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  • Ra, Sun [Herman "Sonny" Blount], d. 5/30/1993 at 79. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/31/1993.
    "Sunny". b. 1914. Rolling Stone, no. 660-661, July 8-22, 1993.
    b. 5/22/1914. Jazz Journal International, v. 46 no. 8, Aug. 1993.
    Le Sonyr Ra, d. 5/29/1993. Jazz Magazine, no. 428, July-Aug. 1993.

  • Raasch, Horst, trombonist, d. 6/8/2000. Orchester, v. 48 no. 10, Oct. 2000.

  • Raasted, Jřrgen [Jorgen, Joergen], Danish musicologist, d. 5/5/1995 at 68 in Copenhagen. Dansk Ĺrbog [Aarbog] for Musikforskning, v. 23, 1995.

  • Rabbitt, Eddie, American country-pop singer and songwriter, d. 5/8/1998 at 56 in Nashville, TN. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/9/1998.
    Edward T. Rabbitt. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.
    d. 5/7/1998. Rolling Stone, no. 802-803, 12/24/1998-1/7/1999.

  • Rabello, Raphael, d. at 32. Classical Guitar, v. 14 no. 1, Sept. 1995.
    d. 4/27/1995. Guitar Review, no. 102, Summer 1995.

  • Raben, Peer, German film composer, d. 1/21/2007 in Munich at 66; b. 1940 in Bavaria. Der Tagesspiegel Online, 1/23/2007 {http://www.tagesspiegel.de/kultur/archiv/23.01.2007/3036777.asp}.
    also composed for theater; b. Wilhelm Rabenbauer 6/2/1940 in Bavaria. Guardian Unlimited, 3/15/2007 {http://film.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/0,,2034061,00.html}.

  • Rabenalt, Arthur Maria, d. 2/26/1993 at 87. Orchester, v. 41 no. 7-8, 1993.

  • Rabes, Lennart, Swedish pianist, musician, writer, editor and administrator, d. 3/4/1998 in Stockholm. Journal of the American Liszt Society, v. 42, July-Dec. 1997.

  • Rabold, Fred, d. 12/26/1993 at 70. Jazz Magazine, no. 435, March 1994.

  • Rabson, Ann, blues pianist, singer, songwriter, and guitarist, d. 1/30/2013 in Fredericksburg, VA at 67; b. 4/12/1945 in New York. Alligator Records website, 1/30/2013 {http://www.alligator.com/news/index.cfm/nid/562/t/Blues-Pianist%2FSinger%2FSongwriter-Ann-Rabson%2C-1945---2013/}.

  • Rachell, Yank, d. 4/9/1997 at 87. Rolling Stone, no. 762, 6/12/1997.
    b. 1910. Sing Out!, v. 42 no. 2, Fall 1997.
    American blues mandolinist, d. in Indianapolis, IN. MLA Notes, v. 54 no. 4, June 1998 from New York Times, 4/20/1997.

  • Race, Steve (Stephen Russell), British jazz pianist, conductor, and composer, radio and television personality, d. 6/22/2009; b. 4/1/1921 in Lincoln. Independent online, 6/24/2009 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/steve-race-musician-and-broadcaster-best-known-for-his-association-with-the-programme-my-music-1715941.html}.

  • Rachlin, Ezra, d. 1/21/1995 at 79. MLA Notes, v. 52 no. 4, June 1996 from San Jose Mercury News, 1/23/1995.

  • Rachou, Carol, Jr., folk recording engineer and publisher, d. 1/28/2004 at 71. Sing Out! v. 48 no. 3, Fall 2004.

  • Racine, Carl A., d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 4, Oct. 1999.

  • Rademacher, Joseph W., American organist-choirmaster and teacher, d. 2/2/2000 at 56 in Milltown, NJ. American Organist, v. 34 no. 7, July 2000.

  • Rader, Nathan, American musician, d. 3/8/1998 at 92 in University City, MO. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 3/9/1998.

  • Radford, Arthur, d. 11/21/1993 at 79. Gramophone, v. 71 no. 849, Feb. 1994.

