhodes, Jon, jazz saxophonist and pianist, d. 6/5/2007 in Kent, England at 44. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Deveney, (Gerard) Matt, rock keyboardist and singer, d. 6/5/2007 in South Boston, MA at 35. Boston.com, 6/9/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/06/09/matt_deveney_35_musician_in_grateful_dead_cover_bands/}.

  • Devinu, Giusy, Italian soprano, d. 5/2/2007 in Selargius (Cagliari) at 46; b. 5/11/1960 in Cagliari. Opera, v. 58 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Dickenson, Jean, coloratura soprano, d. 1/26/2007 in Briarcliff Manor, NY; b. 12/10/1913 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Opera News, v. 71 no. 11, May 2007.

  • Dineen, William, organist and music critic, d. 7/26/2007 in Greenville, RI at 91. American Organist, v. 42 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Disco D, hip-hop DJ and producer, d. 1/23/2007 in Washington, DC at 26; b. David Shayman. freep.com, 1/25/2007 {http://freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070125/ENT04/701250322/1010/NEWS08}.

  • Dodd, Mary Ann, organist and author, d. 1/1/2007 in Cooperstown, NY; b. Mary Ann Howell 9/6/1931 in Pullman, WA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Doherty, Denny, rock singer and songwriter, d. 1/19/2007 in Mississauga, Ontario at 66; b. in Halifax, Nova Scotia. CNN.com, 1/19/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/19/obit.doherty.ap/index.html}; TheShowBuzz.com, 1/19/2007 {http://www.showbuzz.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/01/19/people_late_great/main2379091.shtml}; New York Times On the Web, 1/20/2007 {www.nytimes.com/2007/01/20/arts/music/20doherty.html}.
    b. 11/29/1940. BBC NEWS online, 1/20/2007 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6281309.stm}; ninemsn.com.au, 1/20/2007 {http://www.optusnet.com.au/news/story/abc/20070120/17/entertainment/18305}; Rolling Stone, no. 1019, 2/8/2007.

  • Dolan, Joe, Irish pop star, d. 12/26/2007 in Dublin; b. in Mullingar in Westmeath. RTÉ.ie Entertainment, 12/26/2007.
    d. at 68. STLtoday.com, 12/27/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_DOLAN?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times On the Web, 12/29/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/29/arts/music/29dolan.html}.
    b. 10/16/1943. Independent.co.uk, 12/28/2007 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/joe-dolan-charttopping-romantic-singer-767063.html}.

  • Dolukhanova, Zara, Russian mezzo, d. 12/5/2007; b. Zara Makarian 3/5/1918 in Moscow. Opera News, v. 72 no. 9, March 2008.

  • Donlin, Rae Anne, coffeehouse owner/folk music promoter, d. 3/13/2007 in Newton, MA at 68; b. Rae Anne Wilson. Boston.com, 3/15/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/03/15/rae_anne_donlin_nurtured_folk_music_with_passim_coffeehouse/}.

  • Dorn, Joel, jazz record producer, d. 12/17/2007 in New York City at 65; b. 4/7/1942. hyenarecords.com, 12/18/2007 {http://www.hyenarecords.com/node/671}; latimes.com, 12/19/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-dorn19dec19,1,2791730.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 1044, 1/24/2008; Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.
    d. in Manhattan; b. in Yeadon, PA. New York Times On the Web, 12/19/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/19/arts/19dorn.html}.
    b. in Philadelphia, PA. washingtonpost.com, 12/19/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/18/AR2007121802023.html}.

  • Dr. Jockenstein, a.k.a. Roderick G. "Rod" King, d.j., d. 4/30/2007 in St. Louis, MO at 55. STLtoday.com, 4/30/2007 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/stlouiscitycounty/story/1E504CAB19284F3A862572CD0061F4AF?OpenDocument}.

  • Drabowicz, Wojciech, Polish baritone, d. 3/27/2007 in Poznan; b. 3/24/1966 in Poznan. Independent Online Edition, 4/30/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2496665.ece}; Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 6, June 2007; Opera News, v. 72 no. 2, August 2007; Opera, v. 58 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Dreznes, Christine E., record store owner, d. 6/21/2007 in Chicago, IL at 89; b. 11/19/1917 in Chicago, IL. suntimes.com, 6/24/2007 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/440916,CST-NWS-XDREZ24.article}.

  • Drummond, R. Paul, choral director and music professor, d. 9/27/2007 at 60; b. 1947. Choral Journal, v. 48 no. 5, November 2007.

  • Druzhinin, Feodor, Russian violist, d. 2007 at 75. Strad, v. 118, no. 1409, September 2007.

  • Dube, Lucky, South African reggae singer, d. 10/18/2007 in Johannesburg at 43. AOL.com, 10/19/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/music-news-story/ar/_a/african-reggae-star-lucky-dube-killed/20071019064409990001}; BBC NEWS online, 10/19/2007 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7052050.stm}; CBC.ca, 10/19/2007 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2007/10/19/lucky-dube-killed.html}; Economist.com, 10/25/2007 {http://economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10015816}; Independent on Saturday, 10/28/2007 {http://www.tios.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=1017&fArticleId=nw20071028140133771C319758}.
    Lucky Philip Dube, also songwriter; b. 8/3/1964 near Ermelo. Times Online, 10/19/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2696899.ece}.
    d. in Rosettenville. New York Times On the Web, 10/20/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/20/world/africa/20safrica.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1039, 11/15/2007.

  • DuBrow, Kevin, heavy metal singer, d. 11/26/2007 in Las Vegas, NV at 52. AOL.com, 11/26/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/music-news-story/ar/_a/quiet-riot-singer-dubrow-found-dead/20071126132709990001}; STLtoday.com, 11/26/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_DUBROW?SITE=MOSTP}; CNN.com, 11/26/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/11/26/obit.dubrow/index.html}.
    Kevin Mark DuBrow, also songwriter, d. 11/25/2007; b. 10/29/1955. New York Times On the Web, 11/27/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/27/arts/27dubrow.html}; Independent Online Edition, 11/28/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3201549.ece}; Rolling Stone, no. 1042/1043, 12/27/2007 / 1/10/2008.
    b. in Los Angeles, CA. Times Online, 12/11/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3030661.ece}.

  • Duffy, John Charles, musicologist, chorister, choral conductor, and music critic, d. 3/15/2007 in Gettysburg, PA at 64. Mark DeVoto on AMS-L, 3/24/2007.

  • Duke, Jay, jazz drummer, d. 1/17/2007 in Montclair, NJ at 80. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Duskin, Big Joe, boogie-woogie pianist, d. 5/6/2007 in Cincinnati, OH at 86. FOX19.com, 5/6/2007 {http://www.fox19.com/Global/story.asp?S=6477071&nav=0zHF}.
    b. in Alabama. Yahoo!News, 5/8/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070509/ap_on_re_us/deaths_4}.
    d. 5/5/2007. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Dykstra, Andrea, musicologist, d. 12/18/2007. AMS Newsletter, v. 38 no. 2, August 2008.

  • Dymiotis, Phanos (Theophanis Nicolau), composer and violinist, d. 3/10/2007 on Route 301 near Middletown, DE at 41; b. on Cyprus. washingtonpost.com, 3/23/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/22/AR2007032202070_2.html}.

  • Eaton, Sidney F., organbuilder, d. 11/16/2007 in North Reading, MA at 99; b. 5/29/1908 in North Reading, MA. Tracker, v. 52 no. 2, Spring 2008.

  • Eben, Petr, Czech composer, d. 10/24/2007 in Prague at 78; b. 1/22/1929. MSN.com, 10/25/2007 {http://entertainment.msn.com/news/article.aspx?news=281027&affid=100055}; Google News, 10/25/2007 {http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jj4yj37U9DWYfLMh8iNpt2MokknA}.
    also organist; b. in &Zhacek;amberk. Independent Online Edition, 10/27/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3101964.ece}; American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008; Organ, v. 86, no. 343, Mary/May 2008.

  • Ebsen, Vilma, dancer, teacher, and actress, sister of Buddy Ebsen, d. 3/12/2007 in Thousand Oaks, CA at 96. STLtoday.com, 3/20/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_EBSEN?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Edwards, Esmond, recording executive, d. 1/20/2007 in Santa Barbara, CA; b. 10/29/1927 in Nassau, Bahamas. latimes.com, 1/27/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/LATimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStoryPrint&PersonID=86152357}.
    d. in Pasadena, CA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Elaheh, Iranian classical singer, d. 8/15/2007 in Iran at 73; b. Bahar Gholam Hosseinin, 4/7/1934. Times Online, 8/31/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2358244.ece}.

  • Emmanuel, Terry (Terrence Lloyd), singer, dancer, and actor, d. 4/2/2007 in Overbrook, PA at 56; b. in Philadelphia, PA. philly.com, 4/6/2007 {http://www.philly.com/dailynews/obituaries/20070406_Terry_Emmanuel__56__entertainer_with_many_roles.html}.

  • Enck, Lieselotte, German soprano, d. 1/23/2007 at 89; b. 1918. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 3, March 3007.

  • Englert, Giuseppe G., composer and organist, d. 3/29/2007 in Paris, France at 80; b. 1927 in Fiesole, Italy. American Organist, v. 41 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Essien, Gabe, jazz clarinetist, d. 10/10/2007 at 72. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Evans, Edgar, British tenor, d. 2/22/2007 at 94; b. 6/9/1912 in Cwrt Newydd, Cardiganshire. Telegraph.co.uk, 2/26/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/26/db2602.xml}.
    d. in London. Opera News, v. 71 no. 11, May 2007.
    d. in Harrow; b. near Cwrt Newydd. Opera, v. 58 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Evans, Frank, British jazz guitarist, composer, and arranger, d. 2007; b. 1930. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 25 no. 8, April 2007.

  • Evans, Ray, Hollywood songwriter, d. 2/15/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 92; b. 2/4/1915 in Salamanca, NY. latimes.com, 3/1/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-ex-evansobit16feb17,0,6578096.story}; New York Times On the Web, 2/17/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/17/arts/music/17evans.html}; AOL.com, 2/19/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/songwriter-ray-evans-dies-at-92/20070217094809990001}.

  • Eyermann, Tim (Albert Timothy), jazz winds player, bandleader, and teacher, d. 5/1/2007 in Miami, FL at 60; b. in Pittsburgh, PA. washingtonpost.com, 5/14/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/13/AR2007051301151.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Eytle, Tommy (Thomas Daniel Hicks), British actor, singer, and guitarist, d. 6/19/2007 in Reading; b. 7/16/1926 in Georgetown, Guyana. Independent Online Edition, 6/29/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2720049.ece}.

  • Ezell, Ralph, country bassist, engineer, and manager, d. 11/30/2007 in Pickstown, SD at 54; b. in Newton, County, MS [sic]. Sequoyah County Times On the Web, 12/13/2007 {http://www.sequoyahcountytimes.com/articles/2007/12/13/news/frontd.txt}.

  • Fahey, Brian, British big-band arranger and composer, d. 4/4/2007 at 87; b. 4/25/1919 in Margate, Kent. Times Online, 5/17/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1804677.ece}.
    also bandleader, d. in England. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Fairley, E. (Edward) Lee, music librarian and cellist, d. 5/19/2007 in Arlington, VA at 89; b. in Hannibal, NY. washingtonpost.com, 5/25/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/24/AR2007052402320.html}.

  • Farquhar, David, New Zealander composer and music professor, d. at 79 in Victoria?; b. 1928 in Cambridge. Radio New Zealand News online, 5/8/2007 {http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/latest/200705081708/death_of_composer_david_farquhar}.

  • Farrell, Bill, pop singer, d. 6/30/2007 in Rancho Mirage, CA; b. Bill Fiorelli. latimes.com, 7/10/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/latimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=90481587}.
    also pianist, d. at 81. Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Feldstein, Sandy, composer, percussionist, and publishing executive, d. 8/30/2007; b. 1940. Instrumentalist, v. 62 no. 5, December 2007.

  • Felton, Hilton Clay Jr., jazz pianist, musical director, and composer, d. 2/13/2007 in Washington, DC at 60; b. in Norfolk, VA. washingtonpost.com, 2/17/2070 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/16/AR2007021602040.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Fennell, Elizabeth Ludwig, music publisher and arranger, d. 4/20/2007 at 90. Instrumentalist, v. 61 no. 11, June 2007.

  • Fetsch, Bill "Dr. Jazz", jazz drummer and d.j., d. 3/5/2007 in Portland, OR at 79. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Fields, Freddie, Hollywood producer, studio executive, and agent, d. 12/11/2007 in Beverly Hills, CA at 84; b. Fred Feldman 7/12/1923 in Ferndale, NY. New York Times On the Web, 12/13/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/13/arts/13fields.html}.

  • Fisher, Ian, rock singer, d. 10/22/2007 on Koh Samui, Thailand; b. Scott Harrison Fisher 9/26/1956. seattlepi.com, 11/5/2007 {http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/thebigblog/archives/125088.asp}.

  • Flesch, Siegfried, German musicologist, d. 12/2007; b. 10/11/1933 in Suhl. Newsletter of the American Handel Society, v. 22 no. 3, Winter 2007.

  • Fogelberg, Dan, rock singer and songwriter, d. 12/16/2007 in Maine at 56. USATODAY.com, 12/16/2007 {http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/news/2007-12-16-fogelberg-obit_N.htm}; STLtoday.com, 12/17/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_FOGELBERG?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times On the Web, 12/17/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/17/arts/music/17fogelberg.html}.
    b. Daniel Grayling Fogelberg 8/13/1951. Undercover HD, 12/16/2007 {http://www.undercoverhd.com/news/Story.aspx?id=3653}; Rolling Stone, no. 1044, 1/24/2008.
    b. in Peoria, IL. latimes.com, 12/17/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-fogelberg17dec17,1,2933289.story}; Independent Online Edition, 12/18/2007 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/dan-fogelberg-softrock-singersongwriter-765720.html}; Times Online, 12/18/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3064882.ece}.

  • Foldi, Andrew, bass, d. 11/21/2007 in Federal Way, WA at 81; b. 7/20/1926 in Budapest. New York Times On the Web, 12/1/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/01/arts/01foldi.html}; Opera News, v. 72 no. 8, February 2008.
    d. 11/27/2007. Opera, v. 59 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Folley, Lawrence, British baritone, d. 1/14/2007 in Greenock, Renfrewshire; b. 12/6/1928 in Benoni, South Africa. Independent Online Edition, 3/7/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2334874.ece}; Opera, v. 58 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Folson, Eileen, jazz cellist, d. 2/4/2007 in New York City, NY at 50. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Fontheim, Joachim, German opera director, d. at 85. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 6, June 2007.
    d. 5/8/2007 in Krefeld. Orchester, v. 55 no. 8, September 2007.

  • Ford, Jim, country and soul singer-songwriter, d. 11/18/2007 at 66; b. 8/23/1941. Times Online, 12/14/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3046528.ece}.

  • Fourie, Johnny, South African jazz guitarist, d. 8/19/2007 at 70. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Fox, Paul "Foxy", British punk guitarist and songwriter, d. 10/21/2007 at 56; b. 4/11/1951 in Bermondsey, south London. Guardian Unlimited, 10/22/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2196342,00.html}.
    also singer, d. in London. Independent Online Edition, 10/31/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3112800.ece}.

  • Franca, Celia, Canadian ballerina, d. 2/19/2007 in Ottawa at 85; b. Celia Franks 6/25/1921 in London. New York Times On the Web, 2/22/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/22/obituaries/22franca.html}.

  • Freeland, Mark, rock guitarist, d. 6/14/2007 in Buffalo, NY. Buffalo News online, 6/16/2007 {http://www.buffalonews.com/entertainment/story/100082.html}.

  • Freeman, Russell Edward, organist and music director, d. 11/26/2007 in Greenville, NC at 61. American Organist, v. 42 no. 5, May 2008.

  • Freiner, Glenn, professor of piano, organ, and voice, d. 1/12/2007 at 79. Opus, v. 23 no. 5, February 2007.

  • Frigo, Johnny, jazz violinist and bassist, d. 7/4/2007 in Chicago, IL at 90; b. in Chicago, IL. KWQC-TV6 online, 7/4/2007 {http://www.kwqc.com/Global/story.asp?S=6748076}; globeandmail.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070705.wobitfrigo0705/BNStory/Entertainment/home}; STLtoday.com, 7/5/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_FRIGO?SITE=MOSTP}; MiamiHerald.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.miamiherald.com/804/story/160729.html}; Forbes.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/07/05/ap3887807.html}; SFGate.com, 7/5/2007 {http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/07/04/entertainment/e213215D11.DTL}; New York Times On the Web, 7/7/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/07/arts/07frigo.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007; Downbeat, v. 74 no. 8, September 2007; Strad, v. 118, no. 1409, September 2007.
    b. John Virgil Frigo 12/27/1916. washingtonpost.com, 7/6/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/05/AR2007070501899.html}; Boston.com, 7/6/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/06/johnny_frigo_90_jazz_bassist_violinist_helped_write_standards/}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 9, September 2007.
    d. 7/5/2007. Times Online, 7/16/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2080507.ece}.

  • Fritsch, Richard Elvin "Rick", organist, d. 6/5/2007 in Lancaster, PA at 52; b. in Lancaster, PA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Frohman, Carole Joan, Broadway singer and actress, professor of interior design, d. 3/16/2007 in North Miami, FL at 76; b. 7/22/21930 in Brooklyn, NY. MiamiHerald.com, 3/23/2007 {http://www.miamiherald.com/512/story/50817.html}.

  • Fryer, Fritz, British rock singer and guitarist, d. 9/2/2007 in Lisbon; b. David Roderic Carnie Fryer 12/6/1944 in Rochdale, Lancashire. Independent Online Edition, 9/8/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2941921.ece}.
    also lyricist, d. 9/9/2007; b. David Roderick Carney Fryer at Oldham, Lancashire. Telegraph.co.uk, 10/13/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/10/13/db1303.xml}.

  • Fuller, Albert, early-music harpsichordist, conductor, teacher, and author, d. 9/22/2007 in Manhattan at 81; b. 7/21/1926 in Washington, DC. New York Times On the Web, 9/25/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/25/arts/25fuller.html}.
    also organist and editor. American Organist, v. 41 no. 12, December 2007.

  • Furst, Janos, Hungarian violinist and conductor, d. 1/3/2007 in Paris at 71; b. 1935 in Budapest. latimes.com, 1/6/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings6.5jan06,1,5816864.story}.
    János Fürst; b. 10/10/1935. ireland.com, 1/6/2007 {http://www.ireland.com/newspaper/obituaries/2007/0106/1167776792935.html}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1403, March 2007.

  • Gaber, George, percussionist and professor, d. 11/21/2007 in Bloomington, IN at 91. wthitv.com, 11/23/2007 {http://www.wthitv.com/Global/story.asp?S=7399530}.
    d. ca 11/22/2007. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Gabriel, George, vice president of BMI, d. 2/22/2007 in Sarasota, FL at 97; b. 10/17/1909 in New York. HeraldTribune.com, 3/1/2007 {http://www.heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070301/NEWS/703010404/-1/xml}.

  • Gallagher, Bill, jazz clarinetist, d. 10/22/2007 in Barnegat, NJ at 69. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Gardner, Zan, jazz and blues vocalist, d. 5/1/2007 in Philadelphia, PA; b. 5/2/1948; b. Suzanne Gardner Lagerman in Bryn Mawr, PA. philly.com, 5/6/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070506_Nontraditional_singer_became_Phila__standard.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Garies, John A. "Johnny", Christian-rock singer, guitarist, pianist, drummer, and songwriter, d. 8/5/2007 in Houston, TX at 54. Chron.com, 8/8/2007 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/deaths/5039152.html}.

  • Garvin, Dwane, R&B drummer, d. 7/11/2007 in Scottsdale, AZ at 61; b. in Indianapolis, IN. IndyStar.com, 7/14/2007 {http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070714/LOCAL/707140480/1196}.

  • Gasparian, Gohar, Armenian opera singer, d. 5/10/2007 in Yerevan at 83; b. 1924 in Egypt. ArmeniaNow.com, 5/11/2007 {http://armenianow.com/?action=viewArticle&AID=2201&CID=2243&IID=1133&lng=eng}.

  • Gates, Keith Robert, composer and music professor, d. 5/22/2007 in Lake Charles, LA; b. 9/29/1948 in Johnstown, PA. Johnson Funeral Home online, 5/23?/2007 {http://www.johnsonfuneralhome.net/ASIMAS/johnsonfh/obituaryDescription.jsp?domain_id=131&deceased_id=101757}.

  • Gefaell, Robert, jazz promoter, d. 8/6/2007 in San Francisco, CA at 84. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Genova, Vince, jazz pianist, d. 1/17/2007 in Nambour, Queensland, Australia at 64. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Genzmer, Harald, German composer, d. 12/16/2007 in München (Munich) at 98; b. 2/9/1909 in Blumenthal (Bremen). Musik und Kirche, v. 78 no. 2, March/April 2008; Schott Aktuell : The Journal, March/April (no. 2) 2008.

  • George, George W., film and Broadway producer, d. 11/7/2007 in Manhattan at 87; b. George Warren Goldberg 2/8/1920 in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 11/15/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/15/theater/15george.html}.

  • Gerber, Pierre, Swiss luthier, d. 9/6/2007 in Lausanne; b. 3/27/1912 in Lausanne. Strad, v. 119, no. 1414, February 2008.

  • Getz, Pierce Allen, organist, music director, choral conductor, and professor of music, d. 3/30/2007 in Hershey, PA at 77; b. 11/4/1929 in Denver, PA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Gewirtz, Sharon Fay, violinist, d. 2007? Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.

  • Giantomasi, Vince, jazz drummer, d. 6/22/2007 in New Jersey at 54. Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Gilbert, Peggy, jazz saxophonist, bandleader, and arranger, d. 2/12/2007 in Burbank, CA at 102; b. Margaret Knechtges 1/17/1905 in Sioux City, IA. latimes.com, 2/18/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gilbert18feb18,1,7935828.story}; philly.com, 3/3/2007 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/16824755.htm}.
    b. Margaret Fern Knechtges. New York Times On the Web, 2/25/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/25/arts/music/25gilbert.html}.
    also vocalist. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.
    also clarinetist, violinist, vibes player, and contractor. Journal of the International Alliance for Women in Music, v. 13 no. 2, 2007.

