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  • La Fave, Donald, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.

  • La Fosse, Leopold, violinist and teacher, d. at 75; b. in Springfield, MA. Strad, v. 114 no 1360, August 2003.

  • La Monica, Lou, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 4, Oct. 1998.

  • La Padura, John M., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 1, July 1998.

  • La Placa, Leonard L., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 1, July 1998.

  • La Rue, Danny, British female impersonator, impressionist, comic actor, and singer, d. 5/31/2009 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent at 81; b. Daniel Patrick Carroll 1927 in Cork. New York Times online, 6/3/2009 {http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/03/arts/03larue.html}.

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

  • La Scola, Vincenzo, Italian tenor, d. 4/15/2011 in Turkey at 53; b. 1958 in Palermo, Sicily. New York Times online, 4/22/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/23/arts/music/vincenzo-la-scola-an-italian-tenor-dies-at-53.html}.
    d. in Mersin, Turkey; b. 1/25/1958. Opera, v. 62 no. 7, July 2011.

  • La Serie, Rolando, Cuban-American singer, d. 11/22/1998 at 75 in Coral Gables, FL. New York Times, 11/19/1998.

  • La Torra, Jo Ann, d. 10/24/1990 at 57. American Organist, v. 25 no. 3, March 1991.

  • La Wand, Norman, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.

  • Laberer, Helmut, Monacan percussionist, d. 1/4/1999 at 63 in Rome, Italy; b. 2/16/1935. Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana, v. 32 no. 1, Jan.-Mar. 1999.

  • Labia, Gianna Perea, d. 6/9/1994 at 86; b. 5/19/1908. Opera, v. 45 no. 8, Aug. 1994.

  • Labig, Jim, d. 4/22/1995; b. 1944. Sing Out!, v. 40 no. 3, Nov. 1995-Jan. 1996.

  • Labinsky, Alexander Numa. see Gehrman, Shura.

  • Labň [Labo], Flaviano, d. 2/13/1991 at 64; b. 2/1/1927. Opera, v. 42 no. 6, June 1991.
    Labó. Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana, v. 26 no. 2, April-June 1992.

  • LaBoube, Russell, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 3, Sept. 1999.

  • LaBrecque, Rebecca, d. 1/28/1996 at 45. American Record Guide, v. 59 no. 3, May-June 1996.

  • LaBruce, Evelyn, mezzo, voice teacher, d. 9/15/2006 in Georgetown, SC at 69. TheState.com, 9/17/2006 {http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/15543876.htm}; Georgetown Times online, 9/17/2006 {http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=17207922}.

  • LaCaze, Joey, heavy metal drummer, d. 8/26/2013? at 42. Pitchfork, 8/26/2013 {http://pitchfork.com/news/52036-rip-joey-lacaze-of-eyehategod/}.

  • Lacen, Anthony (Tuba Fats), tuba player, d. 1/11/2004 in New Orleans, LA at 60. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • LaCentra, Peg, d. 6/1/1996 at 86. New York Times, 9/8/1996.

  • Lacey, David J., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 1, July 1998.

  • Lacey, Lowell Vincent, d. 10/9/1994 at 49. American Organist, v. 29 no. 1, Jan. 1995.

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

  • LaClair, Paul A., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 11, May 1998.

  • LaCoste, Tina. see Robinson, Leontine Laverne.

  • Lacy, Steve, jazz soprano saxophonist, d. 6/4/2004 in Boston at 69; b. Steven Lackritz. Chicago Tribune Online Edition, 6/6/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0406060329jun06,1,7619347.story}; New York Times online, 6/5/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/05/arts/music/05LACY.html}; Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.
    b. in New York City. latimes.com, 6/8/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-lacy8jun08,1,2672188.story}.
    d. 6/3/2004. startribune.com, 6/8/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/484/4817148.html}.
    b. Steven Norman Lackritz 1934. Down Beat, v. 71 no. 8, August 2004.
    d. 6/5/2004; b. Steven Morman [sic] Lacknitz 7/23/1934. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 8, August 2004.

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

  • Ladd (Hladilek), Norm, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.

  • LaDelle, Jack, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.

