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Necrology: 2010


  • Abdul, Raoul, singer and author, d. 1/15/2010 at 80; b. 11/7/1929 in Cleveland, OH. NOA Notes, v. 33 no. 3, May/June 2010.

  • Abramson, Rick, publicist, d. 3/18/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 65; b. in Queens, NY. Variety online, 3/22/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118016755.html}.

  • Achen, Dan, Canadian rock guitarist, d. 3/15/2010 in Hamilton, Ontario at 51; b. in Regina, Saskatchewan. thespec.com, 3/17/2010 {http://www.thespec.com/News/Local/article/738790}.

  • Adams, Glen, Jamaican reggae keyboardist, singer/songwriter, and producer, d. 12/18/2010 at 65; b. Glenroy Kinkead Adams Phillips 11/27/1945. guardian.co.uk, 1/6/2011 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/jan/06/glen-adams-obituary}.

  • Adler, Jerry, harmonica virtuoso, d. 3/13/2010 in Ellenton, FL at 91; b. Hilliard Gerald Adler 10/30/1918 in Baltimore, MD. New York Times online, 3/21/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/22/arts/music/22adler.html}.

  • Aguabella, Francisco, jazz and rock percussionist, d. 5/7/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 84; b. in Cuba. STLtoday.com, 5/8/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_FRANCISCO_AGUABELLA?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 10/10/1925 in Matanzas province, Cuba. Los Angeles Times online, 5/9/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-francisco-aguabella-20100509,0,6419187.story}.
    also bandleader. New York Times online, 5/12/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/arts/music/13aguabella.html}.

  • Alf, Johnny, seminal Brazilian Bossa Nova musician, d. 3/4/2010 near Sao Paulo at 80; b. Alfredo Jose da Silva 5/19/1929 in Rio de Janeiro. Entertainment Daily blog, 3/5/2010 {http://blog.taragana.com/e/2010/03/05/johnny-alf-a-founder-of-brazils-bossa-nova-music-and-aficionado-of-early-jazz-dies-at-80-96853/}.
    songwriter, pianist, and singer, d. in Santo André; b. Alfredo José da Silva. New York Times online, 3/11/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/12/arts/music/12alf.html}.
    d. in São Paolo; b. Alfredo José da Silva. Independent online, 6/8/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/johnny-alf-singer-and-pianist-hailed-as-the-real-father-of-bossa-nova-1994020.html}.

  • Allanbrook, Wye Jamison, musicologist, d. 7/15/2010 in Oakland, CA at 67; b. 3/15/1943 in Hagerstown, MD. New York Times online, 7/26/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/26/arts/music/26allanbrook.html}.

  • Anderson, Donald K., pianist, music teacher, and music store owner, d. 5/16/2010 in Cape Girardeau, MO at 85. STLtoday.com, 5/20/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/B7C3F682547FD4288625772900123D36?OpenDocument}.
    Donald Kenneth Anderson, also composer, author, and band director; b. 3/26/1925. Missouri School Music, v. 65 no. 1, Fall 2010.

  • Anderson, Fred, jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 6/24/2010 at 81; b. 3/22/1929 in Monroe, LA. Chicago Sun-Times online, 6/24/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2430662,fred-anderson-dead-062410.article}; Los Angeles Times online, 6/26/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-fred-anderson-20100626,0,5508595.story}.
    d. in Evanston, IL. New York Times online, 6/25/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/26/arts/music/26anderson.html}.

  • Andrews, Bernie (Bernard Oliver), British radio producer, d. 6/11/2010 at 76; b. 8/17/1933. guardian.co.uk, 7/20/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2010/jul/20/bernie-andrews-obituary}.

  • Arkhipova, Irina, Russian mezzo turned contralto, d. 2/11/2010 in Moscow at 85. BBC News online, 2/11/2010 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/arts_and_culture/8510518.stm}.
    Irina Konstantinovna Arkhipova, d. at 84; b. 12/2/1925 in Moscow. Opera, v. 61 no. 4, April 2010; Opera News, v. 74 no. 11, May 2010.

  • Arrow, Caribbean soca musician, d. 9/15/2010 on Montserrat at 60; b. Alphonsus Cassell 11/16/1949 in the Caribbean. New York Times online, 9/16/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/16/arts/music/16cassell.html}; Spinner, 9/16/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/09/16/arrow-hot-hot-hot-dead/}; Washington Post online, 9/17/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/16/AR2010091606473.html}.

  • Aucoin, Bill, rock manager, d. 6/28/2010 in Aventura, FL at 66. STLtoday.com, 6/28/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_aef10bf3-4798-5854-9524-b36098a5109f.html}.
    b. William Martin Aucoin 12/29/1943. New York Times online, 7/1/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/02/arts/music/02aucoin.html}.

  • Austin, Windy, rock singer, d. 8/7/2010 in Fayetteville, AR. Fayetteville Flyer online, 8/8/2010 {http://www.fayettevilleflyer.com/2010/08/08/legendary-fayetteville-musician-windy-austin-passes-away/}.

  • Aylesworth, John Bansley, television writer and producer, co-creator of "Hee Haw", d. 7/28/2010 in Rancho Mirage, CA at 81; b. 8/18/1928 in Toronto, Ontario. New York Times online, 8/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/04/arts/television/04aylesworth.html}.

  • Balmer, Austin Wayne, bassist, d. 3/15/2010 in Evanston, IL at 89; b. 1921 in Bluffton, OH. Chicago Sun-Times online, 3/24/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2119873,CST-NWS-xbalm24.article}.

  • Banks, Ron, R&B singer, d. 3/4/2010 in Detroit, MI at 58; b. 5/10/1951 in Detroit, MI. Los Angeles Times online, 3/6/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings6-2010mar06,0,2367516.story}; Rolling Stone, no 1101, 4/1/2010.

  • Barrios, Lucho, Peruvian bolero singer, d. 5/5/2010 in Lima at 75. El Mundo online, 5/5/2010 {http://www.elmundo.es/america/2010/05/05/gentes/1273069696.html}; El Nacional online, 5/5/2010 {http://www.el-nacional.com/www/site/p_contenido.php?q=nodo/135959//Muere-bolerista-peruano-Lucho-Barrios-}.

  • Barshai, Rudolf, Russian conductor and violist, d. 11/2/2010 in Switzerland at 86; b. in Stanitsa Lobinskaya in Krasnodar Krai. AOL Music Blog, 11/5/2010 {http://music.aol.com/blog/2010/11/05/rudolf-barshai-russian-conductor-dies-at-age-86/}.
    Rudolf Borisovich Barshai, d. in Basel, Switzerland, b. 9/28/1924 in Labinskaya (Labinsk). New York Times online, 11/10/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/10/arts/music/10barshai.html}.
    Rudolf Barschai. Sikorski Magazin, 2011, Nr. 2.

  • Battise, Reggie Leon, rock singer, actor, and choreographer, d. 10/8/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 55. Hollywood Reporter online, 10/11/2010 {http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/actor-musician-reggie-leon-battise-29040}.

  • Baxter, Robert, critic and lecturer, d. 8/25/2010 in Cherry Hill, NJ at 69; b. in Merced, CA. Opera, v. 61 no. 12, December 2010.

  • Becker, John, virtuoso banjo player, d. 2/26/2010 in Desloge, MO at 90. STLtoday.com, 3/5/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/77886E707E62873C862576DD000DBB50?OpenDocument}.

  • Been, Michael, rock singer, guitarist, bandleader, songwriter, and sound engineer, d. 8/19/2010 in Hasselt, Belgium at 60. Spinner, 8/19/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/08/19/the-calls-michael-been-dies-of-heart-attack-at-brmc-show/}; Variety online, 8/19/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118023117.html}.
    b. 3/17/1950 in Oklahoma City, OK. Los Angeles Times online, 8/22/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-michael-been-20100823,0,7611440.story}.

  • Beeson, Jack, composer and teacher, d. 6/6/2010 in Manhattan at 88; b. 7/15/1921 in Muncie, IN. New York Times online, 6/8/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/09/arts/music/09beeson.html}.

  • Benteler, Franz, violinist and bandleader, "Ambassador of Music for Chicago", d. 3/12/2010 in Arlington Heights, IL at 84; b. 1925 in Hamburg, Germany. chicagotribune.com, 3/15/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/ct-met-0316-benteler-obit-20100315,0,5618824.story}.

  • Bern, Mina, Yiddish-theater actress and singer, 1/10/2010 in Manhattan at 98; b. Mina Bernholtz 5/5/1911 in Bielsk Podlaski, Poland. New York Times online, 1/12/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/13/theater/13bern.html}.

  • Beul, Artur, Swiss songwriter, d. 1/9/2010 in Einsiedeln; b. 9/12/1915 in Küsnacht. Independent online, 4/22/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/artur-beul-celebrated-swissgerman-composer-and-lyricist-who-wrote-more-than-2000-songs-1950603.html}.

  • Birkett, Jack, British dancer, singer, and actor, d. 5/10/2010 at 75; b. 6/11/1934 in Leeds. guardian.co.uk, 5/28/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2010/may/28/jack-birkett-obituary}.

  • Blanc, Ernest, French baritone, d. 12/22/2010 at 87; b. 11/1/1923 in Sanary-sur-Mer. Opera, v. 62 no. 8, August 2011.

  • Boatwright, Helen, soprano, d. 12/1/2010 in Jamesville, NY at 94; b. Helena Johanna Strassburger 11/17/1916 in Sheboygan, WI. New York Times online, 12/4/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/05/arts/music/05boatwright.html}.

  • Bock, Jerry (Jerrold Lewis), Broadway composer, d. 11/3/2010 in Mount Kisco, NY at 81; b. 11/23/1928 in New Haven, CT. New York Times online, 11/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/04/theater/04bock.html}; Chicago Tribune online, 11/3/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/sc-ent-1103-jerry-bock-obit-20101103,0,4743744.column}; Los Angeles Times online, 11/3/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/sc-ent-1103-jerry-bock-obit-20101103,0,2876639.column}; STLtoday.com, 11/3/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=jerry-bock&pid=146400118}; guardian.co.uk, 11/4/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2010/nov/04/jerry-bock-obituary}.

  • Bogard, Marie Elaine, Piano Guild member, pianist, organist, teacher, and composer, d. 10/8/2010 in Clarksville, TN. Piano Guild Notes, v. 60 no. 3, Winter 2011.

  • Bonner, Carolyn June, mezzo, voice teacher, d. 5/23/2010 in Charleston, SC at 72; b. 1937 in Spartanburg, SC. Post and Courier online, 5/26/2010 {http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/may/26/former-opera-singer-bonner-dies-at-72/}.

  • Boulton, Derek, jazz manager, d. 8/5/2010 in London at 82. Variety online, 8/10/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118022800.html}.

  • Breeden, (Harold) Leon, jazz educator, clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, and arranger, d. 8/11/2010 in Dallas, TX at 88; b. 10/3/1921 in Guthrie, OK. New York Times online, 8/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/14/arts/music/14breeden.html}.

  • Breuker, Willem, Dutch jazz composer, multireedist, and bandleader, d. 7/23/2010 in Amsterdam at 65; b. 11/4/1944 in Amsterdam. New York Times online, 7/29/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/29/arts/music/29breuker.html}; guardian.co.uk, 7/29/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jul/29/willem-breuker-obituary}.

  • Briban, Roxana, Romanian soprano, d. 11/20/2010 in Bucharest at 39; b. in Bucharest. STLtoday.com, 11/22/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=roxana-briban&pid=146777831}.

  • Brokensha, Jack, jazz vibraphonist, d. 10/28/2010 in Sarasota, FL at 84; b. 1/5/1926 in Adelaide, Australia. Freep.com, 10/28/2010 {http://www.freep.com/article/20101028/ENT04/101028068/1320/Vibraphonist-Jack-Brokensha-dead-at-84}.

  • Brown, Cato Edward, bus driver, jazz/R&B/gospel saxophonist and drummer, d. 5/6/2010 in Fredericksburg, VA at 59; b. in Washington, DC. Washington Post online, 5/18/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/17/AR2010051703887.html}.

  • Brown, Ken, British rock/skiffle guitarist, d. 6/14/2010 in Essex at 70. ECHO.co.uk, 6/15/2010 {http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-news/local-news/2010/06/15/former-quarrymen-guitarist-and-lennon-mccartney-bandmate-ken-brown-dies-aged-70-100252-26658936/}; theCMUwebsite.com, 6/29/2010 {http://newsblog.thecmuwebsite.com/post/Quarrymen-co-founder-dies.aspx}.

  • Brown, Marion Jr., jazz saxophonist, d. 10/18/2010 in Fort Lauderdale, FL at 79; b. 9/8/1931 in Atlanta, GA. New York Times online, 10/23/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/24/nyregion/24brown.html}.

  • Bruno S, German street musician, painter, and forklift operator turned actor, d. 8/11/2010 in Berlin at 78; b. Bruno Schleinstein 6/2/1932 in Berlin?. New York Times online, 8/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/15/arts/music/15bruno.html}.

  • Bryant, Thomas Hoyt "Slim", country guitar legend, d. 5/28/2010 in Pittsburgh, PA at 101; b. 1908 in Atlanta, GA. post-gazette.com, 5/29/2010 {http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10149/1061845-100.stm}.
    b. 12/7/1908. guardian.co.uk, 7/27/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jul/27/slim-bryant-obituary}.
    also singer. Independent online, 8/7/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/slim-bryant-guitarist-who-had-his-roots-in-the-earliest-days-of-country-music-2045934.html}.

  • Brydon, Roderick, Scottish conductor, d. 6/22/2010 in Glasgow at 71; b. 1/8/1939 in Edinburgh. Opera, v. 61 no. 9, September 2010.

  • Buckley, Dick, jazz d.j., d. 7/22/2010 in Oak Park, IL at 85. CBS 2 Chicago online, 7/23/2010 {http://cbs2chicago.com/local/dick.buckley.dies.2.1821093.html}.

  • Bunch, John, jazz pianist, d. 3/30/2010 in Manhattan at 88; b. 12/1/1921 in Tipton, IN. New York Times online, 4/1/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/02/arts/music/02bunch.html}; bendbulletin.com, 4/5/2010 {http://www.bendbulletin.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100405/NEWS0107/4050369/-1/RSSNEWSMAP}.
    also composer and bandleader. guardian.co.uk, 5/3/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/may/03/john-bunch-obituary}.

  • Burgess, Iain, rock producer, d. 2/11/2010. Turn it Up blog, 2/12/2010 {http://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.com/turn_it_up/2010/02/iain-burgess-dead-produced-key-chicago-underground-bands.html}.

  • Burgon, Geoffrey, British film, television, and classical composer, d. 9/22/2010? at 69; b. 1941 in Hampshire. BBC News online, 9/22/2010 {http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-11393354}.
    d. 9/21/2010. Independent online, 9/23/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/composer-of-brideshead-revisted-music-has-died-2087036.html}; Associated Press via Google News, 9/23/2010 {http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gqfyBAf3hlfS5nOxwgDqkYMI7TmQ}; Chester Novello website, 10/2010 {http://www.chesternovello.com/Default.aspx?TabId=2434&State_2912=2&newsId_2912=2098}.
    Geoffrey Alan Burgon; b. 7/15/1941. Telegraph.co.uk, 9/23/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/film-obituaries/8021287/Geoffrey-Burgon.html}.

  • Burke, Solomon, soul singer and songwriter, d. 10/10/2010 in Amsterdam, Netherlands at 70; b. in Philadelphia, PA. BBC News online, 10/10/2010 {http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-11509614}.
    b. 3/21/1940. Los Angeles Times online, 10/10/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/la-mew-solomon-burke-20101011,0,1653227.story}; TODAYshow.com, 10/10/2010 {http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/39599612}; Washington Post online, 10/10/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/10/AR2010101000585.html}; New York Times online, 10/11/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/11/arts/music/11burke.html}.

  • Burns, Tito, British accordionist and bandleader turned agent, manager, and impresario, d. 8/23/2010 in London; b. Nathan Bernstein 2/7/1921 in London. Independent online, 9/13/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/tito-burns-2077448.html}.

  • Burstein, Kenneth, a.k.a. Ken Barry, jazz singer, club owner, and restauranteur, d. 7/20/2010 at 85; b. 7/1925. STLtoday.com, 7/22/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=kenneth-burstein&pid=144222277}.

  • Buttler, Ljiljana, Gypsy singer, d. 4/26/2010 at 65; b. Ljiljana Petrovic 12/14/1944 in Belgrade. guardian.co.uk, 5/12/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/may/12/ljiljana-buttler-obituary}.

  • Byrd, Robert C., U.S. senator and country fiddler, d. 6/28/2010 in Fairfax, VA at 92. examiner.com, 6/28/2010 {http://www.examiner.com/x-983-DC-Art-Travel-Examiner~y2010m6d28-Sen-Robert-Byrd-longest-serving-Member-of-Congress-writer-and-fiddler-died-today-at-92}.
    Robert Carlyle Byrd, b. Cornelius Calvin Sale Jr. 11/20/1917 in North Wilkesboro, NC. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette online, 6/28/2010 {http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10179/1068881-100.stm}; Associated Press via Google News, 6/28/2010 {http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5ho7Mwjor4AW6m81jFq8Y7vNTT_fAD9GKDTN83}; New York Times online, 6/28/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/29/us/politics/29byrd.html}.

  • Cable, Stuart, British rock drummer, d. 6/7/2010 in Llwydcoed, Wales at 40; b. 6?/1970. Music-News.com, 10/20/2010 {http://www.music-news.com/shownews.asp?nItemID=37115}.

  • Campbell, Novell, blues/jazz saxophonist and mail clerk, d. 4/29/2010 in Memphis, TN at 81. Commercial Appeal online, 5/5/2010 {http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/may/05/novell-campbell-blues-saxophonist-dies-at-81/}.

  • Campise, Tony, jazz saxophonist and flutist, d. 3/7/2010 in Austin, TX at 67; b. in Houston, TX. austin360.com, 3/7/2010 {http://www.austin360.com/music/jazz-great-tony-campise-dies-at-67-329003.html}.

  • Cansino, Edward M. III, composer and early music conductor, d. 12/19/2010 in Altadena, CA at 63; b. 10/20/1947 in Hollywood, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 12/25/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-edward-cansino-20101225,0,1944283.story}.

  • Capalbo, Carmen Charles, theater director and producer, d. 3/14/2010 in Manhattan at 84; b. 11/1/1925 in Harrisburg, PA. New York Times online, 3/17/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/17/arts/17capalbo.html}.

  • Capps, Bill (William Marvin), hornist, d. 2010; b. 1941 in St. Louis, MO. Horn Call, v. 41 no. 1, October 2010.

  • Captain Beefheart, a.k.a. Don Van Vliet, avant-garde rocker and painter, d. 12/17/2010 in California at 69. Rolling Stone online, 12/17/2010 {http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/captain-beefheart-dead-at-age-69-20101217}.
    songwriter, singer, and pianist, b. Don Vliet 1/15/1941 in Glendale, CA. New York Times online, 12/17/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/18/arts/music/18beefheart.html}; BBC News online, 12/17/2010 {http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-11811289}; Los Angeles Times online, 12/18/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-captain-beefheart-20101218,0,232335.story}.
    composer, pianist, guitarist, drummer, and singer, d. 12/18/2010; b. in Los Angeles, CA. NPR.org, 12/18/2010 {http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2010/12/18/132147348/don-van-vliet-known-to-rock-fans-as-captain-beefheart-dies}.

  • Caraël, Georges, Belgian horn player and artistic director, d. 8/27/2010 at 98; b. 1911 in Brussels. Horn Call, v. 41 no. 3, May 2011.

  • Cardoza, Michael P., keyboardist, accordian player, and composer, d. 5/17/2010 in Hingham, MA at 64; b. in New Bedford, MA. BostonHerald.com, 5/21/2010 {http://news.bostonherald.com/news/obituaries/view/20100521michael_p_cardoza/}.
    also ballpark organist. funeraldigest.com, 5/21/2010 {http://www.funeraldigest.com/obituaries/?id=142935609}.

  • Caron, Willy, Dutch tenor, d. 4/26/2010 in The Hague at 75; b. 6/15/1934 in Venlo. Opera, v. 61 no. 12, December 2010.

  • Carretta, Alf (Raffaele), British pop singer, d. 6/30/2010 at 93; b. 3/31/1917 in Finsbury, north London. Telegraph.co.uk, 7/4/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7871491/Alf-Carretta.html}.

  • Carson, John L. "Johnny", country fiddler, impresario, and philanthropist, d. 7/27/2010 in Atlanta, GA at 77; b. in Cabbagetown, GA. AJC online, 7/30/2010 {http://www.ajc.com/news/country-music-legend-johnny-582234.html}.

  • Carter, Dixie Virginia, actress and singer, d. 4/10/2010 in Houston, TX at 70; b. 5/25/1939 in McLemoresville, TN. New York Times online, 4/11/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/12/arts/television/12carter.html}; STLtoday.com, 4/12/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/nation/story/A8058E032C384D768625770300071647?OpenDocument}.

  • Carter, Fred, country guitarist and songwriter, father of Deana Carter, d. 7/16/2010 in Nashville, TN? at 77. WSMV-TV online, 7/19/2010 {http://www.wsmv.com/entertainment/24308779/detail.html}.

  • Cassidy, Lawrence John, rock singer, d. 2/27/2010; b. 4/18/1953. Section 25 Official Website, 3/1/2010 {http://www.section25.com/2010/03/01/larry-cassidy-rip/}.
    "post-punk" singer, also bassist. Pitchfork, 3/1/2010 {http://pitchfork.com/news/38049-rip-section-25-leader-larry-cassidy/}.
    Larry Cassidy, British frontman; b. in Blackpool. guardian.co.uk, 4/11/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/11/larry-cassidy-obituary}.

  • Cennamo, Tony, jazz d.j. and trombonist, also teacher, d. 6/8/2010 in Malden, MA at 76. boston.com, 6/10/2010 {http://www.boston.com/ae/tv/articles/2010/06/10/tony_cennamo_jazz_dj_at_wbur_for_decades_at_76/}.