  • Glover, Ruby, jazz singer, d. 10/20/2007 in Baltimore, MD at 77. Baltimore Times Online, 10/29/2007 {http://www.btimes.com/News/Article/Article.asp?NewsID=83398&sID=4}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Gocher, Charles, rock percussionist, d. 2/19/2007 in Seattle, WA at 54. Pitchfork, 2/21/2007 {http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/news/41296-sun-city-girls-charles-gocher-rip}.

  • Goins, Ray Elwood, bluegrass banjoist, d. 7/2/2007 in Pikeville, KY at 71; b. 1/3/1936 in Bramwell, WV. CMT.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.cmt.com/news/articles/1564058/20070705/id_0.jhtml}.

  • Goldstein, Richie, junk percussionist and teacher, d. 4/29/2007 in Jamaica Plain, MA at 59. Boston.com, 5/4/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/04/richie_goldstein_added_rhythm_smiles_to_kids_lives/}.

  • Goltzer, Albert, oboist, d. 2007? Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.

  • Gomes, James, jazz drummer, d. 1/18/2007 in Buffalo, NY at 69. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Gomez, Sergio, Mexican singer, d. 12/2/2007 somewhere between Morelia and Puerto Vallarta. SFGate.com, 12/4/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/12/03/entertainment/e210919S65.DTL}.

  • Gomez, Tito, Puerto Rican salsa singer, d. 6/12/2007 in Cali, Colombia at 59; b. in Juana Díaz. latimes.com, 6/14/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gomez14jun14,1,6099636.story}; Boston.com, 6/16/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/06/16/tito_gomez_at_59_vocalist_fronted_salsa_bands_of_new_york_colombia_and_puerto_rico/}.

  • Gonzalez, Chito, dance orchestra leader and multi-instrumentalist, d. 6/9/2007 in El Paso, TX at 74; b. 1932 in Chihuahua. elpasotimes.com, 6/13/2007 {http://www.elpasotimes.com/entertainment/ci_6126783}.

  • Goulet, Robert, American popular singer and actor, d. 10/30/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 73; b. in Massachusetts. CNN.com, 10/30/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/10/30/obit.robert.goulet.ap/index.html}; seattlepi.com, 10/30/2007 {http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/ae/337441_gouletobit31.html}.
    Robert Gerard Goulet; b. 11/26/1933 in Lawrence, MA. New York Times On the Web, 10/30/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/30/arts/music/30cnd-goulet.html}; latimes.com, 10/31/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-goulet31oct31,0,2903288,full.story}; Independent Online Edition, 11/1/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3115502.ece}; Times Online, 11/1/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2780208.ece}.

  • Graham, Colin, opera director, d. 4/6/2007 in St. Louis, MO; b. 1931. Email from Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 4/6/2007.
    also librettist; d. in Creve Coeur, MO at 75; b. in London. STLtoday.com, 4/7/2007 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/entertainment/stories.nsf/visitstlouis/story/424168FB6D19DEEF862572B60011E19F?OpenDocument}; New York Times On the Web, 4/9/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/09/arts/09graham.html}; latimes.com, 4/11/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-graham11apr11,1,6343524.story}; Opera, v. 58 no. 6, June 2007; Opera America Newsline, v. 16 no. 8, May 2007.
    also designer; b. 9/22/1931. Telegraph.co.uk, 4/9/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/04/09/db0901.xml}.
    b. in Hove. Times Online, 4/9/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1629548.ece}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 12, June 2007.

  • Grand, Murray, cabaret accompanist and composer, d. 3/7/2007 in New York City at 87; b. 1919 in Philadelphia, PA. New York Sun online, 3/12/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/50238}.

  • Grant, Milt, pop d.j. and radio station owner, d. 4/28/2007 in Fort Lauderdale, FL at 83; b. 5/13/1923 in New York City. New York Sun online, 5/9/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/54079}.

  • Graves, Anita Jeanne Shiflett, organist, choir director, and teacher, d. 9/16/2007 at 86; b. 9/20/1920 in Lincoln, IL. American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Greeley, George, pianist, arranger, conductor, and composer, d. 5/26/2007 in Sherman Oaks, CA at 89; b. in Westerly, RI. Variety.com, 5/30/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117966003.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Green, Manny, big-band bandleader, d. 7/30/2007 at 86; b. Manuel Greenberg in Galveston, TX. Galveston County Daily News E-Edition, 8/1/2007 {http://news.galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=308fe4f0ea39ac35}.
    also trumpeter and vocalist, d. in Galveston, TX. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Griffin, Merv, singer, pianist, talk show host, and impresario, d. 8/12/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 82; b. Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr. 7/6/1925 in San Mateo, CA. CNN.com, 8/12/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/TV/08/12/griffin.obit.ap/index.html}; New York Times On the Web, 8/13/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/13/arts/television/13griffin.html}.

  • Griffin, Victor, dancer, singer, and actor, d. 2/3/2007 in Syosset, NY at 88; b. in Pittsburgh, PA. Variety.com, 2/9/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117959116.html}.

  • Grime, Kitty, British jazz writer, pianist, lyricist, and singer, d. 8/10/2007 at 77; b. Mary Christine Godfrey Grime 1/21/1930 in Derby. Guardian Unlimited, 9/29/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2179632,00.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 11, November 2007.
    d. 8/7/2007 in London. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Gross, David Alan, jazz saxophonist, d. 5/14?/2007. JazzCorner.com, 5/14/2007 {http://www.jazzcornertalk.com/speakeasy/showthread.php?p=637638}.
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  • Guarrera, Frank, lyric baritone, d. 11/23/2007 in Bellmawr, NJ at 83; b. 12/3/1923 in Philadelphia, PA. New York Times On the Web, 11/27/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/27/arts/27guarrera.html}; Opera News, v. 72 no. 8, February 2008; Opera, v. 59 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Guerra, Paul, producer of puppet opera, d. 8/8/2007 in Chicago, IL at 63; b. 1944 in Texas. chicagotribune.com, 8/18/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-hed_guerra_18aug18,0,789082.story}.

  • Guida, Frank J., songwriter and record store owner, d. 5/19/2007 in Virginia Beach, VA at 84; b. in Palermo, Italy. PilotOnline.com, 5/20/2007 {http://content.hamptonroads.com/story.cfm?story=125057&ran=231717}.
    also producer and label owner; b. 5/26/1922. Times Online, 6/30/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2007455.ece}.

  • Guigui, Efrain, conductor and clarinetist, d. 6/18/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 81; b. in Panama. burlingtonfreepress.com, 6/19/2007 {http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070619/NEWS02/706190308/1007}; Yahoo!News, 6/19/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070620/ap_on_re_us/deaths_1}.

  • Gunnell, Rik (Richard Carl Percival), British music promoter, d. 6/3/2007 at 75; b. 7/23/1931 in Hausbruch, Germany. Guardian Unlimited, 6/18/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2105154,00.html}.

  • Hadley, Jerry, tenor, d. 7/18/2007 in Poughkeepsie, NY at 55; b. in Illinois. CNN.com, 7/18/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/18/obit.hadley.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 7/18/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HADLEY?SITE=MOSTP}; NPR online, 7/19/2007 {http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12100749}.
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  • Hahn, Lance, punk singer and guitarist, d. 10/21/2007 at 40. Pitchfork, 10/22/2007 {http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/page/news/46561-j-churchs-lance-hahn-rip}.
    b. 1967. Rolling Stone, no. 1039, 11/15/2007.

  • Hakes, Martha Jean, early-music soprano and music professor, d. 5/24/2007 in San Francisco, CA at 77; b. 3/6/1930 in Muscatine, IA. New York Times On the Web, 6/3/2007 {http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B03E2DE143AF930A35755C0A9619C8B63}.

  • Haley, Kay Wood, organist, chorister, and teacher of organ and voice, d. 7/10/2007 in Fairhope, AL at 90; b. 3/26/1917 in Sumner, IL. American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Hampton, Aletra, jazz pianist and singer, d. 11/12/2007 in Indianapolis, IN at 92. wthr.com, 11/13/2007 {http://www.wthr.com/Global/story.asp?S=7353278}; wishtv.com, 11/13/2007 {http://www.wishtv.com/global/story.asp?s=8945}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Hampton, Virtue, jazz musician, d. 1/2007 in Indianapolis, IN. wishtv.com, 11/13/2007 {http://www.wishtv.com/global/story.asp?s=8945}.

  • Handford, Peter Thomas, Oscar-winning British sound recordist, d. 11/6/2007 in Wickham Skeith, Suffolk; b. 3/21/1919 in Four Elms, Kent. Independent Online Edition, 11/30/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3209847.ece}.

  • Haneda, Kentaro, Japanese pianist, arranger, and composer, d. 6/2/2007 at 58; b. in Tokyo. MSN-Mainichi Daily News, 6/4/2007 {http://mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/entertainment/news/20070604p2a00m0et020000c.html}.

  • Hanley, Ellen, actress and singer, d. 2/12/2007 in Norwalk, CT at 80; b. in Lorain, OH. STLtoday.com, 2/13/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HANLEY?SITE=MOSTP}; washingtonpost.com, 2/13/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/13/AR2007021300625.html}; New York Times On the Web, 2/14/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/14/theater/14hanley.html}.

  • Hanley, Jerry, tenor, d. 2007? Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.

  • Harding, James, British writer on music and theatre, d. 6/21/2007 at 78; b. 5/30/1929 in Bath. Guardian Unlimited, 10/31/2007 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/theatre/obituary/0,,2201990,00.html}.

  • Harman, Carter, composer, music critic, author, and record producer, d. 1/23/2007 in Stowe, VT at 88; b. 6/14/1918 in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 1/31/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/31/arts/music/31harman.html}.
    Carter Hartman. [sic] Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Harris, Joe, dresser at the San Francisco Opera, d. 6/9/2007 in Pacific Heights, CA at 82; b. 1924 in Oklahoma City, OK. SFGate.com, 6/20/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/20/BAGDGQIB4G1.DTL}; Yahoo!News, 6/20/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070621/ap_on_re_us/deaths_3}.

  • Harris, Leonard, jazz reeds player, d. 10/24/2007 in Las Vegas, NV at 78. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Harrold, Frank, founder and director of the Memorial Lancers Drum & Bugle Corps, d. 3/3/2007 in Breckenridge Hills, MO at 84; b. in Kinloch, MO. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Harsanyi, Janice, soprano and professor of voice, d. 3/21/2007 in Tallahassee, FL at 77. Tallahassee.com, 3/22/2007 {http://www.tallahassee.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070322/BREAKINGNEWS/703220375}.

  • Hart, Kitty Carlisle, actress and singer, widow of Moss Hart, d. 4/17/2007 in New York City at 96; b. Catherine Conn 9/3/1910 in New Orleans, LA. CNN.com, 4/18/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/TV/04/18/obit.hart.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 4/18/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HART?SITE=MOSTP}; latimes.com, 4/18/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-ex-carlisle18apr19,1,5458164.story}; seattletimes.com, 4/19/2007 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/obituaries/2003672567_kittyobit19.html}; SFGate.com, 4/19/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/04/19/MNGD8PB55C1.DTL}; Independent Online Edition, 4/20/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2465893.ece}; Opera News, v. 72 no. 1, July 2007.
    d. in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 4/19/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/19/theater/19hart.html}; New York Sun online, 4/19/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/52788}; washingtonpost.com, 4/19/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/18/AR2007041801527.html}; International Herald Tribune online, 4/19/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/04/19/news/obits.php}; Boston.com, 4/19/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/04/19/kitty_carlisle_hart_at_96_was_great_dame_of_stage_and_screen/}.
    d. 4/18/2007. Broadway.com, 4/19/2007 {http://www.broadway.com/gen/Buzz_Story.aspx?ci=546756}.

  • Hawkins, John, Canadian composer, pianist, and professor, d. 1/14/2007 in Toronto, Ontario; b. 7/26/1944 in Montreal, Quebec. University of Toronto website, ca. 1/16/2007 {http://www.music.utoronto.ca/about/News/IMHawkins.htm}.

  • Hayes, Jerry A., singer, songwriter, drummer, and guitarist, d. 1/21/2007 in Memphis, TN at 61; b. in Springdale, AK. Morning News online, 1/23/2007 {http://www.nwaonline.net/articles/2007/01/23/news/012407szhayesobit.txt}.

  • Haygood, Amelia Da Costa Stone, record publisher, d. 3/19/2007 at 87; b. 1919 in Gainesville, FL. Playbill Arts online, 3/26/2007 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/6217.html}.
    d. in Santa Monica, CA; b. 7/15/1919. New York Times On the Web, 3/29/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/29/obituaries/29haygood.html}; Boston.com, 3/31/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/03/31/amelia_haygood_87_founder_of_delos_classical_record_label/}; washingtonpost.com, 3/31/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/30/AR2007033002235.html}.

  • Haynes, Eugene Jr., pianist, d. 2/5/2007 in Belleville, IL at 80. STLtoday.com, 2/9/2007 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/66A12AFBC9F63CD68625727D001492FA?OpenDocument}.

  • Hazlewood, (Barton) Lee, singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 8/4/2007 in Henderson, NV at 78. STLtoday.com, 8/6/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_LEE_HAZLEWOOD?SITE=MOSTP}; AOL.com, 8/7/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/story/_a/songwriter-lee-hazelwood-dies/20070806125609990001}; Yahoo!News, 8/7/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070807/ap_on_re_us/deaths_1}.
    b. 7/9/1929 in Mannford, OK. Guardian Unlimited, 8/6/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2142293,00.html}; New York Times On the Web, 8/7/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/07/obituaries/07hazlewood.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1034, 9/6/2007.

  • Healy, Harold H. Jr., opera administrator, d. 3/4/2007 in New York, NY; b. 8/27/1921 in Denver, CO. Opera News, v. 71 no. 11, May 2007.

  • Healy, John P., children's theatre founder and director, d. 8/26/2007 in Cameron Park, CA; b. 10/12/1951 in Brooklyn, NY. MercuryNews.com, 8/30/2007 {http://www.mercurynews.com/search/ci_6757485}.

  • Hedges, Howard, jazz trombonist, d. 10/15/2007 in Homer, AK at 52. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Hefner, Donald Lee, oboist and music professor, d. 6/29/2007 in Washington, DC at 75; b. in Chicago, IL. washingtonpost.com, 7/4/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/03/AR2007070302142_2.html}.

  • Hegyi, Julius, music professor, conductor, and violinist, d. 1/1/2007 in Phoenix, AZ at 83; b. in New York. Boston.com, 1/6/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/01/06/julius_hegyi_83_music_professor_and_conductor/}.

  • Heiller, Erna Kopitz, pianist and harpischordist, d. 2/4/2007 in Vienna, Austria at 85. American Organist, v. 41 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Heinemann, Jane Elizabeth, music teacher, pianist, and accordianist who entertained troops with her music in WWII, d. 6/29/2007 in Milwaukee, WI at 89; b. 9/25/1917 in Wausau, WI. JSOnline.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=629072}.

  • Heinze, Noel E., organist and choir director, d. 12/14/2007 in Riceville, NC at 67; b. in Cincinnati, OH. American Organist, v. 42 no. 4, April 2008; Tracker, v. 52 no. 2, Spring 2008.

  • Henderson, Billy, Motown singer, d. 2/2/2007 at 67. dailycomet.com, 2/3/2007 {http://www.dailycomet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070203/APN/702033067}.
    William Henderson, d. in Daytona Beach, FL; b. 8/9/1939 in Detroit, MI. Independent Online Edition, 2/6/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2241418.ece}; Telegraph.co.uk, 2/7/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/07/db0702.xml}.

  • Henderson, Ruth Lloyd, organist and music teacher, d. 9/5/2007 in Hamilton, Bermuda at 54; b. 9/23/1952 in Moncton, New Brunswick. American Organist, v. 41 no. 12, December 2007.

  • Hendl, Walter, conductor, music school head, pianist, and composer, d. 4/10/2007 in Erie, PA at 90; b. 1/12/1917 in West New York, NJ. goerie.com (Erie Times-News online), 4/12/2007; Boston.com, 4/14/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/04/14/walter_hendl_at_90_former_director_of_famed_eastman_school_of_music/}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007; Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Hendrickson, Alton "Al", jazz guitarist, mandolinist, and singer, d. 7/19/2007 in North Bend, OR at 87; b. Alton Reynolds Hendrickson 5/10/1920 in Eastland, TX. The Big Cartoon Forum, 7/25/2007 {http://forum.bcdb.com/gforum.cgi?post=78993}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Hennessy, Christie, Irish folk singer and songwriter, d. 12/11/2007 at 62; b. Edward Christopher Ross 11/19/1945 in Tralee, County Kerry. Guardian Unlimited, 12/20/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2229863,00.html}.

  • Hennigan, Jack, organist, pianist, teacher, and choirmaster, d. 11/11/2007 in Pelham Manor, NY at 64; b. 1943 in Scranton, PA. American Organist, v. 42 no. 4, April 2008.

  • Henriques, Kevin, British jazz journalist and critic, d. 12/2007 at 72. Jazz Journal International, v. 61 no. 3, March 2008.

  • Herbort, Heinz Josef, German music critic, d. at 73 in Hamburg; b. in Bochum. Orchester, v. 55 no. 1, January 2007

  • Herman, Gerald W. Sr., organist and choir director, d. 8/25/2007 in Gainesville, FL at 81; b. 11/9/1925. American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Herman, "Judah" (Jacques Thamsanqa), a.k.a. Judah Brown, South African Rastafarian, reggae (and other genres) singer and bandleader, d. 4/2/2007 near Stilfontein; b. 4/8/1968 in Capetown. Sunday Times Online, 4/19/2007 {http://www.sundaytimes.co.za/OnCamera/Article.aspx?id=436986}.

  • Herring, John C. "Scooter", rock manager, d. 11/10/2007 in Macon, CA at 67. Ledger-Enquirer.com, 11/13/2007 {http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/251/story/175914.html}.
    b. in Thomasville, GA. macon.com, 11/13/2007 {http://www.macon.com/149/story/185262.html}.

  • Herzel, Theodore C., organist and music director, d. 9/28/2007 in York, PA at 79; b. 10/10/1927 in Conshohocken, PA. American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Heschel, Sylvia Straus, pianist, d. 3/26/2007 in Manhattan at 94; b. in Philadelphia, PA. Newsday.com, 3/26/2007 {http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny--obit-heschel0326mar26,0,4945321.story}.

  • Hess, Dan, ska singer, d. d. 5/4/2007 in Baltimore, MD at 30; b. in Washington, DC. washingtonpost.com, 6/24/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/23/AR2007062301156.html}.

  • Hidas, Frigyes, Hungarian composer, d. 3/7/2007 at 78. Orchester, v. 55 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Hill, Andrew, jazz composer, pianist, bandleader, and teacher, d. 4/20/2007 in Jersey City, NJ at 75; b. 6/30/1931 in Chicago, IL. All About Jazz, 4/20/2007 {http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=13551}; STLtoday.com, 4/20/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HILL?SITE=MOSTP}; KansasCity.com, 4/20/2007 {http://www.kansascity.com/414/story/78515.html}; latimes.com, 4/20/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/sns-ap-obit-hill,1,7236819.story}; New York Times On the Web, 4/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/21/arts/21hill.html}; Boston.com, 4/22/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/04/22/andrew_hill_75_was_composer_in_post_bop_era/}; washingtonpost.com, 4/22/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/21/AR2007042101064.html}; Guardian Unlimited, 4/23/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2063170,00.html}; SFGate.com, 4/23/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/04/23/BAGHQPDJ6J1.DTL}; Independent Online Edition, 4/25/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2483861.ece}; Rolling Stone, no. 1027, 5/31/2007; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Hill, Tainy, jazz trumpeter, d. 7/19/2007 in Tucson, AZ at 92. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Hill, Tyrone, jazz trombonist, d. 3/12/2007 in Philadelphia, PA at 59. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.
    d. 3/11/2007 at 58; b. in North Philadelphia. philly.com, 4/13/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070413_Tyrone_Hill__58__trombonist_with_Sun_Ra.html}.

  • Hines, Jerome, a.k.a. Jah Jerry, Jamaican pioneering ska guitarist and songwriter, d. 8/13/2007 in Kingston, b. 1927. Independent Online Edition, 8/22/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2883799.ece}.
    d. at 80; b. Jerome Gladstone Haynes 5/27/1927 in Kingston. Beat, v. 27 no. 2, 2008.

  • Hitchcock, Hugh Wiley, musicologist, d. 12/5/2007 in Manhattan at 84; b. 9/28/1923 in Detroit, MI. Personal email from Bruce MacIntyre, forwarded to MLA-L 12/5/2007 by William Shank; New York Times On the Web, 12/9/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/09/nyregion/09hitchcock0.html}; Times Online, 12/14/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3047180.ece}; Bulletin of the Society for American Music, v. 34 no. 1, Winter 2008; Opera News, v. 72 no. 9, March 2008; American Organist, v. 42 no. 3, March 2008; Early Music America, v. 14 no. 1, Spring 2008; AMS Newsletter, v. 38 no. 2, August 2008.
    Wiley H. Hitchcock. Revue de Musicologie, v. 94 no. 2, 2008.

  • Ho, Don (Donald Tai Loy), Hawaiian popular singer, d. 4/14/2007 in Honolulu, HI at 76; b. 8/13/1930 in Honolulu, HI. CNN.com, 4/14/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/14/don.ho.obit.ap/index.html}; International Herald Tribune online, 4/14/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/04/15/arts/NA-A-E-MUS-US-Obit-Ho.php}; honoluluadvertiser.com, 4/15/2007 {http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200770414007}; STLtoday.com, 4/15/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HO?SITE=MOSTP}; seattletimes.com, 4/15/2007 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2003667144_donhobit15.html}; AOL.com, 4/15/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/tiny-bubbles-crooner-don-ho-dies/20070414200609990001}.
    b. in Kaka‘ako in Honolulu. New York Times On the Web, 4/15/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/15/arts/music/15ho.html}.
    also organist. Independent Online Edition, 5/12/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2534022.ece}.
    d. in Waikiki. Rolling Stone, no. 1027, 5/31/2007.