  • LaFata, Joseph, drummer, d. 8/8/2003 in Grosse Pointe Park, MI at 38. detnews.com, 8/12/2003 {http://www.detnews.com/2003/obituaries/0308/13/c02-242619.htm}.

  • Lafitte, Guy, French saxophonist, reported d. ca. 7/7/1998 at 71 in France. Cadence, v. 24 no. 9, Sept. 1998.
    d. 6/10/1998. Jazz Journal International, v. 51 no. 9, Sept. 1998.
    French tenor saxophonist. Jazz Magazine, no. 484, Sept. 1998.

  • LaForcada, Desiderio, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.
    Desidero O. LaForcada. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.

  • Lagasse, Benny, d. 5/2/2000 at 88 in San Diego, CA. Cadence, v. 26 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Lago, Mário, Brazilian songwriter, actor, writer, and political activist, d. 5/??/2002 at 90. JB Online, 5/31/2002 {http://jbonline.terra.com.br/jb/papel/cidade/2002/05/30/jorcid20020530009.html}.
    Mario Lago, samba composer and poet, d. 5/30/2002 in Rio de Janeiro. latimes.com, 6/2/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000038851jun02.story}.

  • Lagoya, Alexandre, Italian-Greek-Egyptian-French classical guitarist and teacher, d. 8/24/1999 at 70 in Paris; b. 1929. Guitar Review, no. 117, Summer 1999.
    b. 6/21/1929. Fronimo, v. 28 no. 109, Jan. 2000.

  • Lagzdins, Aldis, d. 6/3/1995 at 43. American Organist, v. 29 no. 12, Dec. 1995.

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

  • LaHood, Herbert J., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 7, Jan. 1999.

  • Lahr, George A., American letter carrier and organist, d. 11/1/1998 at 76 in York, PA. American Organist, v. 33 no. 2, Feb. 1999.

  • Laine, Bob, American pianist, d. 12/30/1997 at 87 in Palm Springs, CA. Cadence, v. 24 no. 3, Mar. 1998.
    Lars 'Bob' (Robert E.) Laine, Swedish-American pianist, b. 2/2/1910. Jazz Journal International, v. 51 no. 4, Apr. 1998.

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

  • Laine, Mikko, Finnish rock guitarist, d. 10/2/2011 in Holland at 30. Noisecreep, 10/3/2011 {http://www.noisecreep.com/2011/10/03/sole-remedys-mikko-laine-killed-in-truck-accident/}.

  • Laine, Robert E., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 9, Mar. 1998.

  • LaJoie, Leo, d. at 68. Cadence, v. 23 no. 3, Mar. 1997.

  • Lake, Frederick A., organ voicer and tuner, d. 6/28/2002 in San Francisco, CA at 72. Diapason, v. 93 no. 9, September 2002; American Organist, v. 36 no. 11, Nov. 2002.

  • Lakin, Debra Lynne, American singer, organist, pianist and public relation director, d. 9/30/1998 at 43 in Kirkwood, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 10/1/1998.

  • Laksar, Vaclav, d. 1994? Double Reed, Fall 1994.

  • Lalandi, Lina, Greek harpsichordist and music promoter, d. 6/8/2012 in London at 91; b. 7/13/1920 in Athens. Opera, v. 63 no. 9, September 2012.

  • Lalen, Anthony a.k.a. "Tuba Fats", jazz tuba player, d. 1/1/2004 in New Orleans, LA. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 6, June 2004.

  • Lamb, Charlie, country music publisher, promoter, and journalist, d. 3/7/2012 in Nashville, TN at 90. NewsChannel5.com, 3/8/2012 {http://www.newschannel5.com/story/17111110/country-music-insider-charlie-lamb-passes-away-at-90}.

  • Lambert, John, d. Musical Times, v. 136 no. 1829, July 1995.

  • Lambert, Wally, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 8, Feb. 1999.

  • Lambrakis, Christos, Greek philanthropist and media proprietor, d. 12/21/2009 at 75. Opera, v. 61 no. 4, April 2010.

  • Lambros, Georges, see Guetary, Georges,

  • Lamendola, James, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 4, Oct. 1999.

  • LaMere, Clifford A., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • Lamond, Don, jazz drummer, d. 12/22/2003 in Orlando, FL at 83. Cadence, v. 30 no. 2, February 2004.
    d. 12/23/2003. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 2, February 2004.