  • Radford, Jeffrey Paul, American choral director, d. 8/12/2002 in Blue Island, IL at 48; b. in Chicago. Diapason, v. 93 no. 11, Nov. 2002.

  • Radford, Winifred, d. 4/15/1993 at 91; b. 10/2/1901. Opera, v. 44 no. 6, June 1993.

  • Raducanu, Johnny, Romanian jazz pianist, d. 9/19/2011 in Bucharest at 79. STLtoday.com, 9/19/2011 {http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=johnny-raducanu&pid=153728331}.

  • Radulescu, Alex, guitarist, d. 5/2/1999 at 56. Cadence, v. 25 no. 11, Nov. 1999.

  • Radulescu, Horatiu, Romanian-French composer, d. 9/25/2008 in Paris; b. 1/7/1942 in Romania. Rue89, 9/26/2008 {http://www.rue89.com/droles-de-gammes/2008/09/26/horatiu-radulescu-le-plus-inoui-des-compositeurs-est-mort}; Times Online, 10/5/2008 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article4886771.ece}; Opernwelt, v. 49 no. 12, December 2008.

  • Radunsky, Jack, d. 8/15/1995 at 85. Cleveland Institute of Music Notes, March-April 1996.

  • Rae, Jackie, Canadian singer, songwriter, bandleader, and television personality, d. 10/5/2006 in Toronto at 84; b. in Winnipeg. CBC.ca Arts, 10/13/2006 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2006/10/13/jackie-rae-obit.html}.

  • Raeburn, Christopher, British record producer, d. 2/18/2009 at 80; b. 7/31/1928. guardian.co.uk, 2/25/2009 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2009/feb/25/christopher-raeburn-obituary}; Chamber Music, v. 25 no.3, May/June 2009.
    d. in Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire. Opera, v. 60 no. 5, May 2009.
    b. in London. Opera News, v. 73 no. 12, June 2009.

  • Raedler, Dorothy, d. 12/11/1993. Opera News, v. 58 no. 14, 4/2/1994.
    d. at 76. New York Times, 12/18/1993.

  • Raff, Hans, d. 8/20/1995 at 92. Mitteilungen der Hans Pfitzner- Gesellschaft, n.F., v. 56, 1996

  • Raffe, Marvin, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.

  • Rafferty, Gerry, Scottish rock singer and songwriter, d. 1/4/2011 at 63. STLtoday.com, 1/4/2011 {http://www.stltoday.com/news/article_58d3bb48-1858-11e0-a9d9-0017a4a78c22.html}.
    b. 1947 in Paisley. Spinner, 1/4/2011 {http://www.spinner.com/2011/01/04/gerry-rafferty-baker-street-stealers-wheel-dies}.
    b. 4/16/1947. guardian.co.uk, 1/4/2011 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/jan/04/gerry-rafferty-obituary}; Los Angeles Times online, 1/5/2011 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gerry-rafferty-20110105,0,3625253.story}.
    d. in Dorset, England. New York Times online, 1/4/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/arts/music/05rafferty.html}.

  • Raffloer, Daniel W., actor, singer, and songwriter, d. 6/15/2006 at 55. Newsday.com, 6/19/2006 {http://www.legacy.com/Newsday/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=18186011}.

  • Ragab, Salah, jazz drummer, d. ca. 7/3/2008 in Cairo, Egypt at 72. Cadence, v. 34 no. 10-11-12, October-November-December 2008.

  • Ragan, E. Bronson, d. 3/29/1971 at 56. Diapason, v. 87 no. 4, April 1996.

  • Ragovoy, Jerry, songwriter and producer, d. 7/13/2011 at 80. American Songwriter online, 7/15/2011 {http://www.americansongwriter.com/2011/07/soul-songsmith-jerry-ragovoy-dies-at-80/}.
    d. in Manhattan; b. Jordan Ragovoy 9/4/1930 in Philadelphia, PA. New York Times online, 7/16/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/16/arts/music/jerry-ragovoy-songwriter-and-producer-is-dead-at-80.html}; STLtoday.com, 7/18/2011 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/article_bba26072-c73b-5751-a5bb-65b8861980e4.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 7/19/2011 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jerry-ragovoy-20110719,0,6258279.story}.