  • Hodges, Johnny, jazz and R&B singer, d. 4/24/2007 in Edina, MN at 59; b. in Detroit, MI. StarTribune.com, 4/27/2007 {http://www.startribune.com/466/story/1149933.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Hoggard, Lara G., educator, conductor, and author, d. 2007; b. 1915. Choral Journal, v. 47 no. 11, May 2007.

  • Holden, Stanley, ballet dancer and teacher, d. 5/11/2007 in Thousand Oaks, CA at 79; b. Stanley Waller 1/27/1928 in London, England. New York Times On the Web, 5/15/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/15/arts/dance/15holden.html}.

  • Holloway, James Matthew, choral conductor, pianist, and organist, d. 12/30/2007 in Alexandria, VA at 53; b. in Jackson, MS. washingtonpost.com, 1/2/2008 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/01/AR2008010101872.html}.

  • Hollweg, Werner Friedrich, German tenor, d. 1/1/2007 in Freiburg im Breisgau; b. 9/13/1936 in Solingen. bach-cantatas.com, 1/2/2007 {http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Hollweg-Werner.htm}; Independent Online Edition, 1/5/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2125381.ece}; Opera, v. 58 no. 4, April 2007; Opera News, v. 71 no. 11, May 2007.

  • Holly, Doyle, country bassist, d. 1/13/2007 in Nashville, TN at 70; b. Doyle Floyd Hendricks 6/30/1936 in Perkins, OK. latimes.com, 1/16/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-holly16jan16,1,3138024.story}; CantonRep.com, 1/17/2007 {http://www.cantonrep.com/index.php?Category=20&ID=330691}.

  • Holmes, Eugene, baritone, d. 1/19/2007; b. 1934 in Brownsville, TN. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Honda, Yuko, violinist and teacher, d. 4/14?/2007 in Bellevue, WA at 61; b. in Japan. United Press International online, 4/14/2007 {http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Entertainment/2007/04/14/violinist_yuko_honda_dead_at_61/}.

  • Hooten, Edith H., organist and music director, d. 5/22/2007 in Tampa, FL at 80; b. 1/10/1927 in Berea, KY. American Organist, v. 41 no. 8, August 2007.

  • House, Mary Elaine Wallace, professor of voice, opera director, and author, d. 1/12/2007 in Dallas, TX; b. 1919 in Lincoln, NE. NOA NOtes, v. 30 no. 1, January/February 2007.

  • Howe, Jim, jazz bassist and teacher, d. 10/12/2007 in Portsmouth, NH at 61. Seacoastonline.com, 10/16/2007 {http://www.seacoastonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071016/NEWS/710160392}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Hudson, Pookie, doo wop singer and songwriter, d. 1/16/2007 in Capitol Heights, MD at 72; b. Thornton James Hudson 6/11/1934 in Des Moines, IA. AOL.com, 1/17/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/doo-wop-singer-pookie-hudson-dies-at-72/20070117182709990001}; STLtoday.com, 1/17/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HUDSON?SITE=MOSTP}.
    James "Pookie" Hudson. washingtonpost.com, 1/18/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/17/AR2007011702035.html}.

  • Hughey, John, country steel guitarist, d. 11/18/2007 in Nashville, TN at 73; b. in Elaine, AR. CMT.com, 11/19/2007 {http://www.cmt.com/news/articles/1574573/20071119/twitty_conway.jhtml}.

  • Humer, August, organist and harpsichordist, d. 1/17/2007 in Linz, Austria at 59. American Organist, v. 41 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Hummel, Helen T., organist, d. 1/1/2007 in Kansas City, KS at 91; b. 3/22/1915 in Kansas City, KS. American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Hunt, Howard "Slim", Rev., gospel singer, guitarist, and bandleader, d. 2/25/2007 in Goldsboro, NC at 72; b. in Walnut Grove, MS. Goldsboro News-Argus online, 2/26/2007 {http://www.newsargus.com/news/archives/2007/02/26/gospel_singer_slim_hunt_dies_at_72/index.shtml}.

  • Hunter, Joe, jazz pianist, d. around 2/2/2007 in Detroit, MI at 79. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Hutton, Betty, actress and singer, d. sometime before 3/12/2007 in Palm Springs, CA at 86; b. Betty June Thornburg 2/26/1921 in Battle Creek, MI. STLtoday.com, 3/12/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HUTTON?SITE=MOSTP}; EXAMINER.com, 3/12/2007 {http://www.examiner.com/a-615369~Betty_Hutton__energetic_star_of__50s_musicals__is_dead_at_86.html}; CNN.com, 3/13/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Movies/03/13/obit.hutton.ap/index.html}; battlecreekenquirer.com, 3/13/2007 {http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070313/NEWS01/303130009/1002}; detnews.com, 3/13/2007 {http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070313/OBITUARIES/703130438/1033/rss27}; Telegraph.co.uk, 3/14/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/03/14/db1401.xml}.
    d. 3/11/2007; b. Elizabeth June Thornburg. New York Times On the Web, 3/14/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/14/movies/14hutton.html}; Independent Online Edition, 3/14/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2355928.ece}; Guardian Unlimited, 3/20/2007 {http://film.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/0,,2033457,00.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Huxley, Laura Archera, violinist, film editor, therapist, widow of Aldous Huxley, d. 12/13/2007 in Los Angeles, CA; b. 11/2/1911 in Turin, Italy. Independent Online Edition, 12/17/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3258041.ece}.

  • Imbrie, Andrew, composer, d. 12/5/2007 in Berkeley, CA at 86; b. 1921 in New York City. SFGate.com, 12/8/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/12/08/BAJITPTL6.DTL}.
    b. 4/6/1921. New York Times On the Web, 12/9/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/09/arts/09imbrie.html}.

  • Immendorf, Jörg, d. 5/28/2007 at 61. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Ingpen, Joan, British artists' agent and opera administrator, d. 12/29/2007 in Brighton at 91; b. 1/3/1916 in London. Opera, v. 59 no. 3, March 2008.

  • Ingram, Luther, R&B/soul/gospel singer and songwriter, d. 3/19/2007 in St. Louis, MO at 69. FOXNews.com, 3/20/2007 {http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,259742,00.html}.
    Luther Thomas Ingram, d. in Belleville, IL; b. 11/30/1937 in Jackson, TN. Independent Online Edition, 4/7/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2430089.ece}; Rolling Stone, no. 1024, 4/19/2007.

  • Inselmann, Rudolf "Rudy" O., organist and teacher, d. 7/6/2007 in Newport Beach, CA at 72; b. 8/25/1934 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. American Organist, v. 41 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Ivery, Marchel, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 10/30/2007 in Dallas, TX at 69. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • James, Kerwin, d. 10/5/2007 in Houston, TX at 35. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • James, Nicky, British rock singer, d. 10/8/2007 at 64; b. Mick Nicholls 4/1943 in Tipton. expressandstar.com, 10/12/2007 {http://www.expressandstar.com/2007/10/12/tributes-to-moody-star-nicky/}.

  • Janácek, Bedrich, organist, d. 6/1/2007 in Lund, Sweden at 87; b. 5/18/1920 in Prague. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Jefferson, Ron, jazz drummer, d. 5/7/2007 at 81; b. in New York. JazzTimes.com, 5/12/2007 {http://www.jazztimes.com/columns_and_features/news/detail.cfm?article=11108}.
    d. in New York City, NY. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Jefford, Ruth Hurst, violinist and pilot, d. 1/9/2007 in Wasilla, AK at 92. adn.com, 1/11/2007 {http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/aviation/story/8554069p-8447748c.html}.

  • Jenkins, Leroy, jazz and classical violinist, composer, and teacher, d. 2/24/2007 in Manhattan at 74. New York Times On the Web, 2/26/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/26/arts/music/26jenkins.html}; chicagotribune.com, 2/28/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0702280240feb28,1,7361771.story}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.
    b. 3/11/1932 in Chicago, IL. Guardian Unlimited, 3/16/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2035251,00.html}; Times Online, 3/18/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1527426.ece}.

  • Jensen, Allie R., pianist, violist, organist, gambist, and teacher, d. 10/31/2007; b. 1954. Piano Guild Notes, v. 58 no. 1, Summer 2008.

  • Jimenez, Generoso "Togo", jazz trombonist, d. 9/15/2007 in Coral Gables, FL at 90. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Johanos, Donald, American conductor, d. 5/29/2007 in Naples, FL at 79; b. in Iowa. Honolulu Advertiser online, 5/30/2007 {http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2007/May/30/br/br8435671029.html}.
    b. in Cedar Rapids, IA. New York Times On the Web, 6/6/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/06/arts/06johanos.html}.
    b. 2/10/1928. latimes.com, 6/7/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings7.1jun07,1,1997476.story}.
    Donald George Johanos. Independent Online Edition, 7/10/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2750480.ece}.

  • Johnson, Dave, trumpeter, d. 6/6/2007 in Manassas, VA at 72; b. in Dayton, OH. washingtonpost.com, 7/8/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/07/AR2007070701126.html}.

  • Johnson, Kelly, British rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, d. 7/15/2007 in London; b. 6/20/1958 in London. Independent Online Edition, 7/17/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2776144.ece}; Guardian Unlimited, 7/23/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2132366,00.html}.

  • Johnson, "Peerie Willie" (William Henry), British folk guitarist, d. 5/22/2007 in Lerwick, Shetland; b. 12/10/1920 in Shetland. Independent Online Edition, 5/29/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2591493.ece}.

  • Johnson, Russell, architectural acoustician, d. 8/7/2007 in Manhattan at 83; b. Frederick Russell Johnson 9/14/1923 in Berwick, PA. New York Times On the Web, 8/10/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/10/arts/10johnson.html}; Symphony, v. 58 no. 5, September/October 2007.

  • Johnstone, Janet Olcott, pianist, d. 2/8/2007 in Pt. Manalapan, FL. New York Times On the Web, 2/11/2007 {http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B01E0D8163AF932A25751C0A9619C8B63}.

  • Jones, Buck, country singer, d. 3/18/2007 off Interstate 30 near Royse City, TX at 33. AOL.com, 3/19/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/country-singer-buck-jones-killed-in/20070319070209990001}; United Press International online, 3/19/2007 {http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Entertainment/Country_singer_dies_in_hitandrun/20070319-035327-3379r/}.

  • Jones, Derek, British organ pipe maker, d. 2007; b. 1933. Organ, v. 86, no. 340, May/July 2007.

  • Jones, Tad, music historian, d. 1/1/2007 in New Orleans, LA at 54. NOLA.com, 1/3/2007 {http://www.nola.com/obituaries/t-p/index.ssf?/base/obits-33/1167806728232110.xml}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Jorgenson, Bill, bluegrass multi-instrumentalist, d. 2/5/2007 in Green Bay, WI at 76. postcrescent.com, 2/5/2007 {http://www.postcrescent.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070205/APC05/302050027/1033/APCent}.

  • Joriyama, Take, jazz drummer, d. 5/27/2007 in Brooklyn, NY at ca. 36. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Jourdan, Pierre, French opera producer, d. 8/16/2007 in Fleurines at 74; b. 9/21/1932 in Cannes. Opera, v. 59 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Joyce, Joseph M. (Joe), Irish folk accordianist and singer, d. 7/22/2007 in East Durham, NY at 77; b. in Boston, MA. Boston.com, 7/27/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/27/joseph_m_joyce_captured_the_sound_spirit_of_ireland_on_his_accordion/}.

  • Kaminski, Isabelle B., pianist, d. 8/9/2007 in Trenton, NJ at 96; b. in Trenton, NJ. Piano Guild Notes, v. 58 no. 1, Summer 2008.

  • Karp, Natalia, pianist, d. 7/9/2007 at 96; b. Natalia Weissman 2/27/1911 in Krakow, Poland. Telegraph.co.uk, 7/11/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/07/11/db1102.xml}; Times Online, 7/14/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2072592.ece}.
    a.k.a. Natalia Karpf; d. in England. Guardian Unlimited, 7/11/2007 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,2123366,00.html}.

  • Kausland, Grethe, Norwegian singer and actress, d. 11/16/2007. esctoday.com, 11/16/2007 {http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/9634}.

  • Kaye, Ben, Canadian songwriter, publisher, and manager, d. 2/3/2007 in Montreal, Quebec at 68. SOCAN online, 2/7/2007 {http://www.socan.ca/jsp/en/news_events/news/BenKayeObit.jsp}.

  • Kaye, Mary, Hawaiian guitarist and singer, d. 2/17/2007 in Las Vegas, NV at 83; b. Mary Kaaihue. Las Vegas Sun online, 2/17/2007 {http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/nevada/2007/feb/17/021710613.html}; Yahoo!News, 2/19/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070220/ap_on_re_us/deaths_3}.
    also pianist. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Kaye, Norman, Australian actor, organist, composer, and music teacher, d. 5/29/2007 in Sydney at 80. theage.com.au, 5/31/2007 {http://www.theage.com.au/news/entertainment/modest-quietly-intense-actor-dies/2007/05/30/1180205330874.html}.

  • Kaye, Robin, British flamenco guitarist and teacher, d. 12/22/2007 in Hull at 67. Classical Guitar, v. 26 no. 7, March 2008.

  • Kendall, Jim (James Mikel), Usenet Beatles enthusiast, founder of rec.music.beatles, d. 8/10/2007 in Livermore, CA at 53; b. in Spokane, WA. "abby then" on alt.obituaries, 8/15/2007; SpokesmanReview.com, 8/14?/2007 {http://www.spokesmanreview.com/class/notices/?ID=458105}.

  • Khrennikov, Tikhon Nikolayevich, Russian composer and pianist, d. 8/14/2007 in Moscow at 94; b. 6/10/1913 in Yelets. New York Times On the Web, 8/15/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/15/arts/music/15khrennikov.html}; STLtoday.com, 8/15/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_KHRENNIKOV?SITE=MOSTP}; Economist.com, 8/30/2007 {http://www.economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9721710}; Opera News, v. 72 no. 5, November 2007; Opera, v. 59 no. 1, January 2008.
    Tichon Chrennikow. Orchester, v. 55 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Kidd, Michael, choreographer, d. 12/23/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 92; b. Milton Greenwald in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 12/25/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/25/arts/dance/25kidd.html}.

  • Kieltyka, Witold "Vitek", Polish extreme metal drummer, d. 11/1 or 2/2007 in Novozybkov, Russia at 23. Ultimate Metal Forum, 11/2/2007 {http://www.ultimatemetal.com/forum/nevermore/345592-decapitated-drummer-witold-vitek-kieltyka-dead-23-a.html}.

  • Killam, Rosemary N., music theorist, d. 5/3/2007 at 67; b. 5/13/1939 in Poplar Bluff, MO. Journal of the International Alliance for Women in Music, v. 13 no. 2, 2007.

  • Kimble, James William "Jimmy", rock drummer, d. at 54; b. 9/10/1952 in Detroit, MI. latimes.com, 4/11/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/latimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=87172377}.

  • Kimler, Adrianne E., pianist and teacher, d. 7/27/2007 at 57. American Liszt Society Newsletter, v. 24 no. 1, Winter/Spring 2008.

  • King, Herb, jazz drummer, d. 11/6/2007 in Newbedford, MA [sic] at 64. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • King, Thea, British clarinetist, d. 6/26/2007 in London; b. 12/26/1925 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Independent Online Edition, 6/29/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2720052.ece}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Kirby, Frank E., musicologist, d. 3/24/2007 at 78; b. in New York City. Lake Forest College website, 3/29?/2007 {http://www.lakeforest.edu/admissions/news/news_story.asp?iNewsID=569}.
    Frank E. Kirby II, d. in Skokie, IL. chicagotribune.com, 4/2/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/chi-0704010384apr02,1,1934963.story}.

  • Kirkwood, Pat, British actress and singer, d. 12/25/2007 in Ilkley at 86; b. 2/24/1921 in Scotland. STLtoday.com, 12/26/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_KIRKWOOD?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times On the Web, 12/29/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/29/theater/19kirkwood.html}.

  • Klein, Rudolf, Austrian musicologist, d. 2007; b. 1920. Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, v. 62 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Kleinow, "Sneaky" Pete, pedal steel guitarist, animator, special effects artist, and director of commercials, d. 1/6/2007 in Petaluma, CA at 72. SFGate.com, 1/8/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2007/01/08/entertainment/e192422S22.DTL}; AOL.com, 1/9/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/flying-burrito-brother-sneaky-pete-dies/20070109065209990001}; philly.com, 1/10/2007 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/16422814.htm}; washingtonpost.com, 1/13/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/12/AR2007011202175.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1019, 2/8/2007.
    Peter E. Kleinow; b. 1934 in South Bend, IN. Independent Online Edition, 1/10/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2140236.ece}.
    b. 8/20/1934. latimes.com, 1/10/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-kleinow10jan10,0,4871706.story}; Boston.com, 1/12/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/01/12/pete_kleinow_virtuoso_of_steel_guitar/}.

  • Klett, Shirley, writer, d. 1/5/2007 in Maryland at 78. Cadence, v. 34 no. 7/8/9, July/August/September 2008.

  • Kniaz, Abe, hornist and teacher, d. 2007; b. 1923 in Milwaukee, WI. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 1, October 2007.

  • Knight, Evelyn, torch singer, d. 9/28/2007 in San Jose, CA at 89; b. 12/31/1917 in Reedville, VA. washingtonpost.com, 10/28/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/27/AR2007102701264.html}; MercuryNews.com, 10/29/2007 {http://www.mercurynews.com/obituaries/ci_7310514}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Konhäuser, Ruth, German professor of harp, d. 10/4/2007 at 76; b. in Kuschten Kreis Meseritz. Orchester, v. 55 no. 12, December 2007.

  • Konte, Mamadou, Senegalese music producer, d. 6/20/2007 in Dakar at 65. France 24 online, 6/21/2007 {http://www.france24.com/france24Public/en/administration/afp-news.html?id=070621183046.erat0go2&cat=culture}.

  • Korte, Steven J., organist, d. 1/1/2007 in Canton, OH at 49; b. in Dayton, OH. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Krawitz, Doc, jazz clarinetist, d. 5/12/2007 in West Brandywine, PA at 91. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Kristal, Hilly, club owner and punk promoter, d. 8/28/2007 in New York, NY at 75. AOL.com, 8/29/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/story/ar/_a/cbgb-founder-hilly-kristal-dies/20070829112209990001}; CNN.com, 8/29/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/29/obit.hillykristal.ap/index.html}.
    b. Hillel Kristal 1931 in New York City. New York Sun online, 8/30/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/61613}.
    also singer; b. 9/23/1931 in Hightstown, NJ. Independent Online Edition, 8/31/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2914356.ece}.
    d. in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 8/30/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/30/arts/music/30kristal.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1035, 9/20/2007.

  • Kucera, Ernie, polka bandleader, d. 7/9/2007 in Homestead Lake, NE at 87. columbustelegram.com, 7/11/2007 {http://www.columbustelegram.com/articles/2007/07/11/news/news4kucera.txt}.

  • Kurmangaliev, Erik, Russian countertenor, d. 11/13/2007 in Moscow at 47; b. Erik Salim-Meruet in Kazakhstan. Variety online, 11/16/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117976171.html}.

  • Kurylewicz, Andrzej, jazz pianist, trumpeter, and composer, d. 4/13/2007 in Warszaw, Poland at 74. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • La Rue, Hélène Thérèse, British musician, musicologist, and museum curator, d. 7/13/2007 in Oxford; b. 12/4/1951 in Croydon, Surrey. Independent Online Edition, 8/3/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2831073.ece}; Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 26 no. 2, Summer 2007; Galpin Society Journal, v. 61, April 2008.

  • Lachonas, Christopher, tenor, d. 3/4/2007 in Goodyear, AZ; b. 2/13/1926 in Chicago, IL. Opera News, v. 71 no. 12, June 2007.

  • Lad, John F., violist, d. 1/23/2007 in New York City; b. 9/24/1945. New York Times On the Web, 1/28/2007 {http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9802E1D71F3AF93BA15752C0A9619C8B63}.

  • Laine, Frankie, popular singer, d. 2/6/2007 in San Diego, CA at 93; b. Frank LoVecchio 3/30/1913 in Chicago, IL. STLtoday.com, 2/7/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_LAINE?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. Francesco Paolo LoVecchio. latimes.com, 2/6/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-ex-laine6feb07,0,5808785.story}; New York Times On the Web, 2/7/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/07/arts/music/07laine.html}; Guardian Unlimited, 2/8/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2007948,00.html}; Independent Online Edition, 2/8/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2248751.ece}; Telegraph.co.uk, 2/8/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/08/db0801.xml}.
    b. Frank Paul Lo Vecchio. Times Online, 2/8/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1350519.ece}.
    d. in Los Angeles. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Landau, Irene Gabriel, ballet dancer, d. 2/19/2007 in Brushton, NY at 70. New York Times On the Web, 2/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/21/arts/music/21landau.html}.

  • Landau, Siegfried, conductor, d. 2/19/2007 in Brushton, NY at 85; b. 9/4/1921 in Berlin. New York Times On the Web, 2/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/21/arts/music/21landau.html}.

  • Lane, Joe "Bebop", Australian jazz vocalist, d. 4/13/2007 in Sydney at 80. JazzTimes.com, 4/21/2007 {http://jazztimes.com/columns_and_features/news/detail.cfm?article=11086}.
    also drummer. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Lang, Scot, Canadian guitarist, composer, arranger, painter, and poet, d. 4/29/2007 in Montreal, Quebec; b. 9/2/1952 in Montreal, Quebec. Montreal Gazette online, 5/6/2007 {http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/insight/story.html?id=bc61325f-c957-4b2d-a83e-0509ede676e3}.
    also pianist. globeandmail.com, 6/14/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20070614.OBLANG14/TPStory/}.

  • Larman, Howard, folk radio host and producer of festivals and fairs, d. 4/21/2007 in West Hills, CA at 73; b. 1933 in Chicago, IL. latimes.com, 4/26/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-larman26apr26,1,3972606.story}.

  • Larson, Anna B., composer, lyricist, and playwright, d. 3/14/2007 in Takoma Park, MD at 66; b. in Knoxville, TN. washingtonpost.com, 3/24/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/23/AR2007032301716.html}.

