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  • O.D.B., a.k.a. Ol' Dirty Bastard, rapper, d. 11/13/2004 in Manhattan at 35; b. Russell Jones 11/15/1968. AOL.com, 11/15/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004111508370001817195}; International Herald Tribune Online, 11/14/2004 {http://www.iht.com/articles/2004/11/14/news/obits.html}; CBMR Digest, v. 18 no. 1, Spring 2005.
    a.k.a. Dirt McGirt and Big Baby Jesus. Boston.com, 11/15/2004 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/11/15/russell_jones_at_35_rapper_known_as_odb_with_wu_tang/}; philly.com, 11/14/2004 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10178472.htm}, chicagotribune.com, 11/14/2004 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0411140237nov14,1,4408081.story}.
    Russell T. Jones; b. in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY. New York Times online, 11/14/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/14/arts/music/14ODB.html}; Spin, v. 21 no. 1, January 2005.

  • O'Banion, John, singer and actor, d. 2/14/2007 in Los Angeles, CA at 59; b. in Kokomo, IN. Variety.com, 2/26/2007 {http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117960168.html?categoryId=25&cs=1}.

  • O'Brien, Annella, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 10, Apr. 1998.

  • O'Brien, H. Alfred, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 1, July 1998.

  • O'Brien, Joe, radio DJ, d. 7/24/2005 in Lenox, MA at 90; b. in Yonkers, NY. New York Times On the Web, 7/27/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/27/arts/27obrien.html}.

  • O'Brien, Pat, heavy metal guitarist, d. 5/29/2009 in Maryland at 24. Noisecreep, 6/1/2009 {http://www.noisecreep.com/2009/06/01/cobra-clutch-guitarist-24-dies-in-sleep/}.

  • O'Brien, Peter, jazz pianist, d. 10/31/2003 at about 55. Cadence, v. 29 no. 12, December 2003.
    b. 1939. Jazz Journal International, v. 57 no. 3, March 2004.
    d. at 64. Cadence, v. 30. no. 4, April 2004.

  • O'Brien, Virginia, singer and actress, d. 1/16/2001 in Los Angeles at 81; b. 4/18/1919 in Los Angeles. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/18/2001.

  • O'Connell, Helen, d. 9/9/1993 at 73. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 9/10/1993.
    b. 5/23/1920. Jazz Journal International, v. 46 no. 11, Nov. 1993.

  • O'Conner, Joseph, organist, choir director, and radio producer, d. 10/28/2006. Opus, v. 23 no. 3, November 2006.

  • O'Connor, Adam, d. 4/17/1996. Lenore Coral on MLA-L, 4/18/1996.

  • O'Connor, Cavan, d. 1/11/1997 at 97. Gramophone, v. 74 no. 887, Apr. 1997.
    b. 7/1/1899. Obituary Page {http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Obituary/music.html}, 2/4/1997.

  • O'Connor, Donald David Dixon Ronald, dancer, singer, and actor, d. 9/27/2003 in Woodland Hills, CA at 78; b. 8/28/1925 in Chicago. New York Times online, 9/28/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/28/obituaries/28OCON.html}; latimes.com, 9/28/2003 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-oconnor28sep28234419,1,1004980.story}; washingtonpost.com, 9/28/2003 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A11192-2003Sep27.html}.

  • O'Connor, Frank J., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 7, Jan. 1998.

  • O'Connor, John A. [O'Connor, Rick], d. 1/10/1993 at 65. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/11/1993.

  • O'Connor, Neil, English music psychologist, scientist and medical director, d. ca. 10/1/1997 at 80. Psychology of Music, v. 26 no. 1, 1998.

  • O'Connor, Norman J., Rev., the "Jazz Priest" (pianist, d.j., columnist, and general promoter of jazz), d. 6/29/2003 in Wayne, NJ at 81; b. in Detroit. Boston Globe Online, 7/16/2003 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/197/obituaries/Rev_Norman_O_Connor_81_helped_shake_attitudes_on_jazz+.shtml}; Cadence, v. 29 no. 8, August 2003.

  • 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.

  • O'Connor, Richard, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 5, Nov. 1999.

