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  • B.I.G., Notorious. see Smalls, Biggie.

  • Baar, Robert, voice teacher and choral and orchestral conductor, d. 2005; b. 1923. Choral Journal, v. 45 no. 10, May 2005.

  • Baatin, rapper, d. 8/1/2009 in Detroit, MI at 35; b. Titus Glover 1974 in Detroit. Los Angeles Times online, 8/2/2009 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-baatin2-2009aug02,0,7275732.story}.
    b. 3/1974. Freep.com, 8/2/2009 {http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009308030004}.

  • Babai, Bela A., d. 1997. International Musician, v. 96 no. 6, Dec. 1997.

  • Babak, Renata, mezzo, d. 12/31/2003 in Silver Spring, MD; b. 2/4/1934 in Kiev, Ukraine. Opera News, v. 68 no. 10, April 2004.

  • Babbini, Madeline DeMichel, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.

  • Babbitt, Bob, Motown bassist, d. 7/16/2012 in Nashville, TN at 74; b. Robert Kreinar 11/26/1937 in Pittsburgh, PA. STLtoday.com, 7/16/2012 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/funk-brothers-bass-player-bob-babbitt-dies-at/article_e3a13cf5-600c-52b2-adb9-d8334f9afbfb.html}; Chicago Sun-Times online, 7/16/2012 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/13818729-418/bob-babbitt-74-motown-funk-brothers-bassist-heard-on-midnight-train-to-georgia-mercy-mercy.html}; New York Times online, 7/17/2012 {http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/18/arts/music/bob-babbitt-motown-bassist-with-funk-brothers-dies-at-74.html}.

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

  • Babbitt, Milton, avant-garde composer and teacher, d. 1/29/2011 at 94; b. in Philadelphia, PA. Deceptive Cadence blog, 1/29/2011 {http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2011/01/29/133332420/composer-teacher-milton-babbitt-dies-at-94}; Classical Beat blog, 1/29/2011 {http://voices.washingtonpost.com/the-classical-beat/2011/01/milton_babbitt_rip.html}.
    Milton Byron Babbitt, d. in Princeton, NJ; b. 5/10/1916. New York Times online, 1/29/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/arts/music/30babbitt.html}; Hartford Advocate online, 1/29/2011 {http://www.hartfordadvocate.com/the-blood-of-the-lamb/milton-babbitt-1916-2011-057097}; Los Angeles Times online, 1/31/2011 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-milton-babbitt-20110131,0,3835630.story}.

  • Babel, Harry, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.

  • Baber, Joseph, d. 2/11/1993. Sacred Music, v. 120 no. 2, Summer 1993.

  • Babin, Vitya Vronsky, d. 6/28/1992; b. 1909. Cleveland Institute of Music Newsletter, Sept.-Nov. 1992.

  • Babiracki, Richard, nightclub owner, d. 2/5/2005 in Orange, CA at 56. latimes.com, 2/8/2005 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-babiracki8feb08,1,7732473.story}.

  • Babylon, Guy Graham, rock keyboardist, composer, and arranger, d. 9/2/2009 at 52; b. 12/20/1956 in New Windsor, MD. guardian.co.uk, 9/6/2009 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2009/sep/06/guy-babylon-obituary}.
    d. in Thousand Oaks, CA; b. in Baltimore, MD. Los Angeles Times online, 9/19/2009 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings19-2009sep19,0,3184992.story}.

  • Bacak, Joyce Eilers, composer, d. 2009; b. 1941. Choral Journal, v. 50 no. 2, September 2009.

  • Bacal, Rosalyn, d. 9/11/1991. AMS Newsletter, v. 23 no. 2, Aug. 1993.

  • Bach, Jean, jazz documentarian, d. 5/27/2013 in Manhattan at 94; b. Jean Enzinger 9/27/1918 in Chicago, IL. New York Times online, 5/28/2013 {http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/movies/jean-bach-jazz-documentarian-and-fan-dies-at-94.html}.