  • Charles, Bobby, rock singer-songwriter, d. 1/14/2010 in Abbeville, LA at 71; b. Charles Guidry. STltoday.com, 1/14/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_BOBBY_CHARLES?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Charles, Rockie, soul guitarist and singer, "President of Soul", d. 3/12/2010 at 67 in New Orleans, LA; b. Charles Merrick 11/14/1942 in Boothville, LA. nola.com, 3/12/2010 {http://www.nola.com/music/index.ssf/2010/03/rockie_charles_the_president_o.html}.

  • Chenault, Gene (Lester Eugene), radio executive, d. 2/23/2010 in Tarzana, CA at 90; b. 6/12/1919 in Eldorado, OK. New York Times online, 3/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/04/arts/music/04chenault.html}.

  • Chilton, Alex, rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 3/17/2010 in New Orleans, LA at 59. ArtsBeat Blog, 3/17/2010 {http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/17/alex-chilton-musician-dies/}; Afterword blog, 3/17/2010 {http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2010/03/alex-chilton-dead-at-59.html}; Rock & Roll Daily blog, 3/17/2010 {http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2010/03/17/big-star-singer-and-cult-icon-alex-chilton-dead-at-59/}; STLtoday.com, 3/17/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=alex-chilton&pid=140821731}; New York Times online, 3/19/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/19/arts/19chilton.html}.
    b. in Memphis, TN. Commercial Appeal online, 3/17/2010 {http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/mar/17/memphis-musician-alex-chilton-dies/}.
    b. William Alexander Chilton 12/28/1950. washingtonpost.com, 3/19/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/18/AR2010031805287.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 3/19/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-alex-chilton19-2010mar19,0,4077139.story}.

  • Ciambotti, John, rock bassist and chiropractor, d. 3/24/2010 in Glendale, CA at 67. Los Angeles Times online, 3/27/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-john-ciambotti27-2010mar27,0,5896080.story}.

  • Citron, Pierre, French musicologist, d. 2010; b. 1919. Berlioz Society Bulletin, no 187, December 2011.

  • Clark, Earl, jazz saxophonist, d. 6/28/2010 in Tulsa, OK at 58. NewsOn6.com, 6/28/2010 {http://www.newson6.com/Global/story.asp?S=12724540}.

  • Clayburgh, Jill, actress and singer, d. 11/5/2010 in Lakeville, CT at 66; b. 4/30/1944 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 11/5/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/06/arts/06clayburgh.html}.

  • Clerk, Carol, rock journalist and author, d. 3/13/2010. Quietus, 3/16/2010 {http://thequietus.com/articles/03885-legendary-rock-writer-carol-clerk-rip}.

  • Clifford, Devon, Canadian rock drummer, d. 4/18/2010 in Vancouver, BC at 30. Spinner, 4/18/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/04/18/you-say-party-we-say-die-drummer-devon-clifford-dies/}; STLtoday.com, 4/21/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CN_CANADA_OBIT_CLIFFORD?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 1979. Globe and Mail onnline, 4/18/2010 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/bc-dance-punk-drummer-dies-after-collapsing-on-stage-during-show/article1538414/}; CBC News online, 4/18/2010 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2010/04/18/clifford-obit-drummer.html}.

  • Clinksale, Martha Novak, pianist, musicologist, editor, and author, d. 4/24/2010. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 39 no. 2, Fall 2010.

  • Cochran, Hank, country songwriter, singer, and guitarist, d. 7/15/2010 at 74; b. Garland Perry Cochran 8/2/1935 in Isola, MS. Country Standard Time, 7/15/2010 {http://www.countrystandardtime.com/news/newsitem.asp?xid=4317}; Telegraph.co.uk, 7/28/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7915220/Hank-Cochran.html}.
    d. in Hendersonville, TN. Los Angeles Times online, 7/16/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-hank-cochran-20100716,0,4264523.story}; New York Times online, 7/16/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/17/arts/music/17cochran.html}; STLtoday.com, 7/19/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=hank-cochran&pid=144185374}.

  • Codarini, Corrado "Connie", Canadian popular singer, d. 4/28/2010 in Concord, NC. jam!showbiz, 4/29/2010 {http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/Artists/F/Four_Lads/2010/04/29/13766456-qmi.html}.

  • Cohen, Herb, manager and record publisher, d. 3/16/2010 at 77; b. 12/30/1932. guardian.co.uk, 4/1/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/01/herb-cohen-obituary}.

  • Cole, Clay, television dance show host, d. 12/18/2010 in Oak Island, NC at 72; b. Albert Franklin Rucker Jr. 1/1/1938 in Youngstown, OH. New York Times online, 12/24/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/24/arts/television/24cole.html}.

  • Cole, Lynda Bibbs, turtle rescuer and singer of religious music, d. 7/21/2010 in University City, MO at 60. STLtoday.com, 7/28/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/article_6ec9cce2-96ef-5be1-a9b2-3a04d896afb8.html}.

  • Cole, Orlando, cellist and teacher, d. 1/25/2010 in Philadelphia, PA at 101; b. in Philadelphia, PA. philly.com, 1/26/2010 {http://www.philly.com/philly/obituaries/82664392.html}.

  • Cole, Shirley Bell, child actress and singer (radio voice of Little Orphan Annie), d. 1/12/2010 in Arizona at 89; b. Shirley Adrienne Bell 2/21/1920 in Chicago, IL. New York Times online, 1/30/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/30/arts/30cole.html}.

  • Coleman, King, R&B singer, also d.j., d. 9/11/2010 in Miami, FL at 78; b. Carlton Coleman. CBC News online, 9/11/2010 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2010/09/11/coleman-obit.html#ixzz0zK1fjeCd}.
    b. in Miami, FL. Spinner, 9/12/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/09/12/king-coleman-dies-at-78/}.

  • Collette, Buddy, jazz saxophonist, flautist, clarinetist, bandleader, and educator, d. 9/19/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 89; b. William Marcel Collette 8/6/1921 in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 9/21/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-buddy-collette-20100921,0,4622077.story}; New York Times online, 9/27/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/arts/music/28collette.html}.

  • Collier, Lucy Smith, gospel singer, pianist, and organist, d. 9/19/2010. The Black Gospel Blog, 9/19/2010 {http://www.theblackgospelblog.com/2010/09/lucy-smith-collier-gospel-keyboardist.html}.

  • Collins, Phelps "Catfish", funk guitarist, d. 8/6/2010 in Cincinnati, OH at 66; b. in Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati.Com, 8/6/2010 {http://news.cincinnati.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/AB/20100806/ENT03/308070007/}; Hollywood Reporter online, 8/11/2010 {http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3i2c5aa2b5f24b2a9b92c7b12a8ef43071}.

  • Comisel, Emilia, Romanian ethnomusicologist, d. 4/18/2010 in Bucharest at 97; b. 1913. IAWM Journal, v. 17 no. 1, 2011.

  • Conneely, Pat, Irish folk singer and guitarist, d. at 57. guardian.co.uk, 10/24/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2010/oct/24/pat-conneely-obituary}.

  • Connell, Thomas Hilbert III, stage manager at the Met, d. 4/18/2010 in Manhattan at 67; b. 10/25/1942 in Ann Arbor, MI. New York Times online, 4/27/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/28/arts/28connell.html}.

  • Copen, Ilona, dancer, choreographer, and promoter of dance, d. 2/20/2010 in Manhattan at 70; b. in Brooklyn, NY. New York Times online, 2/22/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/22/arts/dance/22copen.html}.

  • Corneau, Alain, French film director and writer with a musical bent, d. 8/30/2010 in Paris at 67; b. 8/7/1943 in Orléans. New York Times online, 8/30/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/31/movies/31corneau.html}.

  • Coutaz, Bernard, French record publisher, d. 3/2?/2010 in Arles at 87. STLtoday.com, 3/2/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_FRANCE_OBIT_COUTAZ?SITE=MOSTP}.
    Bernard Edouard Coutaz, d. 2/26/2010; b. 12/30/1922 in Saint-Auban-sur-l'Ouvèze, Drôme. guardian.co.uk, 4/13/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/13/classicalmusicandopera-france}.

  • Crafton, Robert III, a.k.a. Chilly B, bassist, songwriter, and rapper, d. 2/23/2010 in Brooklyn, NY at 47; b. 5/16/1962 in Brooklyn, NY. New York Times online, 3/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/04/arts/music/04crafton.html}.

  • Cronin, Rich, pop singer, d. 9/8/2010 at 36. CNN.com, 9/9/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/09/09/lfo.cronin.death/index.html}.
    d. at 35. Chicago Tribune online, 9/9/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ktla-rich-cronin-lfo,0,3040297.story}.
    also songwriter, d. in Boston, MA at 36; b. 8/30/1974 in Roxbury, MA. Los Angeles Times online, 9/10/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-rich-cronin-20100910,0,6470892.story}.

  • Cuenod, Hugues, Swiss tenor, d. 12/3/2010 at 108. Post Mortem blog, 12/7/2010 {http://voices.washingtonpost.com/postmortem/2010/12/108-year-old-tenor-hugues-cuen.html}.
    Hugues-Adhémar Cuénod, d. 12/6/2010 in Vevey; b. 6/26/1902 in Corseaux-sur-Vevey. New York Times online, 12/7/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/08/arts/music/08cuenod.html}.

  • Curtis, Don E., country steel guitarist, d. 9/29/2010 near Hot Springs, AR at 53. STLtoday.com, 10/2/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/article_e97e7d2b-2856-5eb2-89c9-0d090b6836e7.html}.

  • Dale, Margaret, British ballerina, dance producer and director for BBC-TV, d. 1/28/2010 in London at 87; b. Margaret Elisabeth Bolam 12/30/1922 in Newcastle. New York Times online, 2/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/06/arts/dance/06dale.html}.

  • Dall, Evelyn, actress, singer, and dancer, d. 3/10/2010 in Phoenix, AZ; b. Evelyn Mildred Fuss 1/8/1918 in the Bronx, NY. Independent online, 5/8/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/evelyn-dall-american-actress-singer-and-dancer-who-enjoyed-her-greatest-successes-in-the-west-end-and-on-british-screens-1968254.html}; Telegraph.co.uk, 5/20/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/tv-radio-obituaries/7746605/Evelyn-Dall.html}.

  • Dalton, Martha Bernice Mayfield, harpist and teacher, d. 1/24/2010 in Willoughby, OH at 90; b. 1919 in Hutchinson, KS. cleveland.com, 1/25/2010 {http://www.cleveland.com/obituaries/index.ssf/2010/01/martha_bernice_mayfield_dalton.html}.

  • Daniels, Makh (Matikeef), punk/death metal singer, d. 8/2/2010 near Central Point, OR at 28. Mail Tribune online, 8/2/2010 {http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100802/NEWS07/8020342/-1/NEWSMAP}; Examiner.com, 8/2/2010 {http://www.examiner.com/x-48203-Medford-City-Buzz-Examiner~y2010m8d2-Early-Graves-lead-singer-killed-two-injured-in-tour-van-crash}.

  • Dankworth, Sir John, British jazz composer, saxophonist, and bandleader, d. 2/6/2010 at 82; b. 1927 in Essex. jazzwisemagazine.com, 2/6/2010 {http://www.jazzwisemagazine.com/component/content/article/51-2009/11127-jazz-breaking-news-giant-of-british-jazz-sir-john-dankworth-dies-at-82}; Down Beat, v. 77 no. 4, April 2010.
    d. in London; b. in Woodford, Essex. STLtoday.com, 2/7/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_BRITAIN_OBIT_DANKWORTH?SITE=MOSTP}; allrecordlabels.com weblog, 2/7/2010 {http://lights.blogspot.com/2010/02/jazz-legend-johnny-dankworth-dies-aged.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 2/8/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-john-dankworth8-2010feb08,0,3772510.story}.
    b. John Philip William Dankworth 9/20/1927. guardian.co.uk, 2/7/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/feb/07/sir-john-dankworth-obituary}; Times Online, 2/8/2010 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article7018290.ece}; New York Times online, 2/10/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/11/arts/music/11dankworth.html}; washingtonpost.com, 2/10/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/09/AR2010020903662.html}.

  • Dawson, Dana, actress and singer, d. 8/2010? at 36. Broadway World.com, 8/10/2010 {http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Actress_Dana_Dawson_Passes_Away_At_Age_36_20100810}.
    d. 8/10/2010; b. 8/7/1974 in New York. AOL Black Voices, 8/18/2010 {http://www.bvonmovies.com/2010/08/18/actress-singer-dana-dawson-dead/}.

  • Dawson, Greg, singer, songwriter, and voice actor, d. 7/3/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 52; b. in Santa Monica, CA. THR online, 7/7/2010 {http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3ic639ed027f3e13c9a8c996fd029c1a2c}.

  • Dean, Jimmy, country singer and multi-instrumentalist, television personality, and sausage entrepreneur, d. 6/13/2010 in Henrico County, VA at 81; b. 1928. New York Times online, 6/13/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/06/13/us/AP-US-Obit-Jimmy-Dean.html}; WTVR.COM, 6/13/2010 {http://www.wtvr.com/news/wtvr-jimmy-dean-obit,0,2360381.story}; STLtoday.com, 6/14/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_JIMMY_DEAN?SITE=MOSTP}; PopEater, 6/14/2010 {http://www.popeater.com/2010/06/14/jimmy-dean-dead/}; NorthJersey.com, 6/14/2010 {http://www.northjersey.com/obituaries/famous/061410_Jimmy_Dean_once_called_Tenafly_home.html}.
    d. in Varina, VA; b. Seth Ward 8/10/1928 in Olton, TX. CNN.com, 6/14/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/13/jimmy.dean.obit/index.html}.
    b. in Plainview, TX. Richmond Times-Dispatch online, 6/15/2010 {http://www2.timesdispatch.com/rtd/news/local/article/DEAN14_20100613-233602/351045}.
    b. Jimmy Ray Dean in Seth Ward (just outside Plainview), TX. New York Times online, 6/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/15/arts/15dean.html}.
    b. in Olton, TX. Los Angeles Times online, 6/15/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jimmy-dean-20100615,0,948588.story}.
    b. just outside Plainview, TX. washingtonpost.com, 6/15/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/14/AR2010061405060.html}.

  • DeCotiis, Mark, piano tuner, d. 6/7/2010 in Scottsdale, AZ at 53. azcentral.com, 6/27/2010 {http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/2010/06/27/20100627life-mark-decotiis.html}.

  • Dedrick, Chris, pop singer and bandleader, film and television composer, d. 8/6/2010 in Toronto, Ontario at 62; b. in Delevan, NY. Variety online, 8/11/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118022834.html}; All About Jazz, 8/11/2010 {http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=62794}.

  • DeLong, Thomas A. II, author, biographer, d. 7/12/2010 in Palm Beach, FL at 75; b. in Freeport, NY. Palm Beach Daily News online, 7/17/2010 {http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/news/thomas-a-delong-ii-808737.html}.

  • Delvy, Richard, surf-rock drummer, composer, arranger, publisher, and producer, d. 2/6/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 67; b. 4/20/1942 in Bridgeport, CT. Hollywood Reporter online, 2/11/2010 {http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3i550e90cd48d89b8c2dcab6af5dedd435}; Spinner, 2/12/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/02/12/richard-delvy-dead/}; Los Angeles Times online, 2/13/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings13-2010feb13,0,4373795.story}.

  • Dennard, Brazeal, choral conductor and music teacher, d. 7/5/2010 in Detroit, MI at 81; b. 1929 in Detroit, MI. Detroit News online, 7/5/2010 {http://www.detnews.com/article/20100705/METRO/7050385/1409/metro}.

  • Dickie, John, lyric tenor and Viennese Kammersänger, d. 1/7/2010 in Vienna at 56; b. 9/5/1953 in London. Opera, v. 61 no. 10, October 2010.

  • Diebboll, John Joseph, architect and music-themed artist, d. 11/23/2010 in Beacon, NY at 54; b. 4/12/1956 in Detroit, MI. New York Times online, 12/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/06/arts/design/06diebboll.html}.

  • Dio, Ronnie James, heavy metal singer, d. 5/16/2010. Ronnie James Dio website, 5/16/2010 {http://www.ronniejamesdio.com/}.
    d. at 67; b. Ronald James Padavona in Portsmouth, NH. New York Times online, 5/16/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/17/arts/music/17dio.html}.
    b. 1942. This Just In blog, 5/16/2010 {http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/05/16/metal-rocker-ronnie-james-dio-has-died-wife-says/}.
    d. in Los Angeles, CA; b. 7/10/1942. Los Angeles Times online, 5/17/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ronnie-james-dio-20100517,0,6407628.story}; NPR online, 5/17/2010 {http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126873517}; STLtoday.com, 5/17/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_RONNIE_JAMES_DIO?SITE=MOSTP}.
    also songwriter. Independent online, 5/18/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/ronnie-james-dio-singer-who-worked-with-ritchie-blackmore-in-rainbow-and-replaced-ozzie-osbourne-in-black-sabbath-1975550.html}.

  • Disley, Diz, British jazz/folk guitarist, banjo player, bandleader, and cartoonist, d. 3/22/2010; b. William Charles Disley 5/27/1931 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Telegraph.co.uk, 4/12/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7583040/Diz-Disley.html}; guardian.co.uk, 4/15/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/15/diz-disley-obituary}.

  • Dixon, Bill, jazz trumpeter and teacher, d. 6/16/2010 at 84; b. 10/5/1925 in Nantucket, MA. jazzwisemagazine.com, 6/16/2010 {http://www.jazzwisemagazine.com/component/content/11448?task=view}.
    also composer and bandleader, d. in North Bennington, VT; b. William Robert Dixon. Improvised Communications, 6/17/2010 {http://www.improvisedcommunications.com/blog/2010/06/17/dixon-obit/}; New York Times online, 6/19/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/20/arts/music/20dixon.html}; guardian.co.uk, 7/22/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jul/22/bill-dixon-obituary}.

  • Dixon, Tom, classical d.j., d. 3/13/2010 in Burbank, CA at 94; b. 9/28/1915 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Los Angeles Times online, 4/1/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-tom-dixon1-2010apr01,0,2674483.story}.

  • DJ Hideo, hip-hop radio personality, d. 4/24/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 42. HipHopRX, 4/28/2010 {http://www.hiphoprx.com/2010/04/28/hip-hop-and-radio-personality-dj-hideo-dies-of-cancer-at-42/}.

  • Dodd, Aaron, studio tuba player turned busker, d. 6/17/2010 in Evanston, IL at 62; b. 1948. Chicago Tribune online, 6/19/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/obituaries/ct-met-0619-dodd-obit-20100619,0,4323022.story}.

  • Dorsey, Claude, jazz pianist, singer, and bandleader, d. 3/3/2010 in Milwaukee, WI at 96; b. in Gainesville, GA. JSOnline, 3/5/2010 {http://www.jsonline.com/news/obituaries/86694062.html}.

  • Dragon, Carmen, harpist and music teacher, d. 7/11/2010 in Sunnyvale, CA; b. 1/17/1948. CarmenNotes blog, 7/13/2010 {http://carmennotes.blogspot.com/2010/07/1-17-48-to-7-11-10.html}.

  • Drew, Martin, British jazz drummer, d. 7/29/2010 in London at 66; b. 2/11/1944 in Northampton. New York Times online, 8/7/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/07/arts/music/07drew.html}.

  • Drucker, Gerald, British bassist, tuba player, teacher, and photographer, d. 3/19/2010 at 84; b. 8/5/1925 in east London. guardian.co.uk, 5/13/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/may/13/gerald-drucker-obituary}.
    Gerald Jack Drucker. Telegraph.co.uk, 6/4/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7804184/Gerald-Drucker.html}.

  • Duncan, Lesley, rock singer/songwriter, d. 3/12/2010 at 66. NME.COM, 3/15/2010 {http://www.nme.com/news/elton-john/50225}.
    b. in Stockton-on-Tees, England. Spinner, 3/16/2010 {http://www.spinner.ca/2010/03/16/british-singer-lesley-duncan-dead-at-66/}.

  • Dunlap, Paul, film composer, d. 3/11/2010 in Palm Springs, CA at 90; b. 7/19/1919. EInsiders.com, 3/11/2010 {http://www.einsiders.com/hollywood-obituaries/film-composer-paul-dunlap-dies-march-11-2010.html}.
    b. in Springfield, OH. Variety online, 3/30/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118017075.html}.

  • Edleson, Verna Kerans, violinist, d. 7/25/2010 in Oakland, MO at 103; b. in St. Louis, MO. STLtoday.com, 7/29/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/article_578b1a21-4313-56e9-abee-207430a883a4.html}.

  • Edwards, Kenny, folk/rock singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer, d. 8/18/2010 in Southern California at 64. Variety online, 8/19/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118023111.html}.
    d. in Santa Barbara, CA; b. Kenneth Michael Edwards 2/10/1946 in Santa Monica, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 8/20/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-kenny-edwards-20100820,0,5948959.story}; Spinner, 8/20/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/08/20/kenny-edwards-stone-poneys-dead/}.

  • Edwards, Mike, British classical and rock cellist, d. 9/3/2010 in Devon at 62. Chicago Tribune online, 9/7/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/chicagotribune/obituary.aspx?n=mike-edwards&pid=145153888}; Spinner, 9/8/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/09/08/elo-cellist-mike-edwards-cancer/}.
    also teacher, d. near Totnes, Devon; b. 5/31/1948 in Ealing, London. Independent online, 9/10/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/mike-edwards-cellist-with-the-original-lineup-of-the-electric-light-orchestra-2075316.html}.

  • Egeland, Karsten, mason and harmonica player, d. 3/25/2010 in Wood Dale, IL at 91; b. 1918 in Stavanger, Norway. Chicago Sun-Times online, 4/12/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2152971,CST-NWS-xegeland12.article}.

