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  • I Roy (Roy Samuel Reid), Jamaican DJ and reggae recording artist, d. 11/27/1999 at 55 in Kingston; b. 6/28/1944. Beat, v. 19 no. 1, 2000.

  • Iacobucci, Walter C., Jr., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 9, Mar. 1998.

  • Ianni, Vincent, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 12, June 1998.

  • Ibbotson, Ray, d. Jazz Journal International, v.. 46 no. ll, Nov. 1993.

  • Iborra, Diego, jazz percussionist, d. 7/27/2008 in Miami, FL at 89. Cadence, v. 34 no. 10-11-12, October-November-December 2008.

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

  • Ignasiak, Louis, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 2, Aug. 1998.

  • Ignatius, Sister Mary, music teacher and mentor, d. 2/9/2003 in Kingston, Jamaica at 81; b. 1921. The Beat, v. 22 no. 2, 2003.

  • Iijima, Chris, law professor and activist, one-time rock musician, d. 12/31/2005 at 57; b. 1948 in New York, NY. StarBulletin.com, 1/17/2006 {http://archives.starbulletin.com/2006/01/17/news/story08.html}.

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

  • Ille, James A., d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 1, July 1999.
    Jimmy Ille, American cornetist, d. 4/28/1999 at 78 in New Orleans, LA; b. 10/25/1920. Jazz Journal International, v. 52 no. 10, Oct. 1999.

  • Ilmer, Irving, Austrian-American violist and teacher, d. 12/19/1997 in Illinois; b. 1919. Strad, v. 109 no. 1300, Aug. 1998.

  • Imbordino, Larry, d. 5/25/1997 at 40. Down Beat, v. 64 no. 10, Oct. 1997.

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

  • Imig, Warner, choral conductor, d. 2005; b. 2/12/1913 in Sioux City, IA. Choral Journal, v. 46 no. 2, August 2005.

  • Imlach, Hamish, d. 1996; b. 1940. Sing Out!, v. 40 no. 4, Feb.- April 1996.

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

  • Impullitti, Alfredo, conductor, d. 8/30/2002 in Bologna, Italy at 34. Cadence, v. 28 no. 10, October 2002.
    Alfredo Impulliti, pianist. Cadence, v. 28 no. 11, November 2002.

  • Imumura, Roe, jazz pianist, d. 2008? in Berkeley, CA at 63. Cadence, v. 35, no. 1-2-3, January-February-March 2009.

  • Imus, Fred (Fredric Moore), country songwriter and radio personality, brother of Don Imus, d. 8/6/2011 in Tucson, AZ at 69; b. 1/11/1942 in Los Angeles, CA. New York Times online, 8/8/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/09/arts/music/fred-imus-radio-personality-and-songwriter-dies-at-69.html}.

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

  • Infantino, Luigi, d. 6/22/1991 at 70. Opera, v. 42 no. 10, Oct. 1991.
    b. 1921. Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana, v. 16 no. 3-4, July-Dec. 1992.

  • Infeld, Peter, Austrian string manufacturer, d. at 67. Strad, v. 120, no. 1430, June 2009; Orchester, v. 57 no. 6, June 2009.

  • Ingalls, Eileen Brodie, d. 5/1996 at 92. Cleveland Institute of Music Notes, Oct.-Dec. 1996.

  • Ingalsbe, Truman, radio host, d. 12/2/2005 at 58. Sing Out!, v. 50 no. 1, Spring 2006.

  • Inge, Charles F., d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 4, Oct. 1999.

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

  • Ingram, Henry Black Jr., pianist, teacher, and organist, d. 9/13/2008 at 76; b. in Anniston, AL. American Organist, v. 43 no. 3, March 2009.

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

  • Ingram, Robert Palmer, d. 10/21/1997 at 80. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 10/24/1997.

  • Ingrams, Leonard, British opera impresario, d. 7/27/2005 at 63; b. 9/1/1941. Opera, v. 56 no. 10, October 2005.

  • Ininger, Helen V., American music educator, d. 1/28/1998. Piano Guild Notes, v. 48 no. 1, July-Aug. 1998.

  • Innes, Malcolm, d. 11/4/1992 at 57. Classical Guitar, v. 11 no. 4, Dec. 1992.

  • Inniss, Carleton Lester, American minister of music, music director and composer, d. 1/12/1999 at 74 in Atlanta, GA. American Organist, v. 33 no. 5, May 1999.