  • Law, Richard William Evan, British banker and writer on opera, d. 6/18/2007 at 81; b. 5/17/1926. Times Online, 6/20/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1957519.ece}.
    d. 6/17/2007 in London; b. in London. Opera, v. 58 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Lawrence, Joy E., organist and public school teacher, d. 1/27/2007 at 81. American Organist, v. 41 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Lawson, Walter, hornist, horn maker and technician, d. 2007; b. 1923. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 1, October 2007.

  • Leahy, Anne, musicologist, organist, and teacher, d. 2007; b. 1961. Bach Notes, no. 8, Fall 2007.

  • L'Ecuyer, John J. "Jack", organist, pianist, choir director, and piano teacher, d. 5/9/2007 in Merrimack, NH at 70. American Organist, v. 41 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Leidland, Hilde, German soprano, d. at 52. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Leman, John, choral director and music professor, d. 9/21/2007 in Cincinnati, OH at 67; b. 5/1/1940 in Peoria, IL. Choral Journal, v. 48 no. 5, November 2007.

  • Lentine, Joe, musician, band teacher, and music store owner, d. 4/9/2007 in Akron, OH at 85; b. 5/31/1921 in South Fork, PA. MontereyHerald.com, 4/12/2007 {http://www.montereyherald.com/mld/ohio/news/17065801.htm}.

  • Leonard, Everett W., organist, d. 6/9/2007 in Katy, TX at 96; b. 3/4/1911 in Franklin, NH. American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Lerner, Mimi, mezzo, d. 3/29/2007 in Oakland, PA at 61; b. Mimi Lipczer 1945 in Sambor, Poland. post-gazette.com, 3/30/2007 {http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07089/773797-122.stm}.
    b. 1946. Playbill Arts online, 4/2/2007 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/6253.html}.
    b. Emilia Lipczer 1946. New York Times On the Web, 4/14/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/14/obituaries/14lerner.html}.
    b. 5/20/1945. Opera News, v. 71 no. 12, June 2007.
    d. in Pittsburgh, PA at 61; b. Emilia Lipczer. Opera, v. 58 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Lesher, Charlotte, mother and executor of Joey Ramone, d. 1/27/2007 in New York. Rolling Stone, no. 1020, 2/22/2007.

  • LeTang, Henry Christian, tap dancer, teacher, and choreographer, d. 4/26/2007 in Las Vegas, NV at 91; b. 6/19/1915 in Harlem. New York Times On the Web, 5/3/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/03/obituaries/03LeTang.html}.

  • Leuchtmann, Horst, d. 4/10/2007. Musikforschung, v. 60 no. 2, April-June 2007.

  • Levin, Floyd, jazz historian, record producer, and lyricist, d. 1/29/2007 in Studio City, CA at 83. dailynews.com, 2/1/2007 {http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5130721}.
    d. around 2/1/2007. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.
    d. at 84. Popular Music and Society, v. 30 no. 2, May 2007.
    d. 1/29/2007; b. 9/24/1922 in Minneapolis, MN. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Levine, Gaye, jazz cellist and club manager, d. 5/25/2007 on Sanibel, FL at 53. news-press.com, 5/26/2007 {http://www.news-press.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070526/NEWS01/705260423/1075}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Levitt, Rod, jazz trombonist and arranger, d. 5/8/2007 in Wardsboro, VT at 77. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.
    also composer, d. at 78 [sic]; b. 9/16/1929 in Portland, OR. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Lewis, Herbie, jazz bassist and educator, d. 5/17/2007 in Minneapolis, MN at 66; b. 2/17/1941. Jazz Police, 5/22/2007 {http://www.jazzpolice.com/content/view/7002/79/}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Lewis, Wallace, bluegrass gospel singer, guitarist, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 5/16/2007; b. 7/6/1928. NBC Augusta, 5/18/2007 {http://www.nbcaugusta.com/news/local/7565392.html}.

  • Liebl, Karl, German tenor, d. 1/19/2007 in Wiesbaden at 91; b. 6/16/1915 in Schiltberg, Kreis Aichach (Upper Bavaria). Opera, v. 48 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Liedtke, Tanja, Australian dancer and choreographer, d. 8/17/2007 in Sydney at 29; b. in Stuttgart, Germany. New York Times On the Web, 8/22/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/22/arts/dance/22liedtke.html}.

  • Liles, Brent, punk bassist, d. 1/18/2007 in Placentia, CA at 43; b. in Fullerton, CA. AOL.com, 1/24/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/articles/_a/ex-social-distortion-bassist-dies/20070124154009990001}; CNN.com, 1/24/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/24/obit.liles.ap/index.html}.

  • Limonick, Natalie, pianist, accompanist, and vocal coach, d. 12/1/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 87; b. in New York. latimes.com, 12/4/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-limonick4dec04,1,6541218.story}.

  • Linkletter, Jack, television host, son of Art Linkletter, d. 12/18/2007 in Cloverdale, CA at 70; b. Arthur Jack Linkletter 11/20/1937 in San Francisco, CA. New York Times On the Web, 12/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/21/arts/television/21linkletter.html}.

  • Loeung, Bun, Cambodian traditional musician, d. 5/24/2007 in St. Paul, MN at 78; b. in Cambodia. StarTribune.com, 5/30/2007 {http://www.startribune.com/466/story/1216140.html}.

  • Long, Corin Walter, British bassist and teacher, d. 3/29/2007 at 40; b. 9/12/1966 in King's Lynn. Times Online, 5/22/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1820954.ece}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1406, June 2007.

  • Lorillard, Elaine, jazz festival founder, d. 11/26/2007 in Newport, RI at 93; b. Elaine Guthrie 10/11/1914 in Tremont, ME. New York Times On the Web, 11/28/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/28/arts/music/28lorillard.html}.

  • Lowther, Aetna Johnson, church pianist and chorister, d. 6/10/2007 in Buffalo, NY at 92; b. 1/6/1915 in Gurdon, AR. Buffalo News online, 6/15/2007 {http://www.buffalonews.com/obituaries/story/99317.html}.

  • Loyde, Lobby, Australian rock guitarist, d. 4/21/2007 in Melbourne, Victoria at 65; b. John Baslington Lyde 1941 in Longreach, Queensland. Herald Sun online, 4/22/2007 {http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,21600151-5006024,00.html}; ABC Online, 4/23/2007 {http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2007/s1904624.htm}.

  • Lucien, Jon, jazz vocalist, d. 8/18/2007 at 65; b. on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. STLtoday.com, 8/21/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_LUCIEN?SITE=MOSTP}.
    d. in Orlando, FL; b. Lucien Harrigan. New York Times On the Web, 8/22/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/22/arts/music/22lucien.html}.
    also songwriter; b. 1/8/1942. Guardian Unlimited, 10/4/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2182870,00.html}.
    also pianist and guitarist. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Lutcher, Nellie, jazz vocalist and pianist, d. 6/8/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 94; b. in Lake Charles, LA. AmericanPress.com, 6/9/2007 {http://www.americanpress.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1212&Itemid=105}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.
    b. 10/15/1915. Independent Online Edition, 6/11/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2643064.ece}.
    b. 10/12/1912. Guardian Unlimited, 6/14/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2102320,00.html}.
    b. 10/15/1912. New York Times On the Web, 6/15/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/15/arts/15lutcher.html}.

  • Lutz, Queva Jayne, jazz club owner, d. 2/22/2007 in New York City; b. in Harlingen, TX. New York Times, 2/25/2007.

  • Luzzati, Emanuele, Italian opera designer and animator, d. 1/26/2007 in Genoa at 85; b. in Genoa. AOL.com, 1/27/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/movies/articles/_a/oscar-nominated-director-luzzati-dies/20070127140109990001}.

  • Mackenzie, Henry, jazz reeds player, d. 9/2/2007 in Surrey, England at 84. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • MacKenzie, Joan, British folk (Gaelic) singer, d. 5/13/2007 in Edinburgh; b. Seonag NicCoinnich 9/2/1929 in Stornoway, Western Isles. Independent Online Edition, 6/5/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2614575.ece}.

  • Magid, Lee, music producer, d. 3/31/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 80; b. in Manhattan. Variety.com, 4/23/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117963655.html}.

  • Maher, James, historian of popular song, d. 7/18/2007 in Manhattan at 90; b. 1/23/1917 in Cleveland, OH. New York Sun online, 7/26/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/59205}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Makem, Tommy, Irish folk singer and songwriter, d. 8/1/2007 in Dover, NH at 74; b. in Ireland. STLtoday.com, 8/2/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MAKEM?SITE=MOSTP}; recordonline.com, 8/4/2007 {http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070804/NEWS/708040326/-1/NEWS}.
    b. 11/4/1932 in Keady, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. New York Times On the Web, 8/3/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/03/arts/03makem.html}; Times Online, 8/3/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2189558.ece}; Guardian Unlimited, 8/3/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2140618,00.html}.
    Thomas James Makem. Independent Online Edition, 8/4/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2833836.ece}.

  • Malfatti, Lorenzo, baritone and teacher, d. 11/23/2007 in Pittsburgh, PA at 84; b. 9/11/1923 in Pittsburgh, PA. post-gazette NOW, 11/25/2007 {http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07329/836597-85.stm}; Cincinnati.Com, 11/28/2007 {http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/AB/20071128/NEWS0104/711280398/}.

  • Mallandaine, Jean, English singing coach, d. 11/13/2007 in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire at 73; b. 8/23/1934 in Worthing, Sussex. Opera, v. 59 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Manchey, Margaretta, organist, 6/2/2007 in Fayetteville, PA at 95. American Organist, v. 41 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Mann, Henry Ray, organist, choir director, and organbuilder, d. 6/30/2007 in Grennville, MI at 72; b. 9/19/1934 in Richmond, VA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Manoogian, Vartan, violinist, professor, and festival organizer, d. 7/12/2007 in Spain at 71; b. 1936 in Baghdad. Capital Times, 7/13/2007 {http://www.madison.com/tct/news/201218}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1409, September 2007.

  • Marie-Jeanne, ballerina, d. 12/28/2007 in Austin, TX at 87; b. Marie-Jeanne Pelus in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 1/3/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/03/arts/03marie-jeanne.html}.

  • Marson, John, British harpist, composer, and author, d. 2/4/2007; b. 9/19/1932. Guardian Unlimited, 5/31/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/05/31/db3103.xml}.

  • Martin, Janis, rockabilly singer, "The Female Elvis", d. 9/3/2007 in Durham, NC at 67. New York Times On the Web, 9/5/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/05/arts/music/05martin.html}.
    Janis Darlene Martin, d. in Danville, VA; b. 3/27/1940 in Sutherlin, VA. Independent Online Edition, 9/6/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2934311.ece}; Rolling Stone, no. 1036, 10/4/2007.

  • Martin, Wayne, jazz trombonist and organist, d. 5/27/2007 at 77. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Mason, Fairfax B., actress and singer, d. 6/11/2007 in Plainfield, NJ at 78; b. in Springfield, MA. NJ.com, 6/13/2007 {http://obits.nj.com/StarLedger/DeathNotices.asp?Page=Lifestory&PersonId=89031141}.

  • Mason, Vito E., choral conductor and educator, d. 2007; b. 1913. Choral Journal, v. 49 no. 12, June/July 2009.

  • Mathieson, Bruce E., organist, d. 7/19/2007 in Morgantown, WV at 50; b. 6/1/1957 in Holyoke, MA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Matsumura, Teizo, Japanese classical composer and poet, d. 8/6/2007 at 78; b. 1/15/1929 in Kyoto. Times Online, 9/4/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2381094.ece}.

  • Matthews, Kenneth W., organist and music director, d. 1/19/2007 in San Francisco, CA at 54; b. in Atlanta, GA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Mauro, John W., dance band clarinetist and saxophonist, d. 6/20/2007 in Upper Darby, PA at 96. philly.com, 6/23/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070623_John_W__Mauro___Musician__dispatcher__96.html}.

  • McBride, Robert Guyn, composer and music professor, d. 7/1/2007; b. 2/20/1911 in Tucson, AZ. Cue Sheet (blog), 7/16/2007 {http://blogs.azpm.org/b/cue-sheet/2007/7/16/robert-mcbride/}.

  • McCorkle, George, rock guitarist and songwriter, d. 6/29/2007 in Lebanon, TN at 60. TENNESSEAN.com, 6/30/2007 {http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070630/ENTERTAINMENT01/706300345}; philly.com, 7/2/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070702_George_McCorkle___Rock_musician__60.html}.
    d. in Nashville, TN; b. 1947 in Chester, SC. Independent Online Edition, 7/5/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2737097.ece}.

  • McCredie, Eric, British singer and guitarist, d. 10/6/2007 in Glasgow; b. 7/17/1945 in Glasgow. Independent Online Edition, 10/18/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3070547.ece}.

  • McDonald, Daniel, actor and singer, d. 2/15/2007 in New York City at 46; b. in Scranton, PA. STLtoday.com, 2/20/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MCDONALD?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • McGuire, Robert V., organist, pianist, choirmaster, organbuilder, and piano technician, d. 11/12/2007 in Haines City, FL at 79; b. in Chicago, IL. American Organist, v. 42 no. 4, April 2008.

  • McMillan, Aaron, Australian concert pianist and composer, d. 5/14/2007 in Sydney at 30. brisbanetimes.com.au, 5/14/2007 {http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/news/music/talented-pianists-life-claimed-by-cancer/2007/05/14/1178995072817.html}.

  • McMillan, Terry Lee, country harmonica player and percussionist, d. 2/2/2007 in Pigeon Forge, TN at 53; b. 10/12/1953 in Lexington, NC. CMT.com, 2/4/2007 {http://www.cmt.com/news/articles/1551563/02042007/brooks_garth.jhtml}.

  • McNair, Barbara, actress and singer, d. 2/4/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 72. AOL.com, 2/5/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/articles/_a/actress-singer-barbara-mcnair-dies/20070205143709990001}; EXAMINER.com, 2/5/2007 {http://www.examiner.com/a-548112~Barbara_McNair__singer_who_found_success_in_Hollywood__dies.html}.
    b. Barbara Joan McNair 3/4/1934. New York Times On the Web, 2/6/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/06/arts/television/06mcnair.html}; Independent Online Edition, 2/7/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2245098.ece}.

  • McPhail, Natalie Fowler, jazz singer, d. 1/15/2007 in Farmington Hills, MI at 81; b. Natalie Fowler in Cambridge, MA. freep.com, 1/20/2007 {http://freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070120/NEWS08/701200365/1010/NEWS08}.
    d. 1/22/2007 [sic]. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Medress, Hank, pop singer and producer, d. 6/18/2007 in New York at 68. latimes.com, 6/21/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings21.2jun21,1,3358735.story}.
    d. in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 6/22/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/22/arts/music/22medress.html}; STLtoday.com, 6/23/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MEDRESS?SITE=MOSTP}; Boston.com, 6/23/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/06/23/hank_medress_68_member_of_the_tokens/}; AOL.com, 6/24/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/lion-sleeps-tonight-singer-medress-dies/20070623152509990001}; philly.com, 6/24/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070624_Hank_Medress___Doo-wop_singer__68.html}.
    d. 6/19/2007; b. 11/19/1938 in Brooklyn, NY. Independent Online Edition, 6/23/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2697833.ece}.

  • Melia, Hazel M., organist, music minister, and piano teacher, d. 3/19/2007 in Summerville, SC; b. in Dorchester, SC. American Organist, v. 42 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Mell, Albert, violinist and musicologist, d. 2007 at 89. Strad, v. 118, no. 1409, September 2007.

  • Melly, George, British jazz singer, critic, and author, d. 7/5/2007 in London at 80; b. 1926 in Liverpool. bbc.co.uk, 7/5/2007 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/6272552.stm}; STLtoday.com, 7/5/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MELLY?SITE=MOSTP}; Boston.com, 7/6/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/06/george_melly_80_jazz_singer_critic/}.
    b. Alan George Heywood Melly 8/17/1926. New York Times On the Web, 7/6/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/06/arts/music/06melly.html}; Times Online, 7/5/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2031293.ece}; Independent Online Edition, 7/6/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2739726.ece}.
    d. 7/4/2007. Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Mendoza, Lydia, pioneering Tejano singer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 12/20/2007 in San Antonio, TX at 91; b. 5/12/1916 in Houston, TX. latimes.com, 12/30/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-mendoza30dec30,1,3409235.story}.

  • Menotti, Gian Carlo, Italian composer, d. 2/1/2007 in Monaco at 95; b. 7/1911. Yahoo!News, 2/1/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070201/ap_en_mu/obit_menotti}; AOL.com, 2/1/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/composer-gian-carlo-menotti-dies-at-95/20070201151109990001}; STLtoday.com, 2/1/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MENOTTI?SITE=MOSTP}; Choral Journal, v. 47 no. 9, March 2007.
    also conductor, pianist, and librettist, d. at 97 [sic]; b. 7/7/1911 in Cadegliano. Telegraph.co.uk, 2/2/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/02/db0201.xml}; Times Online, 2/3/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1318674.ece}; Opera News, v. 71 no. 10, April 2007.
    d. in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Independent Online Edition, 2/3/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2211596.ece}.
    also director and administrator. Opera, v. 48 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Merian, Leon, jazz trumpeter, d. 8/15/2007 in Bradenton, FL at 83. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Mershon, Norman Eugene, rock singer, d. 11/7/2007 in West Orange, NJ; b. 4/29/1950. New York Times On the Web, 11/25/2007 {http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9504EEDB173AF936A15752C1A9619C8B63}.

  • Meyer, Arnvid, jazz trumpeter, d. 8/28/2007 in Denmark at 80. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Meyer, Leonard B., musicologist, pioneer in music cognition, d. 12/31/2007 in Manhattan at 89; b. in New York City. New York Times On the Web, 1/2/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/02/arts/02meyer.html}.
    d. 12/30/2007. Music Perception, v. 25 no. 3, February 2008.
    d. 12/30/2008; b. 1918. AMS Newsletter, v. 38 no. 2, August 2008.

  • Michael, Marion, German actress and singer, d. 10/2007 in Gartz, Brandenburg at 66; b. Marion Ilonka Michaela Delonge 1940 in Königsberg/Kaliningrad. Variety online, 11/6/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117975504.html}.

  • Miller, Peter, jazz clarinetist and saxophonist, d. 4/18/2007 in Berlin, Germany at 60. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Miller, Ron, songwriter, d. 7/23/2007 in Santa Monica, CA at 74; b. in Chicago, IL. STLtoday.com, 7/24/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MILLER?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 1933. Times Online, 8/13/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2245969.ece}.

  • Miller, Sally Dow, pianist and teacher, d. 3/6/2007 in Royal Oak, MI at 76; b. in Detroit, MI. detnews.com, 3/14/2007 {http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070314/OBITUARIES/703140403/1263}.

  • Mills, Kyle, hornist, d. 5/12/2007 near Marion, MT at 31; b. 1976. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 1, October 2007.

  • Mills, Thomas P., organist, choir director, teacher, conductor, and composer, d. 11/15/2007 in Port St. Lucie, FL. American Organist, v. 42 no. 9, September 2008.

  • Minucci, Ulpio, pianist, composer, and music director, d. 3/9/2007 in Brentwood, CA at 89; b. 6/29/1917 in Italy. latimes.com, 3/14/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/latimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=86789965}.

  • Mirrey, Rodger, British collector of early keyboard instruments, d. 4/8/2007. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 26 no. 2, Summer 2007.
    James Rodger Mirrey; b. 11/30/1919. Galpin Society Journal, v. 61, April 2008.

  • Mirvish, Ed, theatrical producer, d. 7/11/2007 in Toronto, Ontario at 92; b. 7/24/1914 in Colonial Beach, VA. Big Cartoon Database, 7/11/2007 {http://forum.bcdb.com/gforum.cgi?post=78636}.

  • Mistak, Alvin F., music critic, teacher, and orchestra director, d. 2/26/2007. Instrumentalist, v. 61 no. 9, April 2007.

  • Mizerit, Klaro, Canadian conductor, d. 1/3/2007 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at 92; b. 8/12/1914 in Monfalcone, Italy. CBC.CA, 1/4/2007 {http://www.cbc.ca/canada/nova-scotia/story/2007/01/04/klaro-mizerit.html}.

  • Moiseyev, Igor, Russian choreographer, d. 11/2/2007 in Moscow at 101; b. 1/21/1906 in Kiev. STLtoday.com, 11/2/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_MOISEYEV?SITE=MOSTP}.
    Igor Aleksandrovich Moiseyev. New York Times On the Web, 11/3/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/03/arts/dance/03moiseyev.html}.

  • Mooney, Grover, jazz drummer, d. 10/24/2007 in the Boston, MA area at 60. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Morawetz, Oskar, Canadian composer, d. 6/13/2007 in Toronto, Ontario. globeandmail.com, 6/15/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/Deaths.20070615.93105092/BDAStory/BDA/}.
    also professor, d. at 90; b. 1/1917 in Czechoslovakia. TheStar.com, 6/15/2007 {http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/225623}; cbc.ca, 6/16/2007 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2007/06/16/oskar-morawetz-obit.html}.

  • Morgan, Frank, jazz alto saxophonist, d. 12/14/2007 in Minneapolis, MN at 73; b. in Minneapolis, MN. JSOnline, 12/15/2007 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=697198}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.
    b. 12/23/1933. Independent Online Edition, 12/17/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3258043.ece}; New York Times On the Web, 12/19/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/19/arts/19morgan.html}; Guardian Unlimited, 12/21/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2007/dec/21/usa.jazz}; latimes.com, 12/23/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-morgan23dec23,1,5676522.story}; Times Online, 12/24/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3090562.ece}; Telegraph.co.uk, 12/26/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/12/22/db2303.xml}; Jazz Journal International, v. 61 no. 3, March 2008.

  • Morgan, Mac, bass-baritone and professor of voice, d. 6/12/2007 in Carrollton, GA at 89; b. 6/25/1917 in Texarkana, TX. New York Times On the Web, 6/20/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/20/obituaries/20morgan.html}.