  • Ellis, Herb, jazz guitarist, d. 3/28/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 88; b. Mitchell Herbert Ellis in Farmersville, TX. New York Times online, 3/30/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/31/arts/music/31ellis.html}; Spinner, 4/1/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/04/01/jazz-guitarist-herb-ellis-dead/}.
    b. 8/4/1921. Los Angeles Times online, 3/31/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-herb-ellis31-2010mar31,0,569261.story}; washingtonpost.com, 3/31/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/30/AR2010033003818.html}; guardian.co.uk, 4/2/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/02/herb-ellis-obituary}; Independent online, 4/3/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/herb-ellis-dextrous-and-distinctive-guitarist-who-worked-with-oscar-peterson-ella-fitzgerald-and-billie-holiday-1934758.html}.

  • Engquist, Richard, musical theatre lyricist and librettist, d. 3/18/2010 at 76. Playbill.com, 3/22/2010 {http://www.playbill.com/news/article/138046-Richard-Engquist-Kuni-Leml-Lyricist-Dies-at-76}.
    Richard Omar Engquist, d. in Brooklyn; b. 4/26/1933 in Scandia, MN. New York Times online, 3/25/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/24/arts/music/24engquist.html}.

  • Eskin, Mark, rock singer and multi-instrumentalist, d. in late April 2010 in Morton Grove, IL at 52; b. 1958. Chicago Sun-Times online, 5/6/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2241574,CST-NWS-xeski06.article}.

  • Espinosa, Bobby, fusion keyboardist, d. 2/27/2010 in Boyle Heights, CA at 60; b. 4/29/1949 in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 3/1/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-bobby-espinosa2-2010mar02,0,4174918.story}.

  • Evans, Barbara, British dancer, singer, actress, and teacher, d. 7/4/2010 in Martin Hussingtree, Worcestershire at 78; b. in Birmingham. Stage online, 7/19/2010 {http://www.thestage.co.uk/features/obituaries/feature.php/28957/barbara-evans}.

  • Evans, Shirley, British-American accordionist, d. 7/10/2010 in Miami, FL; b. 1/29/1932 near Liverpool. Miami Herald online, 7/28/2010 {http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/07/28/1751242/accordionist-played-for-royalty.html}.

  • Eyedea, rapper, d. 10/16/2010 in Minneapolis, MN at 28; b. Michael Larsen 11/1981. Gimme Noise blog, 10/17/2010 {http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2010/10/eyedea_dead_at.php}; AOL Music Blog, 10/18/2010 {http://music.aol.com/blog/2010/10/18/eyedea-dead-at-28/}; The Boombox, 10/18/2010 {http://www.theboombox.com/2010/10/18/eyedea-dead}.

  • Fanshawe, David, British composer, d. 7/5/2010 at 68. STLtoday.com, 7/10/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_46f6e874-4bc7-5063-b3c1-6e9f7fc83a66.html}.
    b. 4/18/1942. Tributes.com, 7/12/2010? {http://www.tributes.com/show/David-Fanshawe-88899350}.
    d. in Swindon; b. 4/9/1942 in Devon. Washington Post online, 7/13/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/12/AR2010071205061.html}.

  • Farrell, Bobby, disco and calypso singer and dancer, d. 12/30/2010 in Russia at 61; b. Alphonso Farrell. Afterword blog, 12/30/2010 {http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2010/12/boney-ms-flamboyant-bobby-farrell-dies-at-61.html}.

  • Ferguson, Allyn, television composer, arranger, and conductor, d. 6/23/2010 in Westlake Village, CA at 85; b. 10/18/1924 in San Jose, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 6/28/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-allyn-ferguson-20100628,0,151851.story}.
    b. Allyn Malcolm Ferguson Jr. New York Times online, 6/29/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/30/arts/30ferguson.html}.

  • Fernandez, Peter, voice actor, director, singer, and lyricist, d. 7/15/2010 at 83. Blastr, 7/15/2010 {http://blastr.com/2010/07/speed-racer-dead-at-83-ra.php}.
    also scriptwriter. Ain't It Cool News, 7/15/2010 {http://www.aintitcool.com/node/45779}.

  • Ferrat, Jean, French singer, d. 3/13/2010 in Aubenas at 79; b. Jean Tenenbaum. TRITZ du Monde, 3/13/2010 {http://www.tritz1.org/?p=12604}.
    also songwriter; b. 1930. Reuters online, 3/13/2010 {http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE62C1LO20100313}.

  • Fieger, Doug, rock singer, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 2/14/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 57. detnews.com, 2/14/2010 {http://detnews.com/article/20100214/METRO/2140317}; Freep.com, 2/14/2010 {http://www.freep.com/article/20100214/ENT07/100214018/1319/Doug-Fieger-dies-at-57}.
    d. in Woodland Hills, CA; b. 8/20/1952. Post Chronicle online, 2/14/2010 {http://www.postchronicle.com/news/original/article_212284389.shtml}; Rolling Stone, no. 1100, 3/18/2010.
    b. in Detroit, MI. Spinner online, 2/14/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/02/14/knack-frontman-doug-fieger-dies-at-57/}; Globe and Mail online, 2/15/2010 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/the-knack-lead-singer-doug-fieger-57-dies/article1468475/}; STLtoday.com, 2/15/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_DOUG_FIEGER?SITE=MOSTP}; guardian.co.uk, 2/15/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/feb/15/doug-fieger-obituary}.
    Doug Lars Fieger. Los Angeles Times online, 2/15/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-doug-fieger15-2010feb15,0,5795964.story}.
    Douglas Lars Fieger, also guitarist. New York Times online, 2/15/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/16/arts/music/16fieger.html}.
    b. 8/21/1952 in Oak Park, MI. Times Online, 2/16/2010 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article7028027.ece}.

  • Fisher, Dave (David Louis), folk singer, d. 5/7/2010 in Rye, NY at 69; b. 7/19/1940 in New Haven, CT. New York Times online, 5/12/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/arts/music/13fisher.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 5/13/2010 {latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-david-fisher-20100513,0,6094934.story}.

  • Fisher, Eddie, actor and singer, d. 9/23/2010? at 82. Deadline.com, 9/23/2010 {http://www.deadline.com/2010/09/r-i-p-eddie-fisher/}.
    d. 9/22/2010 in Berkeley, CA at 85; b. Edwin Jack Fisher 8/10/1928 in Philadelphia, PA. NBC Los Angeles online, 9/23/2010 {http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local-beat/Deadlinecom-Reports-Eddie-Fisher-Passed-Away-103680044.html}; STLtoday.com, 9/24/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/article_c7f46596-c794-11df-85a4-00127992bc8b.html}; Associated Press via Yahoo!News, 9/24/2010 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100924/ap_on_en_mu/us_obit_eddie_fisher}; Los Angeles Times online, 9/25/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-eddie-fisher-20100925,0,7152706.story}.
    d. at 82. New York Times online, 9/24/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/25/arts/25fisher.html}; PopEater, 9/24/2010 {http://www.popeater.com/2010/09/24/eddie-fisher-dead/}.

  • Fleischmann, Ernest Martin, impresario, d. 6/13/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 85; b. 12/7/1924 in Frankfurt, Germany. New York Times online, 6/15/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/16/arts/music/16fleischmann.html}; Telegraph.co.uk, 6/16/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7833814/Ernest-Fleischmann.html}.

  • Flesher, Dannie, record publisher, d. 1/10/2010 in Hope, AR at 58; b. in Hope, AR. Turn It Up blog, 1/13/2010 {http://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.com/turn_it_up/2010/01/wax-trax-cofounder-dannie-flesher-dies-at-57.html}.
    d. at 57. exclaim.ca, 1/14/2010 {http://www.exclaim.ca/articles/generalarticlesynopsfullart.aspx?csid1=139&csid2=844&fid1=43633}.

  • Forrester, Maureen, Canadian alto, d. 6/16/2010 in Toronto, Ontario at 79; b. 7/25/1930 in Montreal, Quebec. CTV News online, 6/16/2010 {http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Entertainment/20100616/maureen-forrester-dies-100616/}; thestar.com, 6/16/2010 {http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/824690--world-renowned-contralto-maureen-forrester-dies}; CBC News online, 6/17/2010 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2010/06/16/maureen-forrester.html}; New York Times online, 6/17/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/18/arts/music/18forrester.html}.
    d. 6/6/2010. Opera, v. 61 no. 8, August 2010.

  • Francis, Bill, British jazz and rock photographer, d. 2/6/2010 at 79; b. 10/15/1930 in London. guardian.co.uk, 3/1/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2010/mar/01/bill-francis-obituary}; Telegraph.co.uk, 5/9/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7702096/Bill-Francis.html}.

  • Franklin, Brandon, teacher, drum major, multi-instrumentalist including saxophone and trombone, d. 5/9/2010 in New Orleans, LA at 22. nola.com, 5/10/2010 {http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2010/05/hollygrove_shooting_victim_too.html}; offBeat online, 5/12/2010 {http://www.offbeat.com/2010/05/12/brandon-franklin-of-t-b-c-brass-band-murdered/}.
    b. in New Orleans, LA. WWOZ 90.7 FM online, 5/12 or 13/2010 {http://www.wwoz.org/new+orleans+community/memoriam+brandon+franklin}.

  • Freeman, Lee, rock guitarist, singer, and lyricist, d. 2/14/2010 in the San Francisco Bay Area at 60; b. 11/8/1949 in Burbank, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 2/24/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings24-2010feb24,0,6077735.story}.

  • Freud, James, Australian rock singer and bassist, d. 11/4/2010 in Melbourne at 51; b. Colin McGlinchey. Spinner, 11/5/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/11/05/models-james-freud-dead-suicide/}.

  • Fruchtman, Efrim, viol player and teacher, d. 10/27/2010 in Memphis, TN at 88; b. 1922 in Gainesville, FL. VdGSA News, v. 47 no. 4, December 2010.

  • Fryer, Margaret, big-band singer, d. 5/12/2010 in Miami Beach, FL at 86; b. 8/27/1923 in Rutherglen, Scotland. KeysNews.com, 5/14/2010 {http://keysnews.com/node/23259}.

  • Fuemana, Pauly, New Zealand rock singer, d. 1/31/2010 in North Shore City, Auckland. nzherald.co.nz, 1/31/2010 {http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10623347}.
    also songwriter and guitarist, d. at 40. Spinner, 1/31/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/01/31/pauly-fuemana-of-omc-dies/}.
    singer-rapper; b. 2/8/1969 in Otara, South Auckland. guardian.co.uk, 4/4/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/04/pauly-fuemana-obituary}.

  • Funk, Elizabeth "Dolly", vaudeville singer, d. 12/29/2010 in Philadelphia, PA at 104. philly.com, 1/5/2011 {http://articles.philly.com/2011-01-05/news/27010883_1_vaudeville-mother-husband}.

  • Fuqua, Harvey, R&B singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 7/6/2010 in Detroit, MI at 80; b. in Louisville, KY. STLtoday.com, 7/7/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_6053bf64-f81b-55a0-83ab-2b552ba06975.html}; New York Times online, 7/7/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/08/arts/music/08fuqua.html}.
    b. 7/27/1929 in Louisville, KY. Los Angeles Times online, 7/8/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/music/la-me-harvey-fuqua-20100708,0,4204783.story}; Washington Post online, 7/8/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/07/AR2010070704954.html}; guardian.co.uk, 7/11/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jul/11/harvey-fuqua-obituary}.

  • Gainsforth, Nona, hornist, d. 6/2010; b. 1950. Horn Call, v. 41 no. 1, October 2010.

  • Ganzarolli, Vladimiro, Italian bass-baritone, d. 1/12/2010 in Cuneo at 78; b. 1/9/1932 in Padua. Opera, v. 61 no. 5, May 2010.

  • Gay, Geraldine, gospel/jazz pianist, d. 4/6/2010 in Aurora, IL at 79; b. 1931 in Chicago, IL. ChicagoTribune.com, 4/8/2010 {http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-04-08/features/ct-met-0409-gay-obit-20100408_1_geraldine-gay-sister-rosetta-tharpe-gospel-music}.

  • Giles, Randall, composer and ethnomusicologist, d. 8/27/2010 in India at 60; b. 7/22/1950 in Oregon City, OR. OregonLive.com, 9/19/2010 {http://obits.oregonlive.com/obituaries/oregon/obituary.aspx?n=randall-giles&pid=145456733}; ChoralNet, 10/18/2010 {http://www.choralnet.org/view/268340}.

  • Gill, Richard Thomas, economist and basso profundo, d. 10/25/2010 in Providence, RI; b. 11/30/1927 in Long Branch, NJ. New York Times online, 10/28/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/28/arts/music/28gill.html}.

  • Gillett, Charlie (Charles Thomas), British rock d.j., author, and music publisher, d. 3/17/2010 at 68; b. 2/20/1942 in Morecambe, Lancashire. guardian.co.uk, 3/17/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2010/mar/17/charlie-gillett-obituary}; Vancouver Sun online, 3/18/2010 {http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Charlie+Gillett+major+force+popularizing+world+music/2696711/story.html}.
    d. in London. STLtoday.com, 3/18/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_BRITAIN_OBIT_GILLETT?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times online, 3/21/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/21/arts/music/21gillett.html}.

  • Gillett, Donald M., organbuilder, d. 4/3/2010 at 90; b. 4/8/1919 in Southwick, MA. Tracker, v. 54 no. 3, Summer 2010.

  • Ginsberg, Frances Helen, soprano, d. 12/24/2010 in the Bronx at 55; b. 3/11/1955 in St. Louis, MO. New York Times online, 12/28/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/29/arts/music/29ginsberg.html}; STLtoday.com, 12/29/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/article_b1fcb21e-1d8e-5166-836a-3658d175ce4b.html}.

  • Goemann, Nöel, composer, d. 1/12/2010 in the United States; b. 12/10/1926 in Poperinge, Belgium. Choral Journal, v. 50 no. 8, April 2010.

  • Goodman, Al, soul singer, d. 7/26/2010 in Hackensack, NJ at 67. CNN.com, 7/28/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/28/goodman.death/index.html}.
    Willie Albert Goodman, R&B singer; b. 3/30/1943 in Jackson, MS. New York Times online, 7/29/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/29/arts/music/29goodman.html}.
    d. at 63. jam!showbiz, 7/28/2010 {http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/2010/07/28/14853121-wenn-story.html}.

  • Gorecki, Henryk Mikolaj, Polish composer, d. 11/12/2010 in Katowice at 76; b. 12/6/1933 in Czernica. New York Times online, 11/12/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/13/arts/music/13gorecki.html}; STLtoday.com, 11/12/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/world/article_846b037c-965a-5505-acbc-bdd96c9d6a84.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 11/13/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-henryk-gorecki-20101113,0,1204998.story}.

  • Graham-Dixon, Suzanne, British publicist, d. 3/26/2010 in Sussex at 78; b. Suzanne Villar 11/12/1931 in Cheshire. Opera, v. 61 no. 7, July 2010.

  • Grant, Cy, Guyanese actor, singer, and writer, d. 2/15?/2010 in London, England at 90. BBC News online, 2/15/2010 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8516522.stm}.
    d. 2/13/2010; b. 11/8/1919 in Beterverwagting, British Guiana (later Guyana). guardian.co.uk, 2/17/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/feb/17/cy-grant-obituary}; Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 28 no. 8, April 2010.

  • Gray, Paul, heavy metal bassist, d. 5/24/2010 in Des Moines, IA at 38. wpxi.com, 6/21/2010 {http://www.wpxi.com/entertainment/23981214/detail.html}; This Just In blog, 5/24/2010 {http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/05/24/slipknot-bassist-found-dead-in-iowa-hotel-room/}.
    d. in Johnston, IA. ABC News online, 5/24/2010 {http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=10732502}.
    d. in Urbandale, IA. CBS News online, 5/24/2010 {http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/05/24/entertainment/main6515662.shtml}; TODAYshow.com, 5/24/2010 {http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/37323183/ns/today-entertainment/}.
    Paul Dedrick Gray; b. in Los Angeles, CA. DesMoinesRegister.com, 5/24/2010 {http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20100524/NEWS/100524023/Police-Slipknot-bassist-found-dead-at-Urbandale-hotel}.
    b. 4/8/1972. guardian.co.uk, 5/25/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/may/25/paul-gray-obituary}.

  • Grayson, Kathryn, singer and actress, d. 2/17/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 88; b. Zelma Kathryn Hedrick 2/9/1922 in Winston-Salem, NC. STLtoday.com, 2/18/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_GRAYSON?SITE=MOSTP}; PopEater, 2/18/2010 {http://www.popeater.com/2010/02/18/kathryn-grayson-dies-88/}; ABC News online, 2/18/2010 {http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=9877005}; CBS News online, 2/18/2010 {http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/18/entertainment/main6220846.shtml}; USA TODAY online, 2/18/2010 {http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/obit/2010-02-18-grayson_N.htm}; Los Angeles Times online, 2/19/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-kathryn-grayson19-2010feb19,0,2825113.story}; Independent online, 2/22/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/kathryn-grayson-actress-and-singer-described-as-the-most-beautiful-woman-in-the-history-of-movies-1906517.html}.
    b. Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick. New York Times online, 2/18/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/19/movies/19grayson.html}.
    d. in Santa Monica, CA. Opera News, v. 74 no. 11, May 2010.

  • Green, Mick, British rock guitarist, d. 1/11/2010 at 66; b. 1944. Mojo online, 1/11/2010 {http://www.mojo4music.com/blog/2010/01/mick_green_1944-2010.html}.

  • Griffey, Dick, record publisher, d. 9/24/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 71; b. Richard Gilbert Griffey 11/16/1938 in Nashville, TN. New York Times online, 10/4/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/04/arts/music/04griffey.html}.

  • Guillot, Olga, Cuban singer, "Queen of the Bolero", d. 7/12/2010 in Miami, FL at 87; b. 1922 in Santiago de Cuba. CNN.com, 7/12/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/07/12/olga.guillot.obit/index.html}; Washington Post online, 7/13/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/12/AR2010071205069.html}.
    d. in Miami Beach, FL. STLtoday.com, 7/12/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_caa50cbd-a843-5979-8d65-2ad5faa07316.html}.
    d. in Miami Beach, FL; b. 10/9/1922 in Santiago, Cuba. Los Angeles Times online, 7/16/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-olga-guillot-20100716,0,4115082.story}; New York Times online, 7/16/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/17/arts/music/17guillot.html}.

  • Guru, rapper, d. 4/19/2010 in New York, NY at 47; b. Keith Elam 7/17/1962 in Roxbury, Boston, MA. New York Times online, 4/20/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/21/arts/music/21guru.html}.
    d. at 43. CNN.com, 4/20/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/20/rapper.guru.dies/index.html}; STLtoday.com, 4/20/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_GURU?SITE=MOSTP}.
    also songwriter and producer. Independent online, 4/23/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/guru-rapper-who-helped-fuse-hiphop-and-jazz-as-part-of-gang-starr-and-jazzmatazz-1951699.html}.
    d. at 48. Rolling Stone, no. 1104, 5/13/2010.

  • Häusler, Josef, German editor, d. 2/2010 in Freiburg at 83; b. 6/15/1926.

  • Hall, Peter John, opera costume designer, d. 5/27/2010 in Dallas, TX at 84; b. 1/22/1926 in Bristol, England. New York Times online, 6/9/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/10/arts/dance/10hall.html}; Opera, v. 61 no. 10, October 2010.

  • Hamm, Ruth Pollock, music pedagogue, d. 5/5/2010 in Cleveland, OH at 92; b. in Nanticoke, PA. Cleveland.com, 5/24/2010 {http://www.cleveland.com/obituaries/index.ssf/2010/05/ruth_pollock_hamm_led_a_nation.html}.

  • Hanna, Jake, jazz drummer, d. 2/12/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 78; b. John Edwin Hanna 4/4/1931 in Dorchester, MA. Los Angeles Times online, 2/16/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jake-hanna16-2010feb16,0,5240683.story}.

  • Hargrove, Linda, country songwriter, singer, guitarist, and producer, d. 10/24/2010 in Tallahassee, FL at 61; b. 1949 in Florida. MusicRow online, 10/25/2010 {http://www.musicrow.com/2010/10/top-songwriter-linda-hargrove-passes/}.

  • Harper, Josephine Cook, pianist and educator, d. 2/22/2010 in Nashville, TN at 80; b. in Nashville, TN. Piano Guild Notes, v. 61 no. 3, Winter 2012.

  • Harriman, Richard, impresario, d. 7/15/2010 in Kansas City? at 77. KansasCity.com, 7/15/2010 {http://www.kansascity.com/2010/07/15/2086593/richard-harriman-founder-of-harriman.html}.

  • Havoc, June, vaudeville star, d. 3/28/2010 in Stamford, CT; b. Ellen Evangeline Hovick 11/8/1912 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. New York Times online, 3/29/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/theater/30havoc.html}; STLtoday.com, 3/29/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_JUNE_HAVOC?SITE=MOSTP}; Los Angeles Times online, 3/29/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-june-havoc30-2010mar30,0,691138.story}; washingtonpost.com, 3/29/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/29/AR2010032902612.html}.
    b. June Hovick in Seattle, WA. PopEater.com, 3/29/2010 {http://www.popeater.com/2010/03/29/baby-june-havoc-dies-gypsy/}.

  • Hawkins, Dale, rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist, d. 2/14?/2010 in Little Rock, AR at 73; b. 8/23/1936 in Goldmine, LA. examiner.com, 2/14/2010 {http://www.examiner.com/x-18802-Dallas-Celebrity-Headlines-Examiner~y2010m2d14-Rock-n-Roll-pioneer-Dale-Hawkins-dead-in-Little-Rock}.
    Delmar Allen "Dale" Hawkins, d. 2/13/2010. thenewsstar.com, 2/15/2010 {http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20100215/ENTERTAINMENT/100215009}; Spinner online, 2/16/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/02/16/dale-hawkins-dead/}; Rolling Stone, no. 1100, 3/18/2010.
    b. 8/22/1936 in Gold Mine, LA. Los Angeles Times online, 2/16/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-dale-hawkins16-2010feb16,0,6454798.story}; New York Times online, 2/18/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/18/arts/music/18hawkins.html}.
    b. Delmar Allen Hawkins Jr 8/22/1936 in Goldmine, LA. Independent online, 2/17/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/dale-hawkins-singer-songwriter-and-guitarist-best-known-for-his-seminal-fifties-hit-susieq-1901492.html}.