  • Bachschmidt, Mark, drummer, d. 9/27/1998 at 46 in Mulhouse, France. Cadence, v. 25 no. 1, Jan. 1999.

  • Bacin, Bill, writer on jazz, d. 1/13/2001 at about 75. Cadence, April 2001.

  • Back, Willard, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 1, July 1999.

  • Backer, Steve (Stephen Alan), jazz record executive, d. 4/10/2014 in Englewood, NJ at 76; b. 6/3/1937 in Brooklyn, NY. New York Times online, 4/23/2014 {http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/24/arts/music/steve-backer-advocate-for-jazz-records-dies-at-76.html}; Chamber Music, v. 31 no. 3, Summer 2014.

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

  • Backner, Don, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • Backrass, Hannelore, d. at 72. Orchester, v. 42 no. 12, 1994.

  • Bacon, Ethel F., music teacher, author, and music librarian, d. 11/6/2008 in Middletown, CT at 86; b. in Hartford, CT. courant.com, 11/9/2008 {http://www.legacy.com/HartfordCourant/DeathNotices.asp?Page=Notice&PersonID=119956964}.

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

  • Badger, Mark, American music programmer, d. 7/30/1998. Keyboard, v. 25 no. 3, Mar. 1999.

  • Badham, David, jazz critic, d. 12/15/2001. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 6, June 2002.

  • Badiali, Vladimiro, d. 10/2/1993 at 89. Opera, v. 45 no. 1, Jan. 1994.

  • Badila, Ovidiu, Rumanian virtuoso bassist, d. 3/21/2001. Orchester, May 2001.

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

  • Baecker, Alma Wilson, American organist of the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, cellist and music store operator, d. 9/8/1996 at 91. Diapason, v. 87 no. 12, Dec. 1996.

  • Baecker, Henry A., German-American organ builder and music store operator, d. 2/21/1999 at 89 in Toms River, NJ. American Organist, v. 33 no. 8, Aug. 1999.

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

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

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

  • Baggs, Perry, rock drummer and songwriter, d. 7/12/2012 in Goodlettsville, TN at 50. Music blog at the Tennessean, 7/12/2012 {http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2012/07/12/jason-and-the-scorchers-drummer-perry-baggs-dies-at-50/}.

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

  • Bagwell, Wendy, d. 6/13/1996 at 73. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/23/1996.

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

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

  • Baichi, Peter M. Jr., organist and choir director at the Crystal Cathedral, d. 6/29/2008 in Syracuse, NY at 38; b. in Syracuse, NY. American Organist, v. 42 no. 9, September 2008.

  • Bailes, Kyle, d. 3/3/1996. Journal of Country Music, v. 19 no. 2, 1997.

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

  • Bailey, Benny, jazz trumpeter, d. 4/14/2005 in Amsterdam at 79; b. Ernest Harold Bailey 8/13/1925 in Cleveland. New York Times online, 5/9/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/09/arts/09bailey.html}; Cadence, v. 31 no. 6, June 2005; Jazz Journal International, v. 58 no. 7, July 2005.

  • Bailey, Bob, singer and television host, d. 5/24/2014 in Las Vegas, NV at 87; b. William Henry Bailey 2/14/1927 in Detroit, MI. New York Times online, 5/31/2014 {http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/us/bob-bailey-entertainer-who-helped-integrate-las-vegas-dies-at-87.html}.

  • Bailey, Derek, English guitarist, d. 12/25/2005 in London at 75; b. in Sheffield, Yorkshire. New York Times On the Web, 12/30/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/30/arts/30bailey.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 992, 1/26/2006; Cadence, v. 32 no. 2, February 2006.
    d. 12/24/2005; b. 1932. Jazz Journal International, v. 59 no. 3, March 2006.

  • Bailey, Dexter, organist, accompanist, and choral conductor, d. 4/11/2005 in Chicago, IL at 58; b. in Michigan. Diapason, v. 96 no. 6, June 2005.

