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  • Aalders, Klass, Dutch pianist, d. 1997 at 54. MLA Notes, v. 54 no. 4, June 1998 from Mens en Melodie, 9/1997.

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

  • Aarons, Emanuel, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 8, Feb. 1998.

  • Abbado, Claudio, Italian conductor, d. 1/20/2014 in Bologna at 80; b. 6/26/1933 in Milan. Los Angeles Times online, 1/20/2014 {http://www.latimes.com/obituaries/la-me-claudio-abbado-20140121,0,5331417.story}; BBC News online, 1/20/2014 {http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-25807203}; Chamber Music, v. 31 no. 2, Spring 2014.

  • Abbé [Abbe], Joe, trumpeter and teacher, d. 12/1996; b. late 1930s. Jazz Journal International, v. 50 no. 11, Nov. 1997.

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

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

  • Abbott, George, d. 1/31/1995 at 107. MLA Notes, v. 52 no. 4, June 1996 from New York Times, 2/1/1995, 2/2/1995.

  • Abbott, John A., d. 6/24/1990; b. 1921. CAS Journal, v. 1 no. 6 (ser. II), Nov. 1990.

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

  • Abdallah, A.J., jazz percussionist, d. 1/4/2005 in Ferndale, MI at 36. Cadence, v. 31 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Abdel-Rahmin, Ganal, d. 11/23/1988 at 63. Orchester, v. 37 no. 3, March 1989.

  • 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.

  • Abdul-Malik, Ahmed, d. 10/2/1993 at 66. Down Beat, v. 61 no. 4, April 1994.

  • Abdurahman, Bilal, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.

  • Abe, Katsuji, Japanese jazz photographer, d. 9/17/2008 in Tokyo at about 95. Cadence, v. 35, no. 1-2-3, January-February-March 2009.

  • Abejo, Rosalina, d. 7/13/1991 at 69; b. 7/13/1922. Sonances, Mar. 1997.

  • Abel, Florence S., d. 8/18/1997. Walter Krueger {wkrueger@teleport.com} on PIPORG-L, 8/21/1997.
    d. in Portland, OR. American Organist, v. 31 no. 11, Nov. 1997.

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

  • Abel, Richard W. (Dick), double reed player, collector and restorer of musical instruments, d. 5/30/2012 in Sewickley, PA; b. 8/15/1928 in Pittsburgh, PA. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 41 no. 2.

  • Abel-Struth, Sigrid, d. 2/2/1987 at 62; b. 7/24/1924. Musica, v. 42 no. 2, Mar.-Apr. 1987.

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

  • Abell, Fred D., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 10, Apr. 1998.

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

  • Aberbach, Joachim (Jean), d. 5/24/1992. Journal of Country Music, v. 15 no. 2, [c1993].

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

  • Abercrombie, Elisabeth, English soprano and teacher, d. 10/23/1996 at 90 near Lewes, Sussex; b. 8/29/1906. Opera, v. 48 no. 4, Apr. 1997.

  • Abernathy, Ruth, d. 4/30/1990. Diapason, v. 81 no. 8, Aug. 1990.

  • Abert, Anna Amalie, d. at 89. Opernwelt, v. 37 no. 2, Feb. 1996.
    d. 1/4/1996. Orchester, v. 44 no. 3, 1996.
    b. 9/19/1906. Musica, v. 50 no. 2, March-April 1996.

  • Abeson, Marion, d. 5/14/1988 at 75. New York Times, 5/19/1988.

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

  • Ables, Richard L., d. 1997. International Musician, v. 96 no. 6, Dec. 1997.

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

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

  • Abney, Don, American pianist, d. 1/27/2000 at 76 in Los Angeles, CA. Cadence, v. 26 no. 3, Mar. 2000.

  • Abraham, Gerald, d. at 84. Gramophone, v. 65 no. 780, May 1988.
    d. 3/18/1988. Opera, v. 39 no. 4 [5], May 1988.
    Gerald Ernest Heal Abraham, AMS Newsletter, v. 19 no. 1, Feb. 1989.
    b. 3/9/1904. Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana, v. 22 no. 3, July-Sept. 1988.

  • Abraham, Harry, publisher and jazz radio host, d. 5/7/2009 in Philadelphia, PA at 64. Cadence, v. 35 no. 7-8-9, July-August-September 2009.

  • Abrahamian, Mark, rock guitarist, d. 9/2/2012 in Norfolk, NE at 46. Huffington Post, 9/3/2012 {http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/03/mark-abrahamian-dead-starship-guitarist-dies_n_1852576.html}; Spinner, 9/3/2012 {http://www.spinner.com/2012/09/03/mark-abrahamian-dead-starship/}; TMZ.com, 9/3/2012 {http://www.tmz.com/2012/09/03/mark-abrahamian-dead-guitarist-starship/}.