  • Inoue, Yukiharu, Japanese guitarist, d. 4/25/2003. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 21 no. 10, June 2003.

  • Insalaco, Joseph F., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, March 1999.

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

  • Interior, Lux, pioneering punk singer, songwriter, and bandleader, d. 2/4/2009 at 62; b. Erick Lee Purkhiser. MTV.com, 2/4/2009 {http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1604336/20090204/story.jhtml}; STLtoday.com, 2/6/2009 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_LUX_INTERIOR?SITE=MOSTP}.
    d. in Glendale, CA; b. in Stow, OH. New York Times online, 2/5/2009 {http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/06/arts/music/06interior.html}.
    b. 10/21/1946. Independent online, 2/6/2009 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/lux-interior-singer-with-the-cramps-1547620.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 1073, 3/5/2009.

  • Intondi, Tom, d. 1994. b. 1946. Sing Out!, v. 39 no. 2, Aug.- Oct. 1994.

  • Intrabartolo, Damon, Broadway composer, d. 8/13/2013 in the Phoenix, AZ area at 39; b. in New Jersey. Playbill.com, 8/15/2013 {http://www.playbill.com/news/article/181168-Damon-Intrabartolo-Writer-of-Pop-Musical-Bare-Dies-at-39}.

  • Ionta, Sylvester J., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 11, May 1998.

  • Iovino, Emil, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • Irfan, Ahmet, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 1, July 1999.

  • Iritano, Salvatore, American guitarist, d. 3/30/1999 at 77 in Thousand Oaks, CA. Cadence, v. 25 no. 6, June 1999.

  • Irvin, Jesse Smith "Smitty", bluegrass banjo player, d. 3/24/2003 at 73. Sing Out! v. 47 no. 3, Fall 2003.

  • Irvine, Demar B., d. 1/5/1995. AMS Newsletter, v. 25 no. 2, Aug. 1995.

  • Irving, James Cortlyn, American guitarist, d. 2/26/1999 at 82 in Washington, DC. Cadence, v. 25 no. 5, May 1999.

  • Irving, Ray, Australian orchestra manager, d. 2/3/2013 in Perth at 84; b. 4/28/1928 in Melbourne. Australian online, 2/21/2013 {http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/music/wests-iconoclastic-mr-music-saw-off-the-bureaucrats-while-mentoring-many-a-talent/story-fn9d2mxu-1226582968623}.

  • Irving, Robert, d. 9/13/1991 at 78. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 9/18/1991.
    b. 8/28/1913. American Organist, v. 25 no. 12, Dec. 1991.

  • Irwin, Dennis, jazz bassist, d. 3/10/2008 in Manhattan at 56; b. in Birmingham, AL. New York Times On the Web, 3/12/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/12/arts/music/12irwin.html}; Strad, v. 119, no. 1417, May 2008; Cadence, v. 34 no. 7/8/9, July/August/September 2008.
    d. 3/8/2008; b. Dennis Wayne Irwin 11/28/1951. Jazz Journal International, v. 61 no. 12, Dec. 2008.

  • Irwin, William C.K., American pianist, conductor, choral director, and composer, d. 10/23/1998 at 91 in New York City. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 10/29/1998.

  • Isaac, Burton H., American music teacher, d. 2/12/2001 in Kirkwood, MO at 89; b. in Harvey, IL. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/17/2001.

  • Isaac, Merle J., d. 3/11/1996 at 97; b. 1898. Instrumentalist, v. 50 no. 9, April 1996.
    b. 10/12/1898. American String Teacher, v. 47 no. 2, Spr. 1997.

  • Isaacs, Alvin K. "Barney", d. 2/12/1996. MLA Notes, v. 53 no. 4, June 1997 from San Jose Mercury News, 2/15/1996.

  • 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}.

  • Isaacs, Ike, d. 1/11/1996 at 76; b. 12/1/1919. Jazz Journal International, v. 49 no. 3, March 1996.
    d. 1/10/1996. Classical Guitar, v. 14 no. 7, March 1996.

  • Isaacs, Maurice, violinist, d. at 81; b. 1922 in Rangoon. Strad, v. 114 no. 1360, August 2003.

  • Isaak, Donald J., d. 7/1996. Clavier, v. 35 no. 8, Oct. 1996.

  • 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}.

