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  • Yablokoff, Jacob, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • Yachnik, James A., d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 3, Sept. 1999.

  • Yahaghi, Parviz, Iranian violinist, d. at 71. Strad, v. 118, no. 1404, April 2007.

  • Yakeley, June, American musicologist and guitarist, d. 12/28/1999 in Massachusetts; b. 1949. Early Music, v. 28 no. 2, May 2000.

  • Yamaguchi, Goro, Japanese shakuhachi player, d. 1/3/1999 at 65 in Tokyo. John Ranck {ranck@fas.harvard.edu} on MLA-L, 1/8/1999; New York Times, 1/7/1999.

  • Yance, Edward, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • Yancey, James see J Dilla.

  • Yancich, Milan, hornist, teacher, author, and publisher, d. 8/7/2007; b. 1921. Horn Call, v. 38 no. 2, February 2008.

  • Yancy, Bill, jazz bassist, d. 1/21/2004 in Chicago, IL at 74. Cadence, v. 30 no. 3, March 2004.

  • Yandall, Mary, New Zealander popular singer, d. 1/30/2012 in Auckland at 62. nzherald.co.nz, 2/2/2012 {http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10782773}.

  • Yandell, Paul, session (primarily country) guitarist, d. 11/21?/2011 near Nashville, TN at 76; b. in Kentucky. CMT News online, 11/21/2011 {http://www.cmt.com/news/news-in-brief/1674807/guitarist-paul-yandell-chet-atkins-longtime-sideman-dies-at-age-76.jhtml}.

  • Yankovic, Frankie, American accordion player and polka king, d. 10/14/1998 at New Port Richey, FL; b. 1915. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 10/15/1998.
    d. at 83. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/27/1998.
    Frank Yankovic. Sing Out!, v. 43 no. 3, Winter 1999.

  • Yanks, Howard, d. 3/3/1995 at 65; b. 6/3/1929. Sing Out!, v. 40 no. 1, May-June 1995.

  • Yannopoulos, Dino (Konstantinos), opera director, d. 4/6/2003 in Philadelphia at 83; b. 12/15/1919 in Athens. New York Times online, 4/14/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/14/obituaries/14YANN.html}; Opera News, v. 67 no. 12, June 2003, Gramophone, v. 81 no. 968, July 2003; Opera America Newsline, v. 12 no. 9, June 2003.

  • Yannucci, Samuel J., d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 4, Oct. 1999.

  • Yannuzzi, William, conductor and music director, d. 4/10/2006; b. 7/30/1929 in Baltimore, MD. Opera News, v. 71 no. 1, July 2006.
    William Anthony Yannuzzi, also teacher, d. in Baltimore, MD at 76. Opera, v. 57 no. 8, August 2006.

  • Yanovsky, Zal, rock guitarist, d. 12/13/2002 in Kingston, Ontario at 57; b. 12/19/1944. AOL.com, 12/16/2002 {http://my.aol.com/news/news_story.psp?type=4&cat=0806&id=021216020033506238}; Boston Globe Online, 12/17/2002 {http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/351/obituaries/Zal_Yanovsky_57_Lovin_Spoonful_guitarist+.shtml}; latimes.com, 12/17/2002 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings17.3dec17,0,1244204.story}; CNN.com, 12/16/2002 {http://www.cnn.com/2002/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/16/spoonful.reut/}.
    Zalman Yanovsky, b. in Toronto. New York Times online, 12/17/2002 {http://www.nytimes.com/2002/12/17/obituaries/17YANO.html}.

  • Yapsuga, Leo, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 4, Oct. 1998.

  • Yarborough, William, conductor, d. 11/4/2004 in Madison, WI at 80; b. in Wilmington, NC. washingtonpost.com, 11/10/2004 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A38382-2004Nov9.html}.

  • Yarbrough, J. Rodney, organbuilder, d. 11/15/2008 in Celina, TX at 71. American Organist, v. 43 no. 2, February 2009.

  • Yarbrough, Leroy, choral conductor, organist, composer, arranger, professor of choral conducting and music theory, d. 2008; b. Harold Leroy Yarbrough 1934. Choral Journal, v. 49 no. 9, March 2009.

  • Yarbrough, Nat, jazz drummer, d. 8/9/2007 in Denver, CO at 70. Cadence, v. 33 no. 10/11/12, October/November/December 2007.