  • Bailey, Mildred T., American music educator, organist and choral director, d. 4/20/1999 at 78 in St. Louis, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/23/1999.

  • Bailey, Pearl, d. 8/17/90 at 72. b. 3/29/1918. Down Beat, v. 57 no. 11, Nov. 1990.

  • Bailey, Samuel Harper, d. 3/20/1992 at 47. American Organist, v. 26 no. 6, June 1992.

  • Bailey, William Charles, American organist, d. 11/21/2002 in Williamsport, PA at 70. American Organist, v. 37 no. 2, February 2003.

  • Bain, Jock, d. 3/13/1997 at 82; b. 6/8/1914. Jazz Journal International, v. 50 no. 8, Aug. 1997

  • Bain, Wilfred, d. 3/7/1997. Opera News, v. 61 no. 17, June 1997.
    d. at 89 in Bloomington, IL. American Organist, v. 31 no. 6, June 1997.

  • Bainbridge, Vernon, d. 1993. Crescendo (Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal), v. 40 no. 6, Nov.-Dec. 1993.

  • Baines, Anthony, d. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 26 no. 1, Feb. 1997.
    d. 3/2/1997 at 84. Galpin Society Journal, v. 50, 1997.
    b. 1912. Early Music, v. 25 no. 2, May 1997.
    Anthony Cuthbert (Tony) Baines, British bassoonist, condluctor and musicologist, d. 2/2/1997; b. 10/6/1912. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 26 no. 3, Oct. 1997.

  • Baines, Elizabeth (June) Hardy, English violinist, d. 2/1999. Early Music, v. 27 no. 3, Aug. 1999.

  • Baines, Francis Athelstone, British doublebassist, folk wind instrument, and hurdy-gurdy player, d. 4/4/1999 at 81 in Ballydehob, Co. Cork, Ireland; b. 4/11/1917. Musical Times, v. 140 no. 1867, Summer 1999.
    b. in Oxford. Consort, v. 57, Summer 2001.

  • Bair, Ronald d. 1997. International Musician, v. 96 no. 6, Dec. 1997.

  • Baird, Catherine Merena, American pianist and teacher, d. 5/14/1999 in Colchester, VT; b. 1944. Piano Guild Notes, v. 49 no. 1, July-Aug. 1999.

  • Baird, Edward, past president of NATS, d. 8/2/2000; b. 3/18/1933. Journal of Singing, v. 57 no. 3, January/February 2001.

  • Baird, Jack, nightclub owner, d. 5/8/2003 in Seattle at 78. Associated Press, 5/15/2003.

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

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

  • Baird, Taswell, Jr., jazz trombonist and pianist, d. 11/22/2002 in Oakland, CA at 80. Cadence, v. 29 no. 1, January 2003.
    Taswell Joseph Baird Jnr., b. 6/24/1922 in St. Louis, MO. Jazz Journal International, v. 56 no. 2, February 2003.

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

  • Bajramovic, Saban, Roma singer, composer, and actor, d. 6/8/2008 in Nis, Serbia. Javno, 6/8/2008 {http://www.javno.com/en/bestseller/clanak.php?id=154627}.
    b. 4/16/1936 in Nis, (then) Yugoslavia. Independent online, 6/12/2008 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/saban-bajramovic-gypsy-king-of-serbia-845067.html}.

  • Baken, Erma L. d. 1997. International Musician, v. 96 no. 6, Dec. 1997.

  • Baker, Bill, d. 6/8/1993 at 58. New York Times, 6/11/1993.
    d. 8/10/1994 at 58. San Jose Mercury News, 8/14/1994.

  • Baker, Buddy, Grammy- and Oscar-nominated composer of musical scores for almost 200 Disney films, television shows and theme-park attractions, d. 7/26/2002 in the Los Angeles area at 84. Sci Fi Wire, 7/30/2002 {http://www.scifi.com/scifiwire/art-main.html?2002-07/30/10.00.film}.
    Norman "Buddy" Baker, d. 7/26/2002 in Sherman Oaks, CA at 84. latimes.com, 7/31/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-baker31jul31.story}.