  • Abrahamson, Manford N., Jr., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 8, Feb. 1998.

  • Abram, Jacques, Canadian-American pianist, d. 10/1998 at 83 in Tampa, FL. Piano & Keyboard, no. 196, Jan.-Feb. 1999.

  • Abramchik, William V., d. International Musician, v.97 no. 1, July 1998.

  • Abramovitz, Norman, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 6, Dec. 1999.

  • Abramowitsch, Bernhard, d. 10/15/1986. Cum Notis Variorum, no. 108, Dec. 1986.

  • Abrams, Eddie, American pianist, d. 9/4/1997 at 71 in Ann Arbor, MI. Cadence, v. 23 no. 12, Dec. 1997.

  • Abrams, Maurice L., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 10, Apr. 1998.

  • Abrams, Max, d. 11/12/1995 at 88; b. 8/11/1907. Jazz Journal International, v. 49 no. 2, Feb. 1996.
    d. 11/5/1995. Jazz Journal International, v. 49 no. 3, Feb. 1996.

  • Abrams, Temma, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 7, Jan. 1999.

  • Abramson, Herb, American music producer, d. 11/9/1999 at 82 in Henderson, NV. Cadence, v. 27 no. 1, Jan. 2000.

  • 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}.

  • Abravanel, Maurice, d. 9/22/1993 at 90; b. 1903. New York Times, 9/23/1993.
    b. 1/6/1903. Gramophone, v. 71 no. 847, Dec. 1993.

  • Abreu, Danny William, d. 12/5/1995 at 39. OPERA America Newsline, v. 5 no. 4, Jan. 1996.

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

  • Abston, Joseph R., d. 8/5/1996 at 64. American Organist, v. 30 no. 12, Dec. 1996.

  • Abubakar, Tariq, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.

  • Accola, Marjorie, d. 3/13/1995; b. 1914. Piano Guild Notes, v. 45 no. 1, July-Aug. 1995.

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

  • Acello, Frank G., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 9, Mar. 1998.

  • Achatz, Ethel, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 7, Jan. 1998.

  • 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}.

  • Ackerman, David, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 8, Feb. 1999.

  • Ackerman, Francis, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 5, Nov. 1999.

  • Ackerman, Willie, country drummer, d. 12/13/2012 in Nashville, TN at 73. Chicago Sun-Times online, 12/14/2012 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/17021639-418/willie-ackerman-73-drummer-played-with-loretta-lynn-willie-nelson.html}.
    William Paul Ackerman; b. in Nashville, TN. Tune In Music City blog, 12/14/2012 {http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2012/12/14/william-paul-willie-ackerman-dies-at-73/}.

  • Acket, Paul, d. 10/5/1992 at 69. Down Beat, v. 60 no. 1, Jan. 1993.
    b. 11/15/1922. Jazz Journal International, v. 46 no. l, Jan. 1993.

  • Ackley, James C. d. 1/17/1990 at 91. American Organist, v. 24 no. 4, April 1990.

  • Acland, Chris, d. 10/17/1996 at 30. Rolling Stone, no. 748, 11/28/1996.

  • Acs, Andrew, d. 2/3/1987 at 32. EMA News, v. 1 no. 2, Spring 1987.

  • Acuff, Roy, d. 11/23/1992 at 89; b. 1903. Rolling Stone, no. 647, Jan. 7, 1993.
    Roy Claxton Acuff, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 11/24/1992.
    d. 11/24/1992. Strings, 1-2/1993.

  • Adam, Helen, d. 9/19/1993 at 83. New York Times, 10/12/1993.

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

  • Adami-Kastner, Gisela, d. at 63. Acta Mozartiana, v. 35 no. 2, April 1988.

  • Adamie, Helen (Helena Hermenia (nee Lampe)), American popular singer-dancer, and businesswoman, d. 5/14/1999 at 79 in Bridgeton, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/19/1999.

  • Adams, Abram Elbert, American physician and organist, d. 12/2/1995 at 83 in Greenwood, SC. American Organist, v. 30 no. 3, March 1996.

  • Adams, Alton Augustus, d. 1987; b. 1889. Black Music Repertory Ensemble, 1988/1989.

  • Adams, Berle, record publisher, agent, and television executive, d. 8/25/2009 in Los Angeles, CA at 92; b. in Chicago, IL. Variety online, 8/27/2009 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118007853.html}.
    b. Beryl Adasky 6/11/1917. Los Angeles Times online, 8/29/2009 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-berle-adams29-2009aug29,0,4293254.story}.