  • Hawkins, Walter, gospel singer, composer, and pastor, d. 7/11/2010 in Ripon, CA at 61; b. in Oakland, CA. STLtoday.com, 7/12/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_7825738e-109b-5f5c-a229-55f3d31bf03c.html}; Oakland Tribune online, 7/14/2010 {http://www.insidebayarea.com/obituaries/ci_15515877}.
    Walter Lee Hawkins; b. 5/18/1949. New York Times online, 7/13/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/14/arts/music/14hawkins.html}; Washington Post online, 7/14/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/13/AR2010071306089.html}.

  • Hayward, Richie, rock drummer, d. 8/12/2010? in British Columbia, Canada at 64; b. 1946 in Comox, British Columbia. Jambands.com, 8/12/2010 {http://www.jambands.com/news/2010/08/12/little-feat-s-richie-hayward-1946-2010}.

  • Hebb, Bobby, pop singer and songwriter, d. 8/3/2010 in Nashville, TN at 72. New York Times online, 8/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/04/arts/music/04hebb.html}.
    also guitarist and trumpeter, b. Robert Von Hebb 7/26/1938 in Nashville, TN. guardian.co.uk, 8/5/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/aug/05/bobby-hebb-obituary}; Miami Herald online, 8/6/2010 {http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/08/06/1763795/wrote-the-song-sunny-after-brothers.html}; Independent online, 8/6/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/bobby-hebb-singersongwriter-whose-hit-single-sunny-became-one-of-the-mostcovered-songs-of-all-time-2044608.html}.

  • Hellwig, Maria, Bavarian folk singer and yodeler, d. "at the end of November" 2010 at 90; b. in Hamburg. Fuldaer Zeitung, 12/23/2010 {http://www.fuldaerzeitung.de/nachrichten/kinzigtal/Kinzigtal-Mit-Stars-der-Volksmusik-auf-Du-und-Du;art40,370757}.

  • Henry, Caresse, manager, d. 3/31/2010 in Irvine, CA at 44. Marquee Blog, 4/2/2010 {http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2010/04/02/cnn-confirms-madonnas-former-manager-caresse-henry-has-died/}; CBS News online, 4/2/2010 {http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/04/02/entertainment/main6357517.shtml}.

  • Herbolzheimer, Peter, German big-band trombonist and bandleader, d. 3/27/2010 in Kön at 74; b. 1935 in Bucharest, Romania. STLtoday.com, 3/29/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_OBIT_PETER_HERBOLZHEIMER?SITE=MOSTP}; MiamiHerald.com, 3/29/2010 {http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/03/29/1553153/german-jazz-player-peter-herbolzheimer.html}.

  • Hétu, Jacques, Canadian composer, d. 2/9/2010 in Saint-Hippolyte, Quebec at 71; b. in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Gazette online, 2/11/2010 {http://www.montrealgazette.com/entertainment/Composer+Jacques+H%C3%A9tu+died/2546931/story.html}.

  • High, Johnnie, country music impresario, d. 3/17/2010 in Arlington, TX at 80. STLtoday.com, 3/18/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_JOHNNIE_HIGH?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Hill, William "Wally" Wallace, harmonica player, d. 5/4/2010 in Key West, FL at 61; b. in Kentucky. KeysNews.com, 5/15/2010 {http://keysnews.com/node/23154}.

  • Hillert, Richard, music professor and composer of church music, d. 2/18/2010 in Melrose Park, IL at 86; b. in Granton, WI. chicagotribune.com, 2/26/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-0226-hillert-20100225,0,4803549.story}.

  • Hillyer, Raphael, violist and teacher, d. 12/27/2010 in Boston, MA at 96; b. Raphael Silverman 4/10/1914 in Ithaca, NY. New York Times online, 1/5/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/06/arts/music/06hillyer.html}.

  • Hoehn, Tommy, pop singer, guitarist, and keyboard player, d. 7/15/2010 in Memphis, TN at 55. Commercial Appeal online, 7/25/2010 {http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/jun/25/tommy-hoehn-memphis-musician-and-power-pop-scene-s/}.

  • Hoey, Agnes, Scottish choir mistress, d. 7/15/2010 in Glasgow at 76; b. 6/1/1932 in Glasgow. NEWS.scotsman.com, 7/24/2010 {http://news.scotsman.com/obituaries/Obituary-Dr-Agnes-Hoey-MBE.6437858.jp}.

  • Hoffer, Leni, a.k.a. Leni Lynn, actress and opera singer, d. 1/1/2010; b. Angelina Ciofani 5/3/1923 in Waterbury, CT. New York Times online, 1/10/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=138357572}.

  • Hofmann, Peter, German tenor, also sang rock and on Broadway, d. 11/30/2010 in Wunsiedel, Bavaria at 66. Washington Post online, 11/30/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/30/AR2010113002364.html}; STLtoday.com, 11/30/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/article_4d4165c5-56cd-5a8e-aa08-c04e0900bba8.html}.
    b. 1944 in Marianske Lazne, Czechoslovakia. New York Times online, 12/1/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/01/arts/music/01hofmann.html}.

  • Holland, Richard, music teacher, keyboard player, music director, composer, and arranger, d. 5/6/2010 in West Newton, PA at 59; b. 10/24/1950 in McKeesport, PA. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette online, 5/7/2010 {http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10127/1056251-122.stm}.

  • Hollingsworth, Jackie Yearwood, Piano Guild member, pianist, organist, teacher, d. 10/3/2010 in Alpharetta, GA. Piano Guild Notes, v. 60 no. 3, Winter 2011.

  • Horne, Lena Calhoun, singer, actress, and dancer, d. 5/9/2010 in New York, NY at 92; b. 6/30/1917 in Brooklyn, NY. New York Times online, 5/9/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/10/arts/music/10horne.html}; CNN.com, 5/10/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/05/10/obit.lena.horne/index.html}.
    Lena Mary Calhoun Horne. washingtonpost.com, 5/10/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/10/AR2010051000091.html}; STLtoday.com, 5/10/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_HORNE?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Howard, Noah, jazz saxophonist, d. 9/3/2010 in southern France at 67; b. in New Orleans, LA. Spinner, 9/9/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/09/09/noah-howard-dead/}.
    alto saxophonist; b. 4/6/1943. guardian.co.uk, 9/13/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/sep/13/noah-howard-obituary}.

  • Hulett, Alistair, folk and folk-punk singer, songwriter, and activist, d. 1/28/2010 in Glasgow, Scotland at 58; b. 10/15/1951 in Glasgow, Scotland. guardian.co.uk, 2/9/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/feb/09/alistair-hulett-obituary}.

  • Hummel, Andy, pop bassist, d. 7/19/2010 in the Fort Worth, TX area at 59; b. in Valley Forge, PA. Commercial Appeal online, 7/19/2010 {http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/jul/19/former-big-star-bassist-andy-hummel/}.

  • Hunter, Ruby, Australian indigenous singer, d. 2/18/2010 at 54; b. in Murray Bridge, South Australia. smh.com.au, 2/18/2010 {http://www.smh.com.au/news/entertainment/articles/2010/02/18/1266082317101.html}.

  • Isaacs, Gregory, Jamaican reggae singer, d. 10/25/2010 in London at 59. Spinner, 10/25/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/10/25/gregory-isaacs-dies-regaae/}.
    also songwriter, b. 7/15/1951 in Kingston. Los Angeles Times online, 10/26/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gregory-isaacs-20101026,0,2253575.story}.
    b. 7/15/1950 in Denham Town, Kingston. New York Times online, 10/25/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/26/arts/music/26isaacs.html}.

  • Isaksen, Lone, Danish-born ballerina, d. 11/2/2010 in Manhattan at 68; b. 11/30/1941 in Copenhagen. New York Times online, 11/13/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/14/arts/dance/14isaksen.html}.

  • Isley, Marvin, R&B bassist, d. 6/6/2010 in Chicago, IL at 56; b. 8/18/1953 in Cincinnati, OH. New York Times online, 6/7/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/08/arts/music/08isley.html}; CNN.com, 6/8/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/07/marvin.isley.dead/index.html}; news.gather.com, 6/7/2010 {http://news.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474978284402}.

  • Jackson, Eddie L., R&B/soul guitarist, d. 5/3/2010 in Philadelphia, PA at 63; b. in Forest City, NC. Philadelphia Inquirer online, 5/8/2010 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20100508_Eddie_L__Jackson__63__guitarist.html}.

  • James, Etta, R&B/jazz singer, d. 1/20/2012 in Riverside, CA at 73; b. Jamesetta Hawkins 1/25/1938 in Los Angeles, CA. New York Times online, 1/20/2012 {http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/21/arts/music/etta-james-singer-dies-at-73.html}; BBC News online, 1/20/2012 {http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-16288509}; CNN.com, 1/20/2012 {http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/20/showbiz/etta-james-obit/index.html}; Huffington Post, 1/20/2012 {http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/20/etta-james-soul-singer-fa_n_1219087.html}; Washington Post online, 1/20/2012 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/etta-james-grammy-winning-blues-singer-with-pop-appeal-dies/2010/09/21/gIQApnhkDQ_story.html}; STLtoday.com, 1/20/2012 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/legendary-blues-singer-etta-james-dies-in-calif/article_c471dcb6-dc34-5db2-8b9a-0c1ee0e855fc.html}; Chamber Music, v. 29 no. 2, March/April 2012; Downbeat, v. 79 no. 4, April 2012.

  • Jansen, Robbie (Robert Edward), South african jazz alto saxophonist, flautist, singer, guitarist, arranger, and composer, d. 7/7/2010 at 60; b. 8/5/1949 in Harfield Village, Claremont, Cape Town. guardian.co.uk, 8/6/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/aug/06/robbie-jansen-obituary}.

  • Jarvis, Jane, jazz pianist and composer, ballpark organist, and Muzak programmer, d. 1/25/2010 in Englewood, NJ at 94; b. Luella Jane Nossett 10/31/1915 in Vincennes, IN. New York Times online, 1/30/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/arts/31jarvis.html}; NYDailyNews.com, 1/31/2010 {http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/01/31/2010-01-31_shea_organist_dead_at_94.html}.

  • Jayne, Mitch, bluegrass bass player, songwriter, and radio host, d. 8/2/2010; b. 7/5/1928. European Bluegrass Blog, 8/3/2010 {http://blog.ebma.org/2010/08/dillards-mitch-jayne-passes.html}; John Trout's Bluegrass World (blog), 8/2/2010 {http://www.tties91.blogspot.com/2010/08/mitch-jayne-rip.html}.

  • Jefferson, Alan, British administrator and musical biographer, d. 4/9/2010 in Cornwall at 89; b. 3/20/1921 at Ashtead in Surrey. Opera, v. 61 no. 7, July 2010.

  • Jefferson, Denise, dance educator, d. 7/17/2010; b. 11/1/1944 in Chicago, IL. The Ailey School website, 7/19/2010 {http://www.theaileyschool.edu/memoriam-denise-jefferson}.
    Denise Adele Jefferson, d. in Manhattan at 65. New York Times online, 7/20/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/20/arts/dance/20jefferson.html}.

  • Jeffreys, John, British composer, d. 9/3/2010 at 82; b. 12/4/1927 in Thanet, Kent. guardian.co.uk, 10/21/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/oct/21/john-jeffreys-obituary}.

  • Jellinek, George, radio host and music director, d. 1/16/2010 in Sleepy Hollow, NY at 90; b. 12/22/1919 in Budapest, Hungary. New York Times online, 1/19/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/20/arts/music/20jellinek.html}.

  • Jimmy O, Haitian hip-hop singer and songwriter, also philanthropist, d. 1/12/2010 in Port-au-Prince at 35; b. Jean Jimmy Alexandre. The Marquee Blog, 1/15/2010 {http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2010/01/15/haitian-hip-hop-artist-charity-worker-found-dead-after-quake/}.

  • Joachim, Otto, Canaidan composer, violist, teacher, electronic musician and instrument builder, and painter, d. 7/30/2010 in Montreal, Quebec at 99; b. 10/1910 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Gazette online, 8/1/2010 {http://www.montrealgazette.com/entertainment/Composer+revitalized+music+Canada/3348239/story.html}.

  • Johnson, Anthony Rolfe, British tenor and conductor, d. 7/21/2010 in London at 69; b. 11/5/1940 in Oxfordshire. Opera, v. 61 no. 10, October 2010.

  • Johnson, Bernard "Bunchy", percussionist and actor, d. 3/21/2010. OffBeat online, 3/21/2010 {http://www.offbeat.com/2010/03/21/bernard-bunchy-johnson-passes-away/}.

  • Johnson, Dick, jazz clarinetist and bandleader, d. 1/10/2010 in Boston, MA at 84. Enterprisenews.com, 1/12/2010 {http://www.enterprisenews.com/news/x1530317737/Brockton-jazz-great-Dick-Johnson-dies-at-84}.

  • Johnson, Dorothy Jones, pop singer, d. 12/25/2010 in Columbus, OH; b. 5/16/1934 in South Carolina. Dead Rock Stars Club, 12/27/2010? {http://www.thedeadrockstarsclub.com/2010b.html}.

  • Johnson, General Norman, R&B singer and songwriter, d. 10/13/2010 in Atlanta, GA at 69; b. 5/23/1941 in Norfolk, VA. New York Times online, 10/15/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/16/arts/music/16johnson.html}; Independent online, 10/16/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/general-johnson-lead-singer-with-chairmen-of-the-board-2108248.html}.
    R&B tenor. charlotteobserver.com, 10/15/2010 {http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/10/15/1761650/beach-music-icon-general-johnson.html}.
    also producer. Los Angeles Times online, 10/17/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-general-johnson-20101015,0,7832206.story}.

  • Jones, Hank, jazz pianist, brother of Elvin and Thad Jones, d. 5/16/2010 in New York, NY at 91; b. in Vicksburg, MS. Post Mortem blog, 5/17/2010 {http://voices.washingtonpost.com/postmortem/2010/05/jazz-pianist-hank-jones-dies.html}; Spinner, 5/17/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/05/17/hank-jones-jazz-pianist-dead/}.
    d. in the Bronx; b. Henry W. Jones Jr. 7/31/1918. New York Times online, 5/17/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/18/arts/music/18jones.html}.
    b. 8/31/1918. Independent online, 5/19/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/hank-jones-pianist-whose-collaborators-included-miles-davis-ella-fitzgerald-ndash-and-marilyn-monroe-when-she-sang-to-jfk-1976323.html}.
    b. Henry William Jones Jr. 7/31/1918. Washington Post online, 5/18/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/17/AR2010051703910.html}.

  • Jones, Micky, Welsh rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, d. 3/10/2010 in Swansea; b. Charles Michael Jones 6/7/1946 in Merthyr Tidfil. Independent online, 3/18/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/micky-jones-lead-guitarist-and-mainstay-of-the-welsh-band-man-1922895.html}.

  • Jordan, Esteban "Steve", conjunto accordionist, d, 8/13/2010 in San Antonio, TX at 71; b. 2/23/1939 in Elsa, TX. Washington Post online, 8/19/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/16/AR2010081604714.html}.

  • Juarez, Ruben, Argentine accordion player and tango singer, d. 5/31/2010 in Buenos Aires at 62; b. 11/5/1947 in Cordoba province. Latin American Herald Tribune, 6/1/2010 {http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=357832&CategoryId=13003}.

  • Jubert, Charles, Haitian concert producer, d. 1/12/2010. CNN.com, 2/10/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/02/10/haiti.carnival.celebration/index.html}.

  • Kaujeua, Jackson Muningandu, Namibian singer, guitarist, and activist, d. 5/27/2010 in Katutura township, Windhoek; b. 7/3/1953 in !Huns. New Era online, 5/31/2010 {http://www.newera.com.na/article.php?articleid=11203}.

  • Kaye, Johnnie, big-band bandleader, d. 2/12/2010 in Peru, IL at 84; b. Johnnie Kopczynski 1925 in Peru, IL. chicagotribune.com, 2/16/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/ct-met-0217-kaye-obit-20100216,0,6900732.story}.

  • Kean, Edward George, television writer and songwriter, d. 8/13/2010 near West Bloomfield, MI at 85; b. 10/28/1924 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 8/24/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/25/arts/25kean.html}.

  • Keats, Brian "Damage", rock drummer, d. 1/12/2010 at 46; b. in Brooklyn, NY. BLABBERMOUTH.NET, 1/14/2010 {http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=133423}; Spinner, 1/15/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/01/15/former-misfits-drummer-brian-keats-dies-at-46/}.

  • Keith, Ben, steel guitarist, d. 7/27/2010 in Northern California at 73; b. 1937. Los Angeles Times online, 7/28/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ben-keith-20100728,0,355287.story}; jam!showbiz, 7/27/2010 {http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/2010/07/27/14845926-wenn-story.html}.
    d. 7/26/2010; b. Bennett Keith Schaeufele 3/6/1937 in Fort Riley, KS. guardian.co.uk, 7/28/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jul/28/ben-keith-obituary}; New York Times online, 7/31/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/31/arts/music/31keith.html}.

  • Kelton, "Mean" Gene, blues and rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and bandleader, also actor and author, d. 12/28/2010 in Crosby, TX. abc13.com, 12/29/2010 {http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=7869083}.
    d. at 57; b. Sidney Eugene Kelton 4/10/1953 in Mississippi. Chron.com, 12/30/2010 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7358430.html}.

  • Kerr, Clyde Jr., trumpeter, composer, and teacher, d. 8/6/2010 in New Orleans, LA at 67; b. in Treme, LA. WWLTV.COM, 8/8/2010 {http://www.wwltv.com/news/local/Legendary-music-teacher-trumpeter-Clyde-Kerr-Jr-dies-at-67-100231364.html}; offBeat online, 8/9/2010 {http://www.offbeat.com/2010/08/09/teacher-musician-clyde-kerr-jr-dies/}; WWOZ 90.7 FM online, 8/9/2010? {http://www.wwoz.org/new+orleans+community/memoriam+clyde+kerr}.

  • Key, Dana, Christian rock guitarist, keyboardist, and producer, d. 6/6/2010 at 56; b. in Tennessee. AllVoices, 6/7/2010 {http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/6015975-dana-key-the-famous-rock-star-and-a-music-producer-passes-away-at-56}.
    d. in Collierville, TN; b. in Memphis, TN. Commercial Appeal online, 6/7/2010 {http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/jun/07/christian-rock-pioneer-and-church-pastor-dana-key-/}.

  • King, Reg (Reginald), British soul singer and songwriter, d. 10/8/2010 at 65; b. 2/5/1945 in Paddington, west London. guardian.co.uk, 11/7/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/nov/07/reg-king-obituary}.

  • Korthe, Jim, rap-metal singer and drummer, d. 1/13/2010 in San Pedro, CA at 39. dailybreeze.com, 1/18/2010 {http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_14217511}.

  • Koston, Jared Preston, rock drummer, d. 6/1/2010 in Madison, OH at 40. Cleveland.com, 6/3/2010 {http://www.cleveland.com/obituaries/index.ssf/2010/06/jared_koston_drummed_for_venom.html}.

  • Kuchwara, Michael, theater critic, d. 5/22/2010 in Manhattan at 63; b. in Scranton, PA. STLtoday.com, 5/23/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_KUCHWARA?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Kupferberg, Tuli, poet and rock singer, d. 7/12/2010 in Manhattan at 86; b. Naphtali Kupferberg 9/28/1923 in New York, NY. New York Times online, 7/12/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/13/arts/music/13kupferberg.html}.
    also political cartoonist and author. Los Angeles Times online, 7/13/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-tuli-kupferberg-20100713,0,2767548.story}.
    also songwriter and television personality. Metromix St. Louis, 7/13/2010 {http://stlouis.metromix.com/music/article/60s-anti-war-rocker/2065465/content}.

  • Lahaise, Richard C., organbuilder, d. 1/3/2010 at 68. Tracker, v. 54 no. 3, Summer 2010.

  • Lane, David, British popular singer, d. 7/4/2010 in Hattersley, Hyde, Cheshire at 71; b. David Burgess 11/29/1938. The Stage online, 7/12/2010 {http://www.thestage.co.uk/features/obituaries/feature.php/28884/david-lane}.

  • Langridge, Philip, British tenor, d. 3/5/2010; b. 12/16/1939 in Kent. WhatsOnStage.com, 3/6/2010 {http://www.whatsonstage.com/news/theatre/opera/E8831267903225/Philip+Langridge+CBE,+1939-2010.html}.
    Philip Gordon Langridge, d. at 70; b. in Hawkhurst, England. New York Times online, 3/8/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/08/arts/music/08langridge.html}; Independent online, 3/10/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/philip-langridge-versatile-tenor-celebrated-for-his-dramatic-ability-1918874.html}; Opera, v. 61 no. 5, May 2010.
    b. in Guildford. Opera News, v. 74 no. 11, May 2010.

  • Lateiner, Jacob, pianist and music professor, d. 12/12/2010 in Manhattan at 82; b. 1928 in Havana, Cuba. New York Times online, 12/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/14/arts/music/14lateiner.html}.

  • Leavy, Calvin, blues singer, d. 6/6/2010 in Pine Bluff, AR at 70. WXVT15 online, 6/7/2010 {http://www.wxvt.com/Global/story.asp?S=12607301}.
    also guitarist, b. 1940 in Stuttgart, AR. baxterbulletin.com, 6/8/2010 {http://www.baxterbulletin.com/article/20100608/NEWS01/6080331/1002}.

  • Lees, Benjamin, composer, d. 5/31/2010 in Glen Cove, NY at 86; b. 1/8/1924 in Harbin, Manchuria. Sequenza 21/, 6/1/2010 {http://www.sequenza21.com/2010/06/benjamin-lees-86/}; Los Angeles Times online, 6/11/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-benjamin-lees-20100611,0,523238.story}.
    b. Benjamin George Lisniansky. New York Times online, 6/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/04/arts/music/04lees.html}.