  • O'Day, Anita, jazz vocalist, d. 11/23/2006 in Los Angeles, CA at 87; b. in Chicago, IL. globeandmail.com, 11/23/2006 {http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20061123.woday1123/BNStory/Entertainment/home}; AOL.com, 11/23/2006 {http://news.aol.com/entertainment/music/articles/_a/renowned-jazz-singer-anita-oday-dies/20061123175309990001}; STLtoday.com, 11/24/2006 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_ODAY?SITE=MOSTP}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 1, January 2007.
    b. Anita Belle Colton 10/18/1919. "Anita" on jazzreview.com's message boards, 11/23/2006 {http://www.jazzreview.com/forum/dcboard.php?az=show_topic&forum=120&topic_id=305&mesg_id=305}; New York Times On the Web, 11/24/2006 {http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/24/arts/music/24oday.html}; SFGate.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/11/24/MNG0KMJ54G1.DTL}; latimes.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-oday24nov24,1,1094873,full.story}; chicagotribune.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0611240097nov24,1,799008.story}; washingtonpost.com, 11/24/2006 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/23/AR2006112300705.html}; seattletimes.com, 11/24/2006 {http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003445273_odayobit24.html}.
    b. in Kansas City, MO. Jazz Journal International, v. 60 no. 1, January 2007.
    d. 10/23/2006 [sic]. Guardian Unlimited, 11/27/2006 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1957644,00.html}.
    d. 11/23/2006 in West Hollywood, CA; b. 10/19/1919. Down Beat, v. 74 no. 2, February 2007.

  • Ó Domhnaill, Micheál, Irish folk musician, d. in 7/7/2006 at 53; b. 1952 in Kells, County Meath. Sing Out! v. 50 no. 3, Fall 2006.

  • O'Donnell, Eugene, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 5, Nov. 1999.

  • O'Donnell, Mark, writer, Broadway librettist, d. 8/6/2012 in Manhattan at 58; b. 7/19/1954 in Cleveland, OH. New York Times online, 8/7/2012 {http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/08/theater/mark-odonnell-hairspray-writer-dies-at-58.html}.

  • O'Farrill, Chico, Afro-Cuban jazz pioneer, composer, arranger, orchestra leader, and trumpeter, d. 6/27/2001 at 79; b. 1921 in Havana. CNN.com, 6/29/2001 {http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/29/ofarrill.obit/index.html}; washingtonpost.com, 6/29/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A61454-2001Jun28.html}.
    d. 6/27/2001 in New York City. latimes.com, 6/30/2001 {http://www.latimes.com/obituary/20010630/t000054128.html}; Cadence, August 2001.
    b. Arturo O'Farrill 10/28/1921. Boston Globe Online, 6/30/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/181/obituaries/Arturo_O_Farrill_Cuban_jazz_pioneer+.shtml}.
    Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill, d. 6/27/2001 in Manhattan at 79; b. 10/28/1921 in Havana. Jazz Journal International, v. 54 no. 8, August 2001.

  • O'Flaherty, Thomas Columba, Fr., priest, AGO member, d. 3/19/2005 in Pensacola, FL at 82; b. 1/21/1923 in Cork, Ireland. American Organist, v. 39 no. 6, June 2005.

  • O'Grady, James P., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 11, May 1998.

  • O'Hara, Betty, brass player/vocalist, d. 4/18/2000 at 74 in Los Angeles, CA. Cadence, v. 26 no. 9, Sept. 2000.

  • O'Horgan, Tom, Broadway director, composer, singer, actor, and musician, d. 1/11/2009 in Venice, FL at 84; b. 5/3/1924 in Chicago, IL. New York Times online, 1/13/2009 {http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/13/arts/13ohorgan.html}.
    b. 5/3/1926. Independent online, 3/4/2009 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/tom-ohorgan-awardwinning-visionary-director-who-brought-hair-to-broadway-1636870.html}.

  • O'Lochlain, Dara, d. 12/20/1992 at 53; b. 5/1939. Jazz Journal International, v. 46 no. 4, April 1993.

  • O'Neal, Edgar, gospel singer, d. 1/16/2008 in St. Louis, MO at 70. STLtoday.com, 1/18/2008 {http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/deathsobituaries/story/744625D12F708897862573D40018591E?OpenDocument}.

  • O'Neal, Everett W., American organist, d. 12/15/1996 at 58 in Birmingham, AL. American Organist, v. 31 no. 7, July 1997.

  • O'Neal, James, American tenor, d. 8/1998 in Berlin. Opernwelt, v. 39 no. 11, Nov. 1998.
    d. 8/12/1998 at 49. Orchester, v. 46 no. 11, 1998.

  • O'Neill, Brian, jazz trombonist, d. 12/15/2005 at 50. Cadence, v. 32 no. 3, March 2006.

  • O'Neill, Dolores (Dodie), jazz vocalist, d. 12/12/2006 in Wingdale, NY at 92. Cadence, v. 33 no. 2, February 2007.