  • Baker, Clarence, jazz presenter, d. 9/28/2003 in Detroit, MI at 93. Cadence, v. 29 no. 11, November 2003.

  • Baker, Clyde Milton Jr., instrumentalist and singer, d. 4/9/2012; b. 1956. Topix, 4/11/2012 {http://www.topix.com/forum/city/columbus-ga/TTPKAU0LOD966OAJ7}.

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

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

  • Baker, Gloria Shayne, composer, lyricist, pianist, and singer, d. 3/6/2008 in Stamford, CT at 84; b. Gloria Adele Shain 9/4/1923 in Brookline, MA. New York Times On the Web, 3/11/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/11/arts/11baker.html}.

  • Baker, Helen E., d. 2/21/1997 at 64. New York Times, 2/22/1997.

  • Baker, Henry Karl, organist, choir director, educator, and carillonneur, d. 9/30/2003 at 71; b. in Nashua, NH. American Organist, v. 37 no. 12, Dec. 2003; Diapason, v. 94 no. 12, December 2003.
    b. 4/22/1932. Tracker, v. 49 no. 1, Winter 2005.

  • Baker, Henry N., jazz saxophonist, d. 4/7/2008 in Towson, MD at 87. Cadence, v. 34 no. 7/8/9, July/August/September 2008.

  • Baker, Jesse Pedrick, American organist and choir director, d. 11/9/1996 at 96 in Orlando, FL. Diapason, v. 88 no. 1, Jan. 1997.

  • Baker, John, lawyer, jazz film collector, 9/1998; b. ca. 10/18/1909. dispatch.com, 9/17/2009 {http://www.columbusdispatch.com/live/content/life/stories/2009/09/17/1_BAKER.ART_ART_09-17-09_D1_2RF3AL7.html?sid=101}.

  • Baker, Julius, American flutist, d. 8/6/2003 in Danbury, CT at 87; b. 9/23/1915 in Cleveland. New York Times online, 8/8/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/08/obituaries/08BAKE.html}; Gramophone, v. 81 no. 972, November 2003; Symphony, v. 54 no. 6, November-December 2003.

  • Baker, Kenny, saxophonist, d. ca. 2/11/1999 at 53. Cadence, v. 25 no. 4, Apr. 1999.
    d. 2/8/1999. Cadence, v. 25 no. 6, June 1999.

  • Baker, Kenny, British trumpeter, d. 12/7/1999 at 78 in Chichester, England. Cadence, v. 26 no. 2, Feb. 2000. b. 3/1/1921. Jazz Journal International, v. 53 no. 2, Feb. 2000.

  • Baker, Kenny, bluegrass fiddler, d. 7/8/2011 at 85. Concert News online, 7/8/2011 {http://concertnews.co/kenny-baker-passes/}.
    d. in Nashville, TN; b. in Jenkins, KY. Tune In Music City blog, 7/9/2011 {http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2011/07/09/greatest-fiddler-in-bluegrass-kenny-baker-dies-at-85/}.
    d. in Gallatin, TN; b. Kenneth Clayton Baker 6/26/1926 in Burdine, KY. New York Times online, 8/1/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/02/arts/music/kenny-baker-bluegrass-fiddler-dies-at-85.html}.

  • Baker, LaVern, American rhythm & blues singer, d. 3/10/1997 at 67; b. Delores Williams. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 3/12/1997.
    b. 1929. Rolling Stone, no. 759, 5/1/1997.
    b. 11/11/1929. Jazz Journal International, v. 50 no. 5, May 1997.
    d. in New York City. MLA Notes, v. 54 no. 4, June 1998 from New York Times, 3/12/1997 & 3/14/1997.

  • Baker, Mainerd V., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 2, Aug. 1998.