  • Lees, Gene, jazz biographer, critic, and lyricist, d. 4/22/2010 in Ojai, CA at 82; b. Frederick Eugene John Lees 2/8/1928 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. washingtonpost.com, 4/24/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/23/AR2010042304839.html}.
    also composer. Los Angeles Times online, 4/24/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gene-lees-20100424,0,2780110.story}.
    Eugene Frederick John Lees. New York Times online, 4/26/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/arts/27lees.html}.
    also singer. Independent online, 7/22/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/gene-lees-singer-and-songwriter-who-was-also-an-unforgiving-music-critic-2032074.html}.

  • Leloir, Jean-Pierre, French jazz photographer, d. 12/20/2010 in Paris at 79. JazzWax blog, 12/26/2010 {http://www.jazzwax.com/2010/12/sunday-wax-bits-2.html}.

  • LeMaire, Jack, actor, jazz guitarist, and standup comedian, d. 10/18/2010 in North Hollywood, CA at 99. Variety online, 11/15/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118027532}.

  • Leonard, Herman, jazz photographer, d. 8/14/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 87; b. in Allentown, PA. NOLA.com, 8/16/2010 {http://www.nola.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2010/08/herman_leonard_photgrapher_of.html}.
    b. 1923. Los Angeles Times online, 8/16/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-herman-leonard-20100816,0,7645918.story}.
    b. 3/6/1923. New York Times online, 8/17/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/18/arts/music/18leonard.html}; Washington Post online, 8/19/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/18/AR2010081805855.html}.

  • Bryan, Marcia Lewis, actress and singer, d. 12/21/2010 in Nashville, TN at 72; b. Melrose, MA. Playbill.com, 12/21/2010 {http://www.playbill.com/news/article/146035-Marcia-Lewis-Belting-Star-of-Grease-and-Chicago-Dies-at-72}.
    Marcia Lewis; b. 8/18/1938. Broadway.com, 12/21/2010 {http://www.broadway.com/shows/chicago/buzz/154718/two-time-tony-award-nominee-marcia-lewis-dies-at-72/}.
    Marcia Bernice Lewis. New York Times online, 12/22/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/22/arts/22lewis.html}.

  • Lhasa, folk singer-songwriter, d. 1/1/2010 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada at 37; b. Lhasa de Sela 9/27/1972 in Big Indian, NY. Montreal Gazette online, 1/3/2010 {http://communities.canada.com/montrealgazette/blogs/wordsandmusic/archive/2010/01/03/montreal-singer-lhasa-de-sela-dies-of-cancer-at-37.aspx}; Spinner, 1/4/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/01/04/montreal-singer-lhasa-dies-cancer/}; New York Times online, 1/7/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/08/arts/music/08lhasa.html}.

  • Liberto, Don, actor, singer, and dancer, d. 8/8/2010 in New York, NY at 92. Variety online, 11/7/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118027059}.

  • Lincoln, Abbey, jazz singer and songwriter, actress, and social activist, d. 8/14/2010 in Manhattan at 80; b. Anna Marie Wooldridge 8/6/1930 in Chicago, IL. New York Times online, 8/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/15/arts/music/15lincoln.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 8/15/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-abbey-lincoln-20100815,0,6496227.story}; CNN.com, 8/15/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/14/abbey.lincoln.dead/index.html}.

  • Lineberger, Don Gray, bluegrass musician, d. 12/5/2010 in Valdosta, GA at 71; b. 1/25/1939 in Tennessee. Tributes.com, 12/7/2010 {http://www.tributes.com/show/Don-Lineberger-89980632}.

  • Linkous, Mark, rock singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, d. 3/6/2010 in his 40s. Rolling Stone online, 3/6/2010 {http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2010/03/06/sparklehorses-mark-linkous-takes-own-life/}.
    d. at 47. Pop & Hiss blog, 3/7/2010 {http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2010/03/mark-linkous-aka-sparklehorse-takes-own-life.html}; STLtoday.com, 3/8/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=mark-linkous&pid=140496532}.
    also producer, d. in Knoxville, TN; b. Frederick Mark Linkous 1962 in Arlington, VA. New York Times online, 3/8/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/08/arts/music/08linkous.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 3/8/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-mark-linkous9-2010mar09,0,3779393.story}; Rolling Stone, no 1101, 4/1/2010.

  • Little, Ralph "Big Boi", music promoter, d. 10/5/2010 in St. Louis, MO at 60. STLtoday.com, 10/8/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/article_44e137c0-b82a-56a6-9b2f-d4491017cd93.html}.

  • Little Benny, funk trumpeter, d. 5/30/2010 in Washington, DC at 46; b. Anthony Harley 9/26/1963 in Washington, DC. Washington Post online, 5/31/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/30/AR2010053003566.html}.

  • Lloyd, Geoff, Canadian rock bassist, d. 1/30?/2010 in Vancouver?, British Columbia. CHARTattack, 2/2/2010 {http://www.chartattack.com/news/79062/former-matthew-good-band-bassist-dies}.

  • Logan, Wendell Morris, composer, saxophonist, and trumpeter, d. 6/15/2010 in Cleveland, OH at 69; b. 11/24/1940 in Thomson, GA. New York Times online, 6/22/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/23/arts/music/23logan.html}.

  • Lopez, Richard "Scar", doo-wop singer, d. 7/30/2010 in Garden Grove, CA at 65; b. 5/18/1945 in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 8/19/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-richard-lopez-20100819,0,7133208.story}; Spinner, 8/19/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/08/19/richard-scar-lopez-cannibal-and-the-headhunters-dead/}.

  • Loriod, Yvonne, French pianist, widow of Olivier Messiaen, sister of Jeanne Loriod, d. 5/17/2010 in Saint-Denis at 86; b. 1/20/1924 in Houilles. New York Times online, 5/18/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/19/arts/music/19loriod.html}.
    also ondes martenot player. Telegraph.co.uk, 5/18/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7737827/Yvonne-Loriod.html}.

  • Love, Clayton, blues/R&B pianist and singer, d. 2/28/2010 in St. Louis, MO at 82; b. 1927 in Mattson, MS. Blender blog, 3/1/2010 {http://interact.stltoday.com/blogzone/the-blender/the-blender/2010/03/st-louis-blues-artist-clayton-love-dies-played-with-ike-turner/}; STLtoday.com, 3/2/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/7C068AF8B14776B4862576DA000BD511?OpenDocument}.

  • Lovelace, Austin C., composer and organist, d. 4/25/2010 in Denver, CO at 91; b. 3/26/1919 in Rutherfordton, NC. denverpost.com, 4/29/2010 {http://www.denverpost.com/obituaries/ci_14979933}.

  • Luca, Sergiu, violinist, d. 12/6/2010 in Houston, TX at 67; b. 4/5/1943 in Bucharest, Romania. New York Times online, 12/9/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/09/arts/music/09luca.html}.

  • Ludwig, Gene, jazz organist, d. 7/14/2010 in Monroeville, PA at 72; b. 9/4/1937 in Twin Rocks, PA. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette online, 7/16/2010 {http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10197/1073085-122.stm}.

  • Luke, Ray E., composer, conductor, educator, and instrumentalist, d. 9/15/2010 at 82; b. 5/30/1928 in Fort Worth, TX. The Oklahoman online, 9/16/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/oklahoman/obituary.aspx?n=ray-luke&pid=145402288}.

  • Lundy, Ron, rock d.j., d. 3/15/2010 in Oxford, MS at 75; b. Fred Ronald Lundy 6/25/1934 in Memphis, TN. New York Times online, 3/16/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/17/nyregion/17lundy.html}.

  • Luo Pinchao, Chinese singer of Cantonese Opera, d. 7/15/2010 in Guanzhou at 98; b. 6/1912. STLtoday.com, 7/17/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_fd063e38-1a68-57b6-88fd-619f202333a1.html}.

  • Lynn, Judy, country singer, d. 5/26/2010 in Jeffersonville, IN at 74; b. Judy Lynn Kelly in Boise, ID.

  • Mabe, Lyle, washtub bass player, d. 2/27/2010 in Branson, MO at 71. News-Leader.com, 2/27/2010 {http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2010100227005}; STLtoday.com, 2/28/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/MO_OBIT_MABE_MOOL-?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • MacCorkindale, Simon, British actor and singer, d. 10/14/2010 in London at 58; b. 2/12/1952 in Ely, England. New York Times online, 10/15/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/16/arts/television/16maccorkindale.html}.

  • Mackerras, Sir Charles, Australian conductor, d. 7/14/2010 in London, England at 84. Sidney Morning Herald online, 7/15/2010 {http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/conductor-sir-charles-mackerras-dies-20100715-10c2w.html}; STLtoday.com, 7/15/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=charles-mackerras&pid=144090590}; Opera, v. 61 no. 9, September 2010.
    b. in New York (state), USA. BBC News online, 7/15/2010 {http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment+arts-10646000}.
    b. Alan Charles MacLaurin Mackerras 11/17/1925 in Schenectady, NY. New York Times online, 7/15/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/16/arts/music/16mackerras.html}.
    b. 11/19/1925. Washington Post online, 7/16/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/15/AR2010071506207.html}.

  • Maddox, Bill, rock drummer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 12/27/2010 in Austin, TX; b. in Abilene, TX. kvue.com, 12/28/2010 {http://www.kvue.com/news/local/Austin-drummer-dies-in--112530209.html}.

  • Maestro, Johnny, rock/doo-wop singer, d. 3/24/2010 in Florida at 70; b. John Mastrangelo. Associated Press via Google News, 3/25/2010 {http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jvSekUDkfh_cgRnHulOWS-dREUqAD9ELMEVO0}; STLtoday.com, 3/25/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_JOHNNY_MAESTRO_GMUS-?SITE=MOSTP}; Los Angeles Times online, 3/25/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-johnny-maestro26-2010mar26,0,6060517.story}.
    d. in Cape Coral, FL. NYDailyNews.com, 3/25/2010 {http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music/2010/03/25/2010-03-25_johnny_maestro_crests_and_brooklyn_bridge_singer_dies_at_age_70_of_cancer.html}.
    b. John Peter Mastrangelo 5/7/1939 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 3/26/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/26/arts/music/26maestro.html}.

  • Magnolia Shorty, bounce rapper, d. 12/20/2010 in New Orleans, LA at 28; b. Renatta Lowe. nola.com, 12/21/2010 {http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2010/12/rapper_magnolia_shorty_mourned.html}.

  • Manole, Madalina, Romanian folk and popular singer, d. 7/14/2010? in Bucharest at 43; b. the same date in 1967. STLtoday.com, 7/14/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=madalina-manole&pid=144078812}.

  • Marie, Teena, soul/R&B singer and songwriter, d. 12/26/2010 in Pasadena, CA at 54. New York Times online, 12/26/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/12/26/arts/AP-US-Obit-Teena-Marie.html}; Afterword blog, 12/26/2010 {http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2010/12/singer-teena-marie-dies-at-54.html}.
    also producer; b. Mary Christine Brockert 3/5/1956 in Santa Monica, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 12/26/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-teena-marie-20101227,0,2805459.story}; CNN.com, 12/27/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/26/teena.marie.dead/index.html}.
    b. Marie Christine Brockert. Boombox, 12/26/2010 {http://www.theboombox.com/2010/12/26/teena-marie-dead/}.

  • Marshall, Jerry, d.j., d. 10/13/2010 in Delray Beach, FL at 91; b. Jerome Saul Jaffe 4/15/1919 in Far Rockaway, NY. New York Times online, 10/15/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/15/arts/music/15marshall.html}.

  • Marshall, Jim, photographer of rock and jazz musicians, d. 3/23/2010 in New York, NY at 74; b. 2/3/1936 in Chicago, IL. New York Times online, 3/24/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/25/arts/music/25marshall.html}; SFGate, 3/25/2010 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/24/MNV91CKPA9.DTL}.
    d. 3/24/2010. Los Angeles Times online, 3/25/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-jim-marshall26-2010mar26,0,4602539.story}.
    b. James Joseph Marshall. washingtonpost.com, 3/26/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/25/AR2010032503674.html}.

  • Martohartono, Gesang, Indonesian singer and songwriter, d. 5/20/2010 in Solo, Central Java at 92. San Francisco Chronicle online, 5/20/2010 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2010/05/20/international/i075209D67.DTL}.

  • Marzieh, Iranian singer and activist, d. 10/13/2010 in Paris at 86; b. Ashraf os-Sadat Mortezai 1924 in Tehran. New York Times online, 10/16/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/17/world/middleeast/17marzieh.html}.

  • Matalatta, Andi Meriem, Indonesian popular singer, d. 6/4/2010 in Amsterdam, Netherlands at 53; b. 8/31/1957 in Makassar, South Sulawesi Province. Antara News, 6/5/2010 {http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/1275732416/singer-andi-meriem-matalatta-dies-in-netherlands}.
    a.k.a. Meri. Jakarta Post online, 6/5/2010 {http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2010/06/05/famous-singer-andi-meriem-matalatta-dies.html}.

  • Mauldin, Gregory, jazz drummer, teacher, and music producer, d. 6/6/2010 in Rosewell, GA at 59; b. in Buford, GA. AJC online, 6/8/2010 {http://www.ajc.com/news/gregory-greg-mauldin-59-544332.html}.

  • McClure, Theron, bassist, viol player, author, and educator, d. 11/5/2010; b. 1/2/1912. VdGSA News, v. 47 no. 4, December 2010.

  • McConnell, Rob, Canadian jazz trombonist, arranger, composer, and bandleader, d. 5/2/2010 in Toronto, Ontario at 75. Vancouver Sun online, 5/3/2010 {http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Canadian+jazz+giant+McConnell+dead/2980629/story.html}.
    d. 5/1/2010; b. Robert Murray Gordon McConnell 2/14/1935 in London, Ontario. New York Times online, 5/12/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/arts/music/13mcconnell.html}; Globe and Mail online, 6/9/2010 {http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20100609.OBMCCONNELLATL//TPStory/Obituaries}.

  • McGarrigle, Kate, Canadian folk singer and songwriter, d. 1/18/2010 in Montreal, Quebec at 63; b. 2/6/1946 in Montreal, Quebec. CBCnews online, 1/19/2010 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2010/01/19/mcgarrigle-kate-obit.html}; Spinner.com, 1/19/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/01/19/kate-mcgarrigle-dead/}; Telegraph.co.uk, 1/19/2010 {http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/culture/neilmccormick/100006239/kate-mcgarrigle-death-of-a-matriarch/}; Los Angeles Times online, 1/20/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-kate-mcgarrigle20-2010jan20,0,2618111.story}; New York Times online, 1/20/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/20/arts/music/20mcgarrigle.html}; washingtonpost.com, 1/21/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/20/AR2010012002044.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1098, 2/18/2010.
    b. in Saint-Sauveur-des-Monts, Quebec. Times Online, 1/20/2010 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article6993782.ece}.
  • McKellar, Kenneth, Scottish-American tenor, d. 4/8?/2010 in Lake Tahoe, CA? at 82; b. in Paisley, Scotland. Herald Scotland online, 4/9/2010 {http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/mckellar-had-the-purest-voice-1.1019675}.
    d. 4/9/2010; b. 6/23/1927 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. guardian.co.uk, 4/12/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/12/kenneth-mckellar-obituary}.

  • McLaren, Malcolm, British manager/impresario and musician, d. 4/8/2010 in Switzerland at 64; b. in London. NPR News online, 4/8/2010 {http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125737374}; Rolling Stone online, 4/8/2010 {http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2010/04/08/malcolm-mclaren-former-sex-pistols-manager-and-punk-renaissance-man-dead-at-64/}; The Marquee Blog, 4/8/2010 {http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2010/04/08/sex-pistols-manager-malcolm-mclaren-dies-at-64/}; Independent online, 4/9/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/malcolm-mclaren-dies-aged-64-1939621.html}.
    also fashion designer; b. Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren 1/22/1946. New York Times online, 4/8/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/09/arts/music/09mclaren.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 4/9/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-malcolm-mclaren9-2010apr09,0,363497.story}; Times Online, 4/9/2010 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article7092479.ece}.
    also songwriter; b. in Stoke Newington, London. Independent online, 4/10/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/malcolm-mclaren-agent-provocateur-of-british-punk-and-svengali-of-the-sex-pistols-1940765.html}.

  • Meek, Billy (William George), Scottish comedian, singer, player of banjo, ukulele, soprano saxophone, and miniature concertina, d. 6/11/2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at 86; b. 9/5/1923 in Edinburgh. Globe and Mail online, 6/28/2010 {http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20100628.OBMEEKATL//TPStory/Obituaries}; Scotsman.com, 7/6/2010 {http://news.scotsman.com/obituaries/Obituary-Billy-Meek.6401812.jp}.

  • Meide, Bob, rock drummer, d. 6/20/2010 in Minneapolis, MN at 59. Our Voices blog, 6/21/2010 {http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/blogs/96842139.html}.

  • Meltzer, Joan A., a.k.a. Jenny Fields, d.j. and lyricist, d. 7/14/2010 in Phildelphia, PA at 72; b. in Philadelphia, PA. philly.com, 8/1/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/philly/obituary.aspx?n=joan-a-meltzer-meltzer&pid=144381691}.

  • Mercer, Bob, music executive, d. 5/5/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 65; b. in Preston, England. New York Times online, 5/10/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/11/arts/music/11mercer.html}; Billboard online, 5/6/2010 {http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3i0b2233969ec82f2c87745dea58519495}; STLtoday.com, 5/12/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_BOB_MERCER?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 10/17/1944. Los Angeles Times online, 5/12/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-bob-mercer-20100512-11,0,4210363.story}.

  • Messy Mya, bounce rapper and comedian, d. 11/14/2010 in New Orleans, LA at 22; b. Anthony M. Barre. nola.com, 11/16/2010 {http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2010/11/7th_ward_murder_victim_identif.html}.

  • Mhlongo, Busi, South African singer, d. 6/15/2010 in Durban at 62. Bilboard.biz, 6/16/2010 {http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3i90084bf05b70386f787373d03874351c}.
    also dancer and composer; b. 1947. BuaNews Online, 6/16/2010 {http://www.buanews.gov.za/news/10/10061613151001}.

  • Michel, Solange, French mezzo, d. 12/15/2010 in Bourge at 98; b. 11/27/1912 in Paris. Opera, v. 62 no. 10, October 2011.

  • Miller, Brent F., choral conductor, music teacher, and organist, d. 1/4/2010; b. 1940. Choral Journal, v. 50 no. 8, March 2010.

  • Miller, Mitch, conductor, producer, arranger, and television personality, d. 7/31/2010 in New York, NY at 99; b. 1911 in Rochester, NY. comcast.net, 8/2/2010 {http://www.comcast.net/articles/music/20100802/US.Obit.Miller/}.
    also oboist, d. in Manhattan; b. Mitchell William Miller 7/4/1911. New York Times online, 8/2/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/03/arts/music/03miller.html}; Washington Post online, 8/3/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/02/AR2010080202954.html}.
    also English horn player. Los Angeles Times online, 8/2/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-mitch-miller-20100803,0,5868486,full.story}.

  • Millin, Bill, Scottish bagpiper who piped during the D-Day assault on Normandy, d. 8/18/2010 in Devon, England at 88; b. 7/14/1922 in Glasgow. New York Times online, 8/19/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/20/world/europe/20millin.html}.
    d. 8/17/2010; b. in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Washington Post online, 8/21/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/20/AR2010082005465.html}.

  • Mills, Gloria, symphony fundraiser, d. 7/22/2010 in St. Louis, MO at 78. STLtoday.com, 7/24/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/article_8c6b44f8-6647-59ea-9c98-c0e1c8b96bdb.html}.

  • Minkoff, Sylvie, music publisher, d. 12/9/2010 in Geneva, Switzerland at 77. Personal email from Steven and Olga Immel, forwarded to MLA-L by Jane Gottlieb on 2/1/2011.

  • Minott, Sugar, Jamaican reggae singer and producer, d. 7/10/2010 in Kingston at 54; b. 5/1956 in Kingston. Associated Press via Yahoo!News, 7/11/2010 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100711/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/cb_jamaica_obit_sugar_minott}.
    b. Lincoln Barrington Minott 5/25/1956. guardian.co.uk, 7/12/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jul/12/sugar-minott-obituary}; Washington Post online, 7/13/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/12/AR2010071205069.html}; New York Times online, 7/13/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/14/arts/music/14minott.html}.

  • Mississippi Slim, blues singer, d. 4/14/2010 in Greenville, MS at 66. STLtoday.com, 4/15/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/1BA1C58DE4B12E0A86257706000BBB1B?OpenDocument}.

  • Mitchell, Willie, R&B producer, arranger, and songwriter, d. 1/5/2010 at 81. CNN.com, 1/5/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/05/obit.mitchell/index.html}.
    also recording artist himself; b. 3/23/1928 in Ashland, MS. WREG.COM, 1/5/2010 {http://www.wreg.com/news/wreg-willie-mitchell,0,7509000.story}.
    also label head and trumpeter, d. in Memphis, TN. in Ashland, MS. STLtoday.com, 1/6/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_MITCHELL?SITE=MOSTP}
    also bandleader. Los Angeles Times online, 1/6/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-willie-mitchell6-2010jan06,0,5597176.story}; New York Times online, 1/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/06/arts/music/06mitchell.html}.

  • Moffit, Thomas M., accordianist, bandleader, and radio host, d. 5/11/2010 in Philelphia, PA at 79; b. in Ireland. philly.com, 5/14/2010 {http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20100514_Thomas_Moffit__accordionist.html}.

  • Monelle, Raymond, British music critic, conductor, and jazz pianist, d. 3/12/2010 in Edinburgh at 72; b. 8/19/1937 in Bristol. Opera, v. 61 no. 5, May 2010.