  • Rahbani, Mansour, Lebanese composer and lyricist, husband of Nuhad Haddad a.k.a. Fairouz, d. 1/13/2009 in Beirut at 83; b. in Antelias. Associated Press via Google News, 1/14/2009 {http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jj4yj37U9DWYfLMh8iNpt2MokknAD95MLNIO0}.
    Mansour Al Rahbani, also producer, instrumentalist, and poet; b. 1925. Independent online, 2/3/2009 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/mansour-rahbani-musician-and-poet-who-spearheaded-the-lebanese-cultural-renaissance-1543662.html}.
    b. 3/17/1925. guardian.co.uk, 4/17/2009 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2009/apr/17/obituary-mansour-rahbani}.

  • Raida, Roc, hip-hop d.j., d. 9/19/2009 at 37; b. in Harlem, NY. NPR online, 11/3/2009 {http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120030709}.

  • Raider, Nat, Canadian bandleader, arranger, and trumpeter, d. 7/24/2010 in Montreal, Quebec at 80; b. 8/3/1929 in Montreal, Quebec. Globe and Mail online, 8/6/2010 {http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20100806.OBNATRAIDERATL//TPStory/Obituaries}.

  • Raileanu, Eufrosina, d. 1999; b. 1960. Chamber Music, v. 17 no. 1, Feb. 2000.

  • Railton, Ruth, Dame, NYO founder, d. Musical Times, Summer 2001.

  • Raimondi, Gianni, Italian tenor, d. 10/19/2008 in Pianoro, near Bologna at 85; b. 1923. AFP via Google News, 10/25/2008 {http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5iAoqAIiWFanxYgT6al-6bTOWOGVw}.
    b. in Bologna. STLtoday.com, 10/26/2008 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_ITALY_OBIT_RAIMONDI?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. 4/13/1923. Independent online, 10/27/2008 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/gianni-raimondi-tenor-who-sang-with-maria-callas-during-a-long-career-at-la-scala-974434.html}; Opera News, v. 73 no. 7, January 2009.
    b. 4/17/1923. Opera, v. 60 no. 2, February 2009.

  • Rainear, Thelma Mount, organist and music director, d. 7/8/2005 in Tinton Falls, NJ at 91. American Organist, v. 40 no. 1, January 2006.

  • Rainer, Hans, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • Rainer, Michael, German-American artists' manager, d. 12/12/1998 at 83 in Lausanne, Switzerland; b. 3/20/1915. Opera, v. 50 no. 7, July 1999.

  • Raines, Walter, d. at 54. Orchester, v.42 no. 12, 1994.

  • Rainge, Parmaley "Carl", doo-wop singer, d. 3/6/2011 in Columbia, TN at 74. Chicago Sun-Times online, 3/11/2011 {http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/4249521-418/gary-native-was-a-member-of-famed-doo-wop-group.html}.

  • Rainone, Albert H., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 11, May 1998.

  • Rainwater, Jody, bluegrass bassist, singer, and radio personality, d. 12/24/2011 in Richmond, VA at 92; b. Charles Edward Johnson. Richmond Times-Dispatch, 12/28/2011 {http://www2.timesdispatch.com/lifestyles/2011/dec/28/tdmet01-jody-rainwater-bluegrass-pioneer-radio-per-ar-1571605/}.

  • Rainwater, Marvin Karlton, classical pianist turned country singer, guitarist, and songwriter, d. 9/17/2013 in Minneapolis, MN at 88; 7/2/1925 in Wichita, KS. New York Times online, 9/21/2013 {http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/22/arts/music/marvin-rainwater-88-twangy-country-singer-dies.html}; VVN Music, 9/18/2013 {http://www.vintagevinylnews.com/2013/09/passings-marvin-rainwater-1925-2013.html}.

  • Raisbeck, Rosina, Australian mezzo, d. 12/23/2006 in Sydney, New South Wales; b. Phyllis Rosina Raisbeck 7/28/1916 in Ballarat, Victoria. Independent Online Edition, 2/11/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2175032.ece}; Opera, v. 58 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Raitano, Joseph, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 1, July 1999.