  • Morrell, Tom, country, swing, and jazz steel guitarist, d. 1/29/2007 in East Dallas, TX at 68; b. 1938 in Dallas, TX. DallasNews.com, 1/31/2007 {http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/ent/stories/DN-obitmorrell_0131gl.ART.State.Edition2.297024c.html}.
    d. in Little Elm, TX. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Morris, Gareth Charles Walter, British flautist and teacher, d. 2/14/2007 at 86; b. 5/13/1920 at Clevedon, Somerset. Times Online, 2/27/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1443622.ece}; Guardian Unlimited, 2/28/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2022771,00.html}.

  • Mosca, Sal, jazz pianist and teacher, d. 7/28/2007 in White Plains, NY at 80. New York Times On the Web, 8/6/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/06/arts/05mosca.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 10, October 2007.
    Salvatore Joseph Mosca, b. 4/27/1927 in Mount Vernon, NY. Guardian Unlimited, 8/9/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2144442,00.html}.
    d. in Mount Vernon, NY. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Moss, Bill, gospel singer, d. 6/25/2007 in the Detroit, MI area at 76; b. 1931 in Selma, AL. Yahoo!TV, 6/29/2007 {http://tv.yahoo.com/contributor/104001/news/urn:newsml:cp.org:20070629:TV-20040019__ER:1}; philly.com, 7/1/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070701_Bill_Moss___Gospel_singer__76.html}.

  • Moulton, Bill, jazz bassist, d. 12/10/2007 in Buffalo, NY at 81. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Moyse, Louis, flutist, pianist, festival organizer, composer, conductor, and teacher, d. 7/30/2007 in Barre, VT at 94; b. 1912 in the Netherlands. Rutland Herald Online, 7/31/2007 {http://www.rutlandherald.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070731/NEWS03/707310351}; New York Times On the Web, 8/9/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/09/arts/09moyse.html}.
    b. 8/14/1912 in Scheveningen, the Netherlands. Telegraph.co.uk, 9/4/2007 {www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/09/04/db0402.xml}; American Organist, v. 41 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Muldrow, Ronald, jazz guitarist, d. 1/31/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 57; b. 2/2/1949 in Chicago, IL. latimes.com, 2/11/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-muldrow11feb11,1,992596.story}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Muller, Albert Carl, luthier, d. 1/27/2007 on California Highway 50 at 87; b. in San Francisco, CA. sacbee.com, 1/28/2007 {http://www.sacbee.com/300/story/114693.html}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1404, April 2007.

  • Mumford, Don, jazz drummer, d. 7/6/2007 in Des Moines, IA at 53. Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Munnelly, Tom, Irish collector of folk songs, d. 8/30/2007; b. 5/25/1944 in Rathmines in Dublin. Guardian Unlimited, 9/6/2007 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/theatre/obituary/0,,2163069,00.html}.

  • Murphy, Alpen "Al" Gardner, actor and singer, d. 4/24/2007 in Washington, DC at 76; b. in Bronxville, NY. washingtonpost.com, 4/27/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/27/AR2007042702208_3.html}.

  • Murray, Thomas Wilson, hornist, d. 4/29/2007 in Colorado Springs, CO; b. 7/24/1925 in Omaha, NE. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 1, October 2007.

  • Nagel-Heyer, Hans, jazz record producer, d. 3/29/2007 in Germany at 65. Cadence, v. 33 no. 5, May 2007. b. 1941. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Nagrin, Lee, performance artist, d. 6/7/2007 in Manhattan at 78. New York Times On the Web, 6/12/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/12/arts/12nagrin.html}.

  • Nayyar, Omkar Prasad "OP", Hindi film composer and music director, d. 1/28/2007 at 81; b. 1/16/1926 in Punjab. Guardian Unlimited, 2/20/2007 {http://film.guardian.co.uk/News_Story/Guardian/0,,2017130,00.html}.

  • Neeley (Gerle), Marilyn, pianist, teacher, and administrator, d. 5/30/2007 in Silver Spring, MD at 69; b. in Los Angeles, CA. baltimoresun.com, 6/2/2007 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.gerle02jun02,1,19800.story}; Boston.com, 6/3/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/06/03/at_69_marilyn_neeley_gerle_piano_professor/}; washingtonpost.com, 6/4/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/03/AR2007060301306.html}; American Liszt Society Newsletter, v. 24 no. 1, Winter/Spring 2008.

  • Nelson, Jimmy, jazz vocalist, d. 7/29/2007 in Houston, TX at 88. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Newman, Danny, opera publicist, d. 12/1/2007 in Chicago, IL at 88; b. in Chicago, IL. suntimes.com, 12/3/2007 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/677615,CST-NWS-xnewm03web.article}.
    d. in Lincolnwood, IL; b. 1919. New York Times On the Web, 12/11/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/11/arts/11newman.html}; Opera, v. 59 no. 2, February 2008.
    d. in Lincolnwood, IL; b. 1/24/1919. Opera News, v. 72 no. 9, March 2008.

  • Newsom, Tommy, a.k.a. "Mr. Excitement", former backup Tonight Show bandleader and saxophonist, d. 4/28/2007 in Portsmouth, VA at 78; b. 1929 in Portsmouth, VA. CNN.com, 5/1/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/TV/04/30/obit.newsom.ap/index.html}.
    also composer and arranger; b. Thomas Penn Newsom 2/25/1929. washingtonpost.com, 5/1/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/30/AR2007043000547.html}; latimes.com, 5/1/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-newsom1may01,1,5360393.story}; New York Times On the Web, 5/1/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/01/arts/01newsom.html}; SFGate.com, 5/1/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/05/01/BAGGQPIGUB1.DTL}; Guardian Unlimited, 6/27/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2112171,00.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 7, July 2007.
    d. in Norfolk, VA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Noble, David William, music critic, d. 1/31/2007 in Chicago, IL at 66; b. 1940. Daily Herald online, 2/7/2007 {http://www.dailyherald.com/news/dupagestory.asp?id=278098}.

  • Norman, Gene, jazz producer, d. 5/10/2007 at 89. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.
    not producer, but dance instructor. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Norup, Bent, Danish baritone, d. at 70. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 6, June 2007.

  • O'Banion, John, singer and actor, d. 2/14/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 59; b. in Kokomo, IN. Variety.com, 2/26/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117960168.html?categoryId=25&cs=1}.

  • O'Reilly, Dermot, Canadian folk singer, guitarist, and mandolinist, d. 2/17/2007 in St. John's, Newfoundland in his mid-60s; b. in Ireland. CTV.ca, 2/17/2007 {http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070217/oreilly_obit_070217/20070217}.

  • Ohanesian, David, Romanian baritone, d. 10/1/2007 at 80. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007.
    b. 1/6/1927 in Bucharest. Opera, v. 59 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Oppenheim, David, dean of N.Y.U. School of Arts, record producer, and clarinetist, d. 11/14/2007 in New York City at 85; b. 4/13/1922 in Detroit, MI. New York Times On the Web, 12/3/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/03/arts/03oppenheim.html}.

  • Oramas, Faustino, Cuban popular singer, d. 3/27/2007 at 95; b. 6/4/1911 in eastern Cuba. STLtoday.com, 3/27/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_ORAMAS?SITE=MOSTP}; latimes.com, 3/29/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings29.3mar29,1,6503259.story}; Boston.com, 3/31/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/03/31/faustino_oramas_95_sang_in_buena_vista_social_club/}.
    also songwriter; b. date uncertain, possibly 1911. Yahoo!News, 3/27/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070327/people_nm/cuba_musician_dc_1}.
    also guitarist, d. in Holguin at 95; b. in Holguin. Rolling Stone, no. 1024, 4/19/2007.

  • Osadebe, Stephen Osita, Nigerian highlife bandleader and songwriter, d. 5/11/2007 in Waterbury, CT; b. in Nigeria. latimes.com, 5/19/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-osadebe19may19,1,5511002.story}; Boston.com, 5/20/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/20/chief_stephen_osita_osadebe_71_titan_of_highlife_music/}.
    b. 3/17/1936 in Atani, Nigeria. Independent Online Edition, 5/22/2007 {http://www.independent.co.uk//eceRedirect?articleId=2567956&pubId=55}.

  • Osborne, Mike, British jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, and pianist, d. 9/19/2007 in Hereford; b. Michael Evans Osborne 9/28/1941 in Hereford. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 11, November 2007; Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Osmond, George, father of Donny and Marie Osmond and the Osmond Brothers, d. 11/6/2007 in Provo, UT at 90. STLtoday.com, 11/6/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_OSMOND?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times On the Web, 11/7/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/07/arts/07osmond.html}.
    b. 1917. Rolling Stone, no. 1040, 11/29/2007.

  • Osmond-Smith, David, British musicologist, d. 5/30/2007 in Rodmell, East Sussex; b. 12/27/1946 in Worthing, West Sussex. Independent Online Edition, 6/13/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2650969.ece}.
    d. 5/31/2007 at 60. Guardian Unlimited, 6/22/2007 {http://education.guardian.co.uk/obituary/story/0,,2108655,00.html}.

  • Palankay, Klara, Hungarian mezzo, d. 1/24/2007 in Budapest at 85. Yahoo!News, 1/24/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070124/ap_en_mu/obit_palankay_1}.
    Klára Palánkay, d. at 82. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Pallavicini, Vito, Italian songwriter, d. 8/16/2007 in Vigevano at 83. ANSA.it, 8/16/2007 {http://www.ansa.it/site/notizie/awnplus/musica/news/2007-08-16_116128909.html}.

  • Panasevich, Leo, violinist, d. 5/5/2007 in Needham, MA at 85; b. in Brooklyn, NY. Boston.com, 5/20/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/20/leo_panasevich_was_violinist_with_bso_for_46_years_at_85/}.

  • Parr, Terry, British costume designer, d. 5/18/2007 in Cardiff at 60; b. 6/29/1946 in London. Opera, v. 58 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Paskalis, Kostas, Greek baritone, d. 2/9/2007 at 77; b. 1929. Playbill Arts online, 2/15/2007 {http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/6030.html}.
    d. in Athens; b. 9/1/1929 in Levadia. Opera News, v. 71 no. 11, May 2007; Independent Online Edition, 6/1/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2600467.ece}.
    b. in Livadia. Opera, v. 58 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Paterson, Alan, hornist, d. 4/27/2007; b. 1949. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 1, October 2007.

  • Paul, Tibor Josef, radio host, d. 12/10/2007 in San Diego, CA at 81; b. 9/14/1926 in Hungary. latimes.com, 12/20/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-paul20dec20,1,7449370.story}.

  • Paulin, Ernest "Doc", jazz trumpeter, d. 11/20/2007 in New Orleans, LA at 100; b. in Wallace, LA. nola.com, 11/20/2007 {http://blog.nola.com/times-picayune/2007/11/jazz_pioneer_doc_paulin_100_di.html}.
    d. in Marrero, LA. WDSU.COM, 11/21/2007 {http://www.wdsu.com/news/14658132/detail.html}; 24.com, 11/22/2007 {http://www.24.com/news/?p=enta&i=762084}.
    also vocalist, d. in Marrero, LA. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Pavarotti, Luciano, Italian tenor, d. 9/6/2007 in Modena at 71; b. 10/12/1935 in Modena. AOL.com, 9/6/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/story/ar/_a/opera-superstar-luciano-pavarotti-dies/20070905142309990001}; TMZ.com, 9/6/2007 {http://www.tmz.com/2007/09/06/legendary-tenor-pavarotti-dead-at-71/}; Symphony, v. 58 no. 6, November/December 2007; Rolling Stone, no. 1036, 10/4/2007; Opera, v. 58 no. 10, October 2007; Opera News, v. 72 no. 5, November 2007; Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007; Orchester, v. 55 no. 11, November 2007.
    d. near Modena. New York Times On the Web, 9/6/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/06/arts/music/06pavarotti.html}.

  • Payne, Cecil McKenzie, jazz baritone saxophonist, flautist, and bandleader, d. 11/27/2007 in Camden, NJ at 84; b. 12/14/1922 in New York, NY. Independent Online Edition, 11/30/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3209849.ece}; Times Online, 12/24/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3090558.ece}.
    b. in Brooklyn. Guardian Unlimited, 11/30/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2219447,00.html}.
    d. in Stratford, NJ. New York Times On the Web, 12/4/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/04/arts/music/04payne.html}; washingtonpost.com, 12/11/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/10/AR2007121001830.html}.
    b. 12/22/1922. Telegraph.co.uk, 12/1/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;jsessionid=KBAG1KN13BD5PQFIQMFSFF4AVCBQ0IV0?xml=/news/2007/12/01/db0102.xml}; Jazz Journal International, v. 61 no. 1, January 2008.
    d. in Brooklyn. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Pazdro, Ania, d. 6/8/2007 in Paris; b. Ania Mendychowska 9/1/1950 in Varsovie. Avant Scène Opéra, no. 240, 2007.

  • Peña, Zayda, Mexican singer, d. 12/1/2007 in Matamoros at 28. Chron.com, 12/4/2007 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/5348991.html}.
    Zayda Pena. SFGate.com, 12/4/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/12/03/entertainment/e210919S65.DTL}.

  • Pendleton, Danny (Daniel Mark), rock steel guitarist and bandleader, d. 2/23/2007 in Annapolis, MD at 69; 8/9/1937 in Pittsburgh, PA. Annapolis Capital online, 2/26/2007 {http://www.hometownannapolis.com/cgi-bin/read/2007/02_26-39/FOR}.

  • Pennington, Michele, folk (and filk) musician, d. 3/12/2007. Harold Groot on rec.music.filk, 3/13/2007.

  • Perissi, Richard, hornist, d. 11/8/2007; b. 1921. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Perry, Bill, jazz guitarist and vocalist, d. 7/17/2007 in Sugarloaf, NY at 49. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Peruggini, Rocco, Italian guitarist, d. 3/16/2007 in Piacenza at 44; b. 7/3/1962 in Foggia. Fronimo, no. 35, no. 138, April 2007.

  • Petersen, Linda, music author, editor, and educator, d. 3/8/2007 at 51. Instrumentalist, v. 61 no. 11, June 2007.

  • Peterson, John, rock drummer, d. 11/11/2007 at 65. Entertainment Insiders, 12/2007 {http://www.einsiders.com/features/columns/nov07obituaries.php}.

  • Peterson, Oscar, Canadian jazz pianist, d. 12/23/2007 in Mississauga, Ontario at 82. New York Times On the Web, 12/24/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/arts/AP-Obit-OscarPeterson.html}.
    b. in Montreal. washingtonpost.com, 12/25/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/24/AR2007122401993.html}.
    b. 1925. Rolling Stone, no. 1044, 1/24/2008; Keyboard, v. 34 no. 3, March 2008.
    Oscar Emmanuel Peterson. Jazz Journal International, v. 61 no. 2, February 2008.
    also composer. Downbeat, v. 75 no. 3, March 2008.
    d. in Mississauqa [sic]. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland, British biologist, musicologist (ethno- and non), keyboardist, and composer, d. 3/16/2007 in Cambridge; b. 7/16/1909 in Nottingham. Independent Online Edition, 3/31/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2408017.ece}; Ethnomusicology Forum, v. 17 no. 2, November 2008.

  • Pickett, Bobby "Boris", pop singer and songwriter, d. 4/25/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 69. AOL.com, 4/26/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/monster-mash-singer-pickett-dies-at-69/20070426152509990001}; Courier News Online, 4/26/2007 {http://www.c-n.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070426/FRONT01/70426019}; CNN.com, 4/26/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/26/obit.pickett.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 4/26/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_PICKETT?SITE=MOSTP}; Yahoo!News, 4/26/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070427/ap_on_re_us/deaths_10}; New York Times On the Web, 4/27/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/27/arts/music/27pickett.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1027, 5/31/2007.
    b. Robert George Pickett 2/11/1938 in Somerville, MA. latimes.com, 4/27/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-pickett27apr27,1,5305219.story}.

  • Pimlott, Steven, British theater director, d. 2/14/2007 near Colchester at 52. STLtoday.com, 2/15/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_PIMLOTT?SITE=MOSTP}; d. at 53; b. 4/18/1953 in Stockport. New York Times On the Web, 2/18/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/18/theater/18pimlott.html}.
    d. in Colchester at 53. Opera, v. 48 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Pimp C, rapper, d. 12/4/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 33; b. Chad Butler in Texas. AOL.com, 12/4/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/music-news-story/ar/_a/rapper-pimp-c-found-dead-in-hotel/20071204155209990001}; Billboard.com, 12/4/2007 {http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003680929}; UPI.com, 12/4/2007 {http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Entertainment/2007/12/04/rapper_pimp_c_dead_at_33/7786/}; houstonist, 12/4/2007 {http://houstonist.com/2007/12/04/pimp_c_found_de.php}; STLtoday.com, 12/5/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_PIMP_C?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 12/29/1973 in Port Arthur, TX. Independent.co.uk, 12/11/2007 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/pimp-c-rapper-with-ugk-764314.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1042/1043, 12/27/2007 / 1/10/2008.
    d. in West Hollywood, CA. New York Times On the Web, 12/5/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/05/arts/music/05pimpc.html}.

  • Pinkney, Bill, pop singer, d. 7/4/2007 in Daytona Beach, FL at 81; b. 8/15/1925 in Dalzell, SC. WLTX.COM, 7/4/2007 {http://www.wltx.com/sports/story.aspx?storyid=51244}; globeandmail.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070705.wobitpinkney0705/BNStory/Entertainment/home}; New York Times On the Web, 7/6/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/06/arts/music/06pinkney.html}; Boston.com, 7/6/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/06/bill_pinkney_81_original_bass_in_50s_group_the_drifters/}; Rolling Stone, no. 1032, 8/9/2007.

  • Pitt, Alan, bass-baritone, d. 1/16/2007 in Bonduel, WI; b. Allen Albert Pitt Jr., 6/9/1928 in Milwaukee, WI. JSOnline, 1/17/2007 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=554113}.

  • Pittis, Florian, Romanian actor and folk musician, d. 8/5/2007 in Bucharest at 63. STLtoday.com, 8/6/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_PITTIS?SITE=MOSTP}; Yahoo!News, 8/7/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070807/ap_on_re_us/deaths_1}; Boston.com, 8/7/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/08/07/florian_pittis_romanian_radio_host/}.

  • Pohren, Donn, American flamencologist, d. 11/5/2007 in Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain. World Music Central, 11/7/2007 {http://www.worldmusiccentral.org/article.php/Flamenco_writer_donn_pohren_dies_madrid}.
    b. in Minneapolis, MN. Personal email from Arthur J. Ness, 11/12/2007; Classical Guitar, v. 26 no. 5, January 2008.

  • Pomeroy, Herb, jazz trumpeter, d. 8/11/2007 in Gloucester, MA at 77; b. Irving Herbert Pomeroy III in Gloucester, MA. Boston.com, 8/14/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2007/08/14/jazz_trumpeter_herb_pomeroy_dies_after_battle_with_cancer/}.
    d. at 76; b. 4/15/1930. Telegraph.co.uk, 9/1/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/08/31/db3104.xml}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 10, October 2007; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 11, November 2007.
    also bandleader, d. on Rust Island, MA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Pomponio-Zárate, Graciela, Argentinian guitarist, d. 2/2007 at 80 or 81. Classical Guitar, v. 26 no. 5, January 2008.

  • Poole, Rod, jazz guitarist, d. 5/13/2007 in Hollywood, CA at 45. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Posselt, Ruth, violinist and teacher, d. at 95. Strad, v. 118, no. 1405, May 2007.

  • Potter, David, bassist and teacher, d. 5/22/2007 in Denver, CO at 75; b. 1/7/1932 in Malden, MA. denverpost.com, 6/2/2007 {http://www.denverpost.com/obituaries/ci_6048235}.

  • Poulain, Jean-Paul, cabaret singer, d. 4/24/2007 in Augusta, ME at 62. BostonHerald.com, 4/25/2007 {http://news.bostonherald.com/national/northeast/view.bg?articleid=196707}.

  • Poulsen, Montell, jazz bassist, d. 5/10/2007 in Baltimore, MD at ca. 83. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Powell, Specs, jazz drummer, d. 9/15/2007 in San Marcos, CA at 85; b. Gordon Powell 6/5/1922 in New York City. New York Times On the Web, 9/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/21/arts/21powell.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 11, November 2007; Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Powers, Harry, musicologist, d. 3/15/2007 in California. Personal email from "Scott", forwarded to AMS-L 3/19/2007 by Bob Kosovsky.

  • Preves, Alice, violist and teacher, d. at 65. Strad, v. 118, no. 1402, February 2007.

  • Price, Topper, bluesman, d. 5/16/2007 in Birmingham, AL at 54; b. in Mobile, AL. AllAboutJazz.com, 5/20/2007 {http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news_print.php?id=13891}.
    Terry O'Neil "Topper" Price, blues-rock singer and harmonica player; b. in Plateau, AL. Birmingham News online, 5/18/2007 {http://www.al.com/entertainment/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/entertainment/117947670541900.xml&coll=2}.
    Terry (Topper) Price. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Primich, Gary, jazz harmonica player, d. 9/23/2007 in Austin, TX at 49. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Prince, Robert, film and television composer, arranger, and producer, d. 3/4/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 78; b. in New York. Variety.com, 3/6/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117960646.html}.

  • Pritts, Roy, jazz saxophonist, d. 6/20/2007 in Aurora, CO at 70. Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Proeski, Tose, Macedonian pop star, d. 10/16/2007 in Nova Gradiska, Croatia at 26. BBC NEWS online, 10/16/2007 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7046808.stm}.

  • Protero, Dodi, soprano, d. 4/22/2007 in New York, NY; b. 3/13/1931 in Toronto. Opera News, v. 72 no. 1, July 2007.

  • Purslow, Frank, British folk music singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, teacher, author, and editor, d. at 81. Witney Gazette online, 5/17/2007 {http://www.witneygazette.co.uk/display.var.1406089.0.folk_music_man_dies_81.php}.

  • Quaglieri, Al, jazz trumpeter and pianist, d. 4/29/2007 at 80. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Queen, Mary Jane, folk banjoist and singer, d. 6/29/2007 in Sylva, NC at 93; b. in Jackson County, NC. CITIZEN-TIMES.com, 7/6/2007 {http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200770705135}.

  • Quesenberry, Jake, bluegrass musician, d. 7/3/2007 in Palo Alto, CA at 77; b. in Pikeville, KY. GilroyDispatch.com, 7/7/2007 {http://www.gilroydispatch.com/news/contentview.asp?c=219074}.