  • O'Neill, Michael Scott, rock guitarist and songwriter, newspaper editor, d. 7/17/2006 in Tampa, FL at 41; b. 1965 in Saint Clair, MI. St. Petersberg Times Online, 7/19/2006 {http://www.sptimes.com/2006/07/19/Tampabay/Local_musician_jumps_.shtml}.

  • O'Reill, Bernard J., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • O'Reilly, Dermot, Canadian folk singer, guitarist, and mandolinist, d. 2/17/2007 in St. John's, Newfoundland in his mid-60s; b. in Ireland. CTV.ca, 2/17/2007 {http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070217/oreilly_obit_070217/20070217}.

  • O'Reilly, F. Warren, American music critic, d. 3/28/2001 in Miami at 79. American Record Guide, v. 64 no. 4, July/August 2001.

  • O'Shea, Tessie, d. 4/21/1995 at 82. MLA Notes, v. 52 no. 4, June 1996 from New York Times, 4/22/1995.

  • Oatridge, Mel, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.

  • Obelnicki, Frank J., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.

  • Oberle, Grover J., American organist-choirmaster, d. 3/8/1997 at 83 in Norfolk, VA. American Organist, v. 31 no. 8, Aug. 1997.

  • Oberleitner, Edward, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 2, Aug. 1999.

  • Oberstein, Maurice, Americo-British recording industry executive, d. 8/13/2001; b. 9/29/1928. Gramophone, v. 79 no. 947, 2001.

  • Obinna, Christogonus Ezebuiro. see Dr. Sir Warrior.

  • Ocasio, Roberto, jazz bandleader, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, d. 1/31/2004; b. 1/9/1955. latinjazzproject.com, 2/2004.
    Roberto Ocasion, d. in Cleveland, OH. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Ochoa, Manuel, conductor, musical director, and founder of the Miami Symphony, d. 7/15/2006 at 80; b. in Holguín, Cuba. MiamiHerald.com, 7/16/2006 {http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/living/15053032.htm}.

  • Ocustode, Anthony M., d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 1, July 1999.

  • Odell, Harry Edward, American organ builder, d. 9/7/1998 at 79 in Bronx, NY. American Organist, v. 33 no. 2, Feb. 1999.

  • Odetta, protest singer, d. 12/2/2008 in Manhattan at 77; b. Odetta Holmes 12/31/1930 in Birmingham, AL. New York Times online 12/3/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/03/arts/music/03odetta.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 12/3/2008 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-odetta3-2008dec03,0,380651.story}; TIME online, 12/3/2008 {http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1863667,00.html}; washingtonpost.com, 12/4/2008 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/03/AR2008120301887.html}; Rolling Stone, no 1068/1069, 12/25/2008-1/8/2009; Cadence, v. 35, no. 1-2-3, January-February-March 2009.

  • Odietus, Matthew, punk guitarist, d. 6/28/2008 in Virginia Beach, VA; b. in Virginia Beach, VA. BLABBERMOUTH.NET, 6/30/2008 {http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.Net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=99980}.

  • Odnoposoff, Adolfo, d. 3/1992 at 75. American String Teacher, v. 42 no. 3, Summer 1992.

  • Odum, Bernard, soul bassist, d. 8/17/2004 in Mobile, AL at 72. Rolling Stone, no. 958, 9/30/2004.
    Bertrand Odom. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Oelsner, Martin, German-Canadian organist, d. 1/2/2000 at 77 in Ottawa, ON. American Organist, v. 34 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Oesch, Hans, d. 5/7/1992 at 65; b. 9/10/1926. Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, v. 153, 7-8, July-Aug. 1992.

  • Ogasapian, John, music history professor and organist, d. 7/2005. Claudia Bissett on MLA-L, 7/19/2005.
    d. 7/11/2005 in Los Angeles, CA at 64. Diapason, v. 96 no. 10, October 2005; AMS Newsletter, v. 36 no. 1, February 2006.
    b. 10/1/1940 in Worcester, MA. American Organist, v. 39 no. 11, November 2005.
    John Ken Ogasapian. Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, v. 34 no. 3, Fall 2005; Tracker, v. 49 no. 3, Fall 2005.

  • Ogdon, John, English pianist, d. at 52; b. 1937. Gramophone, v. 67 no. 796, Sept. 1989.
    d. 8/1/1989. Clavier, v. 28 no. 8, Oct. 1989.