  • Iseler, Elmer, Canadian choral director, d. 4/3/1998 at 70 in Toronto, ON. American Organist, v. 32 no. 7, July 1998.
    b. 10/14/1927. Choral Journal, v. 39 no. 1, Aug. 1998.

  • Isepp, Martin, British accompanist, vocal coach, and conductor, d. 12/25/2011 in London; b. 9/30/1930 in Vienna, Austria. Opera, v. 63 no. 3, March 2012.

  • Isham, Steve, rock musician and songwriter, d. 12/9/2008 in Pocatello, ID at 56; b. Pocatello, ID. KPVI.com, 12/14/2008 {http://www.kpvi.com/Global/story.asp?s=9502333}.

  • Ishii, Maki, Japanese composer and conductor, d. 4/8/2003 in Tokyo at 66. Boston Globe Online, 4/11/2003 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/101/obituaries/Maki_Ishii_66_noted_composer+.shtml}; New York Times online, 4/11/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/11/obituaries/11ISHI.html}; Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, v. 164 no. 3, May/June 2003.

  • Isla, Camaron de la. see De la Isla, Camaron.

  • Islandi, Stefan, d. 1/1/1994 at 86; b. 10/6/1907. Opera, v. 45 no. 3, March 1994.

  • 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}.

  • Isola, Frank, jazz drummer, d. 12/12/2004 in Detroit, MI; b. 2/20/1925 in Detroit. Jazz Journal International, v. 58 no. 2, February 2005; Cadence, v. 31 no. 2, February 2005.

  • Israel, Bertha Rosengarten, music teacher and pianist, d. 5/6/2005 in East Norriton, PA. philly.com, 5/13/2005 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/11633562.htm}.

  • Israel, Michael R., American organist-choir director, baritone, oboist, English hornist and organbuilder, d. 9/14/1999 at 36; b. 10/23/1962. Diapason, v. 90 no. 12, Dec. 1999.
    d. in Asheville, NC. Tracker, v. 43 no. 3, 1999.

  • Istomin, Eugene, American pianist, d. 10/10/2003 in Washington, DC at 78; b. in New York City. AOL.com, 10/10/2003 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=200310101251000125738}; latimes.com, 10/13/2003 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-istomin13oct13,1,3880616.story}; Musical Times, v. 144, no. 1885, Winter 2003.
    d. at 77. detnews.com, 10/11/2003 {http://www.detnews.com/2003/obituaries/0310/13/obituaries-294759.htm}; washingtonpost.com, 10/11/2003 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10992-2003Oct10.html}; American Record Guide, v. 67 no. 1, January/February 2004.
    b. 11/26/1925. Gramophone, v. 81, no. 974, December 2003.

  • Iturriaga, Víctor Biskupovic, guitarist, professor, and composer, d. 6/4/2002 in Valdivia, Chile; b. 1949. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 56, no. 198, July-December 2002.

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

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

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

  • Ives, Burl, d. 4/14/1995 at 85. ASCAP Playback, v. 2 no. 3, May- June 1995.
    b. 6/14/1909. Sing Out!, v. 40 no. 2, Aug.-Oct. 1995.

  • Ives, Harold L., d. 12/10/1992 at 92. American Organist, v. 27 no. 9, Sept. 1993.

  • Ivey, Marguerite, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 5, Nov. 1998.

  • Ivey, Milvern "Mel", professor of music and choral director, d. 2008; b. 1938. Choral Journal, v. 49 no. 5, November 2008.

  • Ivory, Robert T., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 4, Oct. 1998.

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

  • Iwanski, Roman F., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 7, Jan. 1999.

  • Iwig, Henry, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 12, June 1998.

  • Izeidi, Roger Dominique, African jazz percussionist, songwriter, record producer and publisher, "King of the Maracas", d. 1/"third week"/2001 in Kinshasa at 65; b. 11/20/1935 in Kinshasa/Leopoldville. Beat, v. 20 no. 2, 2001.

  • Izzo, Diane, rock singer-songwriter, d. 2/25/2011 in Albuquerque, NM at 43; b. 1967 in Oak Park, IL. Chicago Tribune online, 2/27/2011 {http://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.com/turn_it_up/2011/02/diane-izzo-dead-at-age-43-songwriter-extraordinaire.html}.
    b. 5/1967. Jim DeRogatis Pop N Stuff blog, 2/28/2011 {http://www.wbez.org/blog/jim-derogatis/2011-02-28/diane-izzo-one-ages-83065}.