  • Quigley, Thomas Joseph, former president of the National Symphony Orchestra Association, d. 7/1/2007 in Potomac, MD at 83; b. in Mount Carmel, PA. washingtonpost.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/04/AR2007070401582.html}.

  • Raben, Peer, German film composer, d. 1/21/2007 in Munich at 66; b. 1940 in Bavaria. Der Tagesspiegel Online, 1/23/2007 {http://www.tagesspiegel.de/kultur/archiv/23.01.2007/3036777.asp}.
    also composed for theater; b. Wilhelm Rabenbauer 6/2/1940 in Bavaria. Guardian Unlimited, 3/15/2007 {http://film.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/0,,2034061,00.html}.

  • Ralston, Wendell E., professor of piano, d. 8/16/2007. Piano Guild Notes, v. 58 no. 1, Summer 2008.

  • Ramsey, Gordon Clark, English professor and organist, d. 6/21/2007 in Hartford, CT at 66; b. 5/28/1941. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Randell, Lynne, pop singer, d. 6/8/2007 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; b. 1950 in Liverpool, England. Independent Online Edition, 6/12/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2646295.ece}.

  • Randolph, Boots, jazz saxophonist, d. 7/3/2007 in Nashville, TN at 80; b. 1927 in Paducah, KY. TENNESSEAN.com, 7/3/2007 {http://www.fairviewobserver.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070703/ENTERTAINMENT01/70703041}.
    b. Homer Louis Randolph. STLtoday.com, 7/4/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_RANDOLPH?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times On the Web, 7/4/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/04/arts/music/04randolph.html}; Boston.com, 7/4/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/04/boots_randolph_saxophonist_was_top_sessions_player_at_80/}; philly.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070705_Boots_Randolph___Nashville_musician__80.html}.
    b. Homer Louis Randolph III 6/3/1927. washingtonpost.com, 7/4/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/03/AR2007070301650.html}; Independent Online Edition, 7/5/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2737100.ece}; Times Online, 7/7/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2039442.ece}.
    d. 7/2/2007. Cadence, v. 33 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Randolph, Herman, clarinetist and teacher, d. 8/5/2007 in Houston, TX at 76. Chron.com, 8/9/2007 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/5042654.html}.

  • Raven, Paul Vincent, British rock guitarist, d. 10/20/2007 in France at 46; b. 1/16/1961 in Wolverhampton. BLABBERMOUTH.NET, 10/21/2007 {http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=83199}; Telegraph.co.uk, 10/22/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/10/22/db2203.xml}.
    bassist; d. in Geneva, Switzerland. Rolling Stone, no. 1039, 11/15/2007.

  • Reeves, Del, country singer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 1/1/2007 in Centerville, TN at 74; b. Franklin Delano Reeves 7/14/1932 in Sparta, NC. washingtonpost.com, 1/2/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/02/AR2007010201022.html}; ShowBuzz.com, 1/2/2007 {http://www.showbuzz.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/01/02/music_country/main2324048.shtml}; TENNESSEAN.com, 1/3/2007 {http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2007701030428}; Boston.com, 1/7/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/01/07/del_reeves_74_opry_star_known_for_hit_songs_offbeat_humor/}.
    d. at 73; b. 7/14/1933. latimes.com, 1/3/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-reeves3jan03,0,6911559.story}.

  • Reilly, Charles Nelson, actor, director, comedian, television personality, and singer, d. 5/25/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 76; b. in the Bronx. New York Times On the Web, 5/28/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/28/theater/28reilly.html}; AOL.com, 5/28/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/tv/articles/_a/comic-actor-charles-nelson-reilly-dies/20070528074609990001}; CNN.com, 5/29/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/TV/05/28/reilly.obit.ap/index.html}.
    b. 1/13/1931. Opera News, v. 72 no. 2, August 2007.

  • Relf, Bobby, soul singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 11/21/2007 in Bakersfield, CA; b. Robert Nelson Relf 1/10/1937 in Los Angeles, CA. Independent Online Edition, 2/12/2008 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/bobby-relf-half-of-the-soul-duo-bob--earl-781056.html}.

  • Remsen, Lester E., trumpeter and teacher, d. 1/31/2007 in Los Angeles at 88; b. 6/7/1918 in Akron, NY. latimes.com, 2/4/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/latimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=86336701}.

  • Reuter, Rolf, German music director and conductor, d. in Berlin at 81. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007.
    d. 9/11/2007 at 80. Orchester, v. 55 no. 11, November 2007.
    d. at 80; b. 10/7/1926 in Leipzig. Opera, v. 59 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Richards, Carol, popular singer, d. 3/16/2007 in Vero Beach, FL at 84; b. Carol June Vosburgh 6/6/1922 in Harvard, IL. latimes.com, 3/23/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-richards23mar23,1,2317015.story}; Boston.com, 3/24/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/03/24/carol_richards_84_recorded_silver_bells_with_bing_crosby/}.

  • Richards, Doris, mother of Keith Richards, d. 4/21/2007 in Britain at 91. AOL.com, 4/24/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/rolling-stone-keith-richards-mother-dies/20070424070009990001}.

  • Richardson, Doug, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. around 1/25/2007 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Richardson, Harriette Slack, organist, choirmaster, music director, teacher, and composer, d. 8/8/2007 in Springfield, VT at 86; b. 7/3/1920 in Springfield, VT. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Ricks, Jerry, blues guitarist, d. 12/10/2007 in Croatia at 67; b. in Philadelphia, PA. STLtoday.com, 12/10/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_RICKS?SITE=MOSTP}.
    d. 12/18/2007. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Riesco Grez, Carlos, Chilean composer, d. 2007; b. 1925. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 61, no. 208, July/December 2007.

  • Riley, Doug, a.k.a. Doctor Music, Canadian composer, arranger, and pianist, d. 8/27/2007 in Calgary, Alberta at 62; b. 4/24/1945 in Toronto, Ontario. cbc.ca, 8/28/2007 {http://www.cbc.ca/news/story/2007/08/28/doug-riley-obit.html}.
    jazz organist/keyboardist. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Riley, Herman, jazz saxophonist, d. 4/14/2007 in Culver City, CA at 73; b. 8/31/1933 in New Orleans, LA. latimes.com, 4/25/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-riley25apr25,1,6820529.story}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.
    b. in Algiers, New Orleans, LA. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Rivera, Mario, jazz reeds, d. 8/10/2007 in New York, NY at 68. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Roach, Max (Maxwell), pioneering jazz drummer and composer, d. 8/16/2007 in Manhattan at 83; b. 1/10/1924 in New Land, NC. New York Times On the Web, 8/16/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/16/arts/music/16cnd-roach.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007; Rolling Stone, no. 1034, 9/6/2007.
    d. 8/15/2007. CNN.com, 8/16/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/16/obit.roach.ap/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 8/17/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_ROACH?SITE=MOSTP}.
    Maxwell Lemuel Roach, d. 8/16/2007. New York Sun online, 8/17/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/60744}.
    also bandleader, d. 8/16/2007; b. in Newland, NC. Times Online, 8/18/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2279973.ece}; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 11, November 2007.
    d. 8/16/2007; b. in New Land, NC. Independent Online Edition, 8/18/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2874094.ece}.
    d. 8/15/2007; b. in New York. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Robbins, Evelyn Wall, organist, choirmaster, and teacher of organ, piano, and voice, d. 2/5/2007 in Atlanta, GA; b. in Lake City, SC. American Organist, v. 41 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Robinson, Frederick C., social worker and tenor, d. 4/25/2007 in St. Louis, MO at 61. STLtoday.com, 4/29/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/stltoday/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=87669183}.

  • Robinson, Michael Kevin, blues/R&B guitarist, d. 5/2/2007 in Gary, IN at 50. post-trib.com, 5/11/2007 {http://www.post-trib.com/news/381260,robinsonobit.article}.

  • Robinson, Paul S., organist and music professor, d. 2/15/2007 in Winston-Salem, NC at 99; b. 3/8/1907 in New Wilmington, PA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Robinson, "Weepin'" Willie, blues singer, d. 12/30/2007 in Boston, MA at 81; b. in Atlanta, GA. Google News, 12/31/2007 {http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gBxZ00bNAESMTHOQ6dRB-z8ldK1wD8TSFND01}.
    d. 12/23/2007 in Boston, MA at 81. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Rochetti, Marv, orchestra leader and trumpeter, d. 5/19/2007 in Petaluma, CA at 81; b. 1925 in Michigan. Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 5/26/2007 {http://www1.pressdemocrat.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070526/NEWS/705260323/1052/OBITS}.

  • Rodgers, Oliver, violin acoustician, d. 2007 in Kennett Square, PN at 91. Strad, v. 118, no. 1411, November 2007.

  • Romero, Aldemaro, jazz pianist, d. 9/15/2007 in Caracas, Venezuela at 79. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Romero, Charlie, jazz clarinetist, d. ca. 11/22/2007 in Escondido, CA at 80. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Rosas Pfingsthorn, Fernando, Chilean conductor, d. 2007; b. 1931. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 61, no. 208, July/December 2007.

  • Rose, Norman, cantor, d. 7/26/2007 in Southfield, MI at 86; b. in Rochester, NY. Freep.com, 7/29/2007 {http://freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070729/NEWS08/707290630/1010/NEWS08}.

  • Rose, Sydney, British producer and impresario, d. 4/30/2007 at 68. Variety.com, 5/8/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117964512.html}.

  • Rosen, Gary, family-friendly singer, songwriter, and guitarist, author of "Teddy Bear's Picnic", d. 4/14/2007 in Brattleboro, VT; b. in New Haven, CT. Boston.com, 5/19/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/19/gary_rosen_musician_who_created_childrens_classic_teddy_bears_picnic/}.

  • Rosengarden, Bobby (Robert Marshall), jazz drummer and bandleader, d. 2/27/2007 in Sarasota, FL at 82; b. 4/23/1924 in Elgin, IL. New York Times On the Web, 3/2/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/02/obituaries/02rosengarden.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Ross-Neill, Dixie, vocal coach, d. 5/28/2007 in Montreal, Quebec at 67; b. 5/28/1940 in Lincolnton, NC. globeandmail.com, 6/9/2007 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20070609.OBNEILL09/TPStory/}.

  • Rostropovich, Mstislav Leopoldovich, Russian cellist and conductor, d. 4/27/2007 in Moscow at 80; b. 3/27/1927 in Baku, Azerbaijan. STLtoday.com, 4/27/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_ROSTROPOVICH?SITE=MOSTP}; Yahoo!News, 4/27/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070427/ap_en_mu/obit_rostropovich_11}; washingtonpost.com, 4/27/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/27/AR2007042700480_pf.html}; latimes.com, 4/28/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-rostropovich28apr28,1,2381576,full.story}; Economist.com, 5/10/2007 {http://economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=E1_JTQNTTV&CFID=4820567&CFTOKEN=34222334}; Opera News, v. 72 no. 1, July 2007; Symphony, v. 58 no. 4, July/August 2007; Opera, v. 58 no. 7, July 2007.
    also composer. VOANews.com, 4/27/2007 {http://www.voanews.com/english/Entertainment/2007-04-27-voa17.cfm}.
    also pianist. Guardian Unlimited, 4/28/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2067560,00.html}; New York Times On the Web, 4/28/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/28/arts/28rostropovich.html}; SFGate.com, 4/28/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/04/28/MNGF2PHDCM1.DTL}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1406, June 2007.
    Mstislav Leopoldvich Rostropovich. Telegraph.co.uk, 4/27/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/04/27/nros127.xml}.

  • Rovere, Gilbert, jazz bassist, d. ca. 3/10/2007 in France at 67. Cadence, v. 33 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Rowen, Ruth Halle, musicologist, d. 1/5/2007. AMS Newsletter, v. 38 no. 2, August 2008.

  • Rowland, Christopher, British violinist, quartet leader, and teacher, d. 6/6/2007 at 60; b. 12/21/1946 in Barnet, north London. Guardian Unlimited, 6/13/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2101397,00.html}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1408, August 2007.
    Christopher Selwyn Rowland, d. in Manchester; b. in Barnet, Herfordshire. Independent Online Edition, 6/22/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2692377.ece}.

  • Rrurrumbu Burarrawanga, George, indigenous Australian rock'n'roll frontman, d. 6/10/2007 on Elcho Island, Northern Territory at 50; b. on Elcho Island. Daily Telegraph online, 6/11/2007 {http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,21882975-5005941,00.html}.
    d. in Galiwinku; b. 1957 in Galiwinku. Independent Online Edition, 6/18/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2669893.ece}; Times Online, 6/30/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2007456.ece}.

  • Ruacan, Nükhet, Turkish jazz singer, d. 5/7/2007 in Istanbul at 56. Today's Zaman online, 5/8/2007 {http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/detaylar.do?load=detay&link=110590}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Rubinstein, Leslie, music writer, d. 9/22/2007 in Gelnview, IL; b. 6/21/1939 in Pueblo, CO. Opera News, v. 72 no. 8, February 2008.

  • Ruby, Beatrice, a.k.a. Bea Abbott, jazz singer, d. 3/20/2007 in Chicago, IL at 82; b. 1925. chicagotribune.com, 3/26/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0703260018mar26,1,3818245.story}.

  • Ruhl, Jack R., organist, pianist, and teacher, d. 9/7/2007 in Fort Wayne, IN at 82; b. 8/23/1925 in Fort Wayne, IN. American Organist, v. 41 no. 12, December 2007.

  • Russo, Aaron, music manager and film producer, d. 8/24/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 64; b. 1943 in Brooklyn, NY. STLtoday.com, 8/25/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_RUSSO?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Rutherford, Paul, British jazz trombonist, d. 8/5/2007 at 67; b. 2/29/1940 in Greenwich. Guardian Unlimited, 8/10/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2145685,00.html}.
    d. 8/6/2007 in London; b. in London. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 10, October 2007.
    d. 8/5/2007. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Ruuth, Marianne, jazz writer, d. 6/2/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 76. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Sakai, Izumi, Japanese pop singer, d. 5/26/2007 in Tokyo at 40. Mainichi Daily News online, 5/28/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/spartanburg/obituaries.asp?Page=Lifestory&PersonID=88286414}.

  • Salgo, Sandor, conductor, d. 1/20/2007 in Stanford, CA at 97; b. 1909 in Budapest, Hungary. marinij.com, 1/24/2007 {http://www.marinij.com/marin/ci_5074083}.

  • Salisbury, Barbara, British rock publicist, d. 11/28?/2007 in Lowestoft at ca. 57 or 58; b. in Taunton, Somerset. Guardian Unlimited, 11/29/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/otherlives/story/0,,2218718,00.html}.

  • Santos, Juma, jazz percussionist, d. 9/10/2007 in Chicago, IL at about 65. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Sappington, Ralph, jazz trumpeter, d. 5/12/2007 at 55. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Saussy, Tupper, song and jingle writer, bandleader, and pianist, d. 3/16/2007 in Nashville, TN at 70. NashvillePost.com, 3/19/2007 {http://www.nashvillepost.com/news/2007/3/19/a_belle_meade_renegade_a_nashville_original}.
    b. Frederick Tupper Saussy III. latimes.com, 3/28/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings28.2mar28,1,4014096.story}.

  • Schaefer, Will H., composer, arranger, and conductor, d. 6/30/2007 in Palm Springs, CA at 78; b. in Kenosha, WI. chippewa.com, 7/4/2007 {http://www.chippewa.com/articles/2007/07/04/ap-state-wi/d8q65ko00.txt}.
    d. in Cathedral City, CA. STLtoday.com, 7/5/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_SCHAEFER?SITE=MOSTP}.
    d. in Palm Desert, CA; b. 11/23/1928. thedesertsun.com, 7/7/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/thedesertsun/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=90282156}.

  • Schantz, Bruce V., organbuilder, d. 1/5/2007 in Orrville, OH at 93; b. 10/17/1913 in Orrville, OH. American Organist, v. 41 no. 3, March 2007; Tracker, v. 51 no. 2, Spring 2007.

  • Schmidt, Dietmar N., d. 8/2007 at 69. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Schmitt, Elizabeth Ann Towne, organ historian, d. 6/26/2007; b. 6/20/1939 in Oak Park, IL. Tracker, v. 51 no. 4, Fall 2007.

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    Eleanore Schoenfeld. Strad, v. 118, no. 1403, March 2007.

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  • Schreyer, Lowell, banjo player, d. 11/9/2007 in Mankato, MN at 78. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

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  • Schuler, Robert C., husband of soprano Patrice Munsel and producer of her television show, d. 12/25/2007 in the New York Adirondacks; b. 4/30/1917 in Winona, MN. Opera News, v. 72 no. 9, March 2008.

  • Schuller, Johnette Eakin, music minister and organist, d. 9/21/2007 in Brewster, MA at 66; b. in Bangkok, Thailand. American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008.

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  • Schwaen, Kurt, German composer, d. at 98. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007.
    d. in Berlin; b. 1909 in Kattowitz (Katowice), Poland. Orchester, v. 55 no. 12, December 2007.

  • Schwartz, Tony, media consultant, art director, advertising executive, urban folklorist, radio host, sound designer, and professor, d. 6/14/2007 in Manhattan at 84; b. Anthony Schwartz 8/19/1923 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 6/16 (not 17)/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/17/business/media/16cnd-schwartz.html}.

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  • Scott, Tony, jazz clarinetist, tenor saxophonist, pianist, singer, producer, and bandleader, d. 3/28/2007. "Gordo" on alt.obituaries, 3/29/2007.
    also composer, arranger, conductor, alto and bari saxophonist, and flutist; b. Anthony Joseph Sciacca 6/17/1921 in Morristown, NJ. Tony Scott Official Site, {http://www.tonyscott.it/welcome.htm}.
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  • Sellick, Phyllis Doreen, British pianist, d. 5/26/2007 at 95; b. 6/16/1911 at Ilford, Essex. Telegraph.co.uk, 5/28/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/05/28/db2802.xml}.
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    d. in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey. Independent Online Edition, 6/2/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2606424.ece}.

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  • Setzer, Elmer, violinist, d. at 86. Strad, v. 118, no. 1404, April 2007.

  • Severtsen, Herbert A., organist/choirmaster, jazz pianist, and piano technician, d. 10/1/2007 in Spokane, WA at 77; b. 3/4/1930 in New York, NY. American Organist, v. 42 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Shaffer, Jeanne E., singer, composer, radio host, and professor, d. 4/9/2007 at 81; b. 5/25/1925 in Knoxville, TN. Journal of the International Alliance for Women in Music, v. 13 no. 2, 2007.

  • Shanker, Chari, opera production director, d. 8/19/2007. Opera America, Winter 2007.

  • Shapiro, Eudice, violinist and teacher, d. 9/2007 at 93. Guardian Unlimited, 9/28/2007 {http://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/sasha_abramsky/2007/09/farewell_to_a_friend.html}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1411, November 2007.

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  • Sharron, Marti, songwriter and producer, d. 3/15/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 56; b. Martha Vanessa Sharron in Ohio. latimes.com, 3/25/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings25.2mar25,1,3750738.story}.

  • Shaw, David, writer for stage (including musicals), screen, and television, d. 7/27/2007 in Beverly Hills, CA at 90; b. Samuel David Shamforoff 8/27/1916 in Brooklyn, NY. New York Times On the Web, 8/9/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/09/arts/09shaw.html}.

  • Sheldon, Bert, singer and comedian, d. 4/15/2007 in Miami, FL at 83; b. in The Bronx. MiamiHerald.com, 4/19/2007 {http://www.miamiherald.com/512/story/79037.html}.

  • Sheppard, Frederick "Shep", jazz and R&B multi-instrumentalist (saxes, bass, flute), d. 1/21/2007 in Phoenix, AZ at 61; b. in New Orleans, LA. NOLA.com, 1/27/2007 {http://www.nola.com/obituaries/t-p/index.ssf?/base/obits-33/1169883070214980.xml}.

  • Shurtleff, Michael, casting director for stage and screen, d. 1/28/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 86; b. Charles Gordon Shurtleff 7/3/1920 in Oak Park, IL. New York Times On the Web, 2/12/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/12/arts/12shurtleff.html}.

  • Sievewright, Alan, British impresario, d. 1/23/2007 in London at 72; b. in Edinburgh. The Stage online, 1/25/2007 {http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/newsstory.php/15719/opera-impresario-alan-sievewright-dies-at-72}.
    b. 5/12/1934. Guardian Unlimited, 3/2/2007 {http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/obituary/0,,2024958,00.html}.

  • Sills, Beverly, soprano and opera administrator, d. 7/2/2007 in Manhattan, New York, NY at 78; b. Belle Silverman 5/25/1929 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY. New York Times On the Web, 7/2/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/02/arts/03cnd-03Sills.html}; Opera News Online, 7/2/2007 {http://www.metoperafamily.org/operanews/news/pressrelease.aspx?id=1426}; washingtonpost.com, 7/3/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/03/AR2007070300002.html}; Yahoo!News, 7/3/2007 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070703/ap_on_en_mu/obit_beverly_sills}; SFGate.com, 7/3/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/07/03/BAG6NQQ0BU1.DTL}; International Herald Tribune online, 7/3/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/07/03/news/sills.php}; Independent Online Edition, 7/4/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2733229.ece}; Symphony, v. 58 no. 5, September/October 2007.
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  • Simpson, Derek, British cellist and teacher, d. 2007 at 79; b. 1928 in Nottinghamshire. Strad, v. 118, no. 1410, October 2007.
    d. 6/22/2007 in England. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Sippy, G.P. (Gopaldas Parmanand), Indian filmmaker and director, d. 12/25/2007 in Mumbai at 93; b. in Hyderabad. New York Times On the Web, 12/27/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/27/arts/27Sippy.html}.

  • Skyrm, Sally (Sarah Elizabeth), music librarian, d. 1/25/2007 in Potsdam, NY at 81; b. 2/21/1925 in Sharon, PA. Ed Komara on MLA-L, 2/27/2007.

  • Slack, Adrian, British opera director and administrator, d. 5/21/2007 in Brighton at 57; b. 8/23/1949. Opera, v. 58 no. 8, August 2007.