  • Raitch, Anna L., organist and teacher, d. 5/6/2003 in Findlay, OH at 94; b. 7/25/1908 in Mansfield, OH. Diapason, v. 94 no. 8, August 2003.

  • Raitt, James, d. 4/25/1994 at 41. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/29/1994.

  • Raitt, John, Broadway singer and actor, father of Bonnie Raitt, d. 2/20/2005 in Pacific Palisades, CA at 88; b. in Santa Ana, CA. latimes.com, 2/21/2005 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-raitt21feb21,0,5783379.story}; washingtonpost.com, 2/21/2005 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A40703-2005Feb20.html}; philly.com, 2/21/2005 {http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/obituaries/10953706.htm}.
    John Emmett Raitt; b. 1/10/1917. Boston.com, 2/21/2005 {http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2005/02/21/john_raitt_88_broadway_star_of_oklahoma_carousel/}; New York Times online, 2/21/2005 {http://www.nytimes.com/2005/02/21/theater/21raitt.html}; CNN.com, 2/20/2005 {http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/02/20/obit.john.raitt.ap/index.html}.
    b. 1/19/1917. Independent Online Edition, 2/24/2005 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=614113}.

  • Raksin, David, film composer, d. 8/9/2004 in Van Nuys, CA at 92. baltimoresun.com, 8/10/2004 {http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bal-md.ob.raksin10aug10,1,4292311.story}.
    b. 8/4/1912 in Philadelphia. latimes.com, 8/10/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-raksin10aug10,1,4695938.story}; New York Times online, 8/11/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/11/arts/11raksin.html}.
    also arranger and teacher. washingtonpost.com, 8/11/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A55306-2004Aug10.html}.
    also conductor. Independent.co.uk, 8/11/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=550092}.

  • Raleigh, Ben, American songwriter, d. 2/26/1997 at 76 in Hollywood, CA. ASCAP Playback, v. 4 no. 2, Mar.-Apr. 1997.

  • Ralston, Wendell E., professor of piano, d. 8/16/2007. Piano Guild Notes, v. 58 no. 1, Summer 2008.

  • Ramachandran, Padmini, Indian actress and dancer, d. 9/25/2006 in Chennai at 74; b. 6/12/1932 in Poojappura, Kerala. New York Times On the Web, 10/2/2006 {http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/10/02/arts/02ramachandran.html}.

  • Ramaker, Miriam, singer, voice teacher, founder of Indianapolis Opera, d. 10/5/2008 at 87. Opera America, Winter 2008.

  • Ramalama, Doo, d. 1997 at 67-68; b. McHenry Henry. Musician, no. 223, June 1997.

  • Rambo, Joyce "Dottie", gospel singer and songwriter, d. 5/11/2008 near Mount Vernon, MO at 74. STLtoday.com, 5/11/2008 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_RAMBO?SITE=MOSTP}; Yahoo!News, 5/12/2008 {http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080512/ap_on_re_us/deaths_1}.
    b. Joyce Reba Luttrell in Anton, KY. New York Times online, 5/14/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/14/arts/music/14rambo.html}.
    also guitarist. Independent online, 5/14/2008 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/dottie-rambo-charismatic-gospel-singer-827659.html}.

  • Ramirez, Ariel, Argentinian composer, d. 2/18/2010 in Buenos Aires at 88; b. 9/4/1921 in Santa Fe province. washingtonpost.com, 2/21/2010 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/20/AR2010022003418_pf.html}.

  • Ramirez, Jose, III, Argentine-Spanish master luthier, d. 3/2/1995; b. 1922. Classical Guitar, v. 13 no. 8, April 1995.

  • Ramirez, Jose, IV, head of the lutherie of Jose Ramirez, d. 6/5/2000; b. 5/21/1953. Classical Guitar, v. 18 no. 12, August 2000.