  • Yardney, Susanne M., d. 2/18/1994 at 84. New York Times, 2/20/1994.

  • Yarkoni, Yaffa, Israeli singer, d. 1/1/2012 in Tel Aviv at 86; b. Yaffa Abramov 12/25/1925 in Tel Aviv. New York Times online, 1/2/2012 {http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/03/arts/music/yaffa-yarkoni-86-who-sang-for-israeli-wartime-troops-is-dead.html}.
    b. 12/24/1925 near Tel Aviv. Los Angeles Times online, 1/2/2012 {http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/middleeast/la-me-yaffa-yarkoni-20120102,0,4139099.story}.

  • Yarnell, Lorene, dancer and mime, d. 7/29/2010 in Sandefjord, Norway at 66; b. 3/21/1944 in Inglewood, CA. New York Times online, 8/7/2010 {http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/07/arts/dance/07yarnell.html}.

  • Yaseen, Eileen Deneen, soprano, d. 11/6/2010 in Chicago, IL at 93; b. Eileen Zimmer in Chicago. Chicago Tribune online, 11/10/2010 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/obituaries/ct-met-deneen-yaseen-obit-20101110,0,1712090.story}.

  • Yasmine, Belgian singer and television presenter, d. 6/24/2009 at 37; b. Hilde Rens. De Standaard online, 6/26/2009 {http://www.standaard.be/Artikel/Detail.aspx?artikelId=DMF25062009_055}.

  • Yates, Edward J., director of "American Bandstand", d. 6/2/2006 in Media, PA at 87. latimes.com, 6/6/2006 {http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv/sns-ap-obit-yates,1,2544879.story}.

  • Yates, Francis L. "Frank", American organist and choir director and payroll supervisor, d. 6/6/1998 at 88 in Charlton, MA. American Organist, v. 32 no. 12, Dec. 1998.

  • Yates, Richard S., d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 9, Mar. 1998.

  • Yauch, Adam "MCA", rapper and bassist, d. 5/4/2012 at 47. CNN.com, 5/4/2012 {http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/04/showbiz/beastie-boys-death/index.html}.
    d. in Manhattan. ArtsBeat blog, 5/4/2012 {http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/04/adam-yauch-of-the-beastie-boys-dies/}; TMZ.com, 5/4/2012 {http://www.tmz.com/2012/05/04/beastie-boys-adam-yauch-dead/}.
    b. Adam Nathaniel Yauch 8/5/1964 in Brooklyn, NY. New York Times online, 5/4/2012 {http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/05/arts/music/adam-yauch-a-founder-of-the-beastie-boys-dies-at-47.html}; STLtoday.com, 5/4/2012 {http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/adam-yauch-of-the-beastie-boys-is-dead-at/article_63c45ffc-9611-11e1-b728-0019bb30f31a.html}; Los Angeles Times online, 5/5/2012 {http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-me-adam-yauch-20120505,0,27689.story}.

  • Ybarra, Martin David, American organist and choirmaster, d. 11/20/1995 at 28. American Organist, v. 30 no. 4, April 1996.

  • Ybarra, Rita Witek, accordianist, d. 12/15/2006 in Royal Oak, MI at 63; b. 1/12/1943. Detroit Free Press online, 12/17/2006 {http://www.detroitnewspapers.com/deathnotices/print.cfm?id=132858}.

  • Yeaman, Wilfred, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.
    Wilred Yeaman. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.

  • Yeend, Frances, soprano, d. 4/27/2008 in Morgantown, WV at 95; b. Frances Leone Lynch 1/28/1913 in Vancouver, WA. New York Times online, 5/8/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/08/arts/music/08yeend.html}; Opera News, v. 73 no. 1, July 2008; Opera, v. 59 no. 7, July 2008.

  • Yellin, Victor Fell, musicologist, d. 10/24/2005. AMS Newsletter, v. 36 no. 1, February 2006.

  • Yepes, Narciso, Spanish guitarist, d. 5/3/1997 at 69; b. 11/14/1927. New York Times, 5/5/1997.
    d. 5/4/1997 in Murcia, Spain; b. 11/14/1927. Soundboard, v. 24 no. 1, Summer 1997.