  • Baker, Michael J., Canadian composer, d. 9/16/2000 at 51. CBC Newsworld {http://cbc.ca/newsworld/}, 9/19/2000.

  • Baker, Ralph J., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 10, Apr. 1998.

  • Baker, Ray R., d. 7/23/1991 at 62. American Organist, v. 25 no. 11, Nov. 1991.

  • Baker, Robert, organist and choirmaster, d. 1/24/2005 in Hamden, CT at 88; b. 1916 in Pontiac, IL. Diapason, v. 96 no. 3, March 2005.
    Robert Stevens Baker. American Organist, v. 39 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Baker, Sarah Jane Herron, American organist and teacher, d. 9/30/1999 at 72 in Dallas, TX. American Organist, v. 34 no. 1, Jan. 2000.

  • Baker, Shirley D., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 8, Feb. 1998.

  • Baker, Tom, jazz trumpeter, d. 10/23/2001 in Breda, Holland at 49. Cadence, v. 28 no. 2, February 2002.

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

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

  • Bakker, M. Geerink, musicologist, d. 9/20/2003 in Amersfoort at 81. Acta Sagittariana, 2003/2004.

  • Bakman, Patrick Thomas, d. 12/16/1990 at 46. b. 3/19/1944. Opera News, v. 55 no. 12, 3/2/1991.

  • Bal y Gay, Jesús [Jesus], Mexican composer and musicologist, d. 3/3/1993 in Madrid, Spain. Suzanne Flandreau {cbmrref@popmail.colum.edu} from Marcos Sueiro-Bal {msueiro@popmail.colum.edu}, 6/10/1999.

  • Balbo, Joseph N., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.

  • Balch, Wayne Harwood, organist and music professor, d. 8/12/2003 in Seattle WA at 82; b. in Minneapolis, MN. American Organist, v. 37 no. 12, Dec. 2003.

  • Baldacci, Luigi, Italian musicologist, d. 7/26/2002. Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana, v. 36 no. 3-4, July-December 2002.

  • Baldelli, Africo, Italian baritone, later tenor, d. 3/12/1998 at 83 in Carpi (Modena); b. 4/2/1914. Opera, v. 49 no. 7, July 1998.

  • Baldin, Aldo, d. at 49. Opernwelt, v. 35 no. 3, March 1994.
    d. 1/5/1994. Orchester, v. 42 no. 4, 1994.

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

  • Baldry, "Long" John, British blues singer, d. 7/21/2005 in Vancouver, BC at 64. AOL.com, 7/22/2005 {http://aolsvc.news.aol.com/music/article.adp?id=20050722142709990001}; latimes.com, 7/23/2005 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-passings23jul23,1,636205.story}; CNN.com, 7/25/2005 {http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/25/obit.baldry.ap/index.html}; New York Times On the Web, 7/25/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/25/arts/25baldry.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 981, 8/25/2005; Sing Out!, v. 49 no. 4, Winter 2006.
    b. in East Maddon, England. philly.com, 7/24/2005 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/12210212.htm}.
    d. 7/22/2005. Cadence, v. 31 no. 9, September 2005.

  • Baldwin, Doris M., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 11, May 1998.

  • Baldwin, John Low, American organist and choral director, d. 12/31/1999 at 76 in Far Hills, NJ. American Organist, v. 34 no. 4, Apr. 2000.

  • Baldwyn, Rodney Clifford, d. 2/12/1993 at 65. Elgar Society Journal, May 1993.

  • Bales, Gerald Albert, Canadian composer and organist, d. 7/4/2002 in London, Ontario; b. 1919. Lisa Philpott on MLA-L, 7/7/2002.
    organist and conductor/choirmaster, d. at 83; b. in Toronto. startribune.com, 7/8/2002 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/3042840.html}.
    also music professor. American Organist, v. 36 no. 10, Oct. 2002; Diapason, v. 93 no. 12, December 2002.

  • Bales, Richard, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 7, Jan. 1999.

  • Balestrero, Christopher, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.