  • Ramirez, Rodger "Ram", d. 1/11/1994 at 80. Down Beat, v. 61 no. 4, April 1994.
    Roger "Ram" Ramirez. Jazz Magazine, no. 437, May 1994.
    b. 9/15/1913. Jazz Journal International, v. 47 no. 6, June 1994.

  • Ramm, Andrea von. see von Ramm, Andrea.

  • Rammellzee, graffiti artist, rapper, and performance artist, d. 6/27/2010 in Far Rockaway, Queens, NY at 49. New York Times online, 7/1/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/02/arts/02rammellzee.html}.

  • Ramón y Rivera [Ramon y Rivera], Luis Felipe, d. 10/21/1993; b. 1913. Revista Musical Chilena, v. 48 no. 181, Jan.-June 1994.

  • Ramone, Dee Dee, founding member, bassist, and songwriter for the Ramones, d. 6/5/2002 in Hollywood at 50; b. Douglas Glenn Colvin. AOL.com, 6/6/2002 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?type=4&cat=0806&id=0206061544100539}.
    b. in Fort Lee, VA. New York Times online, 6/7/2002 {http://www.nytimes.com/2002/06/07/obituaries/07RAMO.html}.
    d. at 50. latimes.com, 6/7/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-000039990jun07.story}; Boston Globe Online, 6/7/2002 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/158/obituaries/Dee_Dee_Ramone_49_bassist_in_trailblazing_punk_rock_band+.shtml}; washingtonpost.com, 6/7/2002 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/A9297-2002Jun6.html}.
    d. at 49; b. 9/18/1952. Rolling Stone, no. 901, 7/25/2002.

  • Ramone, Joey, seminal punk rocker, founding member and lead singer of the Ramones, d. 4/15/2001 at 49; b. Jeffrey Hyman 5/19/1951 in Forest Hills, NY. latimes.com, 4/16/2001 {http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?e17679593&e=6461}; Boston Globe online, 4/16/2001 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/106/obituaries/Joey_Ramone_49+.shtml}; Washington Post online, 4/16/2001 {http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/obituaries/archive/A22361-2001Apr16.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 869, 5/24/2001.

  • Ramone, Johnny, seminal punk guitarist, d. 9/15/2004 in Los Angeles at 55; b. John Cummings. AOL.com, 9/16/2004 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?id=2004091604250001526598}; startribune.com, 9/16/2004 {http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/4983894.html}; New York Times online, 9/16/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/16/arts/music/16WIRE-RAMO.html}; CNN.com, 9/16/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/09/16/obit.ramone.ap/index.html}; Spin, v. 20 no. 11, November 2004.
    b. on Long Island. latimes.com, 9/16/2004 {http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-ramone16sep16,1,7972755.story}; Boston.com, 9/17/2004 {http://www.boston.com/yourlife/health/diseases/articles/2004/09/17/johnny_ramone_55_paved_the_path_for_punk_guitarists/}.
    also songwriter; b. 10/8/1948. washingtonpost.com, 9/17/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A27587-2004Sep16.html}; Guardian Unlimited online, 9/17/2004 {http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1306670,00.html}; Independent.co.uk, 9/17/2004 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/story.jsp?story=562597}; Rolling Stone, no. 959, 10/14/2004.

  • Ramone, Phil, record producer and engineer, d. 3/30/2013 in Manhattan at 79; b. 1/5/1934 in South Africa. New York Times online, 3/30/2013 {http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/arts/music/phil-ramone-record-producer-and-winner-of-14-grammys-dies-at-79.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 3/30/2013 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-phil-ramone-20130331,0,2206451.story}; Australian online, 4/1/2013 {http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/friend-and-mentor-to-showbiz-greats-born-to-make-music/story-e6frg8n6-1226609907864}.

  • Ramono, Gene, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 2, Aug. 1999.

  • Ramos, Manuel López, Argentinean guitarist, d. 2006 at 77; b. 1929. Classical Guitar Magazine, v. 24 no. 12, August 2006.