  • Moody, James, jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer, and bandleader, d. 12/9/2010 in San Diego, CA at 85; b. 3/26/1925 in Savannah, GA. Sign On San Diego, 12/9/2010 {http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/dec/09/jazz-giant-passes-james-moody-1925-2010/}; Los Angeles Times online, 12/10/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-james-moody-20101210,0,5483254.story}; New York Times online, 12/10/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/11/arts/music/11moody.html}; Washington Post online, 12/10/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/10/AR2010121005887.html}; Chicago Tribune online, 12/10/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/la-me-james-moody-20101210,0,6273155.story}; Straits Times online, 12/11/2010 {http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Lifestyle/Story/STIStory_612735.html}; STLtoday.com, 12/11/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_f332a29b-61e8-51e8-b860-157d226188c7.html}; Associated Content from Yahoo!, 12/12/2010 {http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/6108914/legenday_jazz_saxophonist_james_moody.html}.
    d. 12/10/2010. Post Mortem blog, 12/10/2010 {http://voices.washingtonpost.com/postmortem/2010/12/jazz-great-james-moody-dies-at.html}; Spinner, 12/10/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/12/10/james-moody-saxophonist-dead/}.

  • Morente, Enrique, Spanish cantaor (flamenco singer), d. 12/13/2010 in Madrid at 67; b. Enrique Morente Cotelo 12/25/1942 in Granada, Andalusia. New York Times online, 12/15/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/16/arts/music/16morente.html}.

  • Morris, Wyn, Welsh conductor, d. 2/23/2010 at 81; b. 2/14/1929 in Trellech, Monmouthshire. Telegraph.co.uk, 2/26/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7326856/Wyn-Morris.html}.
    d. in London. Independent online, 3/30/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/wyn-morris-conductor-whose-gifts-were-undermined-by-his-relations-with-musicians-and-administrators-1930697.html}.

  • Morrison, Beaver (Beverley Jean), New Zealander jazz singer and actress, d. 5/23/2010 at 59. TVNZ online, 5/23/2010 {http://tvnz.co.nz/entertainment-news/tributes-jazz-singer-beaver-3564556}.
    d. in Ponsonby; b. in Wellington. nzherald.co.nz, 5/24/2010 {http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10647096}.

  • Morrow, Buddy, jazz trombonist and bandleader, d. 9/27/2010 in Maitland, FL at 91; b. Muni Zudekoff 2/8/1919 in New Haven, CT. New York TImes online, 10/2/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/03/nyregion/03morrow.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 10/4/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-buddy-morrow-20101004,0,5739697.story}.

  • Moura, Paulo, Brazilian jazz, folk, and classical clarinetist, d. 7/12/2010 in Rio de Janeiro at 77. STLtoday.com, 7/13/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_ae3d15cb-32ff-5578-9e6f-6717d7c6ea36.html}.
    also saxophonist, composer, arranger, and orchestrator; b. 7/15/1932 "in the interior of the state of São Paulo". New York Times online, 7/18/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/19/arts/music/19moura.html}.

  • Muczynski, Robert, American composer, d. 5/25/2010 in Tucson, AZ; b. 1929. PostClassic blog, 5/26/2010 {http://www.artsjournal.com/postclassic/2010/05/names_that_once_loomed_large.html}.
    d. at 81; b. in Chicago, IL. Chicago Sun-Times online, 5/28/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2328214,CST-NWS-xmucz28.article}.

  • Musgrove, James William, rock singer, d. 9/9/2010 in Clinton, MD at 62; b. in Washington, DC. Washington Post online, 9/21/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/20/AR2010092006001_2.html}.

  • Myerscough-Jones, David, British stage designer, d. 4/21/2010 in Saint-Omer, France at 75; b. 9/15/1934 in Southport. Opera, v. 61 no. 8, August 2010.

  • Nettleford, Rex, Jamaican scholar, dancer, and choreographer, d. 2/2/2010 in Washington, DC at 76; b. 2/1933 in Trelawny parish. STLtoday.com, 2/3/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CB_JAMAICA_OBIT_NETTLEFORD_GENT-?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 2/3/1933 in Falmouth, Trelawny. New York Times online, 2/17/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/18/arts/dance/18nettleford.html}.

  • New, Steve, a.k.a. Stella Nova, punk guitarist and singer, also arranger and producer, d. 5/24/2010 at 50; b. ca. 5/14/1960. uRdead2me blog, 5/24/2010 {http://urdead2me.wordpress.com/2010/05/24/rip-steve-new/}.

  • Newcom, George, radio personality and drummer, d. 7/1/2010 in Red Bluff, CA at 63. Record Searchlight online, 7/2/2010 {http://www.redding.com/news/2010/jul/02/ex-radio-man-dies-after-meth-arrest/}.

  • Nicastro, Michelle, actress and singer, d. 11/5/2010? at 50. BroadwayWorld.com, 11/5/2010 {http://broadwayworld.com/article/Michelle_Nicastro_Passes_Away_at_50_20101105}.

  • Nielsen, Sherrill "Shaun", gospel singer, d. 12/10/2010 in Cullman, AL? at 68. STLtoday.com, 12/13/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_0d68dd55-8f26-5cec-bc7c-1b2a1724543a.html}.

  • Nordheim, Arne, Norwegian composer, writer, and music critic, d. 6/5/2010 at 78. Foreigner online, 6/6/2010 {http://theforeigner.no/pages/news/arne-nordheim-dies/}.
    b. 6/20/1931. guardian.co.uk, 6/28/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jun/28/arne-nordheim-obituary}.

  • Nouri, Mohammed, Iranian folk singer and songwriter, d. 8/1/2010?; b. 1929 in Tehran. Press TV online, 8/1/2010 {http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=136987}.

  • O'Connor, Patrick, British writer and editor, d. 2/16/2010; b. 9/8/1949 in London. Opera News, v. 74 no. 11, May 2010.
    also critic, broadcaster, and collector, d. in London. Opera, v. 61 no. 5, May 2010.

  • Ohno, Kazuo, Japanese Butoh dancer, d. 6/1/2010 in Tokyo at 103; b. on Hokkaido. STLtoday.com, 6/2/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_JAPAN_OBIT_OHNO_GENT-?SITE=MOSTP}; BBCNews online, 6/3/2010 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment_and_arts/10229537.stm}.

  • Oldham, Doug, gospel singer, d. 7/21/2010 in Charlottesville, VA at 79. News and Advance online, 7/21/2010 {http://www2.newsadvance.com/news/2010/jul/21/gospel-singer-close-ties-lu-dies-ar-323472/}; WSLS 10 online, 7/21/2010 {http://www2.wsls.com/sls/news/local/lynchburg/article/gospel_singer_with_close_ties_to_liberty_univ._dies/112654/}.

  • Ongala, Remmy, Tanzanian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and bandleader, d. 12/13/2010 in Dar Es Salaam at 63; b. Ramadhani Mtoro Ongala 1947 in Kindu, Belgian Congo (later Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). New York Times online, 1/16/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/17/arts/music/17ongala.html}.

  • Oord, Gerry, Dutch record publisher, d. 4/9/2010 at 96; b. 1913. Billboard.biz, 4/16/2010 {http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/search/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1004083784}.

  • Opperman, Kalmen, clarinetist and author, d. 6/18/2010; b. 1919 in Manhattan. Kalmen Opperman website, 6/18/2010 {http://www.kalmenopperman.com/biography}.
    also teacher, b. 12/8/1919. New York Times online, 6/27/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/28/arts/music/28opperman.html}.

  • Owsley, Will, country/pop singer, songwriter, guitarist, and engineer, d. 4/30/2010. TuneInMusicCity blog, 5/1/2010 {http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2010/05/01/musician-will-owsley-dies/}.

  • Papakhian, Ralph, music librarian, d. 1/14/2010 in Bloomington, IN. Ralph Papakhian (actually his family) on FaceBook, 1/14/2010; Ruthann McTyre on MLA-L, 1/14/2010.
    Arsen (Ralph) Papakhian, b. 12/28/1948 in Detroit, MI. HeraldTimesOnline.com, 1/15/2010 {http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2010/01/15/obit.qp-0066611.sto}.

  • Park Yong-Ha, South Korean actor and singer, d. 6/30/2010? at 33. BBC News online, 6/30/2010 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/asia_pacific/10459061.stm}.

  • Parker, Johnny (John Robert), British jazz and blues pianist and bandleader, d. 6/11/2010 at 80; b. 11/6/1929 in Beckenham, Kent. guardian.co.uk, 6/21/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jun/21/johnny-parker-obituary}.
    d. 6/4/2010 in London. Independent online, 7/2/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/johnny-parker-versatile-pianist-who-helped-the-humphrey-lyttelton-band-move-away-from-their-staid-new-orleans-sound-2016356.html}.

  • Parks, George N., music professor and band director, d. 9/16/2010 in Cuyahoga Falls, OH at 57; b. in Buffalo, NY. University of Massachusetts Amherst Office of News & Media Relations website, 9/17/2010 {http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/newsreleases/articles/111065.php}; Ohio.com, 9/17/2010 {http://www.ohio.com/news/103183359.html}; BostonHerald.com, 9/18/2010 {http://news.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/20100918beloved_umass_maestro_dies_of_heart_attack_at_57/}.

  • Parnell, Jack, British jazz drummer, bandleader, and composer, d. 8/8/2010 in Southwold at 87; b. 1923. BradentonHerald.com, 8/9/2010 {http://www.bradenton.com/2010/08/09/2492562/muppet-show-bandleader-jack-parnell.html}.
    also vocalist, b. John Russell Parnell 8/6/1923 in Paddington, London. guardian.co.uk, 8/9/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/aug/09/jack-parnell-obituary}; Telegraph.co.uk, 8/9/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7935669/Jack-Parnell.html}; Independent online, 8/11/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/jack-parnell-drummer-and-bandleader-who-became-a-giant-of-light-entertainment-2048868.html}.

  • Pegg, Dorothy, arts benefactor and civil rights pioneer, d. 4/2010 at 104; b. in Washington, DC. CIM Notes, Summer 2010.

  • Pekar, Harvey, comic book writer, jazz collector and critic, d. 7/12/2010 in Cleveland Heights, OH at 70. WEWS 5 online, 7/12/2010 {http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/local_news/cleveland_metro/comic-book-writer-harvey-pekar%2C-70%2C-dies}.
    Harvey Lawrence Pekar; b. 10/8/1939 in Cleveland, OH. New York Times online, 7/12/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/13/arts/design/13pekar.html}.

  • Peluso, Tony, session guitarist, producer, and engineer, d. 6/5/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 60. Hollywood Reporter online, 6/10/2010 {http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3i2b61a0dd47969d0f60fbeef2ad97deba}.
    multi-instrumentalist; b. 3/28/1950. Independent online, 8/2/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/tony-peluso-guitarist-whose-solos-on-the-carpenters-goodbye-to-love-ushered-in-the-powerballad-era-2041048.html}.

  • Pendergrass, Teddy, R&B singer, d. 1/13/2010 in Philadelphia, PA at 59; b. 1950 in Philadelphia, PA. Air America online, 1/13/2010 {http://airamerica.com/breakingnews/21623/}; CNN.com, 1/14/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/14/teddy.pendergrass.obit/index.html}; PopEater.com, 1/14/2010 {http://www.popeater.com/2010/01/14/teddy-pendergrass-dead/}; STLtoday.com, 1/14/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_PENDERGRASS?SITE=MOSTP}; Los Angeles Times online, 1/14/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-teddy-pendergrass14-2010jan14,0,646334.story}.
    d. in Bryn Mawr, PA; b. 3/26/1950. philly.com, 1/14/2010 {http://www.philly.com/philly/news/homepage/81426682.html?cmpid=15585797}.
    b. in South Carolina. MTV News online, 1/14/2010 {http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1629669/20100114/pendergrass_teddy.jhtml}.
    b. Theodore DeReese Pendergrass Jr. in Kingstree, SC. New York Times online, 1/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/15/arts/music/15pendergrass.html}; washingtonpost.com, 1/15/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/13/AR2010011305417.html}.

  • Perez Grillo, Graciela, Cuban singer of Afro-Cuban jazz, d. 4/8/2010? in New York, NY at 94; b. in Havana. STLtoday.com, 4/8/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_PEREZ_GRILLO?SITE=MOSTP}.
    Graciela Peréz-Gutierrez, a.k.a. Graciela, d. 4/7/2010 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 4/9/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/09/arts/music/09graciela.html}.

  • Perkins, John MacIvor, composer, pianist, and professor, d. 11/12/2010 in St. Louis, MO at 75; b. 8/2/1935 in St. Louis, MO. St. Louis Beacon, 11/16/2010 {http://stlbeacon.org/issues-politics/region/obits/106324-composer-john-macivor-perkins}.

  • Perrin, Mimi, French jazz singer and pianist, d. 11/16/2010 in Paris at 84; b. Jeannine Perrin 2/2/1926. Washington Post online, 11/18/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/18/AR2010111805655.html}.

  • Perry, Mal, British pop singer, d. 4/16/2010 in Liverpool; b. Malcolm Levy 12/15/1939 in Liverpool. Independent online, 4/21/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/mal-perry-schoolfriend-of-john-lennon-who-enjoyed-a-brief-stint-in-the-limelight-as-a-pop-singer-1949389.html}.

  • Pert, Morris David Brough, Scottish jazz-fusion composer, percussionist, and pianist, d. 4/27/2010 in Sutherland; b. 9/9/1947 in Arbroath. Independent online, 7/24/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/morris-pert-composer-percussionist-and-member-of-brand-x-2034140.html}.

  • Peterson, Richard A. "Pete", scholar of country music, d. at 77. Pith in the Wind blog, 2/8/2010 {http://blogs.nashvillescene.com/pitw/2010/02/pete_peterson_has_died.php}.

  • Phelps, James, gospel and R&B singer, d. 10/26/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 78; b. in Shreveport, LA. STLtoday.com, 10/26/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/article_acecf676-56e4-596d-8231-fb973141cb57.html}; Afterword blog, 10/27/2010 {http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2010/10/gospel-singer-james-phelps-dies-at-78.html}.

  • Phillips, Bill, country singer and guitarist, d. 8/23/2010 at 72; b. in Canton, NC. TuneInMusicCity blog, 8/24/2010 {http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2010/08/24/country-singer-bill-phillips-dies-at-74/}.

  • Phillips, Harvey, tuba virtuoso and professor, d. 10/20/2010 near Bloomington, IN at 80; b. 12/2/1929 in Aurora, MO. HeraldTimesOnline.com, 10/20/2010 {http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2010/10/20/news.605535.sto}; NPR online, 10/21/2010 {http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130732198}; Indiana Daily Student online, 10/21/2010 {http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=77861}.
    also orchestra contractor. New York Times online, 10/24/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/24/arts/music/24phillips.html}.
    Harvey Gene Phillips. Washington Post online, 10/24/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/24/AR2010102400003.html}.

  • Phipps, John "Jack", British arts manager, d. 8/5/2010 in Alderton, Suffolk at 84; b. 12/24/1925 in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia). Opera, v. 62 no. 3, March 2011.

  • Pickow, George, photographer known for album covers, also filmmaker, d. 12/10/2010 in Roslyn, NY at 88; b. 2/11/1922 in Los Angeles, CA. New York Times online, 12/18/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/19/arts/design/19pickow.html}.

  • Polette, James Russell "Russ", popular singer and bassist, d. 10/10/2010 in Sunset Hills, MO at 92. STLtoday.com, 10/14/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/article_3cb0fec4-3937-514e-a9d5-6f021ced8c75.html}.

  • Polgar, Laszlo, Hungarian bass, d. 9/19/2010 in Zurich, Switzerland at 63; b. 1/1/1947 in Somogyszentpal. STLtoday.com, 9/19/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_7662fc68-d0f1-59c2-a446-066ce043623d.html}; New York Times online, 9/20/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/21/arts/music/21polgar.html}.
    László Polgár; b. in Somogyszentpál. Opera, v. 61 no. 12, December 2010.

  • Porter, Bill, recording engineer and professor, d. 7/7/2010 at 79. Webster University website, 7/8/2010 {http://www.webster.edu/news/releases/billporter10118.shtml}.

  • Powell, Benny, jazz trombonist, d. 6/26/2010 in Manhattan at 80; b. Benjamin Gordon Powell Jr. 3/1/1930 in New Orleans, LA. New York Times online, 7/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/04/arts/music/04powell.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 7/10/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-benny-powell-20100710,0,5613214.story}.

  • Prandelli, Giacinto, Italian tenor, d. 6/14/2010 in Milan at 96; b. in Lumezzane. Opera, v. 62 no. 3, March 2011.

  • Price, Chilton Searcy, songwriter, d. 1/14/2010 in Louisville, KY at 96. courier-journal.com, 1/15/2010 {http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20101150357}.

  • Proulx, Richard, choral conductor, composer, and arranger, d. 2/18/2010 in Chicago, IL at 72; b. 1937 in St. Paul, MN. chicagotribune.com, 2/23/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/ct-met-0224-proulx-obit-20100223,0,5092234.story}.

  • Provine, Dorothy Michelle, actress and singer, d. 4/25/2010 in Bremerton, WA at 75; b. 1/20/1935 in Deadwood, SD. New York Times online, 4/29/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/30/arts/30provine.html}.

  • Ptacek, Joe, death-metal singer, d. 1/20/2010 at 37. Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles online, 1/21/2010 {http://www.bravewords.com/news/130757}; NoiseCreep, 1/22/2010 {http://www.noisecreep.com/2010/01/22/former-broken-hope-frontman-takes-own-life/}.

  • Quaife, Pete, British rock bassist, d. 6/24/2010? at 66. Rolling Stone online, 6/24/2010 {http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/17386/121429}. Pete (Peter Alexander Greenlaw) Quaife, d. 6/23/2010 in Herlev, Denmark at 66. Marquee Blog, 6/25/2010 {http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2010/06/25/kinks-bassist-pete-quaife-dead-at-66/}; BBC News online, 6/25/2010 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment_and_arts/10415297.stm}; Spinner online, 6/25/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/06/25/kinks-pete-quaife-dies/}.
    b. 12/31/1943. New York Times online, 6/25/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/26/arts/music/26quaife.html}.
    d. 6/24/2010; b. in Tavistock, Devon. Telegraph.co.uk, 6/25/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7854791/Pete-Quaife.html}.

  • Quarrington, Paul, Canadian writer and musician, d. 1/21/2010 at 56; b. in Toronto, Ontario. Spinner, 1/21/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/01/21/canadian-musician-author-paul-quarrington-dead-at-56/}.
    guitarist and songwriter, d. in Toronto, Ontario. CBC News online, 1/21/2010 {http://www.cbc.ca/canada/toronto/story/2010/01/21/paul-quarrington-obit.html}.
    d. in Toronto, Ontario. exclaim.ca, 1/21/2010 {http://www.exclaim.ca/articles/generalarticlesynopsfullart.aspx?csid1=115&csid2=844&fid1=43817}.
    also multi-instrumentalist and singer. Globe and Mail online, 1/21/2010 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/books/writer-paul-quarrington-dies-of-cancer/article1438818/}.

  • Raider, Nat, Canadian bandleader, arranger, and trumpeter, d. 7/24/2010 in Montreal, Quebec at 80; b. 8/3/1929 in Montreal, Quebec. Globe and Mail online, 8/6/2010 {http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20100806.OBNATRAIDERATL//TPStory/Obituaries}.

  • Ramirez, Ariel, Argentinian composer, d. 2/18/2010 in Buenos Aires at 88; b. 9/4/1921 in Santa Fe province. washingtonpost.com, 2/21/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/20/AR2010022003418_pf.html}.

  • Rammellzee, graffiti artist, rapper, and performance artist, d. 6/27/2010 in Far Rockaway, Queens, NY at 49. New York Times online, 7/1/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/02/arts/02rammellzee.html}.

  • Randolph, David, choral conductor, d. 5/12/2010 in Manhattan at 95; b. David Rosenberg 12/21/1914 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 5/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/15/arts/music/15randolph.html}.

  • Reatard, Jay, punk singer and guitarist, d. 1/12/2010 in Memphis, TN at 29; b. Jay Lindsey. Spinner, 1/13/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/01/13/jay-reatard-death/}.
    b. Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr. The Commercial Appeal online, 1/13/2010 {http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/jan/13/memphis-musician-jay-reatard-found-dead-midtown-ho/}; Pitchfork, 1/13/2010 {http://pitchfork.com/news/37575-rip-jay-reatard/}.
    also songwriter; b. in Lilbourn, MO. New York Times online, 1/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/15/arts/music/15reatard.html}.

  • Reed, John, British comic actor and singer, d. 2/13/2010 at 94; b. 2/13/1916. NEWS.scotsman.com, 2/15/2010 {http://news.scotsman.com/uk/Comic-singer-of-Gilbert-and.6071311.jp}.
    d. in Halifax; b. near Bishop Auckland. New York Times online, 2/27/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/theater/28reed.html}.
    John Lamb Reed; b. in Close House, near Bishop Auckland. Independent online, 3/1/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/john-reed-comic-lead-of-the-doyly-carte-1913700.html}; Opera News, v. 74 no. 11, May 2010.

  • Reed, Susan, cabaret and folk singer, d. 4/25/2010 in Greenport, NY at 84. Associated Press via Yahoo!News, 4/30/2010 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100430/ap_en_ce/us_obit_susan_reed}.
    Susan Catherine Reed, also harpist, lutenist, and zither player; b. 1/11/1926 in Columbia, SC. New York Times online, 5/1/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/02/arts/music/02reed.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 5/1/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-0501-susan-reed-20100501,0,7004189.story}; Independent online, 7/9/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/susan-reed-singer-who-inadvertently-helped-spark-britainrsquos-folk-revival-2022113.html}.

  • Reid, Steve, jazz drummer, d. 4/12/2010 at 66; b. in The Bronx. All About Jazz, 4/14/2010 {http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=53832}.
    d. 4/13/2010; b. 1/29/1944. guardian.co.uk, 5/31/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/may/31/steve-reid-obituary}.

  • Reynolds Lowery, Pam, pop singer-songwriter, also keyboardist, guitarist, and arranger, d. 5/22/2010 in Atlanta, GA at 53. ajc.com, 5/28/2010 {http://www.ajc.com/news/pam-reynolds-lowery-noted-537512.html}.