  • Adams, Charles B., Rev. Dr., d. 12/12/1988 at 80; b. 11/26/1908. Moravian Music Journal, v. 34 no. 1, Spring 1989.

  • Adams, Charlie, Canadian Inuit country singer, songwriter, and guitarist, d. 2/25/2008 in Montreal, Quebec at 55. CBCnews.ca, 2/27/2008 {http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2008/02/27/adams-obit.html}.

  • Adams, Claus, d. 7/5/1983 at 65. New York Times, 7/6/1983.
    Claus Adam, Juilliard News Bulletin, v. 22 no. 3, Feb. 1984.

  • Adams, Courtney S., d. 4/30/1996; b. 1929. AMS Newsletter, v. 26 no. 2, Aug. 1996.

  • Adams, Derroll, singer, banjo player, and songwriter, d. 2/6/2000 in Belgium; b. Derroll Lewis Thompson 1925 in Portland, OR. Sing Out!, v. 44 no. 3, Spring 2000.

  • Adams, Diana, d. 1/10/1993 at 66. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/14/1993.

  • Adams, Donald, d. at 67. Gramophone, v. 74 no. 877, June 1996.
    d. 4/8/1996. b. 12/20/1928. Opera, v. 47 no. 6, June 1996.

  • Adams, Ed, American folk musician and school administrator, d. 9/24/1997. Sing Out!, v. 42 no. 4, Spring 1998.

  • Adams, Edie, actress, comedian, and singer, d. 10/15/2008 in Los Angeles, CA at 81; b. Edith Elizabeth Enke 4/16/1927 in Kingston, PA. New York Times online, 10/16/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/16/movies/16adams.html}; Cadence, v. 35, no. 1-2-3, January-February-March 2009.

  • Adams, George, d. 11/14/1992 at 52. Down Beat, v. 60 no. 3, March 1993.
    d. at 50. b. 1942. Jazz Journal International, v. 46 no. 2, Feb. 1993.

  • Adams, George C., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • 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}.

  • Adams, Guy C., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 9, Mar. 1998.

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

  • Adams, John F. "Jack", d. 4/29/1988 at 69. International Musician, v. 87 no. 3, Sept 1988.

  • Adams, John Mark, d. 2/23/1986 at 37. Diapason, v. 77 no. 5, May 1986.

  • Adams, Johnny, American blues and ballad singer, d. 9/14/1998 at 67 in Baton Rouge, LA. New York Times, 9/16/1998.
    d. at 66; b. 1932. Rolling Stone, no. 798, 10/29/1998.
    d. 9/15/1998; b. 1/5/1932. Down Beat, v. 65 no. 12, Dec. 1998.

  • Adams, Park "Pepper", d. 9/10/1986 at 55. St. Louis Post- Dispatch, 9/11/1986.
    d. 9/11/1986. International Musician, v. 85 no. 4, Oct. 1986.
    b. 10/8/1930. Jazz Journal International, v. 39 no. 11, Nov. 1986.

  • Adams, Placide, jazz bassist, d. 3/29/2003 in New Orleans, LA at 73. Cadence, v. 29 no. 5, May 2003.

  • Adams, Plato, d. 6/2/1993 at 75. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 23 no. 1, Feb. 1994.

  • Adams, Rosie Nix, country songwriter and singer, daughter of June Carter Cash and stepdaughter of Johnny Cash, d. 10/24/2003 in Clarksville, TN at 45. CNN.com, 10/25/2003 {http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/South/10/25/cash.daughter.ap/index.html}; Boston.com, 10/26/2003 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2003/10/26/rosey_nix_adams_country_singer_45/}.
    Rosey Nix Adams, a.k.a. Rosey Carter Adams. seattletimes.com, 10/26/2003 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001775012_cashobit26.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 936, 11/27/2003.
    Rosie Carter Adams, d. 10/23/2003. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 1, Spring 2004.

  • Adams, Stanley, d. 1/27/1994 at 86. Down Beat, v. 61 no. 4, April 1994.
    d. 1/26/1994; b. 8/14/1907. ASCAP Playback, v. 1 no. 1, March-April 1994.

  • Adams, Thomas A., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 3, Sept. 1998.

  • Adams, W. Randolph "Randy", former president of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, d. 1/14/2009 at 64. STLtoday.com, 1/14/2009 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/991BBDCF3B2423448625753E00764DB0?OpenDocument}.
    William Randolph "Randy" Adams. Yahoo!News, 1/15/2009 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090116/ap_on_re_us/deaths_2}.
    b. 8/5/1944 in Cleveland, OH. STLtoday.com, 1/15/2009 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/stlouiscitycounty/story/6238AAB66E5175FB8625753F000A3A50?OpenDocument}.