  • Lamont, Augie, American guitarist, d. 1/28/1999 at 77 in Westin, MA. Cadence, v. 25 no. 4, Apr. 1999.

  • Lamonte, Fred, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 6, Dec. 1999.

  • Lamothe, Willie, d. 10/19/1992 at 72. Journal of Country Music, v. 15 no. 2, [c1993].

  • LaMott, Nancy, d. 12/13/1995 at 43. MLA Notes, v. 52 no. 4, June 1996 from New York Times, 12/16/1995.

  • Lampell, Millard, American folk singer and lyricist, playwright and novelist, d. 10/3/1997 at 78; b. 1919. Sing Out!, v. 42 no. 3, Winter 1997.

  • Lampkin, Chuck, jazz drummer and broadcast journalist, d. 2/15/2003. Maynard Institute website, 2/24/2003 {http://www.maynardije.org/columns/dickprince/030224_prince/}.
    d. 2/10/2003 at 78. Associated Press, forwarded to alt.obituaries 2/27/2003 by Bill Schenley {straycat@erie.net}.

  • Lampley, Cal, jazz producer, pianist, and drummer, d. 7/6/2006 at 82. Cadence, v. 32 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Lancaster, Byard, jazz alto saxophonist, d. 8/23/2012 in Wyndmoor, PA at 70; b. 8/6/1942 in Philadelphia, PA. New York Times online, 9/1/2012 {http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/arts/music/byard-lancaster-jazz-alto-saxophonist-dies-at-70.html}.

  • Lancaster, Charles, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 10, Apr. 1999.

  • Lancaster, Elmer, American organist-choirmaster and clergyman, d. 9/6/1998 at 80. American Organist, v. 33 no. 4, Apr. 1999.

  • Lance, Albert, tenor, d. 5/15/2013 in Colomars, France at 87; b. Lancelot Albert Ingram 7/12/1925 in Adelaide, Australia. Opera, v. 64 no. 8, August 2013.

  • Lance, Major, d. 9/3/1994 at 55. Down Beat, v. 61 no. 11, Nov. 1994.

  • Lanchbery, John, ballet conductor and arranger, d. 2/26/2003 in Melbourne, Australia at 79; b. in London. New York Times online, 2/28/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/02/28/obituaries/28LANC.html}.
    John Arthur Lanchbery, b. 1923. latimes.com, 3/4/2003 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-lanchbery4mar04,1,6467619.story}; Boston Globe Online, 3/5/2003 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/064/obituaries/John_Lanchbery_79_conductor_ballet_musical_director+.shtml}.
    also composer, d. 2/27/2003; b. 5/15/1923. Gramophone, v. 81 no. 967, June 2003.

  • Land, Harold, American tenor saxophonist, d. 7/27/2001 in Los Angeles at 73; b. in Houston. Down Beat, v. 68 no. 10, Oct. 2001.
    Harold de Vance Land, tenor saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, d. 7/27/2001 in Los Angeles; b. 2/18/1928 in Houston, TX. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 9, Sept. 2001.
    d. 7/27/2001 at 72. Cadence, v. 27 no. 9, September 2001.

  • Land, Herman, d. 1997. International Musician, v. 96 no. 5, Nov. 1997.

  • Land, Lois Rhea, teacher, composer, and author, d. 12/9/2004 at 88; b. in Milton, KS. Diapason, v. 96 no. 2, February 2005.
    d. 12/2/2004 in Dallas, TX. American Organist, v. 39 no. 3, March 2005.

  • Land, Louis N., d. 11/19/1996 at 83. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 11/21/1996.

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

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

  • Landen, Lucie, d. 8/25/1990. MLA Notes, v. 48 no. 4, June 1992.

  • Landerman, Paul, jazz trombonist and producer, d. 9/19/2008 in West Hartford, CT at 92. Cadence, v. 35, no. 1-2-3, January-February-March 2009.

  • Landers, Jimmy, guitarist and bandleader, d. 3/31/2003 in Cleveland, OH at 66. Cadence, v. 29 no. 5, May 2003.

  • Landers, Octavia M., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.