  • Yess, Moshe, rabbi, singer, guitarist, composer, and lyricist, d. 1/8/2011 at 65. Chabad.Info, 1/11/2011 {http://chabad.info/index.php?url=article_en&id=21746}.

  • Yetman, Rex, pioneering Canadian bluegrass mandolinist and singer, d. 12/18/2009 at 76; b. in Jamestown, Newfoundland. CBCnews online, 12/20/2009 {http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2009/12/20/yetman-obit.html}.

  • Yetta, Tommy, jazz saxophonist, d. 8/28/2002 in New Orleans, LA at 72. Cadence, v. 29 no. 5, May 2003.

  • Yetter, Paul, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 2, Aug. 1998.

  • Yoblokoff, Jacob, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 7, Jan. 1999.

  • Yocom, Rachael D., dance educator and theorist, d. 11/14/2004 in Tucson, AZ at 88; b. in Corvallis, OR. New York Times online, 12/13/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/13/arts/dance/12yocom.html}.

  • Yohannan, Tim, American punk fanzine editor, punk radio host and rock club promoter, d. 4/3/1998 at 52 in San Francisco. Rolling Stone, no. 787, 5/28/1998.

  • Yohe, Thomas G., creative director of "Schoolhouse Rock", d. 12/21/2000 at 63. CNN.com, 12/22/2000 {http://www.cnn.com/2000/SHOWBIZ/TV/12/22/yohe.ap/index.html}.

  • York, David "Rock Bottom", American blues harmonica player, bandleader, and vocalist, folk harpist, d. 9/28/2001. Sing Out!, v. 45 no. 4, Winter 2002.

  • York, Freda, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 2, Aug. 1998.

  • York, William, country bassist, comedian, and spoons player, d. 8/15/2004 in Baton Rouge, LA at 85; b. in Elmore, AL. New York Times online, 8/23/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/23/arts/music/23york.html}.
    William Herbert "Lum" York. Rolling Stone, no. 958, 9/30/2004.

  • Yoshizawa, Masakazu, traditional Japanese flutist, d. 10/24/2007 in San Gabriel, CA at 57; b. 9/10/1950 in Takayama, Japan. latimes.com, 11/16/2007 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-yoshizawa16nov16,1,1721521.story}; STLtoday.com, 11/17/2007 {http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_YOSHIZAWA?SITE=MOSTP}.
    b. in Kawai, near Takayama. Times Online, 12/11/2007 {http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article3030643.ece}.

  • Yoshizawa, Motoharu, Japanese bassist, d. 9/12/1998 at 67 in Uenohara. Cadence, v. 25 no. 2, Feb. 1999.

  • Yost, Dennis, popular singer, d. 12/7/2008 in Hamilton, OH at 65; b. in Detroit, MI. Google News, 12/8/2008 {http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jC8Rh4_7EgWremWzkUngVy6jU0rgD94UV92O0}; New York Times online, 12/10/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/10/arts/music/10yost.html}.

  • You, Yabby, Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, and producer, d. 1/12/2010 in Clarendon; b. Vivian Jackson 8/14/1946 in Kingston. Independent online, 4/14/2010 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/yabby-you-roots-reggae-singer-and-producer-1943934.html}.

  • Youman, Frances K., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 3, Sept. 1998.

  • Youman, George W., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.

  • Young, Alexander, British tenor, d. 3/5/2000 at 79; b. 10/18/1920. Gramophone, v. 77 no. 927, May 2000.
    Alexander Young, d. in Macclesfield. Opera, v. 51 no. 6, June 2000.
    Alexander Young, d. Chamber Music, v. 17 no. 4, August 2000.
    Alexander Young, British opera singer, d. 3/5/2000 in Macclesfield; b. 10/18/1920 in London. The Musical Times, Summer 2000.

  • Young, Bob "Beetles", jazz pianist and arranger, d. 5/3/2004 in Sydney, Australia at 81. Cadence, v. 30 no. 7, July 2004.

  • Young, Clyde William, musicologist, d. 8/22/2000 in Springfield, MO. American Organist, March 2001.

  • Young, David, jazz saxophonist, d. 2/6/2009 in Indianapolis, IN at 76. Cadence, v. 35 no. 4-5-6, April-May-June 2009.