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

  • Adaskin, Harry, d. 1994. Crescendo (Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal), v. 43 no. 4, July-Aug. 1994.

  • Adaskin, Murray, Canadian composer, d. 5/6/2002 in Victoria, B.C. at 96; b. 3/26/1906 in Toronto, Ontario. Globe and Mail, 5/8/2002; Darius Milhaud Society Newsletter, v. 18 no. 1-3, Spring/Summer/Fall 2002.

  • Adcock, Thomas W., d. 6/25/1994. Instrumentalist, v. 49 n9. 1, Aug. 1994.

  • Addams, Elizabeth S., d. 6/4/1985. Eastman Notes, v. 18 no. 2, Oct. 1985.

  • Adderly, Nat, American jazz artist and writer, d. 1/4/2000 at 68. Donald Resor {}{ammond@theatreorgans.com}, 1/4/2000.
    d. 1/2/2000 in Lakeland, FL. Rolling Stone, no. 834, 2/17/2000.
    Trumpeter and cornetist, b. Nathaniel Adderley, 11/25/1931. Jazz Journal International, v. 53 no. 3, Mar. 2000.
    Composer. Down Beat, v. 67 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Addington, Thelma, d. 11/18/1983 at 83. American Organist, v. 18 no. 5, May 1984.

  • Addison, John, American composer, d. 12/7/1998 at 78 in Bennington, VT. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/13/1998.

  • Adele, Jan, vocalist, d. 2/27/2000 at 64 in Sydney, Australia. Cadence, v. 26 no. 5, May 2000.

  • Adelmann, Olga, luthier, d. 5/8/2000 in Berlin; b. 1913 in Berlin. The Strad, July 2000.

  • Adelung, Wolfgang, d. 11/15/1994. Musik und Kirche, v. 65 no. 2, March-April 1994.

  • Adeney, M., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • Ades, Hawley, choral arranger, d. 3/26/2008 at 99; b. ca. 6/26/1908 in Wichita, KS. The Mississippi Rag online, August 2008 {http://www.mississippirag.com/ragonline_august08/features_aug_hawley.html}.

  • Adkins, Hasil, rockabilly musician, d. 4/26/2005 in Charleston, WV at 67; b. in Boone County, WV. latimes.com, 4/29/2005 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings29.1apr29,1,5716828.story}.
    d. near Madison, WV at 68. New York Times online, 4/30/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/30/arts/music/30adkins.html}.
    d. 4/25/2005. Rolling Stone, no. 974, 5/19/2005.

  • Adkins, Leon McKiney, d. 10/11/1986 at 90. b. 7/14/1896. Hymn, v. 44 no. 4, Oct. 1993.

  • Adkins, Robert, jazz drummer, d. 11/24/2003 in Norfolk, VA at 55. Cadence, v. 30 no. 1, January 2004.

  • Adkins, Robert G., d. 10/22/1984. Journal of Country Music v. 11 no. 1, 1986.

  • Adkins, Terry Roger, conceptual artist, sculptor, and saxophonist, d. 2/8/2014 in Brooklyn at 60; b. 5/9/1953 in Washington, DC. New York Times online, 2/22/2014 {http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/23/arts/terry-adkins-composer-of-art-sculptor-of-music-dies-at-60.html}; Chamber Music, v. 31 no. 2, Spring 2014.

  • Adler, Bruce, actor and singer, d. 7/25/2008 in Davie, FL at 63; b. 11/27/1944 in New York, NY. New York Times online, 7/28/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/28/theater/28adler.html}.

  • Adler, Henry, drummer, author, teacher, and publisher, d. 9/30/2008 in Dunedin, FL at 93; b. 1915 in New York, NY. PAS.org, 2008 {http://www.pas.org/News/InMemoriam.cfm}.

  • 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}.

  • Adler, Kurt Herbert, d. 2/9/1988 at 82. Opera News, v. 52 no. 15, 4/9/1988.
    Kurt Hermann Adler, Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, v. 43 no. 4, April 1988.
    b. 4/2/1905. Opera, v. 39 no. 4, April 1988.
    d. 2/8/1988. Nuova Rivista Musicali Italiana, v. 22 no. 1, Jan.-March 1988.

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

  • Adler, Peter Herman, d. 10/2/1990 at 91. Musical America, v. 111 no. 2, March 1991.
    b. 12/2/1899. Opera News, v. 55 no. 10, 2/2/1991.

  • Adler, Richard, Broadway composer and lyricist, d. 6/21/2012 in Southampton, NY at 90; b. 8/1921 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 6/23/2012 {http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/23/arts/music/richard-adler-collaborator-on-pajama-game-and-damn-yankees-dies-at-90.html}.
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