  • Landers, Wesley Bernard, d. 2/23/1993. Down Beat, v. 60 no. 7, July 1993.

  • Landes, Gloria, d. 8/4/1995 at 69. MLA Notes, v. 52 no. 4, June 1996 from New York Times, 8/6/1995.

  • Landes, Joe M., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 7, Jan. 1999.

  • Landesman, Frances Dietsch, lyricist and singer, d. 7/23/2011 in Islington, North London, England at 83. St. Louis Beacon, 7/23/2011 {http://www.stlbeacon.org/issues-politics/region/obits/111855-frances-dietsch-landesman-obit}; TheaterMania.com, 7/24/2011 {http://www.theatermania.com/new-york/news/07-2011/lyricist-fran-landesman-has-died_39183.html}.
    also poet, b. Frances Dietch 10/21/1927 in Manhattan. New York Times online, 8/1/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/01/arts/music/fran-landesman-lyricist-with-a-bittersweet-edge-dies-at-83.html}.

  • Landesmann, Hans, German manager, d. 9/18/2013 in Salzburg at 81; b. 3/1/1932 in Wien (Vienna). Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, v. 68 no. 5, 2013.

  • Landon, Grelun, country musician, d. 2/2/2003. Journal of Country Music, v. 23 no. 3.

  • Landon, H.C. (Howard Chandler) Robbins, musicologist, d. 11/20/2009 at 83; b. 3/6/1926 in Boston, MA. guardian.co.uk, 11/24/2009 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2009/nov/24/hc-robbins-landon-obituary}; Telegraph.co.uk, 11/24/2009 {http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/6646024/HC-Robbins-Landon.html}; Times Online, 11/25/2009 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article6930238.ece}; Chamber Music, v. 27 no. 1, January/February 2010.
    d. in Rabastens, France. STLtoday.com, 11/25/2009 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_BRITAIN_OBIT_ROBBINS_LANDON?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times online, 11/26/2009 {http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/26/arts/music/26landon.html}.

  • Landowski, Marcel, French cultural director, d. Opernwelt, v. 41 no. 2, Feb. 2000.
    Composer and conductor, d. at 84. Orchester, v. 48 no. 3, 2000.

  • Landram, Henry Clay, d. 6/17/1994 at 86. San Jose Mercury News, 6/19/1994.

  • Landwehr, Frederick, American theatre organist and booking agent, d. 6/14/1998 at 97 in Schaumburg, IL; b. 3/24/1901. Diapason, v. 89 no. 11, Nov. 1998.
    Frederick Q. Landwehr. International Musician, v. 97 no. 5, Nov. 1998.

  • Landy, Eugene, Dr., Brian Wilson's therapist, manager, and credited co-songwriter, d. 3/22/2006 in Honolulu, HI at 71. Rolling Stone, no. 998, 4/20/2006.

  • Lane, Burton, American musical comedy composer, d. 1/5/1997 at 84; b. Burton Levy, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/7/1997.
    b. 2/2/1912. ASCAP Playback, v. 3 no. 5, Winter 1997.
    d. 1/3/1997. Obituary Page {http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Obituary/music.html}, 2/4/1997.
    d. in New York City. MLA Notes, v. 54 no. 4, June 1998 from New York Times, 1/7/1997 & 1/10/1997.

  • Lane, Charles E., d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 2, Aug. 1999.

  • 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}.

  • Lane, Dorothy, d. 3/30/1994 at 84. Diapason, v. 86 no. 3, March 1995.

  • Lane, James A.. see Rogers, Jimmy.

  • Lane, Jani, heavy metal singer and songwriter, d. 8/9/2011 in Woodland Hills, CA at 47. TMZ.com, 8/11/2011 {http://www.tmz.com/2011/08/11/warrant-singer-jani-lane-dead-dies-died-hotel-ventura-los-angeles-cherry-pie/}.
    also guitarist, pianist, and drummer; b. John Kennedy Oswald 2/1/1964 in Akron, OH. New York Times online, 8/12/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/13/arts/music/jani-lane-warrants-lead-singer-dies-at-47.html}; STLtoday.com, 8/12/2011 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_155d7351-a96a-57c9-9617-08f1cb81a7ad.html}; nzherald.co.nz, 8/12/2011 {http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10744768}; MTV.com, 8/12/2011 {http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1668933/jani-lane-dead.jhtml}; Los Angeles Times online, 8/13/2011 {http://articles.latimes.com/2011/aug/13/local/la-me-jani-lane-20110813}.