  • Ogilvie, Brian, jazz reeds, d. 8/14/2004 in Inverness, Scotland at 50. Cadence, v. 30 no. 10, October 2004.

  • Oglesby, Carl, '60s antiwar activist and folk musician, d. 9/13/2011 in Montclair, NJ at 76. New York Times online, 9/14/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/14/us/carl-oglesby-antiwar-leader-in-1960s-dies-at-76.html}.

  • Ogrin, Joseph, American music theory teacher, d. 1/2000. Cleveland Institute of Music Notes, May/Summer 2000.

  • Oguchi, Daihachi, Japanese taiko drum master, d. 6/27/2008 in Nagano prefecture? at 84. FOXNews.com, 6/26/2008 {http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2008Jun26/0,4670,JapanObitOguchi,00.html}; STLtoday.com, 6/27/2008 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/J/JAPAN_OBIT_OGUCHI?SITE=MOSTP}; New York Times online, 6/28/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/28/arts/music/28oguchi.html}.

  • Ohana, Maurice, d. 11/13/1992 at 78; b. 1914. Orchester, v. 41 no. 2, 1993.
    b. 6/21/1914. Opera, v. 44 no. 3, March 1993.
    b. 6/12/1914. Fronimo, v. 21 no. 83, April 1993.

  • Ohanesian, David, Romanian baritone, d. 10/1/2007 at 80. Opernwelt, v. 48 no. 11, November 2007.
    b. 1/6/1927 in Bucharest. Opera, v. 59 no. 1, January 2008.

  • Ohashi, Toshinari, viol player, d. 10/3/2003 at 71. VdGSA News, v. 40 no. 4, December 2003.

  • Ohga, Norio, Japanese baritone, technology company executive, and conductor, d. 4/23/2011 in Toyko at 81. STLtoday.com, 4/23/2011 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/national/article_644d2130-6e07-11e0-a78c-001a4bcf6878.html}.
    b. 1/29/1930 in Numazu. Los Angeles Times online, 4/24/2011 {http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-me-norio-ohga-20110424,0,6759517.story}.

  • Ohl, John F., d. 8/9/1993 at 85. MLA Notes, v. 50 no. 4, June 1994.

  • Ohlson, Florence S., d. 4/6/1995 at 79. American Organist, v. 29 no. 9, Sept. 1995.

  • 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}.

  • Oida, Toshio, jazz vocalist, d. 9/2/2003 in Tokyo, Japan at 78. Cadence, v. 29 no. 10, October 2003.

  • Okabe, Sue, Japanese-American vocalist and music teacher, d. 11/28/2002 in Gardena, CA at 74; b. in Seattle. latimes.com, 12/8/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-okabe8dec08,0,6989438.story}.

  • Okosun, Sonny, Nigerian singer, bandleader, songwriter, producer, and preacher, d. 5/24/2008 in Washington, DC at 61; b. 1/1/1947 in Enugu. Independent online, 6/24/2008 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/sonny-okosun-leading-figure-in-nigerian-music-852863.html}.
    a.k.a. Sonny Okosuns; b. in Benin City. New York Times online, 6/25/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/25/arts/music/25okosuns.html}.

  • Okudzhava, Bulat Shalvovich, Russian poet and songwriter, d. 6/2/1997 in Paris, France. Sing Out!, v. 44 no. 1, Fall 1999.

  • Olatunji, Babatunde, Nigerian drummer, bandleader, and teacher, d. 4/6/2003 in Salinas, CA at 76; b. in Ajido, Nigeria. New York Times online, 4/9/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/09/obituaries/09OLAT.html}; washingtonpost.com, 4/10/2003 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A1519-2003Apr9.html}; CNN.com, 4/13/2003 {http://www.cnn.com/2003/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/13/obit.olatunji.reut/index.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 922, 5/15/2003; Down Beat, v. 70 no. 6, June 2003.
    d. at 75. latimes.com, 4/10/2003 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-olatunji10apr10,1,110590.story}.
    also singer; b. 1927. Independent.co.uk, 4/11/2003 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=396056}.
    Michael Babatunde Olatunji. Sing Out!, v. 47 no. 2, Summer 2003; Beat, v. 22 no. 3, 2003. d. in Big Sur, CA. Cadence, v. 29 no. 5, May 2003.

  • Oldham, Arthur, British choirmaster and composer, d. 5/4/2003 in Paris at 76. New York Times online, 5/26/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/05/26/obituaries/26OLDH.html}.
    b. 9/6/1926 in London. Gramophone, v. 81 no. 969, August 2003; Opera, v. 54 no. 10, October 2003.