  • Rampal, Jean-Pierre, French flutist, conductor and teacher, d. 5/20/2000 at 78 in Paris; b. 1/7/1922. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/21/2000.
    Jean-Pierre Rampal, b. 1/7/1922. CNN.com, 5/20/2000.
    Jean-Pierre Rampal, French flautist, d. 5/20/2000 in Paris; b. 1/7/1922 in Marseilles. The Musical Times, Summer 2000.
    Jean-Pierre Rampal, flautist and teacher, d. 5/20/2000; b. 1/7/1922. Gramophone, v. 78 no. 930, August 2000.
    Jean-Pierre Rampal, d. at 78 in Paris, France from heart failure. Cadence, v. 26 no. 7, July 2000.
    Jean-Pierre Rampal, d. 5/20/2000 at 78. Music in Concert, July/Aug 2000.
    Jean-Pierre Rampal, d. Chamber Music, v. 17 no. 4, August 2000.

  • Ramseth, James G. (Jim). d. 9/30/1990 at 30. Tracker, v. 34 no. 4, 1990.
    d. at 31. Diapason, v. 82 no. 1, Jan. 1991.

  • Ramsey, Buck, American cowboy poet and musician, d. 1/3/1998 at 59 in Texas. Sing Out!, v. 42 no. 4, Spring 1998.

  • Ramsey, David, organist, music director, conductor, and professor, d. 1/17/2008 in Memphis, TN at 68. American Organist, v. 42 no. 6, June 2008.

  • Ramsey, Frederic, d. 3/18/1995 at 80. Down Beat, v. 62 no. 6, June 1995.

  • Ramsey, Gordon, d. 11/5/1993 at 63. New York Times, 11/10/1993.

  • Ramsey, Gordon Clark, English professor and organist, d. 6/21/2007 in Hartford, CT at 66; b. 5/28/1941. American Organist, v. 41 no. 10, October 2007.

  • Ranck, Jean Elizabeth, organist, pianist, teacher of voice, piano, and organ, and music professor, d. 12/9/2005 in Green, Bay, WI at 80; b. 6/22/1925 in Appleton, WI. American Organist, v. 40 no. 4, April 2006.

  • Rand, Kelly, d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 1, July 1999.

  • Rand, W. Judson "Bill", d. 1995 at 81. American Organist, v. 29 no. 8, Aug. 1995.

  • Randafison, Sylvestre, Madagascaran valiha player and maker, d. 7/12/2003 at 75. Sing Out! v. 47 no. 3, Fall 2003.

  • Randall, Bud, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 3, Sept. 1998.

  • Randall, Charles Andrew, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 6, Dec. 1998.

  • Randall, Don, marketer of Fender guitars, d. 12/23/2008 in Santa Ana, CA at 91; b. 10/30/1917 in Kendrick, ID. STLtoday.com, 1/11/2009 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_RANDALL?SITE=MOSTP}.

  • Randall, Freddy, British trumpeter and bandleader, d. 5/18/1999 at 78 in Teignmouth, Devon; b. 5/6/1921. Jazz Journal International, v. 52 no. 7, July 1999.

  • Randall, Tony, actor, occasional singer, opera fan, d. 5/17/2004 at 84. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, v. 19 no. 3, September 2004.

  • Randazzo, Teddy, songwriter, d. 11/21/2003 in Orlando, FL at 68; b. Alessandro Carmelo Randazzo in Brooklyn. New York Times online, 11/26/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/26/arts/26RAND.html}.

  • Randell, Lynne, pop singer, d. 6/8/2007 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; b. 1950 in Liverpool, England. Independent Online Edition, 6/12/2007 {http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2646295.ece}.

  • Randle, Doug, Canadian arranger, d. 8/30/2013 at 85. Robert Catt on alt.obituaries, 9/5/2013 {https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/alt.obituaries/ZJaqUIHdbZU}.

  • Randle, Eddie, Sr., American jazz musician and band leader, d. 5/9/1997 at 89. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/11/1997.
    d. at ca. 75. Cadence, v. 23 no. 10, Oct. 1997.

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    John Lamb Reed; b. in Close House, near Bishop Auckland. Independent online, 3/1/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/john-reed-comic-lead-of-the-doyly-carte-1913700.html}; Opera News, v. 74 no. 11, May 2010.

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