  • Slinger, Cees, Dutch jazz pianist, d. 9/29/2007 in The Hague at 77. All About Jazz, 9/30/2007 {http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=15370}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Smale, Jim, jazz trombonist, d. 8/5/2007 in Sarasota, FL at about 74. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Small, Howard Don, organist and choral conductor, d. 7/13/2007 in Minneapolis, MN at 74; b. 12/7/1932 in Selma, AL. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Smith, Craig, conductor and pianist, d. 11/14/2007 in Boston, MA at 60; b. 1947 in Lewiston, ID. Boston.com, 11/15/2007 {http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/obituaries/articles/2007/11/15/craig_smith_60_with_emmanuel_he_created_a_nexus_of_joy_and_music/}; Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.
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  • Smith, Diana Barker, pianist, d. 2007? Chamber Music, v. 25 no. 1, February 2008.

  • Smith, Lowell Dennis, ballet dancer, d. 10/22/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 56; b. 6/5/1951. New York Times On the Web, 11/3/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/03/arts/dance/03smith.html}.

  • Smith, Marvin "Sweet Louie", R&B singer, d. 12/15/2007 in the Caribbean at 68. USATODAY.com, 12/17/2007 {http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2007-12-17-marvin-smith-obit_N.htm}.

  • Smith-Stoops, Lou Ann, organist and choir director, d. 3/25/2007 in Hagerstown, MD at 59; b. 7/21/1947 in Joplin, MO. American Organist, v. 41 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Smuin, Michael, dancer, choreographer, and ballet director, d. 4/23/2007 in San Francisco, CA at 68; b. in Missoula, MT. STLtoday.com, 4/24/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_SMUIN?SITE=MOSTP}.
    d. 4/24/2007.; b. 10/13/1938. New York Times On the Web, 4/25/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/25/obituaries/25smuin.html}.

  • Souci, Les, musician (guitar, harmonica, piano, voice), political activist, and cabdriver, d. 6/6/2007 in Washington, DC at 56. washingtonpost.com, 7/15/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/14/AR2007071401125.html}.

  • Speight, John, jazz pianist, teacher, and promoter, d. 1/21/2007 in Manly, Australia at 71. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Spelman, Marian, soprano, d. 1/23/2007 in Westwood, OH at 85. Cincinnati.Com, 1/24/2007 {http://news.cincypost.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070124/NEWS01/701240378}.

  • Spencer-Churchill, Arabella, British rock festival founder, granddaughter of Winston Churchill, d. 12/21/2007 in Glastonbury at 58; b. 10/31/1949. New York Times On the Web, 12/22/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/22/obituaries/22churchill.html}.

  • Spoelstra, Mark, folk and blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist, d. 2/25/2007 in Pioneer, CA at 67; b. in Kansas City, MO. Recordnet.com, 2/28/2007 {http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070228/A_NEWS/702280325}.
    also teacher, d. in Pioneer, CA; b. 6/30/1940. Independent Online Edition, 3/14/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2355941.ece}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Spratt, Edward N. "Jack", musician, bandleader, and music publisher, d. 7/12/2007 in Virginia Beach, VA at 91; b. in Springfield, OH. Email from Christine Spratt, forwarded by Clinton F. Nieweg 7/23/2007.

  • St. John, Mark, rock guitarist, d. 4/5/2007 at 51; b. Mark Norton 2/7/1956 in Hollywood, CA. KNAC.COM, 4/5/2007 {http://www.knac.com/article.asp?ArticleID=5460}; AOL.com, 4/8/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/ex-kiss-guitarist-mark-st-john-dies/20070408090609990001}; CNN.com, 4/9/2007 {http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/09/music.kiss.reut/index.html}.
    d. in Los Angeles; b. Mark Leslie Norton. Independent Online Edition, 4/9/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2434978.ece}.

  • Stamz, Richard, d.j., d. 6/12/2007 in Chicago, IL at 101; b. 4/10/1906 in Memphis, TN. suntimes.com, 6/15/2007 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/429590,CST-NWS-xstamz15a.article}.

  • Standifer, Floyd, jazz saxophonist, trumpeter, and other instruments, d. 1/22/2007 in Seattle, WA at 78; b. in Wilmington, NC. heraldsun.com, 1/24/2007 {http://www.heraldsun.com/state/6-812289.cfm}.
    also vocalist. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Stanley, Joe (Melvin Joseph), multigenre tenor saxophonist and singer, d. 1/7/2007 in Glenn Dale, MD at 71; b. in Washington, DC. washingtonpost.com, 1/13/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/12/AR2007011202181.html}.

  • Staton, Dakota, jazz and blues singer, d. 4/10/2007 in Manhattan at 76; b. 6/3/1930 in Pittsburgh, PA. New York Times On the Web, 4/13/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/13/obituaries/13staton.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.
    b. in Homewood, PA. post-gazette.com, 4/12/2007 {http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07102/777427-100.stm}; Independent Online Edition, 5/17/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2553909.ece}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Stein, Herman, film composer, d. 3/15/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 91; b. in Philadelphia, PA. Variety.com, 3/22/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117961656.html}.
    b. 8/19/1915. New York Times On the Web, 3/24/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/24/obituaries/24stein.html}; latimes.com, 3/25/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-stein25mar25,1,7541420.story}; Boston.com, 3/26/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/03/26/herman_stein_91_wrote_music_for_horror_movies/}.

  • Stein, Linda, former manager of the Ramones, d. 10/30/2007 in Manhattan at 62. ABC News online, 10/31/2007 {http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/story?id=3802915}.
    b. 1945. Guardian Unlimited, 11/6/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2205805,00.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1040, 11/29/2007.

  • Stern, Daniel, jazz writer and cellist, d. 1/24/2007 in Houston, TX at 79. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Stevens, Eleanor L., handbell player, d. 7/12/2007 in Rockport, MA at 78; b. in Tiffin, OH. Boston.com, 7/20/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/20/eleanor_l_stevens_78_handbell_ringer/}.

  • Stevens, Milton Lewis Jr., trombonist, d. 7/30/2007 in Denver, CO at 64; b. in Great Barrington, MA. washingtonpost.com, 8/3/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/02/AR2007080202299.html}.

  • Stewart, Mike (Michael Addison), blues guitarist and record collector, d. 10/11/2007 at 64; b. 9/18/1943 in North Carolina. Guardian Unlimited, 11/8/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2206964,00.html}.

  • Stich-Randall, Teresa, soprano, d. 7/17/2007 in Vienna, Austria at 79; b. in New Hartford, CT. courant.com, 7/21/2007 {http://www.courant.com/news/local/hc-ctrandallobit.artjul21,0,426918.story}; STLtoday.com, 7/24/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_STICH_RANDALL?SITE=MOSTP}; washingtonpost.com, 7/25/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/24/AR2007072402210.html}; Orchester, v. 55 no. 8, September 2007.
    b. 12/24/1927. Opera, v. 58 no. 10, October 2007.
    b. in West Hartford, CT. Opera News, v. 72 no. 5, November 2007.

  • Stockhausen, Karlheinz, German composer and conductor, d. 12/5/2007 in Kuerten. stockhausen.org, 12/7/2007 {http://www.stockhausen.org/stockhasuen_passes.html}.
    d. at 79; b. 1928 in a village near Cologne. Guardian Unlimited, 12/7/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2007/dec/07/germany.classicalmusic}; Google News, 12/10/2007 {http://ukpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5j2OLVL0rWGZE0bskTr5kVlUqJLag}; Strad, v. 119, no. 1414, February 2008.
    b. 8/22/1928 in Burg Mödrath, near Cologne. Telegraph.co.uk, 12/7/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/12/08/db0801.xml}.
    b. in Modrath, near Cologne. latimes.com, 12/8/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-stockhausen8dec08,1,4683325.story}; Independent Online Edition, 12/10/2007 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/karlheinz-stockhausen-composer-acclaimed-as-a-genius-for-his-work-in-electronic-music-764099.html}.
    d. in Kuerten-Kettenberg. New York Times On the Web, 12/8/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/08/arts/music/08stockhausen-1.html}; American Organist, v. 42 no. 3, March 2008.
    d. in Kürten-Kettenberg; b. in Mödrath, near Cologne. Opera, v. 59 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Stoll, Jon, classical and bluegrass violinist/fiddler and violist, d. 3/28/2007 in West Allis, WI at 68; b. John Stoll. JS Online, 4/2/2007 {http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=585310}.

  • Stone, Marshall, church music director, organist, choirmaster, and organ builder, d. 3/17/2007 in Seattle, WA at 76; b. in Seattle. washingtonpost.com, 3/26/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/25/AR2007032501208.html}.
    b. 12/21/1930. American Organist, v. 41 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Story, Vernon, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 4/20/2007 in Rio Vista, CA at 84. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Strauss, Bill, musical satirist, founder of the Capitol Steps, d. 12/18/2007 in McLean, VA at 60; b. William Arthur Strauss 2/5/1947 in Chicago, IL. New York Times On the Web, 12/21/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/21/us/21strauss.html}.

  • Strong, Frank, jazz trombonist, d. 4/25/2007 at 78. Cadence, v. 33 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Strunk, Roger L. "Rod", a.k.a. Rod Lauren, singer and actor, d. 7/11/2007 in Tracy, CA at 68; b. in Fresno, CA. Tracy Press, 7/12/2007 {http://tracypress.com/content/view/10155/2242/}.

  • Sudigala, Rudy, jazz accordionist and bandleader, d. 11/1/2007 at 78. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Sulkin, Herbie, pianist and bandleader, d. 3/27/2007 in Lake Worth, FL at 99; b. in Waltham, MA. Boston.com, 3/30/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/03/30/herbie_sulkin_99_pianist_and_society_band_leader/}.

  • Sullivan, John, luthier, d. 4/21/2007 in Portland, OR; b. 4/6/1954. American Lutherie, no. 90, Summer 2007.

  • Sundiata, Sekou, a.k.a. Robert Franklin Feaster, jazz poet and percussionist, d. 7/18/2007 in Valhalla, NY at 58. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Svoboda, Karel, Czech composer, d. 1/29/2007 in Jevany, Central Bohemia at 68. CeskéNoviny.cz, 1/29/2007 {http://www.ceskenoviny.cz/news/index_view.php?id=233576}.

  • Swimmer, Saul, film director and music documentarian, d. 3/3/2007 in Miami, FL at 70; b. in Uniontown, PA. International Herald Tribune online, 3/20/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/03/20/america/NA-GEN-US-Obit-Saul-Swimmer.php}.
    b. 4/25/1936. Independent Online Edition, 3/22/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2381042.ece}.

  • Syrios, Eugene Lamarr, rock and blues guitarist, singer, songwriter, and bandleader d. 4/8/2007 in San Diego, CA at 65; b. 2/7/1942 in Georgia. NCTimes.com, 4/14/2007 {http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/04/15//obituaries/feature/4_14_0721_18_55.txt}.

  • Szabo, Eszter, German opera producer, d.; b. 1965 in Budapest. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Tartak, Marvin, pianist, scholar, and critic, d. 7/29/2007 in San Francisco, CA at 77; b. 1930 in Milwaukee, WI. SFGate.com, 8/3/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/08/03/BAL3RC8TB1.DTL}.

  • Tate, Clarence "Tater", bluegrass fiddler and bassist, d. 10/17/2007 in Jonesborough, TN; b. 2/4/1931 in Gate City, VA. Independent Online Edition, 11/2/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3121144.ece}.

  • Taylor, Susanne L., organist and choir director, d. 9/10/2007 in Mount Pleasant, SC at 89; b. 6/6/1918 in Savannah, GA. American Organist, v. 42 no. 2, February 2008; Tracker, v. 52 no. 1, Winter 2008.

  • Taylor, Tyrone, Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, and record producer, d. 12/1/2007 at 53; b. 1954 in St. Elizabeth. Guardian Unlimited, 12/17/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2228567,00.html}; Times Online, 1/15/2008 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3186504.ece}.

  • Taylor, Zola, R&B singer, d. 4/30/2007 in Riverside County, CA at 69. STLtoday.com, 5/1/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_TAYLOR?SITE=MOSTP}; Advocate online, 5/1/2007 {http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/entertainment/sns-ap-obit-taylor,0,5916991.story}; Boston.com, 5/7/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/07/zola_taylor_trailblazing_vocalist_with_platters/}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.
    d. in Los Angeles, CA; b. 3/17/1934 in Los Angeles, CA. Independent Online Edition, 5/2/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2502066.ece}; Telegraph.co.uk, 5/3/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/05/03/db0302.xml}.
    d. in Riverside, CA. latimes.com, 5/2/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-taylor2may02,1,7129869.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 1027, 5/31/2007.

  • Tee, Willie, jazz/R&B keyboardist, singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 9/11/2007 in New Orleans, LA at 63; b. Wilson Turbinton 1944 in New Orleans, LA. New York Times On the Web, 9/13/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/13/arts/music/13turbinton.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1036, 10/4/2007.
    also played funk and soul. nola.com, 9/11/2007 {http://blog.nola.com/living/2007/09/wilson_willie_tee_turbinton_de.html}.
    b. 2/6/1944. Times Online, 10/2/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2568998.ece}.
    d. in Baton Rouge, LA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Terrigno, Nicholas J., teacher of math, science, and music, big-band trumpeter, and jazz bassist, d. 3/20/2007 in Cleveland, OH at 82; b. 1925. CLEVELAND.COM, 3/26/2007 {http://www.cleveland.com/news/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/news/1174898324226370.xml&coll=2}.

  • Tessman, Herman, Army Band saxophonist, d. 7/12/2007 in Bethesda, MD at 63; b. in Springfield, MN. washingtonpost.com, 7/20/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/19/AR2007071902510.html}.

  • Tetley, Glen, American choreographer, d. 1/26/2007 in West Palm Beach, FL at 80; b. Glenford Andrew Tetley Jr. 2/3/1926 in Cleveland, OH. New York Times On the Web, 1/30/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/30/arts/dance/30tetley.html}.

  • Texidor, Joe, jazz drummer, d. 10/19/2007 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada at ca. 75. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Thaw, David, opera singer, d. at 78; b. in the U.S.A. Orchester, v. 55 no. 1, January 2007.

  • Thévet, Lucien, French hornist, d. 2007; b. 6/3/1914 in Beauvais. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 1, October 2007.

  • Thomas, Ralph Charles Jr., FDA offical, singer, and minister, d. 6/26/2007 in Cheverly, MD at 84; b. in Frederick, MD. washingtonpost.com, 7/3/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/02/AR2007070201821_3.html}.

  • Thomasson, Hughie, rock guitarist, d. 9/9/2007 in Brooksville, FL. outlawsmusic.com, 9/10/2007 {http://www.outlawsmusic.com/}; skynyrd.net, 9/10/2007 {http://www.skynyrd.net/ht.htm}; TBO.com, 9/10/2007 {http://www2.tbo.com/content/2007/sep/10/guitarist-remembered-generosity/}; Commercial Dispatch Online, 9/13/2007 {http://www.cdispatch.com/articles/2007/09/13/columns/swoope/swoope9837.txt}.
    d. at 55. St. Petersburg Times online, 9/11/2007 {http://www.sptimes.com/2007/09/11/Hillsborough/Southern_rock_icon_di.shtml}.
    b. Hugh Edward Thomasson Jr.. CMT.com, 9/11/2007 {http://www.cmt.com/news/articles/1569480/20070911/lynyrd_skynyrd.jhtml}.
    b. 8/1952 in Tampa, FL. Times Online, 10/2/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2569036.ece}.
    also songwriter. Rolling Stone, no. 1036, 10/4/2007.

  • Thompson, Hank, country singer, d. 11/6/2007 in Keller, TX at 82; b. in Waco, TX. STLtoday.com, 11/7/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_HANK_THOMPSON?SITE=MOSTP}.
    Henry William Thompson, also songwriter; b. 9/3/1925. latimes.com, 11/8/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-thompson8nov08,1,7505935.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 1040, 11/29/2007.

  • Thompson, Tony, R&B singer, d. 6/1/2007 in Waco, TX. United Press International online, 6/4/2007 {http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Entertainment/2007/06/04/hifive_singer_dead/2359/}.
    d. at 31; b. in Waco, TX. wacotrib.com, 6/4/2007 {http://www.wacotrib.com/news/content/news/stories/2007/06/04/06042007wactonyupdate.html}; AOL.com, 6/4/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/hi-fives-tony-thompson-dies-at-31/20070604163209990002}; Singersroom, 6/30/2007 {http://www.singersroom.com/news/entertainment-story-916.asp}.
    b. 9/2/1975. Independent Online Edition, 6/21/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2686805.ece}.

  • Thorpe, Billy, Australian rocker, d. 2/28/2007 in Sydney at 60; b. in England. smh.com.au, 2/28/2007 {http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/rock-legend-billy-thorpe-dies/2007/02/28/1172338656660.html}.

  • Thow, John, composer and music professor, d. 3/4/2007 in Berkeley, CA at 57; b. 1949 in Los Angeles, CA. SFGate.com, 3/9/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/03/09/BAGREOIB1H1.DTL}; New York Times On the Web, 3/14/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/14/arts/music/14thow.html}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.
    John Holland Thow. UC Berkeley NewsCenter online, 3/12/2007 {http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2007/03/12_thow.shtml}.

  • Thresh, John Allen, tenor, pianist, and organist, d. 2/24/2007 in Mobile, AL at 86; b. in Baton Rouge, LA. al.com, 2/2/7/2007 {http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/1172571599203330.xml&coll=3}.

  • Thurston, Colin, record producer and engineer, d. 1/18?/2007. Undercover.com.au, 1/19/2007 {http://www.undercover.com.au/News-Story.aspx?id=1362}.

  • Tipton, Thomas, baritone, d. at 80; b. in America. Orchester, v. 55 no. 12, December 2007.

  • Tirao, Cacho, Argentinean guitarist and composer, d. 5/30/2007 in Buenos Aires at 66; b. Oscar Emilio Tirao 4/5/1941 in Berazategui. Buenos Aires Herald online, 5/31/2007 {http://www.buenosairesherald.com/entertainment/note.jsp?idContent=389330}; washingtonpost.com, 6/7/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/06/AR2007060602509.html}; Boston.com, 6/8/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/06/08/cacho_tirao_66_argentine_guitar_virtuoso/}; Classical Guitar, v. 25 no. 11, July 2007.

  • Tirrell, Helen A., music director and organist, d. 10/6/2007 in Cooperstown, NY at 69; b. 1/29/1938 in Ashland, ME. American Organist, v. 42 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Todd, Arthur William, popular singer and guitarist, d. 10/10/2007 in Honolulu, HI at 93; b. in Baltimore, MD. baltimoresun.com, 10/17/2007 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.todd17oct17,0,1750136.story}.

  • Togashi, Masahiko, jazz percussionist, d. 8/22/2007 in Kanagawa, Japan at 67. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Toth, Andor, violinist, d. at 81. Strad, v. 118, no. 1404, April 2007.

  • Tracey, Edmund, British opera administrator and translator, d. 3/23/2007 at 79; b. 11/14/1927 in Preston, Lancashire. Opera, v. 58 no. 6, June 2007.

  • Tracy, Robert, dance writer, d. 6/7/2007 in Manhattan at 52; b. in Boston, MA. New York Times On the Web, 6/18/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/18/arts/18tracy.html}.

  • Tumkovsky, Antonina, ballet dancer and teacher, d. 1/19/2007 in Valley Cottage, NY at 101; b. 8/21/1905 in Kiev. New York Times On the Web, 1/22/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/22/arts/dance/22tumkovsky.html}.

  • Turbinton, Earl, jazz saxophonist, d. 8/3/2007 in Baton Rouge, LA at 65. nola.com, 8/3/2007 {http://blog.nola.com/times-picayune/2007/08/new_orleans_jazz_pioneer_turbi.html}.
    d. in New Orleans, LA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Turnbull, Walter, singer, choral director, arranger, founder of the Boy's Choir of Harlem, d. 3/23/2007 in New York City at 62; b. in Greenville, MS. STLtoday.com, 3/23/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_TURNBULL?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Sun online, 3/23/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/51093}; Boston.com, 3/24/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/03/24/walter_turnbull_at_62_boys_choir_of_harlem_founder/}.
    Walter J. Turnbull, d. in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 3/24/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/24/obituaries/24turnbull.html}.

  • Turner, Ike, rock pioneer, d. 12/12/2007 in San Marcos, CA at 76. TMZ.com, 12/12/2007 {http://www.tmz.com/2007/12/12/ike-turner-has-died/}; AOL.com, 12/12/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/music-news-story/ar/_a/rock-legend-ike-turner-dies-at-76/20071212162909990001}; latimes.com, 12/12/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-turner13dec13,1,813081.story}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.
    b. 11/5/1931 in Clarksdale, MS. The National Ledger online, 12/12/2007 {http://www.nationalledger.com/cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi?archive=20&num=17675}; Rolling Stone, no. 1044, 1/24/2008.
    b. Izear Luster Turner. Variety online, 12/12/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117977574.html}.
    b. Ike Wister Turner. SFGate.com, 12/13/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/12/13/BAKDTT3GL.DTL}.
    a.k.a. Izear Luster Turner Jr.. New York Times On the Web, 12/13/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/13/arts/music/13turner.html}.
    Isear Luster Turner. New York Sun online, 12/13/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/67963}.

  • Turner, "Uncle" John, blues drummer, d. 7/26/2007 in Austin, TX at 62. Chron.com, 7/26/2007 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/5003898.html}.

  • Tyers, John, operatic and Broadway baritone, d. 6/20/2007 in Los Gatos, CA at 92. Variety.com, 6/26/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117967701.html}.
    b. 8/13/1914. MercuryNews.com, 7/3/2007 {http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_6290104}.

  • Tyzack, Michael Rodney, painter and jazz trumpeter, d. 2/11/2007 on John's Island, SC; b. 8/3/1933 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Independent Online Edition, 4/19/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2461435.ece}.

  • U;Nee, a.k.a. Lee Hye-ryeon, South Korean pop singer and actress, d. 1/21/2007 in Seo-gu, Incheon; b. Hur Youn. Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition), 1/22/2007 {http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200701/200701220006.html}.

  • Uber, David Albert, composer, conductor, trombonist, and music professor, d. 6/29/2007 at 85. Rutland Herald, 7/2/2007.
    b. 1921. Instrumentalist, v. 62 no. 2, September 2007.