  • 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/}.

  • Oldham, Kevin, d. 3/13/1993 at 32. Piano & Keyboard, no. 162, May-June 1993.
    d. 3/12/1993. American Record Guide, v. 56 no. 4, July-Aug. 1993.
    d. 3/11/1993. New York Times, 3/12/1993.

  • Olefsky, Paul, cellist and educator, d. 6/1/2013 in Austin, TX at 87; b. 1/4/1926 in Chicago, IL. New York Times online, 6/6/2013 {http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/07/arts/music/paul-olefsky-a-cellist-and-educator-dies-at-87.html}; Chamber Music, v. 30 no. 4, Fall 2013.

  • Olheim, Helen, d. 6/26/1992 at 88; b. 6/29/1903. Opera News, v. 57 no. 5, Nov. 1992.

  • Olive, Marjorie, American church musician, d. 3/18/1998 at 79 in Belleville, IL. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 3/24/1998.

  • Olivencia, Tommy (Angel Tomas Olivencia Pagan), Puerto Rican salsa trumpeter and bandleader, d. 9/22/2006 in San Juan at 64. New Anatolian online, 9/24/2006 {http://www.thenewanatolian.com/ap-269057.html}.

  • Oliver, Blanche R., d. 2/3/1996. Piano Guild Notes, v. 45 no. 6, May-June 1996.

  • Oliver, Dennis, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.

  • Oliver, Eugene F., Jr., American clarinetist, d. 4/19/2000 at 70 in Ocean City, MD. Cadence, v. 26 no. 6, June 2000.

  • Oliver, Frank G., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 7, Jan. 1998.

  • Oliver, Jimmy (James Henry), jazz tenor saxophonist, d. 2/4/2005 in Philadelphia, PA at 80; b. in Columbia, SC. philly.com, 2/11/2005 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10870581.htm}; Cadence, v. 31 no. 4, April 2005.

  • Oliver, Michael, music critic, writer, and broadcaster, d. 12/1/2002 in London; b. 7/20/1937 in Hammersmith, West London. Gramophone, v. 80 n. 963, February 2003.

  • Oliver, Roger, d. 11/2/1993. Brio, v. 31 no. 1, Spr.-Sum. 1994.

  • Oliver, Stephen, d. at 42. Gramophone, v. 70 no. 829, June 1992.
    d. 4/29/1992. Opera, v. 43 no. 7, July 1992.
    b. 3/10/1950. Opera News, v. 57 no. 5, Nov. 1992.

  • Oliver, Timothy J., organist and choirmaster, d. 1/5/2009 in Frankfort, KY at 71; b. 5/23/1937 in Cincinnati, OH. American Organist, v. 43 no. 4, April 2009.

  • Olivero, Magda, Italian soprano, d. 9/8/2014 in Milan at 104; b. Maria Maddalena Olivero 3/25/1910 in Saluzzo. New York Times online, 9/8/2014 {http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/09/arts/music/magda-olivero-frenzy-inspiring-soprano-dies-at-104.html}.

  • Olmsted, Betty, American music cataloger, d. 11/19/2001 in Bowling Green, Kentucky at 82. Karen Little on MLA-L, 12/3/2001.

  • Olnick, Harvey Joel, Canadian musicologist, d. 10/30/2003 in Toronto at 86; b. 1917. AMS Newsletter, v. 34 no. 1, February 2004.

  • Olson, Edna, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.

  • Olson, Gordon, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 1, July 1999.

  • Olson, Ivan Ronald, organist, choirmaster, professor, and administrator, d. 6/16/2009 in Sacramento, CA at 81, b. 1928 in Soldier, IA. American Organist, v. 43 no. 10, October 2009.

  • Olson, Lawrence G., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 12, June 1998.

  • Olson, Virginia, d. 10/6/1994. Opera News, v. 59 no. 11, Feb. 18, 1995.

  • Olude, Abraham Taiwo Olajide, d. 1986; b. 7/16/1908. Hymn, v. 44 no. 4, Oct. 1993.

  • Olvis, William, American tenor, d. 11/27/1998 at 70 in Forest Falls, CA; b. 2/12/1928. Opera News, v. 63 no. 10, Apr. 1999.

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  • Ondar, Kongar-ol, Tuvan throat singer, d. 7/25/2013 in Kyzyl at 51; b. 1962 in Iyme. New York Times online, 8/3/2013 {http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/04/arts/music/kongar-ol-ondar-a-bewitching-master-of-remarkable-sounds-dies-at-51.html}.

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