  • Rich, Alan, critic and author, d. 4/23/2010 in West Los Angeles, CA at 85; b. 6/17/1924 in Boston, MA. Los Angeles Times online, 4/26/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-0426-alan-rich-20100426,0,2118933.story}; New York Times online, 4/26/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/26/arts/26rich.html}; guardian.co.uk, 6/6/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2010/jun/06/alan-rich-obituary}.

  • Rich, Jesse, rock singer, guitarist, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 12/8/2010 at 32. Heard Mentality blog, 12/9/2010 {http://blogs.ocweekly.com/heardmentality/2010/12/rip_singerguitarist_jesse_rich.php}.

  • Rich, Margaret Ann, country songwriter, widow of Charlie Rich, d. 7/22/2010 near Memphis, TN at 76. ABC News online, 7/23/2010 {http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=11239963}.

  • Richards, Billie Mae, Canadian voice actress, singer, and dancer, d. 9/10/2010 in Burlington, Ontario at 88; b. 1921 in Toronto, Ontario. STLtoday.com, 9/14/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/television/article_fec19e32-bfa0-11df-866a-00127992bc8b.html}.

  • Richey, George, country producer and songwriter, manager and widower of Tammy Wynette, d. 7/31/2010 in Nashville, TN. WSMV-TV online, 8/16/2010 {http://www.wsmv.com/entertainment/24651182/detail.html}.

  • Rio, Rosa, theater organist, d. 5/13/2010 in Sun City Center, FL at 107; b. Elizabeth (last name unknown) 6/2/1902. New York Times online, 5/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/15/arts/music/15rio.html}.
    also composer and teacher of piano, organ, and voice; b. Elizabeth Raub. Washington Post online, 5/16/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/15/AR2010051503454.html}.

  • Roberts, Jeff, a.k.a. Big Jeff, record store owner, publisher, and music festival organizer, d. 1/11/2010 in Myrtle Beach, SC at 55. The SunNews.com, 1/11/2010 {http://www.thesunnews.com/news/breaking_news/story/1255876.html}.

  • Rogers, James "Jimy", rock singer and bandleader, d. 12/4/2010 in Libertyville, IL at 63; b. James Lawson Rogers 1947 in Highland Park, IL. Chicago Tribune online, 12/7/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/obituaries/ct-met-rogers-obit-1208-20101207,0,218391.story}.

  • Rogers, Robin, blues singer, d. 12/16/2010 in Gastonia, NC at 55. Gaston Gazette online, 12/17/2010 {http://www.gastongazette.com/news/robin-53554-rogers-singer.html}.

  • Rolfe Johnson, Anthony, British lyric tenor, d. 7/21/2010 in London at 69; b. 11/5/1940 in Tackley, Oxfordshire. New York Times online, 7/27/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/27/arts/music/27rolfe-johnson.html}.
    b. 11/3/1940. Independent online, 7/29/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/anthony-rolfe-johnson-british-tenor-who-excelled-in-the-works-of-britten-mozart-and-monteverdi-2037772.html}.

  • Romay, Lina, singer and actress, d. 12/17/2010 in Pasadena, CA at 91. New York Times online, 12/24/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/12/24/arts/AP-US-Obit-Lina-Romay.html}; Santa Cruz Sentinel, 12/24/2010 {http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_16938445}.
    b. Maria Elena Romay 1/16/1919 in New York, NY. Los Angeles Times online, 12/28/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-lina-romay-20101228,0,3242363.story}.

  • Rommett, Zena, ballet dancer and teacher, d. 11/10/2010 in Manhattan at 90; b. Angelina Buttignol 5/19/1920 in Orsago, Italy. New York Times online, 11/17/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/18/arts/dance/18rommett.html}.

  • Rose, Lewis "Lew", singer in opera and musical theater, and cantor, d. 6/10/2010 in College Park, MD at 93; b. in Roanoke, VA. Washington Post online, 6/30/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/30/AR2010063005116_5.html}.

  • Rosen, Jayne Walton, popular singer, d. 1/24/2010 in San Antonio, TX at 92. Chicago Sun-Times online, 1/17/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/1996678,CST-NWS-xrosen18.article}.

  • Rothenberger, Anneliese, German soprano, d. 5/24/2010 in Switzerland at 83 or 85. BBC News online, 5/26/2010 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment_and_arts/10161907.stm}.
    d. in Münsterlingen, Switzerland at 85; b. 6/19/1924 in Mannheim. Opera News online, 5/26/2010 {http://www.operanews.com/Opera_News_Magazine/2010/5/News/Soprano_Anneliese_Rothenberger_Dies_at_85.html}; Opera, v. 61 no. 8, August 2010.
    d. near Lake Constance, Switzerland; b. 6/19/1926 or 1924. New York Times online, 5/27/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/28/arts/music/28rothenberger.html}.

  • Roy, Klaus George, radio host and composer, d. 5/28/2010 in Cleveland, OH at 86; b. 1924 in Vienna, Austria. Cleveland.com, 5/31/2010 {http://www.cleveland.com/obituaries/index.ssf/2010/05/klaus_george_roy_was_a_comment.html}.

  • Ruane, Billy, rock booker and enthusiast, d. 10/26/2010 in Boston, MA at 52. boston.com, 10/29/2010 {http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2010/10/29/remembering_billy_ruane/}.

  • Rubinstein, Natasha, cellist and teacher, d. 1/2/2010 in Olivette, MO at 59; b. Ruth Saunders Braitberg 10/13/1950 in Boston, MA. STLtoday.com, 1/6/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/35F23E46DEA3E625862576A300085D16?OpenDocument}.

  • Salpeter, Max, British violinist and orchestra leader, d. 1/1/2010 at 101; b. 4/16/1908 in Whitechapel. Telegraph.co.uk, 2/9/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7198718/Max-Salpeter.html}.

  • Sandall, Robert Paul, British rock critic, author, record company administrator, and television presenter, d. 7/20/2010 at 58; b. 6/9/1952 at Pinner, London. Telegraph.co.uk, 7/21/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7903300/Robert-Sandall.html}.

  • Sandro, Argentine singer, guitarist, and actor, the "Argentine Elvis", d. 1/4/2010 in Mendoza at 64; b. Roberto Sanchez 1945 in Buenos Aires. New York Times online, 1/4/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/01/04/arts/AP-LT-Argentina-Obit-Sandro.html}; STLtoday.com, 1/5/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/L/LT_ARGENTINA_OBIT_SANDRO?SITE=MOSTP}; Hollywood Reporter online, 1/5/2010 {http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3i856fd022b069b3fe2df51e3d09e5a21f}.

  • Santo, Nick, popular singer, d. 12/30/2010 at 69; b. Nick Santamaria. VVN Music, 1/2/2011 {http://www.vintagevinylnews.com/2011/01/nick-santo-nick-santamaria-of-vocal.html}.

  • Scaife, Ronny, country songwriter, singer, and guitarist, d. 11/3/2010 in Nashville, TN at 63. The Boot, 11/5/2010 {http://www.theboot.com/2010/11/05/ronny-scaife-died/}.

  • Schlader, James, musical theater singer, actor, director, and producer, d. 5/8/2010 in Oakland, CA at 96. Oakland Tribune online, 5/11/2010 {http://www.insidebayarea.com/obituaries/ci_15064799}.

  • Schlingensief, Christoph, German stage director, d. 8/21/2010 at 49; b. 1960 in Oberhausen. Opera, v. 61 no. 12, December 2010.

  • Schmidt, Ole, Danish composer and conductor, d. 3/6/2010; b. 7/14/1928 in Copenhagen. guardian.co.uk, 5/30/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/may/30/ole-schmidt-obituary}.

  • Schoepen, Bobbejaan, Flemish singer, d. 5/17/2010 in Turnhout, Belgium at 85; b. Modest Hyppoliet Joanna Schoepen. Belgovision.com, 5/17/2010 {http://www.belgovision.com/en/index_f.php?id=6565}.
    b. 5/16/1925 in Boom, Antwerp Province, Belgium. Independent online, 7/30/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/bobbejaan-schoepen-belgian-musician-who-worked-with-jacques-brel-and-josephine-baker-2039017.html}.

  • Scott, Nathan, film and television composer, arranger, and conductor, d. 2/27/2010 in Sherman Oaks, CA at 94; b. 5/11/1915 in Salinas, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 3/4/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-nathan-scott5-2010mar05,0,6536489.story}.

  • Sear, Walter Edmond, audio engineer, tuba player, designer, importer and dealer of specialty tubas, film composer, and electronic music enthusiast, d. 4/29/2010 in Manhattan at 80; b. 4/27/1930 in New Orleans, LA. New York Times online, 5/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/07/arts/music/07sear.html}.

  • Secon, Morris, horn player, d. 2010; b. 1923. Horn Call, v. 41 no. 2, February 2011.

  • Seibert, Donald Charles, music librarian, d. 12/22/2010 in Syracuse, NY at 81; b. 10/3/1929 in Los Angeles, CA. syracuse.com, 12/29/2010 {http://obits.syracuse.com/obituaries/syracuse/obituary.aspx?n=donald-c-seibert&pid=147477008}.

  • Semyonova, Marina, Russian ballerina and teacher, d. 6/9/2010 in Moscow at 102; b. 1908 in St. Petersburg. New York Times online, 6/9/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/10/arts/dance/10semyonova.html}.
    b. ca. 6/4/1908. STLtoday.com, 6/9/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_OBIT_SEMYONOVA?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Shemwell, Sylvia, R&B/soul singer, d. 2/13/2010. Classic Pop Icons, 12/26/2010 {http://www.classicpopicons.com/myrna-smith-obituary/}.

  • Sherman, Jane, dancer and writer, d. 3/16/2010 in Englwood, NJ at 101; b. 6/14/1908 in Beloit, WI. New York Times online, 3/20/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/20/arts/20sherman.html}.

  • Sherrill, Joya, jazz singer, d. 6/28/2010 in Great Neck, NY at 85; b. 8/20/1924 in Bayonne, NJ. New York Times online, 7/8/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/09/arts/music/09sherrill.html}.

  • Shider, Garry, funk singer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 6/16/2010 at 56; b. in Plainfield, NJ. NJ.com, 6/16/2010 {http://www.nj.com/entertainment/music/index.ssf/2010/06/garry_shider_of_p-funk_fame_di.html}.
    also arranger, d. in Upper Marlboro, MD. STLtoday.com, 6/17/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_SHIDER?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 7/24/1953. Los Angeles Times online, 6/18/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-garry-shider-20100618,0,7977107.story}; New York Times online, 6/20/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/21/arts/music/21shider.html}.

  • Shimizu, Sachi, Broadway actor, dancer, and singer, d. 11/1/2010 in Upper Greenwood Lake, West Milford, NJ at 58. Variety online, 11/16/2010 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118027584}.

  • Shull, Willard Jr., violinist, d. 8/8/2010 in Erie, PA. ajc.com, 8/14/2010 {http://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta/willard-shull-jr-longtime-592132.html}.

  • Siepi, Cesare, Italian bass, d. 7/5/2010 in Atlanta, GA at 87; b. 2/10/1923 in Milan. Los Angeles Times online, 7/6/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-cesare-siepi-20100706,0,7859813.story}; ABC News online, 7/6/2010 {http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=11097570}; TODAYshow.com, 7/6/2010 {http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/38108996/ns/today-entertainment/}; New York Times online, 7/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/arts/music/07siepi.html}; Washington Post online, 7/7/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/06/AR2010070605114.html}; Opera, v. 61 no. 9, September 2010.

  • Sievey, Chris, a.k.a. Frank Sidebottom, British comedian and pop musician, d. 6/21/2010 in Hale, Greater Manchester at 54. guardian.co.uk, 6/21/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2010/jun/21/frank-sidebottom-creator-chris-sievey-dies}.

  • Silber, Irwin, folk music magazine editor and anthologist, d. 9/8/2010 in Oakland, CA at 84; b. 10/17/1925 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 9/11/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/11/arts/music/11silber.html}; Washington Post online, 9/17/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/16/AR2010091606535.html}.
    also producer. Los Angeles Times online, 9/12/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-irwin-silber-20100912,0,2462884.story}.

  • Silva, Raymond T., saxophonist, d. 6/21/2010 at 64. mySA, 6/26/2010 {http://www.mysanantonio.com/obituaries/silva_was_part_of_the_west_side_sound_playing_with_the_royal_jesters_97203409.html}.

  • Simionato, Giulietta, Italian mezzo, d. 5/5/2010 in Rome at 99; b. 5/12/1910. STLtoday.com, 5/5/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_ITALY_OBIT_SIMIONATO?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. in Forli, near Bologna. washingtonpost.com, 5/6/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/05/AR2010050505001.html}; New York Times online, 5/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/07/arts/07simionato.html}; Chicago Sun-Times online, 5/6/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2242346,CST-FTR-xsimi06web.article}.

  • Simmons, Jean Merilyn, actress and singer, d. 1/22/2010 in Santa Monica, CA at 80; b. 1/31/1929 in London, England. Los Angeles Times online, 1/23/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/la-me-jean-simmons23-2010jan23,0,4132322,full.story}; New York Times online, 1/23/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/01/23/movies/AP-US-Obit-Jean-Simmons.html}.
    d. at 88. STLtoday.com, 1/24/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_JEAN_SIMMONS?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Simpson, Adrienne, New Zealand musicologist, broadcaster, and critic, d. 12/4/2010 in Wellington at 67; b. 11/26/1943 in Wellington. Opera, v. 62 no. 3, March 2011.

  • Simpson, Denis, Canadian actor and singer, d. 10/22/2010 in Toronto, Ontario at 59; b. ca. 11/5/1950. Straight.com, 10/22/2010 {http://www.straight.com/article-354319/vancouver/beloved-canadian-actor-denis-simpson-passes-away}.

  • Slay, Gregory, rock drummer, d. 1/1/2010 at 40. Spinner, 1/2/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/01/02/remy-zero-drummer-gregory-slay-dies/}.
    Gregory Scott Slay. Mary Colurso's Blog & Column, 1/4/2010 {http://blog.al.com/mcolurso/2010/01/post_30.html}.

  • Smith, Carl, country singer and guitarist, also actor and television host, d. 1/16/2010 in Franklin, TN at 82; b. 1927 in Maynardville, TN. TuneInMusicCity blog, 1/17/2010 {http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2010/01/17/country-music-hall-of-famer-carl-smith-dies-at-82/}; WSMV online, 1/17/2010 {http://www.wsmv.com/news/22259322/detail.html}; STLtoday.com, 1/18/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_CARL_SMITH?SITE=MOSTP}; The Boot blog, 1/17/2010 {http://www.theboot.com/2010/01/17/carl-smith-dead/}.
    Carl M. Smith; b. 3/15/1927. New York Times online, 1/19/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/19/arts/music/19smith.html}; washingtonpost.com, 1/23/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/22/AR2010012204551.html}.

  • Smith, Christine Johnson, Broadway performer, d. 6/9/2010 in Owensboro, KY at 98; b. in Hopkinsville, KY. STLtoday.com, 6/10/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_CHRISTINE_JOHNSON_SMITH?SITE=MOSTP}; Messenger-Inquirer.com, 6/11/2010 {http://www.messenger-inquirer.com/articles/2010/06/11/obituaries/16967345.txt}; Chicago Sun-Times online, 6/11/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2380812,CST-NWS-xsmith11.article}.
    b. 9/8/1911. New York Times online, 6/11/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/12/arts/12smith.html}.

  • Smith, Myrna, R&B/soul singer, d. 12/25/2010 at 69. Classic Pop Icons, 12/26/2010 {http://www.classicpopicons.com/myrna-smith-obituary/}.

  • Smothers, Albert "Little Smokey", blues guitarist and vocalist, d. 11/20/2010 in Chicago, IL at 71; b. in Tchula, MS. Chicago Sun-Times online, 11/24/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2919922,CST-NWS-xsmothers24.article}.

  • Snyder, Eddie (Edward Abraham), songwriter/lyricist, d. 3/10/2011; b. 2/22/1919 in New York, NY. Barbara's Obits & Memorials, 3/30/2010 {http://www.voy.com/221392/61894.html}; Telegraph online, 3/31/2011 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/8419821/Eddie-Snyder.html}.

  • Soloma, Janusz, Polish heavy metal bassist, d. 5/8/2010 in Myslowice at 48. 3 News online, 5/12/2010 {http://www.3news.co.nz/Polish-rocker-dies-on-stage-during-concert/tabid/418/articleID/155406/Default.aspx}.

  • Southam, Ann, Canadian composer, d. 11/25/2010 at 73; b. 1937 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. IAWM Journal, v. 17 no. 1, 2011.

  • Soyer, David, cellist, d. 2/25/2010 in Manhattan at 87; b. 2/24/1923 in Philadelphia, PA. New York Times online, 2/26/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/27/arts/music/27soyer.html}; guardia.co.uk, 5/11/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/may/11/david-soyer-obituary}.
    David Seth Soyer. washingtonpost.com, 3/6/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/05/AR2010030503857.html}.

  • Spender, Natasha, British pianist and author, d. 10/21/2010 at 91; b. 4/18/1919. guardian.co.uk, 10/22/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2010/oct/22/natasha-spender-obituary}.

  • Spohr, Arnold Theodore, Canadian ballet director, d. 4/12/2010 in Winnipeg, Manitoba at 86; b. 12/26/1923 in Rhein, Saskatchewan. New York Times online, 4/20/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/21/arts/dance/21spohr.html}.

  • Squibb, David, choral director and music teacher, d. 4/21/2010 at 74. This is Croydon Today, 5/3/2010 {http://www.thisiscroydontoday.co.uk/news/Musical-maestro-loses-courageous-battle-cancer/article-2095184-detail/article.html}.

  • St. Peters, Crispian, British pop singer, guitarist, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 6/8/2010 at 71; b. Robin Peter Smith 4/5/1939. mi2n, 6/9/2010 {http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=130883}.
    d. in Swanley, Kent; b. in Swanley, Kent. New York Times online, 6/10/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/11/arts/music/11peters.html}.

  • Stahl, David, conductor, d. 10/24/2010 in Hollywood, SC at 60; b. 11/4/1949 in New York, NY. Opera, v. 62 no. 3, March 2011.

  • Steele, Peter, goth metal singer and bassist, d. 4/14/2010 in New York, NY. Music Mix, 4/15/2010 {http://music-mix.ew.com/2010/04/15/peter-steele-type-o-negative/}.
    also songwriter; b. Petrus T. Ratajczyk 1962. CBS News online, 4/15/2010 {http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/04/15/entertainment/main6399206.shtml}.
    d. at 48. STLtoday.com, 4/16/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_STEELE?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Stein, Joseph, Tony-winning Broadway librettist, d. 10/24/2010 in New York, NY at 98; b. 5/30/1912 in New York, NY. Broadway.com, 10/25/2010 {http://www.broadway.com/buzz/154045/joseph-stein-tony-winning-fiddler-on-the-roof-librettist-dies-at-age-98/}; Washington Post online, 10/25/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/25/AR2010102505945.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 10/27/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-joseph-stein-20101027,0,3052708.story}.
    b. in the Bronx. New York Times online, 10/25/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/26/theater/26stein.html}.

  • Stewart, Sean, Australian rock bassist, d. 3/18/2010 at 29. PR-inside.com, 3/23/2010 {http://www.pr-inside.com/aussie-rocker-stewart-dies-r1792958.htm}.

  • Suitner, Otmar, German conductor, d. 1/8/2010 in Berlin; b. 5/16/1922 in Innsbruck, Austria. Independent online, 2/19/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/otmar-suitner-conductor-who-was-the-last-surviving-product-of-germanys-kapellmeister-tradition-1903928.html}.

  • Sullivan, Joseph J., retailer and saloon singer, d. 2/3/2010 in Chicago, IL at 79; b. 1931. chicagotribune.com, 2/9/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/ct-met-0210-sullivan-obit-20100209,0,4093116.story}.

  • Sullivan, Judy, American Liszt Society member, d. "in early July" 2010. American Liszt Society Newsletter, v. 26 no. 2, Summer/Fall 2010.

  • Sutherland, Joan Alston, soprano, d. 10/10/2010 near Montreux, Switzerland; b. 11/7/1926 in Sydney, Australia. New York Times online, 10/11/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/12/arts/music/12sutherland.html}; Opera, v. 61 no. 12, December 2010.
    d. near Geneva, Switzerland. Washington Post online, 10/11/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/11/AR2010101106313.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 10/11/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-mew-joan-sutherland-20101012,0,1638501.story}; The Australian online, 10/12/2010 {http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/features/la-stupenda-exits-the-stage/story-e6frg6z6-1225937413974}.

  • Syer, Freddy, jazz alto saxophonist, arranger, and bandleader, d. at 80; b. in Great Britain. guardian.co.uk, 6/22/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2010/jun/22/freddy-syer-obituary}.

  • Taddei, Giuseppe, Italian baritone, d. 6/2/2010 in Rome at 93; b. 6/26/1916 in Genoa. New York Times online, 6/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/04/arts/music/04taddei.html}; Opera, v. 61 no. 8, August 2010.

  • Taitt, Lynn, Jamaican reggae guitarist, d. in Canada at 70; b. in Trinidad. SHOUTcast Radio Blog, 1/22/2010 {http://www.shoutcastblog.com/2010/01/22/rocksteady-legend-lynn-taitt-dead-at-70/}.
    Nearlin "Lyn" Taitt, also bandleader and arranger, d. 1/20/2010 at 75; b. 6/22/1934 in San Fernando, Trinidad. guardian.co.uk, 2/10/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/feb/10/nearlin-lynn-taitt-obituary}.

  • Tamberg, Eino, Estonian composer and teacher, d. 12/27/2010? at 80; b. 1930 in Tallinn. Estonian Public Broadcasting News online, 12/27/2010 {http://news.err.ee/culture/ebd7d9f7-e4f7-48bd-b08a-e19351fb1be0}.

  • Tavarez, Shannon, child actor and singer, d. 11/1/2010 at 11. broadwayworld.com, 11/1/2010 {http://broadwayworld.com/article/Shannon_Tavarez_Passes_Away_at_11_20101101}; People online, 11/2/2010 {http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20438625,00.html}; CNN.com, 11/3/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/11/03/shannon.tavarez.dies.ppl/index.html}.
    Shannon Skye Tavarez, d. 11/1/2010 in New Hyde Park, NY; b. 1/20/1999. New York Times online, 11/3/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/03/theater/03tavarez.html}.