  • Umeki, Miyoshi, actress and singer, d. 8/28/2007 in Licking, MO at 78; b. 5/8/1929 in Otaru, Japan. AOL.com, 9/6/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/movies/story/ar/_a/oscar-winner-miyoshi-umeki-dies-at-78/20070906071109990001}.

  • Valdengo, Giuseppe, Italian baritone, d. 10/3/2007 in Aosta; b. 5/24/1914 in Turin. Opera News, v. 72 no. 8, February 2008.

  • Valdés, Carlos "Patato", jazz conga drummer, d. 12/4/2007 in Cleveland, OH at 81; b. in Havana, Cuba. New York Times On the Web, 12/6/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/06/arts/music/06valdes.html}.
    Carlos "Patato" Valdez; b. 1926. Beat, v. 27 no. 1, 2008.
    d. in New York, NY. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Van, Bobby, saloonkeeper and pianist, d. 11/27/2007 in Nassau County, New York at 64; b. Robert Craig Van Velsor 8/1/1943 in Baldwin, NY. New York Times On the Web, 11/30/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/30/obituaries/30van.html}.

  • van der Staak, Pieter, Dutch guitarist, composer, and teacher, d. 2007; b. 1930 in the Netherlands. Classical Guitar, v. 26 no. 5, January 2008.

  • Vargyas, Lajos, Hungarian ethnomusicologist and folklorist, d. 2007; b. 1914 in Budapest. Studia Musicologica, v. 49 no. 3-4, 2008.

  • Vaughan Williams, Ursula, British librettist, widow of Ralph Vaughan Williams, d. 10/23/2007 in London at 96; b. Joan Ursula Penton Lock 1919 in Malta. Google News, 10/25/2007 {http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jj4yj37U9DWYfLMh8iNpt2MokknA}.

  • Vega, German, Puerto Rican singer, d. 6/11/2007 in Tampa, FL at 75; b. in Salinas, Puerto Rico 6/1921. DailyComet.com, 6/13/2007 {http://www.dailycomet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070613/APN/706131770}; philly.com, 6/16/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070616_German_Vega___Latin_musician__75.html}.

  • Venudor, Peter, a.k.a. Paul Visser, jazz discographer, d. ca. 7/5/2007 in the Netherlands at ca. 75. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Vincent, Lee, jazz violinist, bassist, and bandleader, d. 12/12/2007 in Pennsylvania at 91. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

  • Viola, Al, session guitarist and mandolinist, d. 2/21/2007 in Studio City, CA at 87; b. 6/16/1919 in Brooklyn. latimes.com, 2/23/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-viola23feb23,1,6169734.story}; New York Times On the Web, 2/25/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/25/nyregion/25viola.html}.
    d. at 88. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Vogel, Martin, d. 4/1/2007. Musikforschung, v. 60 no. 2, April-June 2007.

  • von Schmidt, Eric, folk music performer and composer, d. 2/2/2007 in Fairfield, CT at 75; b. 5/28/1931 in Westport, NY. New York Times On the Web, 2/3/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/03/arts/music/03schmidt.html}.

  • von Trapp, Werner, tenor, of the Trapp Family Singers, also cellist (and other instruments), and music school founder, d. 10/11/2007 in Waitsfield, VT at 91; b. 1915 in Zell am See, Austria. STLtoday.com, 10/13/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_VON_TRAPP?SITE=MOSTP}; MiamiHerald.com, 10/13/2007 {http://www.miamiherald.com/776/story/270671.html}; latimes.com, 10/14/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings14oct14,1,5650179.story}; New York Times On the Web, 10/15/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/15/arts/music/15trapp.html}.
    b. 12/21/1915. Independent Online Edition, 11/29/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3063844.ece}.

  • Wagner, Alan Cyril, television executive and radio host, d. 12/18/2007 in Manhattan at 76; b. 10/1/1931 in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 12/22/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/22/arts/22wagner.html}; Opera News, v. 72 no. 9, March 2008.

  • Wagner, Gudrun, German opera festival administrator, d. 11/28/2007 in Bayreuth at 63. STLtoday.com, 11/28/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_GUDRUN_WAGNER?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 6/15/1944 in Allenstein. Opera News, v. 72 no. 8, February 2008.
    b. Gudrun Allenstein. Opera, v. 59 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Wagoner, Porter, country singer, d. 10/28/2007 in Nashville, TN at 80; b. in West Plains, MO. MercuryNews.com, 10/28/2007 {http://www.mercurynews.com/celebrities/ci_7308196PUTURLHERE}; HDNews.net, 10/28/2007 {http://www.hdnews.net/Print/p0232_BC_Deaths_10_29_0581}; STLtoday.com, 10/30/2007 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/3CFD4CCBB831234286257384000CEC97?OpenDocument}.
    Porter Wayne Wagoner; b. 8/12/1927 near West Plains, MO. CMT.com, 10/28/2007 {http://www.cmt.com/news/articles/1572922/20071028/wagoner_porter.jhtml}; TENNESSEAN.com, 10/29/2007 {http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071029/ENTERTAINMENT01/71028029}; New York Times On the Web, 10/30/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/30/arts/music/30wagoner.html}; Guardian Unlimited, 10/31/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2201936,00.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1040, 11/29/2007.
    b. in West Plains, MO. latimes.com, 10/29/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-wagoner29oct29,1,5085794,full.story}; nydailynews.com, 10/29/2007 {http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music/2007/10/29/2007-10-29_remembering_country_music_legend_porter_.html}.
    b. in Howell County, Missouri. Reuters online, 10/30/2007 {http://www.reuters.com/article/entertainmentNews/idUSN2940989020071030}.

  • Walker, Charles Norman, theatrical designer and organ enthusiast, d. 10/8/2007 in Griffin, GA at 66. Tracker, v. 52 no. 1, Winter 2008.

  • Walker, Melvin C., gospel d.j., d. 6/28/2007 in Mineola, NY at 70. Newsday.com, 7/5/2007 {http://www.newsday.com/news/obituaries/ny-liwalk045281674jul05,0,7683879.story}.

  • Walker, Tom, jazz guitarist, d. 7/20/2007 in Tucson, AZ at 58. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Wallace, Ian, session drummer, d. 2/22/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 60. Tennessean.com, 2/24/2007 {http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070224/ENTERTAINMENT01/702240334/1005/RSS04}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.
    b. in Bury, England. STLtoday.com, 2/27/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_WALLACE?SITE=MOSTP}; philly.com, 2/28/2007 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/16798059.htm}.
    also songwriter, producer, and engineer; b. 9/29/1946. Independent Online Edition, 2/28/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2311341.ece}.

  • Wallace, Roy, British recording engineer, d. 8/18/2007 in London; b. 7/7/1927 in London. Independent Online Edition, 10/13/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3055846.ece}.

  • Wallis, Ruth, singer and writer of risque songs, d. 12/22/2007 in Wallingford, CT at 87. Variety.com, 12/26/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117978171.html}.
    d. in South Killingly, CT; b. Ruth Shirley Wohl 1/5/1920 in New York City. New York Times On the Web, 1/3/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/03/arts/03wallis.html}.

  • Wallowitch, John, cabaret singer, pianist, and songwriter, d. 8/15/2007 in New York City at 81; b. in South Philadelphia, PA. TheaterMania.com, 8/15/2007 {http://www.theatermania.com/content/news.cfm/story/11388}.
    d. in the Bronx. New York Times On the Web, 8/16/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/16/arts/music/16wallowitch.html}.

  • Walsh, Thommie (Thomas J.), dancer and choreographer, d. 6/16/2007 in Auburn, NY at 57. STLtoday.com, 6/18/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_WALSH?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 3/15/1950. New York Times On the Web, 6/19/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/19/theater/19walsh.html}.

  • Walters, John Howard, violinist and violist, d. at 90. Strad, v. 118, no. 1401, January 2007.

  • Washington, Annetta "Cotton Candy", blues singer, d. 12/25/2007 in Kansas City at 76. KansasCity.com, 12/25/2007 {http://www.kansascity.com/115/story/418327.html}.

  • Wasserman, Paul, music publicist, d. 11/18/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 73; b. 7/30/1934 in The Bronx, NY. latimes.com, 11/20/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-wasserman20nov20,1,1861771.story}; New York Times On the Web, 11/22/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/22/arts/22wasserman.html}.

  • Waterhouse, William, British bassoonist and scholar, d. 11/5/2007 at 76; b. 2/18/1931. Times Online, 11/17/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article2885400.ece}.
    d. in Florence. Galpin Society Journal, v. 61, April 2008.

  • Watkins, Earl Thomas Jr., jazz drummer, d. 7/1/2007 at 87; b. 1/29/1920 in San Francisco, CA. Guardian Unlimited, 8/3/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2140619,00.html}.
    d. in San Francisco, CA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Watkins, Lyndell P. Sr., music professor, critic, organist, pianist, and choir director, d. 11/13/2007 in Cleveland, MS at 85; b. 9/14/1922 in Kensett, AR. American Organist, v. 42 no. 3, March 2008; Tracker, v. 52 no. 2, Spring 2008.

  • Weger, Harry, country singer, d. 4/23/2007 in Terre Haute, IN at 80. TribStar.com, 4/25/2007 {http://www.tribstar.com/local/local_story_115232003.html}.

  • Weinstein, Abe, producer of the Hawaaiian [sic] International Jazz Festival, d. around 1/31/2007 in Honolulu, HI. Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Weisman, Ben, songwriter and pianist, d. 5/20/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 85; b. 11/16/1921. International Herald Tribune online, 5/22/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/05/22/america/NA-GEN-US-Obit-Ben-Weisman.php}.
    b. in Providence, RI. latimes.com, 5/23/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-weisman23may23,0,3753010.story}; Boston.com, 5/24/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/24/ben_weisman_85_wrote_songs_for_elvis_presley/}.

  • Weiss, Hyman "Hy", record publisher, d. 3/20/2007 at 84; b. 2/12/1923 in Romania. Times Online, 3/30/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1588677.ece}.
    d. in Englewood, NJ. New York Times On the Web, 3/31/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/31/obituaries/31weiss.html}; latimes.com, 4/2/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings2.2apr02,1,3968138.story}; Rolling Stone, no. 1024, 4/19/2007.

  • Welker, Gerald, conductor, d. 2/10/2007. Instrumentalist, v. 61 no. 11, June 2007.

  • Wells, Ronnie, jazz singer and voice teacher, d. 3/7/2007 in Silver Spring, MD at 64; b. Veronica Burke. JazzTimes.com, 3/12/2007 {http://jazztimes.com/columns_and_features/news/detail.cfm?article=11046}.

  • Wells-Elliston, Ronnie, jazz vocalist, d. 3/7/2007 in Maryland at 64. Cadence, v. 33 no. 4, April 2007.

  • Werber, Frank, original manager of the Kingston Trio, d. 5/19/2007 in New Mexico; b. 1930. Official Kingston Trio Website, 5/23?/2007 {http://kingstontrio.com/html/kt_news.htm}.
    Frank Nicholas Werber, d. in Silver City, NM; b. 1929 in Cologne, Germany. SFGate.com, 6/8/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/08/BAGMQQBTJF1.DTL}.

  • Werth, George Peter, trumpeter, d. 5/7/2007 in Fair Oaks, CA at 88. latimes.com, 7/22/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/latimes/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=91197779}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 9, September 2007.

  • Wescoat, Donald Eldon, musical director for the stage, composer, arranger, pianist, d. 5/19/2007 in Sun Valley, CA at 61; b. 9/16/1945 in Riverside, CA. SFGate.com, 5/26/2007 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/05/26/BAGLRQ24FQ1.DTL}.

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  • Westerman, Floyd Red Crow, Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota musician, actor, and activist, d. 12/13/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 71; b. 1936. NativeTimes.com, 12/13/2007 {http://nativetimes.com/index.asp?action=displayarticle&article_id=9182}.
    singer and songwriter; b. 8/17/1936 on the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Sioux reservation in South Dakota. New York Times On the Web, 12/18/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/18/arts/18westerman.html}.

  • Wetmore, Dick, jazz violinist (also played horns and composed), d. 1/4/2007 in Indianapolis, IN at 79; b. Richard Byron Wetmore in Glen Falls, NY. Boston.com, 1/15/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/01/15/dick_wetmore_79_was_adventurous_player_of_jazz_violin/}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • White, Carla, jazz vocalist, d. 5/9/2007 in New York City, NY at 55. Cadence, v. 33 no. 6, June 2007.
    b. Carla Ruth White 9/15/1951 in Oakland, CA. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 7, July 2007.

  • White, Evelyn Davidson, choral conductor and music professor, d. 7/2/2007 in Washington, DC at 86; b. Evelyn Amanda Davidson 2/1/1921 in Charlotte, NC. washingtonpost.com, 7/29/2007 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/28/AR2007072801181.html}.

  • Whitley, Gordon T., organist, choirmaster, and chorister, d. 4/20/2007 in Suffolk, VA at 66; b. 11/16/1940 in Suffolk. American Organist, v. 41 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Whitted, Virtue Hampton, jazz singer and bassist, d. 1/17/2007 in Indianapolis, IN at 84; b. in Middletown, OH. Journal and Courier Online, 1/18/2007 {http://www.jconline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070118/NEWS09/70118028}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Wiedebusch, Theo, German choral conductor, d. 5/2007 at 68. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 7, July 2007.

  • Williams, Chickie, country singer and songwriter, d. 11/18/2007 in Wheeling, WV at 88; b. Jessie Wanda Crupe 1919 in Bethany, WV. Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register online, 11/21/2007 {http://www.news-register.net/page/content.detail/id/502570.html}; Herald-Dispatch.com, 11/21/2007 {http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/x1119742492}.

  • Williams, John Edward, organist and choirmaster, d. 3/16/2007 in Spartanburg, SC at 87. American Organist, v. 41 no. 7, July 2007; Tracker, v. 51 no. 3, Summer 2007.

  • Williams, Lawton, country songwriter, d. 7/26/2007 in Fort Worth, TX at 85; b. 7/24/1922 in Troy, TN. Tennessean.com, 7/27/2007 {http://www.dicksonherald.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070727/ENTERTAINMENT01/70727083}; STLtoday.com, 7/27/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_WILLIAMS?SITE=MOSTP}; AOL.com, 7/28/2007 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/story/_a/lawton-williams-fraulein/20070728085709990001}; dallasnews.com, 7/30/2007 {http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/obituaries/stories/DN-williamsob_30met.ART.State.Edition1.42924c7.html}.

  • Williams, Sam, South African actor, singer, composer, playwright, and director, d. 2/21/2007 in Pretoria. Mail & Guardian Online, 2/28/2007 {http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=300595&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/}.

  • Williams, Trevor James, British violinist, d. 5/11/2007 at 78; b. 2/10/1929 in Acton, West London. Times Online, 6/27/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article1990742.ece}; Strad, v. 118, no. 1407, July 2007.

  • Wilson, Anthony H. (Tony), British manager, record publisher, and nightclub owner, d. 8/10/2007 at 57; b. 2/20/1950 in Salford, England. NME.COM, 8/10/2007 {http://www.nme.com/news/tony-wilson/30262}.
    Anthony Howard Wilson, d. in Manchester. New York Times On the Web, 8/15/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/15/arts/music/15wilson.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1034, 9/6/2007.

  • Wilson, David, rock bassist, d. 4/1/2007 in Upland, CA at 67; b. 4/2/1939 in Victorville, CA. sbsun.com, 4/6/2007 {http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_5605620}.

  • Wilson, Jack, jazz pianist, saxophonist, and vibraphonist, d. 10/5/2007 in North Port, NY at 71. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

  • Wilson, John Howard, organbuilder, d. 10/30/2007 in Long Beach, CA at 67; b. in Stanton, VA. American Organist, v. 42 no. 5, May 2008.

  • Wilson, Josie, record producer, d. 2/19/2007 in Seattle, WA at 91; b. 4/29/1915 in Tacoma, WA. seattlepi.com, 2/24/2007 {http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/pop/305018_wilson24.html}.

  • Wilson, Roy G., organist, choir and band director, and songwriter, d. 5/31/2007 in El Paso, TX at 92; b. 9/29/1915 near House, NM. American Organist, v. 41 no. 11, November 2007.

  • Winkler, Martin, music publisher, d. 1/2/2007 in Boca Raton, FL at 85. Newsday, 1/5/2007.

  • Wittig, Martin H., organist, d. 1/18/2007 in North Little Rock, AR at 66; b. 8/12/1940 in Waymart, PA. American Organist, v. 41 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Wright, Carl, actor, comedian, tap dancer, emcee, and songwriter, d. 5/19/2007 in Chicago, IL at 75; b. in Orlando, FL. STLtoday.com, 5/20/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_WRIGHT?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Wright, Dave, British pilot, pianist, organist, and composer/songwriter, d. at 85; b. 7/14/1921 at Haworth, West Yorkshire. Telegraph.co.uk, 6/15/2007 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/06/15/db1502.xml}.

  • Wright, Elmer, street musician, d. 1/27/2007 at 92 in St. Petersburg, FL; b. in Sadieville, KY. St. Petersburg Times Online, 2/1/2007 {http://www.sptimes.com/2007/02/01/Northpinellas/The_Pier_was_guitaris.shtml}.

  • Wright, Gordon, conductor, d. 2/14/2007 in Indian, AK at 72; b. in Brooklyn. New York Times On the Web, 2/17/2007 {www.nytimes.com/2007/02/17/arts/music/17wright.html}.
    also violinist, composer, and musicologist. Strad, v. 118, no. 1405, May 2007.

  • Wuensch, Gerhard Josef, Canadian composer and theorist, d. 6/8/2007 in London, Ontario at 81. London Free Press online, 6/11/2007 {http://www.lfpress.ca/cgi-bin/adsonline.cgi?report=yes&s=announcements&d=classifieds&x=announcements&s_category=0015&s_start=&rows_to_view=25&s_keywords=wuensch}.

  • Wyatt, "Colonel" Gene, guitar teacher, d. 5/23/2007 in Spartanburg, SC at 77; b. in Spartanburg, SC. GoUpstate.com, 5/25?/2007 {http://www.legacy.com/spartanburg/obituaries.asp?Page=Lifestory&PersonID=88286414}.

  • Wyler, Gretchen, actress, singer, and dancer, d. 5/27/2007 in Camarillo, CA at 75; b. Gretchen Patricia Wienecke 2/16/1932 in Oklahoma City, OK. latimes.com, 5/28/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-wyler28may28,1,5369559.story}; Boston.com, 5/29/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/05/29/gretchen_wyler_75_actress_and_animal_rights_advocate/}; New York Sun online, 5/29/2007 {http://www.nysun.com/article/55374}; New York Times On the Web, 5/30/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/30/theater/30wyler.html}.
    b. Gretchen Patricia Winneche in Bartlesville, OK. Independent Online Edition, 5/30/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2594141.ece}.

  • Wyton, Alec, organist, choirmaster, composer, and teacher, d. 3/18/2007 in Danbury, CT at 85; b. in England. New York Times On the Web, 3/23/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/23/arts/music/23wyton.html}.
    b. 8/3/1921 in London, England. American Organist, v. 41 no. 5, May 2007.

  • Yahaghi, Parviz, Iranian violinist, d. at 71. Strad, v. 118, no. 1404, April 2007.

  • Yancich, Milan, hornist, teacher, author, and publisher, d. 8/7/2007; b. 1921. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Yarbrough, Nat, jazz drummer, d. 8/9/2007 in Denver, CO at 70. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Yoshizawa, Masakazu, traditional Japanese flutist, d. 10/24/2007 in San Gabriel, CA at 57; b. 9/10/1950 in Takayama, Japan. latimes.com, 11/16/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-yoshizawa16nov16,1,1721521.story}; STLtoday.com, 11/17/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_YOSHIZAWA?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. in Kawai, near Takayama. Times Online, 12/11/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3030643.ece}.

  • Young, Eldee, jazz bassist, d. 2/12/2007 in Thailand at 71; b. 1936. chicagotribune.com, 2/14/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0702140082feb14,1,5199077.story}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Yurchenco, Henrietta, ethnomusicologist, radio producer, announcer, and interviewer, d. 12/10/2007 in Manhattan at 91; b. Henrietta Weiss 3/22/1916 in New Haven, CT. New York Times On the Web, 12/14/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/14/arts/14yurchenco.html}.
    d. 12/9/2007. Bulletin of the Society for American Music, v. 34 no. 1, Winter 2008.

  • Zaccaria, Nicola, Greek bass, d. 7/24/2007 in Athens; b. Nicolas Angelos Zachariou 3/9/1923 in Athens. Independent Online Edition, 8/30/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2906307.ece}; Opera News, v. 72 no. 5, November 2007.

  • Zaret, Hy, lyricist, d. 7/2/2007 in Westport, CT at 99. STLtoday.com, 7/3/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_ZARET?SITE=MOSTP}; International Herald Tribune online, 7/3/2007 {http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/07/03/arts/NA-A-E-MUS-US-Obit-Zaret.php}; Boston.com, 7/4/2007 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/07/04/hy_zaret_99_wrote_words_to_unchained_melody/}; philly.com, 7/4/2007 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20070704_Hy_Zaret___Wrote_a_top_song__99.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1032, 8/9/2007.
    b. Hyman Harry Zaritsky 8/21/1907 in Manhattan. New York Times On the Web, 7/3/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/03/arts/03zaret.html}; Independent Online Edition, 7/4/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2733232.ece}; latimes.com, 7/4/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-zaret4jul04,1,54428.story}.

  • Zawinul, Joe, jazz keyboardist, d. 9/11/2007 in Vienna, Austria at 75; b. in Vienna. STLtoday.com, 9/11/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_ZAWINUL?SITE=MOSTP}; All About Jazz, 9/11/2007 {http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=15110}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007; Keyboard, v. 33 no. 11, November 2007.
    b. Josef Erich Zawinul 7/7/1932. New York Times On the Web, 9/12/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/12/arts/12zawinul.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1036, 10/4/2007.

  • Zehm, Friedrich, German composer and editor, d. 12/4/2007; b. 1/22/1923. Schott Aktuell : The Journal, March/April (no. 2) 2008.