  • Balfa, Dewey, d. 6/17/1992 at 65. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/18/1992.
    b. 1927. Sing Out!, v. 37 no. 2, Aug. Oct. 1992.

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    American composer, hymnologist, and church musician, d. 3/30/2000 [sic]. Tracker, v. 45 no. 2, 2001.

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    Helmut Brand, German jazz musician, d. "end of July 2001" in Stuttgart at 71. Orchester, October 2001.

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    Canadian baritone, d. 1/6/2001 in Ulm at 65; b. in Windsor, Ontario. Opera, April 2001.

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    OBE, General Secretary of the ISM. Musical Times, v. 131 no. 1768, June 1990.

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    American jazz guitarist, d. in Miami Beach, FL. MLA Notes, v. 54 no. 4, June 1998 from New York Times, 3/2/1997.

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    also composer. VOANews.com, 1/17/2007 {http://www.voanews.com/english/archive/2007-01/2007-01-17-voa73.cfm}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 3, March 2007.
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    James R. Breneman, Tracker, v. 35 no. 4, 1992.

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    also singer, d. in Metairie, LA. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

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    d. in Los Angeles at 64. Boston Globe Online, 10/28/2002 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/301/obituaries/Philip_Brett_64_Calif_music_scholar+.shtml}.
    b. 10/17/1937 in Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire. SEM Newsletter, v. 37 no. 1, January 2003; Musical Times, v. 143 no. 1881, Winter 2002; AMS Newsletter, v. 33 no. 1, February 2003.
    also conductor. Newsletter of the American Handel Society, v. 17 no. 3, December 2002.

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    d. at 86. Orchester, v. 44 no. 10, 1996.

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    b. 3/7/1931. Guardian Unlimited, 10/19/2007 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,2194476,00.html}.
    b. Theresa Veronica Breuer 5/7/1931. Independent Online Edition, 11/19/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3174402.ece}.
    Teresa Brewer, bassist [sic]. Cadence, v. 34 no. 1/2/3, January/February/March 2008.

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    d. at 84. Cadence, v. 30 no. 1, January 2004.

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  • Brignola, Nick, American jazz (baritone) saxophonist, d. 2/8/2002 in Albany, NY at 65; b. in Troy, NY. Boston Globe Online, 2/11/2002 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/042/obituaries/Nick_Brignola_65_jazz_saxophonist+.shtml}; latimes.com, 2/12/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000010779feb12.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Dobituaries}; Cadence, v. 28 no. 4, April 2002.
    played all the saxes, clarinet, and flute; b. Nicholas Thomas Brignola 7/17/1936 in Troy, NY. Jazz Journal International, v. 55 no. 6, June 2002.

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    b. 9/8/1922 in Brooklyn. Patricia Stroh on MLA-L, 9/11/2006. Ira Francis Brilliant. New York Times On the Web, 9/17/2006 {http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/09/17/arts/music/17brilliant.html}; latimes.com, 9/20/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-brilliant20sep20,1,5138630.story}.

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    jazz trumpeter, d. 9/12/2004 in Cincinnati, OH. Cadence, v. 30 no. 12, December 2004 (correction).
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    d. in Grantham, NH at 81. Downbeat, v. 79 no. 3, March 2012.
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  • Brooks, John Benson, American jazz arranger, composer and songwriter, d. 11/13/1999 at 82. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 11/25/1999.
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    d. at 59. New York Times, 1/24/1993.

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  • Brother Ahh, see Robert Northern.

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    Gerarda Brouwenstijn. Orchester, v. 48 no. 3, 2000.

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    Charles Mose Brown. International Musician, v. 97 no. 10, Apr. 1999.
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    b. in Jacksonville, FL. New York Times online, 3/16/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/16/arts/music/16brown.html}.

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    composer and trumpeter, d. 7/9/2002 in Rhy, NY at 75. Cadence, v. 28 no. 8, August 2002; Orchester, v. 50 no. 9, September 2002.