  • Young, David X., producer, d. 5/22/2001 in Manhattan at 71. Cadence, v. 27 no. 7, July 2001.

  • Young, Donovan, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 10, Apr. 1999.

  • Young, Dorothy, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 3, Sept. 1998.

  • Young, Edward, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 10, Apr. 1998.

  • Young, Edward H., Sr., d. International Musician, v. 98 no. 4, Oct. 1999.

  • Young, Eldee, jazz bassist, d. 2/12/2007 in Thailand at 71; b. 1936. chicagotribune.com, 2/14/2007 {http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/chi-0702140082feb14,1,5199077.story}; Cadence, v. 33 no. 3, March 2007.

  • Young, Faron, d. 12/10/1996 at 64. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/11/1996.
    b. 2/25/1932. Obituary Page {http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Obituary}, 2/4/1997.
    American honky-tonk singer, d. in Nashville, TN. MLA Notes, v. 53 no. 4, June 1997 from New York Times, 12/11/1996.

  • Young, Gordon, American organist-choirmaster, composer and teacher, d. 10/2/1998 at 78 in St. Clair Shores, MI. John Lovegren {JKLovegren@aol.com} from Detroit Free Press on PIPORG-L, 10/9/1998; American Organist, v. 33 no. 1, Jan. 1999.
    b. Gordon Ellsworth Young, 10/15/1919. Diapason, v. 90 no. 3, Mar. 1999.

  • Young, Graham, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 9, Mar. 1999.

  • Young, John, jazz pianist, d. 4/16/2008 in Chicago, IL at 86. Cadence, v. 34 no. 7/8/9, July/August/September 2008.

  • Young, Joseph, d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 12, June 1999.
    "Mighty Joe" Young, American blues guitarist/singer and amateur boxer, d. 3/25/1999 at 71 in Chicago, IL. Down Beat, v. 66 no. 8, Aug. 1999.

  • Young, Lee, jazz drummer and producer, d. 7/31/2008 in Los Angeles, CA at 94; b. Leonidas Raymond Young 3/7/1914 in New Orleans, LA. New York Times online, 8/9/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/10/arts/music/10young.html}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 10-11-12, October-November-December 2008.
    also vocalist, saxophonist, and bandleader. Independent online, 8/19/2008 {http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/lee-young-jazz-drummer-and-bandleader-901795.html}; Jazz Journal International, v. 61 no. 11, November 2008.

  • Young, Lois Horton, d. 2/13/1981 at 69; b. 4/2/1911. Hymn, v. 44 no. 4, Oct. 1993.

  • Young, Maddy, guitarist, d. 11/9/1997 at 25 in Australia. Cadence, v. 24 no. 1, Jan. 1998.

  • Young, Marita, d. 6/6/1993 at 48; b. 6/6/1945. American Organist, v. 27 no. 11, Nov. 1993.

  • Young, Marl, pianist, arranger, and music director, d. 4/29/2009 in Los Angeles, CA at 92; b. 1/29/1917 in Bluefield, VA. Los Angeles Times online, 5/3/2009 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-marl-young3-2009may03,0,6252594,full.story}; Cadence, v. 35 no. 7-8-9, July-August-September 2009.

  • Young, Marshall, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 10, Apr. 1998.

  • Young, Mary Tyler Driver, violinist and violin teacher, d. 4/11/2008 in Arlington, VA at 94; b. in Milton, MA. washingtonpost.com, 4/29/2008 {http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/28/AR2008042802501_5.html}.

  • Young, Nick T., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.

  • Young, Otha, country/folk/pop/rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist, d. 8/6/2009 in Los Angeles, CA at 66. THR.com, 8/11/2009 {http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/features/people/e3i224997d33ab2d014e5a5c897bcbfc156}.
    b. Robert Otha Young 5/10/1943 in Tulare, CA. Los Angeles Times online, 8/21/2009 {http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-otha-young21-2009aug21,0,6903287.story}.

  • Young, Paul, rock singer, d. 7/15/2000; b. 6/17/1947. Rolling Stone, 12/28/2000.

  • Young, Percy M., British musicologist and composer, d. 5/9/2004 in York, England at 91; b. in Northwich, Cheshire, England. New York Times online, 5/24/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/24/arts/24YOUN.html}.