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

  • Lane, Ken, d. ASCAP Playback, v. 3 no. 5, Winter 1997.

  • Lane, Priscilla, d. 4/4/1995 at 76. MLA Notes, v. 52 no. 4, June 1996 from New York Times, 4/6/1995.

  • Lane, Ronnie, d. 1997 at 51. Spin, v. 14 no. 1, Jan. 1998.
    English rock guitarist, d. 6/4/1997 in Colorado. MLA Notes, v. 54 no. 4, June 1998 from New York Times, 6/6/1997. Ronnie "Plonk" Lane, British rock-pop bassist, b. 4/1/1946. Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 1995.

  • Lane, William R., Sr., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.

  • Lang, Bernard, d. at 72. Billboard, v. 108 no. 31, 8/3/1996.

  • Lang, Harvey M., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 5, Nov. 1998.

  • Lang, Hermann, German music manager and producer, d. at 57 in Cologne, Germany. Orchester, v. 45 no. 11, 1997.

  • Lang, Irving A., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 2, Aug. 1998.

  • Lang, Norman, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 12, June 1998.

  • Lang, Paul Henry, d. 9/21/1991 at 90; b. 8/28/1901. Opera News, v. 56 no. 5, Nov. 1991.

  • Lang, Pearl, dancer, choreographer, and teacher, d. 2/24/2009 in Manhattan at 87; b. Pearl Lack 5/29/1921 in Chicago, IL. New York Times online, 2/26/2009 {http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/27/arts/dance/27lang.html}.

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

  • Langbein, Brenton, d. 6/6/1993 at 65; b. 1/21/1928. Opera, v. 44 no. 9, Sept. 1993.

  • Langdon, Michael, d. at 70. Gramophone, v. 69 no. 817, June 1991.
    d. 3/12/1991; b. 11/12/1920. Opera News, v. 56 no. l, July 1991.

  • Lange, Elizabeth Whiley, organist and teacher, d. 8/21/2004 in Columbus, OH at 92; b. 8/11/1911 in Lancaster, OH. American Organist, v. 38 no. 11, November 2004.

  • Lange, Francisco Curt, d. 5/3/1997; b. 1903. Xoan M. Carreira {xoanmc@LIX.INTERCOM.ES} on MLA-L, 5/4/1997.
    German-Uruguayan musicologist, d. at 94 in Montevideo, Uruguay. CBMR Digest, v. 10 no. 2, Fall 1997.
    b. 12/12/1903. Revista de Musica Latinoamericana/Latin American Music Review, v. 18 no. 2, Fall-Winter 1997.
    b. 12/10/1903. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 52 no. 189, Jan.-June 1998.
    Franz Kurt Lange. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Eighth Edition, 1992.

  • Lange, Shawn, jazz guitarist, d. 2003. Cadence, v. 30 no. 2, February 2004.

  • Lange, Wolf-Eckhard, d. 1996 at 43. Opernwelt, v.37 no. 9, Sept. 1996.

  • Langford, Audrey, d. 8/5/1994 at 82; b. 6/28/1912. Opera, v. 45 no. 10, Oct. 1994.

  • Langford, Frances, d. 1997. ASCAP Playback, v. 4 no. 4, Sept.-Oct. 1997.

  • Langford, Frances, singer and actress, d. 7/11/2005 in Jensen Beach, FL at 92; b. 4/1913 in Lakeland, FL. AOL.com, 7/11/2005 {http://aolsvc.news.aol.com/movies/article.adp?id=20050711124009990008}; CNN.com, 7/11/2005 {http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/11/obit.langford.ap/index.html}; seattletimes.com, 7/12/2005 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2002374292_langfordobit12.html}; chicagotribune.com, 7/12/2005 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0507120197jul12,1,274711.story}; philly.com, 7/12/2005 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/12109740.htm}; SFGate.com, 7/12/2005 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/07/12/BAGUDDMK1S1.DTL}.
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