  • Taylor, Billy, jazz pianist, composer, radio host, ambassador for jazz, bandleader, television personality, and educator, d. 12/28/2010 in Manhattan at 89; b. William Edward Taylor Jr. 7/24/1921 in Greenville, NC. New York Times online, 12/29/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/30/arts/music/30taylor.html}; STLtoday.com, 12/29/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_659e3883-d289-5e16-ae92-5bd024eb506c.html}; Post Mortem blog, 12/29/2010 {http://voices.washingtonpost.com/postmortem/2010/12/jazz-great-billy-taylor-pianis.html}; BBC News online, 12/29/2010 {http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12091655}; A Blog Supreme, 12/30/2010 {http://www.npr.org/blogs/ablogsupreme/2010/12/30/132442089/pianist-billy-taylor-jazz-ambassador-and-npr-host-dies}; Downbeat, v. 78 no. 3, March 2011.

  • Taylor, Noel, costume designer for stage and screen, d. 11/4/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 97; b. Harold Alexander Taylor Jr. 1/17/1913 in Youngstown, OH. New York Times online, 11/14/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/15/arts/design/15taylor.html}.

  • Tetley, William Anthony, band director and choral conductor, d. 6/1/2010 in Mexico, MO at 92; b. 10/11/1917 in Fredericktown, MO. Missouri School Music, v. 65 no. 1, Fall 2010.

  • Thebom, Blanche, mezzo, d. 3/23/2010 at 91; b. 1918. Parterre Box, 3/23/2010 {http://parterre.com/2010/03/23/blanche-thebom-1918-2010/}.
    d. in San Francisco, CA at 94; b. 9/19/1915 in Monessen, PA. New York Times online, 3/27/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/28/nyregion/28thebom.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 3/30/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-blanche-thebom31-2010mar31,0,4865867.story}; Telegraph.co.uk, 5/13/2010 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/7720755/Blanche-Thebom.html}; Opera, v. 61 no. 6, June 2010.

  • Thigpen, Ed, jazz drummer, d. 1/13/2010 in Copenhagen, Denmark at 79; b. in Chicago, IL. JazzTimes online, 1/14/2010 {http://jazztimes.com/articles/25625-drummer-ed-thigpen-79-dies-in-denmark}.
    b. Edmund Leonard Thigpen 12/28/1930. Los Angeles Times online, 1/15/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ed-thigpen15-2010jan15,0,7197594.story}; CBCnews online, 1/15/2010 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2010/01/15/thigpen-obit.html}; New York Times online, 1/26/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/arts/music/26thigpen.html}.
    also teacher and bandleader. Independent online, 1/29/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/ed-thigpen-jazz-drummer-celebrated-for-his-work-with-the-oscar-peterson-trio-1882311.html}.

  • Thompson, Donald, professor of music, d. 2/16?/2010. Laura Dankner on MLA-L, 2/16/2010.

  • Tilton, Lance, rock drummer, d. 5/6/2010 in Whitfield County, Georgia at ca. 27. Atlanta Journal Constitution online, 5/8/2010 {http://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta/drummer-in-up-and-521811.html}.

  • Toulon, Jean Paul, punk rock prodigy, d. 11/2010; b. 1980. Punknews.org, 11/18/2010 {http://www.punknews.org/article/40651}.
    d. 11/13/2010 at 30. Spinner, 11/22/2010 {http://www.spinner.com/2010/11/22/j-p-toulon-old-skull-dead/}.

  • Towers, Jack Howard, audio engineer, d. 12/23/2010 in Rockville, MD at 96; b. 11/15/1914 in Bradley, SD. New York Times online, 1/13/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/14/arts/music/14towers.html}.

  • Tracy, Jack, jazz record producer and magazine editor, d. 12/21/2010 at 83; b. 1927. JazzWax blog, 12/26/2010 {http://www.jazzwax.com/2010/12/sunday-wax-bits-2.html}.
    d. at 84; b. 1926. Downbeat, v. 78 no. 8, August 2011.

  • Travers, Patricia, child prodigy violinist, d. 2/9/2010 in Montclair, NJ at 82; b. 1927. NorthJersey.com, 2/21/2010 {http://www.northjersey.com/obituaries/84879372_Her_humble_world_mattered_most.html}.
    b. 12/5/1927 in Clifton, NJ. New York Times online, 3/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/07/arts/music/07travers.html}.

  • Travis, Blake, multi-instrument, multi-genre musician/singer, storyteller, and actor, d. 2/26/2010 in Webster Groves, MO at 60. STLtoday.com, 3/2/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/759CE6513C166908862576DA000A5CEB?OpenDocument}.

  • Travis, Doris Eaton, last surviving Ziegfeld Girl, dancer, and actress, d. 5/11/2010 in Commerce, MI at 106; b. 3/14/1904 in Norfolk, VA. New York Times online, 5/11/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/12/arts/dance/12travis.html}; STLtoday.com, 5/12/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_ZIEGFELD_GIRL_GENT-?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Tuttle, Karen, violist, teacher, and pedagogue, d. 12/16/2010 in Philadelphia, PA at 90; b. Katherine Ann Tuttle 3/28/1920 in Lewiston, ID. New York Times online, 12/24/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/26/arts/music/26tuttle.html}.

  • Tyler, James Henry, lutenist, early music specialist, and music professor, d. 11/23/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 70; b. 8/3/1940 in Hartford, CT. Los Angeles Times online, 12/6/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-james-tyler-20101206,0,6461706.story}; Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 40 no. 1, Spring 2011.

  • Up, Ari, British punk singer, d. 10/20/2010 in Los Angeles, CA at 48; b. Arianna Forster in Germany. New York Times online, 10/22/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/22/arts/music/22ariup.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 10/23/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ari-up-20101023,0,336801.story}.
    b. 1962 in Munich, Germany. Final Taxi blog, 10/23/2010 {http://blog.al.com/finaltaxi/2010/10/ari_up_founder_of_the_slits_di.html}.

  • Van Hyning, Howard Martin, percussionist and collector, d. 10/30/2010 in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY at 74; b. 1/9/1936 in Umatilla, FL. New York Times online, 11/8/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/09/arts/music/09vanhyning.html}.

  • Vaughan, Malcolm, British actor and singer, d. 2/9/2010 in Eastbourne; b. Malcolm James Thomas 3/22/1929 in Abercynon. Independent online, 2/25/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/malcolm-vaughan-singer-who-fell-foul-of-the-bbc-but-sold-half-a-million-records-as-a-result-1909495.html}.

  • Vega, Sergio, a.k.a. El Shaka, Mexican singer, d. in Sinaloa at 40. BBC News online, 6/28/2010 {http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/latin_america/10429934.stm}.

  • Vegas, Lolly, Native American rock singer and guitarist, d. 3/4/2010 in Reseda, CA at 70; b. 10/2/1939 in Coalinga, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 3/6/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings6-2010mar06,0,2367516.story}.

  • Verrett, Shirley, mezzo turned soprano, later professor of voice, d. 11/5/2010 in Ann Arbor, MI at 79; b. 5/31/1931 in New Orleans, LA. New York Times online, 11/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/06/arts/music/06verrett.html}; STLtoday.com, 11/6/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_d19f9f9e-dd3f-59a0-8844-bfd091c8e170.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 11/7/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-shirley-verrett-20101107,0,2421495.story}.
    d. 11/5/2011 [sic]. Opera, v. 62 n. 1, January 2011.

  • Vito, Joe, jazz and classical pianist and accordian player, d. 6/28/2010 in Northbrook, IL at 79; b. Joe Vitaterna 1930 in Chicago, IL. Chicago Sun-Times online, 7/13/2010 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2492126,CST-NWS-xvito13.article}.

  • von Trapp, Agathe, Austrian folk guitarist, of the Trapp Family Singers, d. 12/28/2010 in Towson, MD at 97. STLtoday.com, 12/29/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=agathe-von-trapp&pid=147481696}; Afterword blog, 12/29/2010 {http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2010/12/agathe-von-trapp-member-of-family-that-inspired-the-sound-of-music-dies-at-97.html}.

  • Wadenpfuhl, Jay, hornist, composer, conductor, and teacher, d. 2010; b. 1950. Horn Call, v. 41 no. 1, October 2010.

  • Wagner, Wolfgang, German opera director, producer, and festival organizer, grandson of Richard Wagner, d. 3/21/2010 at 90; b. 8/30/1919 in Bayreuth. STLtoday.com, 3/22/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_GERMANY_OBIT_WAGNER?SITE=MOSTP}; Los Angeles Times online, 3/23/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-wolfgang-wagner23-2010mar23,0,1209684.story}.
    d. in Bayreuth; b. Wolfgang Manfred Martin Wagner. New York Times online, 3/23/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/23/arts/music/23wagner.html}.

  • Walker, Albertina, gospel singer, d. 10/8/2010 in Chicago, IL at 81; b. 8/29/1929 in Chicago, IL. New York Times online, 10/8/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/09/arts/music/09walker.html}; AOL Music Blog, 10/8/2010 {http://music.aol.com/blog/2010/10/08/albertina-walker-dies}; Washington Post online, 10/8/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/08/AR2010100806640.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 10/8/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/sc-ent-1009-albertina-walker-20101008,0,2703078.story}.

  • Walker, Phillip, blues singer and guitarist, d. 7/22/2010 at 73; b. 2/11/1937 in Welsh, LA. guardian.co.uk, 8/10/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/aug/10/phillip-walker-obituary}.

  • Walker, William "Bill", baritone, d. 4/10/2010 in Fort Worth, TX at 78. Chron.com, 4/13/2010 {http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/6956487.html}.

  • Wallbank, Raymond, British organist, composer, and arranger, d. 2/16/2010 in Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire; b. 8/8/1932 in Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire. Independent online, 3/29/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/raymond-wallbank-blackpool-organist-known-as-the-prince-of-north-pier-1930017.html}.

  • Walton, Gail, organist, organ teacher, choir director, and church music director, d. 2/24/2010 in Indianapolis, IN at 55. Notre Dame News, 2/25/2010 {http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/14819/}.

  • Walton, Lady Susana, widow of Sir William Walton, d. 3/21/2010 on Ischia, Italy at 83; b. 1926 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. MusicWeb-International, 3/22?/2010 {http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2010/Mar10/Walton_Obituary.htm}.

  • Warenskjold, Dorothy, lyric soprano, d. 12/27/2010 in Lenexa, KS at 89; b. 5/11/1921 in San Leandro, CA. Opera, v. 62 no. 3, March 2011.

  • Warren, George M., guitarist and writer, d. 2010; b. 7/8/1934. Classical Guitar, v. 28 no. 10, June 2010.

  • Webster, Peter, rock guitarist and luthier, d. 4/30/2010 in Oakland, CA at 60. East Bay Express online, 5/3/2010 {http://www.eastbayexpress.com/EarBud/archives/2010/05/03/peter-webster-of-guitar-o-rama-dies-in-bike-accident}.

  • Weems, Herman, singer, composer, producer, and painter, d. 6/27/2010 in Detroit, MI at 72; b. 2/21/1938 in Georgia. Detroit News online, 7/28/2010 {http://www.detnews.com/article/20100728/OBITUARIES/7280364/1263/obituaries/Singer--writer--producer-was-also-an-artist}.

  • Weir, Larry, radio d.j. and operations manager, d. 1/13/2010. STLtoday.com, 1/13/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/blogzone/the-blender/the-blender/2010/01/kdhx-radio-personality-larry-weir-dies/}.

  • Weiss, George David, pop songwriter, d. 8/23/2010 in Oldwick, NJ at 89; b. 4/9/1921 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 8/23/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/24/arts/music/24weiss.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 8/26/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-george-david-weiss-20100826,0,165651.story}.
    d. near Oldwick, NJ. Washington Post online, 8/25/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/24/AR2010082406211.html}.

  • West, Clifford Charles, harpsichord technician, d. 12/12/2010; b. 4/10/1939. Harpsichord & Fortepiano, v. 16 no. 1, Autumn 2011.

  • West, Tony, English rock musician, d. 11/11/2010 in Hightown, Liverpool, Merseyside at 72. Liverpool Echo.co.uk, 11/11/2010 {http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-news/local-news/2010/11/11/searchers-legend-tony-west-dies-in-his-sleep-100252-27643413/}.

  • Whitaker, Harry, jazz pianist, d. 11/17/2010 in New York, NY . Revivalist, 11/18/2010 {http://revivalist.okayplayer.com/2010/11/18/jazz-pianist-harry-whitaker-who-worked-with-roberta-flack-and-roy-ayers-has-passed-away/}.

  • White, Deborah Jo, a.k.a. Jo Jo Billingsly, rock and Christian singer, d. 6/24/2010 in Cullman, AL at 58. Miami Herald online, 6/24/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-fred-anderson-20100626,0,5508595.story}.

  • White, Tam, Scottish blues singer and actor, d. 6/21/2010 in Edinburgh at 67; b. 7/1942 in Edinburgh. Herald Scotland online, 6/22/2010 {http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/blues-legend-tam-white-dies-aged-67-1.1036397}.
    b. Thomas Bennett Sim White 7/12/1942. Independent online, 7/29/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/tam-white-blues-singer-who-gave-voice-to-robbie-coltrane-in-tutti-frutti-2037781.html}.

  • Wicks, Allan, British cathedral organist and chorus master, d. 2/4/2010 at 86; b. Edward Allan Wicks 6/6/1923 near Skipton, Yorkshire. Times Online, 2/11/2010 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article7022331.ece}.

  • Wild, Earl, pianist, composer, conductor, and teacher, d. 1/23/2010 in Palm Springs, CA at 94; b. 11/26/1925 in Pittsburgh, PA. New York Times online, 1/23/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/arts/music/24wild.html}; Earl Wild Official Web Site, 1/23/2010 {http://www.earlwild.com/}; STLtoday.com, 1/25/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_WILD?SITE=MOSTP}; Boston.com, 1/25/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=earl-wild&pid=138930269}; Los Angeles Times online, 1/26/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-earl-wild26-2010jan26,0,3051561.story}; American Liszt Society Newsletter, v. 26 no. 1, Winter/Spring 2010.

  • Wilson, Bernard, R&B/soul and gospel singer, d. 12/26/2010 in Voorhees, NJ at 64; b. in Philadelphia, PA. philly.com, 12/27/2010 {http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/20101227_Bernard_Wilson_of_Blue_Notes_fame_dead_at_64.html}.
    Bernie Wilson. Afterword blog, 12/27/2010 {http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2010/12/bernie-wilson-of-harold-melvin-and-the-blue-notes-dies-at-64.html}; CNN.com, 12/27/2010 {http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/27/bernie.wilson.obit/index.html}.

  • Wilson, Dolores Mae, soprano, d. 9/28/2010 in Englewood, NJ at 82; b. 8/9/1928 in Philadelphia, PA. New York Times online, 10/4/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/05/arts/music/05wilson.html}; Opera, v. 61 no. 12, December 2010.

  • Wilson, Fredric Woodbridge "Ric", curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection, choral conductor, editor, arranger, lecturer, and author, d. 5/15/2010 in Watertown, MA at 62; b. 9/8/1947 in Point Pleasant, NJ. Asbury Park Press online, 5/30/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/app/obituary.aspx?n=fredric-woodbridge-wilson&pid=143218771}.

  • Wilson, Larry Jon, country singer-songwriter, d. 6/21/2010 in Roanoke, VA at 69. Tune In Music City blog, 6/21/2010 {http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2010/06/21/songwriter-larry-jon-wilson-dies-at-67/}; UPI.com, 6/22/2010 {http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/Music/2010/06/22/Songwriter-Larry-Jon-Wilson-dead-at-69/UPI-70201277256355/}.
    d. at 71; b. in Georgia. guardan.co.uk, 7/1/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jul/01/larry-jon-wilson-obituary}.

  • Wilson, Robert, jazz/funk bassist, d. 8/15/2010 in Palmdale, OK at 53; b. in Tulsa, OK. Tulsa World online, 8/15/2010 {http://www.tulsaworld.com/scene/article.aspx?subjectid=269&articleid=20100815_371_0_TheGod700222}; Afterword blog, 8/16/2010 {http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2010/08/gap-band-bassist-robert-wilson-dies-at-53.html}.

  • Winograd, Arthur, cellist, conductor/music director, and professor, d. 4/22/2010 in Morristown, NJ; b. 4/22/1920 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 4/27/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/28/arts/music/28winograd.html}.

  • Winstin, Robert Ian, composer, conductor, pianist, and string player, d. 6/26/2010 in Norfolk, VA; b. 6/6/1959. Tributes.com, 6/27/2010 {http://www.fox6now.tributes.com/condolences/view_memories/88810290}.

  • Wisner, Thomas A., folk singer, guitarist, and songwriter, "Bard of the Chesapeake", d. 4/2/2010 in Prince Frederick, MD at 79; b. 6/29/1930 in Washington, DC. washingtonpost.com, 4/4/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/03/AR2010040303016.html}.

  • Wolff, Sidney N., accountant and harmonica player, d. 2/11/2010 in St. Louis, MO at 89. STLtoday.com, 2/14/2010 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/860AAD3B5A223BDD862576CA000AD408?OpenDocument}.

  • Wolk, Tom "T-Bone", session bassist, d. 2/28/2010 in Pawling, NY at 58. Los Angeles Times online, 3/1/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-me-passings2-2010mar02,0,2797494.story}; STLtoday.com, 3/1/2010 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_WOLK?SITE=MOSTP}.
    multi-instrumentalist. California Chronicle online, 3/4/2010 {http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/yb/142011892}.

  • Wolken, (Abraham) Jonathan, dancer and choreographer, d. 6/13/2010 in Manhattan at 60; b. 7/12/1949 in Pittsburgh, PA. New York Times online, 6/15/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/16/arts/dance/16wolken.html}.

  • Wood, Jason Robert, British comedian, singer, and impressionist, d. 2/20/2010 at 38; b. 1/21/1972 in Luton, Bedfordshire. guardian.co.uk, 2/25/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2010/feb/25/jason-wood-obituary}.

  • Woods, Ilene, singer and voice actor, d. 7/1/2010 in Canoga Park, CA at 81; b. Jacquelyn Ruth Woods 5/5/1929 in Portsmouth, NH. Los Angeles Times online, 7/3/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ilene-woods-20100703,0,1808644.story}; STLtoday.com, 7/5/2010 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=ilene-woods&pid=143942162}; New York Times online, 7/6/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/06/movies/06woods.html}.

  • Woodson, Ali "Ollie", Motown singer and songwriter, d. 5/30/2010 in California at 58; b. 10/12/1951 in Detroit, MI. detnews.com, 5/31/2010 {http://detnews.com/article/20100531/ENT04/5310358/1424/ENT04/Former-lead-Temptations-singer-Ali-Woodson-dies}.
    d. in Los Angeles, CA; b. Ollie Creggett. New York Times online, 5/31/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/01/arts/music/01woodson.html}.

  • Wright, Marva, blues and gospel singer, d. 3/23/2010 in New Orleans, LA at 62; b. 3/20/1948. WWLTV.com, 3/23/2010 {http://www.wwltv.com/news/Marva-Wright-dies-88932512.html}; nola.com, 3/23/2010 {http://www.nola.com/music/index.ssf/2010/03/new_orleans_musician_marva_wri.html}.

  • Wright, Sandra, blues singer, d. 1/11/2010 in Vermont at 61; b. in Memphis, TN. RutlandHeraldc.om, 1/13/2010 {http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20100113/NEWS04/1130388/0/FEATURES14}.

  • Wright, Warren Keith, critic and poet, d. 10/13/2010 in Arbyrd, MO at 55; b. 11/15/1954. Opera, v. 61 no. 12, December 2010.

  • Wyble, Jimmy (James Otis), country and jazz guitarist, d. 1/16/2010 in Altadena, CA at 87; b. 1/25/1922 in Port Arthur, TX. Los Angeles Times online, 1/24/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings24-2010jan24,0,699194.story}.

  • Yarkoni, Yaffa, Israeli singer, d. 1/1/2012 in Tel Aviv at 86; b. Yaffa Abramov 12/25/1925 in Tel Aviv. New York Times online, 1/2/2012 {http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/03/arts/music/yaffa-yarkoni-86-who-sang-for-israeli-wartime-troops-is-dead.html}.
    b. 12/24/1925 near Tel Aviv. Los Angeles Times online, 1/2/2012 {http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/middleeast/la-me-yaffa-yarkoni-20120102,0,4139099.story}.

  • Yarnell, Lorene, dancer and mime, d. 7/29/2010 in Sandefjord, Norway at 66; b. 3/21/1944 in Inglewood, CA. New York Times online, 8/7/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/07/arts/dance/07yarnell.html}.

  • Yaseen, Eileen Deneen, soprano, d. 11/6/2010 in Chicago, IL at 93; b. Eileen Zimmer in Chicago. Chicago Tribune online, 11/10/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/obituaries/ct-met-deneen-yaseen-obit-20101110,0,1712090.story}.

  • You, Yabby, Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 1/12/2010 in Clarendon; b. Vivian Jackson 8/14/1946 in Kingston. Independent online, 4/14/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/yabby-you-roots-reggae-singer-and-producer-1943934.html}.

  • Zilbersmith, Carla, singer, actress, and comedian, d. 5/17/2010 in Berkeley, CA at 47; b. Carla Anne Smith 12/15/1962 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Los Angeles Times online, 5/21/2010 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-carla-zilbersmith-20100521,0,4211665.story}.

  • Zwerin, Mike, jazz trombonist and journalist, d. 4/2/2010 in Paris, France at 79; b. in New York, NY. CBC News online, 4/3/2010 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2010/04/03/zwerin-obit-jazz.html}.
    also critic and author; b. 5/18/1930. New York Times online, 4/5/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/06/arts/music/06zwerin.html}.
    b. in Queens, NY. guardian.co.uk, 4/18/2010 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/18/mike-zwerin-obituary}.