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  • Brown, Elaine, d. 9/6/1997 at 87. Paul R. Marchesano {marchesa@sas.upenn.edu} on PIPORG-L, 9/10/1997.
    American choral director. b. 3/10/1910. Choral Journal, v. 38 no. 4, Nov. 1997.
    d. in Philadelphia, PA. American Organist, v. 31 no. 12, Dec. 1997.

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    d. at 78; b. 5/3/1928. TimesOnline, 12/26/2006 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article1264438.ece}.
    James Joseph Brown Jr.; b. 5/3/1933. Rolling Stone, no. 1018, 1/25/2007.

  • Brown, James "Buster", tap dancer, performer in musicals and big band concerts, d. 5/7/2002 in Manhattan at 88; b. in Baltimore, MD. New York Times online, 5/9/2002 {http://www.nytimes.com/2002/05/09/obituaries/09BROW.html}; Cadence, v. 28 no. 6, June 2002.

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  • Brown, Lawrence Lloyd Sr., R&B singer, d. 4/6/2008 in Philadelphia, PA at 63. philly.com, 4/11/2008 {http://www.philly.com/dailynews/obituaries/20080411_Lawrence_LLoyd_Brown_Sr___member_of_the_Blue_Notes.html}.

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  • Brown, Louis, jazz trombonist, d. 12/5/2002 in Nashville, TN at 59. Cadence, v. 29 no. 3, March 2003.

  • Brown, Marilyn Renee Wipf, d. 1/26/1995; b. 1957. Piano Guild Notes, v. 44 no. 6, May-June 1995.

  • 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}.

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  • Brown, Mel, blues guitarist, d. 3/20/2009 in Kitchener, Ontario at 69; b. 10/7/1939 in Jackson, MS. TheRecord.com, 3/21/2009 {http://news.therecord.com/article/507047}.
    d. 3/22/2009. Cadence, v. 35 no. 7-8-9, July-August-September 2009.

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  • Brown, Nappy, blues/R&B singer, d. 9/20/2008 in Charlotte, NC at 78; b. Napoleon Culp. New York Times online, 9/25/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/25/arts/music/25brown.html}; Cadence, v. 35, no. 1-2-3, January-February-March 2009.
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    Napoleon "Nappy" Brown Goodson Culp. Times Online, 10/1/2008 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article4855713.ece}.

  • Brown, Oscar "Bobo", III, d. 8/12/1996 at 38. Down Beat, v. 63 no. 11, Nov. 1996.
    Oscar "Bo" Brown, III. Goldmine, v. 22 no. 20, 9/27/1996.

  • Brown, Oscar, Junior, jazz singer and songwriter, d. 5/28/2005 in Chicago, IL; b. 10/10/1926 in Chicago. Independent Online Edition, 5/31/2005 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=642840}.
    also playwright and actor, d. 5/29/2005. New York Times On the Web, 5/31/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/31/arts/music/31brown.html}.
    Oscar Cicero Brown Jr., d. 5/29/2005. washingtonpost.com, 5/31/2005 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/30/AR2005053001006_2.html}.
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  • Brown, Phillip, American jazz singer, d. 9/16/1997 at 37 in New York City. Down Beat, v. 65 no. 2, Feb. 1998.
    American actor. MLA Notes, v. 54 no. 4, June 1998 from New York Times, 9/28/1997.

  • Brown, Piney, bluesman, d. 2/5/2009 in Dayton, OH at 87; b. 1/20/1922 in Birmingham, AL. Dayton Daily News online, 2/9/2009 {http://www.daytondailynews.com/n/content/oh/story/news/local/2009/02/09/ddn020909pineybrownobit.html}; Cadence, v. 35 no. 4-5-6, April-May-June 2009.