  • Young, Phillip T., d. 12/10/2002. American Musical Instrument Society Newsletter, v. 32 no. 1, Spring 2003.
    Phillip Taylor Young, musicologist, d. 12/9/2002; b. 3/2/1926 in Milton, MA. American Musical Instrument Society Newsletter, v. 32 no. 2, Summer 2003.

  • Young, Ralph, popular singer, d. 8/22/2008 in Palm Springs, CA at 90. MyDesert.com, 8/23/2008 {http://www.mydesert.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200880823006}; Associated Press online, 8/27/2008 {http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jj4yj37U9DWYfLMh8iNpt2MokknAD92QC1TG0}.
    b. Ralph Israel 1918 in the Bronx. New York Times online, 8/26/2008 {http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/26/arts/music/26young.html}; SFGate, 8/26/2008 {http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2008/08/26/entertainment/e163557D22.DTL}; Cadence, v. 34 no. 10-11-12, October-November-December 2008.

  • Young, Snooky, big band trumpeter, d. 5/11/2011 at 92; b. 1919. Rifftides blog, 5/12/2011 {http://www.artsjournal.com/rifftides/2011/05/snooky-young-1919-2011/}.
    d. in Newport Beach, CA; b. Eugene Edward Young 2/3/1919 in Dayton, OH. New York Times online, 5/18/2011 {http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/19/arts/music/snooky-young-trumpeter-with-doc-severinsen-dies-at-92.html}.

  • Young, Wallace C., d. International Musician, v. 97 no. 11, May 1999.

  • Young, Webster, jazz trumpeter, d. 12/11/2003 in Portland, OR at 71. New York Times online, 12/20/2003 {http://www.nytimes.com/2003/12/20/arts/music/20YOUN.html}; Chamber Music, v. 21 no. 3, June 2004.
    d. 12/13/2003 in Vancouver, WA. Cadence, v. 30 no. 2, February 2004.

  • Youngman, Henny, American bandleader, violinist and comedian, d. 2/24/1998 at 91. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/25/1998.

  • Youse, Daniel, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 12, June 1998.

  • Youskevitch, Anna Scarpova, Russian ballet dancer and teacher, d. 5/15/1997 at 85 in West Hartford, CT. New York Times, 5/19/1997.

  • Yovanovich, Emil, d. International Musician, v. 96 no. 12, June 1998.

  • Yui, Shoich, Japanese music critic, d. 6/8/1998 at 79 in Tokyo. Cadence, v. 28 no. 8, Aug. 1998.
    Shoichi Yui. Down Beat, v. 65 no. 11, Nov. 1998.

  • Yun, Isang, d. 1995 at 78. Opernwelt, v. 36 no. 12, Dec. 1995.
    d. 11/3/1995. Orchester, v. 44 no. 1, 1996.
    Korean-German composer, b. 1917. Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, v. 51 no. 1, 1996.

  • Yunker, Richard, d. Organ Handbook, 1997.

  • Yunupingu, Australian rock singer and bandleader, d. 6/6/2013? in Yirrkala at 56. Australian Broadcasting Corporation online, 6/6/2013 {http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-06-03/former-yothu-yindi-frontman-m-yunupingu-dies/4728518}.

  • Yupanqui, Atahualpa, d. 5/23/1992 at 84; b. Hector Roberto Chavero. Classical Guitar, v. 10 no. 11, July 1992.
    b. 1908. Classical Guitar, v. 11 no. 9, May 1993.

  • Yurchenco, Henrietta, ethnomusicologist, radio producer, announcer, and interviewer, d. 12/10/2007 in Manhattan at 91; b. Henrietta Weiss 3/22/1916 in New Haven, CT. New York Times On the Web, 12/14/2007 {http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/14/arts/14yurchenco.html}.
    d. 12/9/2007. Bulletin of the Society for American Music, v. 34 no. 1, Winter 2008.

  • Yuro, Timi, pop singer, d. 3/30/2004 at 63; b. Rosemary Timotea Aurro Yuro in Chicago. CNN.com, 4/9/2004 {http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/09/obit.yuro.ap/index.html}.
    d. in Las Vegas; b. Rosemary Timotea Aurro. New York Times online, 4/9/2004 {http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/09/arts/music/09YURO.html}; Rolling Stone, no. 948, 5/13/2004.