  • Brown, Ray, jazz bassist, former husband of Ella Fitzgerald, d. 7/2/2002 in Indianapolis, IN at 75; b. 1926 in Pittsburgh. Associated Press wire service, 7/3/2002; latimes.com, 7/3/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-brown3jul03.story}; Cadence, v. 28 no. 8, August 2002; Orchester, v. 50 no. 9, September 2002; Chamber Music, v. 19 no. 6, December 2002.
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  • Brown, Rosemary, "musical medium" who claimed to contact the spirits of dead composers, d. at 85. New York Times, 12/2/2001.
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  • Brown, Ruth, R&B singer, d. 11/16/2006 in Las Vegas, NV at 78; b. Ruth Weston 1/12/1928 in Portsmouth, VA. AOL.com, 11/17/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/randb-singer-ruth-brown-dies-at-78/20061117195509990001}; New York Times On the Web, 11/17/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/17/arts/music/17cnd-brown.html}; STLtoday.com, 11/18/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_RUTH_BROWN?SITE=MOSTP}; Boston.com, 11/18/2006 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/11/18/ruth_brown_rhythm_and_blues_star_at_78/}; chicagotribune.com, 11/18/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0611180129nov18,1,930082.story}.
    also actress, d. 11/17/2006 in Henderson, NV.; b. Ruth Alston Weston; washingtonpost.com, 11/18/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/17/AR2006111701411.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 1, January 2007; Down Beat, v. 74 no. 2, February 2007.
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    d. 1/25/2003. Clavier, v. 42 no. 3, March 2003.
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    d. 7/16/1995. MLA Notes, v. 52 no. 4, June 1996.

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    d. in Orlando, FL. Cadence, v. 34 no. 4/5/6, April/May/June 2008.

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    b. 9/15/1946 in Örebro, Sweden. Times Online, 3/17/2008 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3570105.ece}.

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    b. 6/25/1901. Musik und Kirche, v. 63 no. 2, March-April 1993.

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    Ruth E. Brunner, d. at 45; b. in Middletown, PA. Diapason, v. 95 no. 5, May 2004.

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    d. in Chicago, IL. MLA Notes, v. 54 no. 4, June 1998 from San Jose Mercury News, 4/5/1997.

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    d. 4/4/1992. Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society Newsletter, v. 12 no. 2, Summer 1992.

  • Bruscantini, Sesto, Italian bass-baritone, d. 5/4/2003; b. 12/10/1919 in Porto Civitanova. Gramophone, v. 81 no. 969, August 2003.
    d. in Rome. Opera News, v. 68 no. 2, August 2003.
    d. in Paris at 87. Orchester, v. 51 no. 7-8, July-August 2003.

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    b. Turner Stephen Bruton. statesman.com, 5/9/2009 {http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/music/entries/2009/05/09/stephen_bruton_rip.html?cxntfid=blogs_austin_music_source}.
    b. 11/7/1948 in Wilmington, DE. Los Angeles Times online, 5/11/2009 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-stephen-bruton11-2009may11,0,2975727.story}.
    also actor. Times Online, 5/29/2009 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article6382141.ece}.

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  • Bryant, Felice, country songwriter, d. 4/22/2003 in Gatlinburg, TN at 77; b. in Milwaukee, WI. AOL.com, 4/22/2003 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=03042213104298394}; New York Times online 4/24/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/24/obituaries/24BRYA.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 923, 5/29/2003; Sing Out! v. 47 no. 3, Fall 2003; Journal of Country Music, v. 23 no. 3.
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  • Bryant, Ray (Raphael Homer), jazz pianist and composer, d. 6/2/2011 in Queens, NY at 79; b. 12/24/1931 in Philadelphia, PA. New York Times online, 6/3/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/04/arts/music/ray-bryant-jazz-pianist-dies-at-79.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 6/8/2011 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ray-bryant-20110609,0,939420.story}.

  • 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}.
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    Edythe B.(Edye Byrde) Butts. International Musician, v. 98 no. 5, Nov. 1999.

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    Charlie Byrd, d. 11/30/1999. Cadence, v. 26 no. 1, Jan. 2000.
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    Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd. Chamber Music, v. 30 no. 2, Spring 2013.

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