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Index to music necrology : 1976 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1977, p. 806


The above item has biographical information on:

  Albrecht, Georg (b. 1891 d. 1976)   composer, teacher
  Alessandro, Victor (b. 1915 d. 1976)   conductor
  Alexander, Brooks (b. 1916 d. 1976)   music director, vocal arranger
  Anda, Geza (b. 1921 d. 1976)   Klavier, pianista
  Applebaum, Sada Rotham (b. 1905 d. 1976)   viola, piano
  Arminski, Herman (d. 1976)   piano
  Armitage-Smith, Julian (d. 1976)   conductor
  August, Jan (b. 1912 d. 1976)   piano
  Aumere, Hubert (b. 1913 d. 1976)   violin, Violine
  Bach, Vincent (b. 1890 d. 1976)   brass instrument maker, trumpeter
  Bachauer, Gina (b. 1913 d. 1976)   Klavier, piano
  Baker, George (b. 1885 d. 1976)   baritone, organ
  Baker, William K. (d. 1976)   freelance music critic
  Balbo, Giuseppe Cesare (b. 1884 d. 1976)   conductor, teacher
  Ballard, Florence (b. 1943 d. 1976)   singer
  Basaldua, Hector (d. 1976)   painter, stage designer for the Buenos Aires Opera
  Baumgartner, Paul (b. 1903 d. 1976)   pianista, piano
  Bellow, Alexander (b. 1912 d. 1976)   guitar, musicologist
  Benham, Earl (d. 1976)   cast, songwriter
  Berg, Helene (d. 1976)  
  Bernstein, Joseph (d. 1976)   violin
  Bloom, Rube (b. 1902 d. 1976)   composer, piano
  Bolin, Tommy [Thomas Richard] (b. 1951 d. 1976)   guitar, rock guitar
  Bosken, Franz (b. 1909 d. 1976)   musicologist, oganologist
  Bossler, Kurt (b. 1911 d. 1976)   composer, teacher
  Boswell, Connee [Connie] (b. 1907 d. 1976)   singer, vocals
  Braein, Edvard Fliflet (b. 1924 d. 1976)   composer, conductor
  Brailowsky, Alexander (b. 1896 d. 1976)   pianista, pianiste
  Brave, Charles (d. 1976)   piano, conductor
  Britten, Benjamin [Eduard Benjamin] (b. 1913)   composer, Komponist
  Bucchi, Valentino (b. 1916)   composer, musicisti
  Bull, Aurora Stewart (d. 1976)   soprano
  Burwell, Clifford R. (b. 1898 d. 1976)   composer, piano
  Butting, Max (b. 1888 d. 1976)   composer
  Campagnano, Vasco (b. 1909 d. 1976)   baritone, baritono
  Campi, Enrico (b. 1919 d. 1976)   baritone, baritono
  Carr, Leon (b. 1910 d. 1976)   arranger, composer
  Casadesus, Jacqueline (d. 1976)   singer
  Chong, Ryul-Song (d. 1976)   composer of the anthem of the Chinese People's Lib
  Chotzinoff, Pauline Heifetz (d. 1976)   piano
  Cooke, Deryck (Victor) (b. 1919 d. 1976)   writer on music
  Cortese, Luigi (b. 1899)   composer, musicista
  Cruickshank, Enid (d. 1976)   contralto
  Dare, Margaret Marie (b. 1902 d. 1976)   cello, composer
  Darke, Harold (Edwin) (b. 1888 d. 1976)   composer, organ
  Davis, Meyer (b. 1893 d. 1976)   bandleader, director
  De Angelis, Joseph (d. 1976)   double bass player, personnel manager of the New Y
  De Franco, Olga (b. 1896 d. 1976)   contralto
  Demierre, Francois (b. 1893 d. 1976)   organ, organiste
  Dinnebier, Otto (d. 1976)   conductor
  Dinsmore, William (d. 1976)   piano, composer
  Dixon, Dean [Charles Dean] (b. 1915 d. 1976)   conductor, direttore d'orchestra
  Draeger, Walter (b. 1888 d. 1976)   composer, teacher
  Droz, Eugenie (b. 1893 d. 1976)   music and theater historian
  Dunlap, Louis M. (b. 1911 d. 1976)   songwriter
  Dushkin, Samuel (b. 1891 d. 1976)   violin
  Dvonc, Fridrich (b. 1912 d. 1976)   director, music director
  Espla, Oscar (b. 1886 d. 1976)   composer
  Fagoaga, Isidore (b. 1895 d. 1976)   tenor, tenore
  Faith, Percy (b. 1908 d. 1976)   conductor, orchestra
  Feininger, Laurentius Karl Johann (b. 1909 d. 1976)   musicologist, priest
  Fordyee, Maria D. (d. 1976)   founder of the American Harpists Society
  Forest, Frank (b. 1899 d. 1976)   tenor, vocals
  Fort, Luigi (b. 1907 d. 1976)   tenor, tenore
  Fourestier, Louis (Felix Andre) (b. 1892 d. 1976)   conductor, composer
  Franks, Lorraine Lois Leavitt (d. 1976)   director of the Guild for the Opera Company of Bos
  Fujiwara, Yoshie (b. 1898 d. 1976)   tenor, vocals
  Fuller, Jesse "Lone Cat" (b. 1896 d. 1976)   guitar, trombone
  Gehmacher, Friedrich (d. 1976)   president of the International Mozart Foundation
  Geierhaas, Gustav (b. 1888 d. 1976)   professor, composer
  Geiger-Torel, Herman (b. 1907 d. 1976)   opera director, administrator
  Geilsdorf, Paul (b. 1890 d. 1976)   composer
  Gesensway, Louis (b. 1906 d. 1976)   composer, violin
  Gilbert, Ray (b. 1912 d. 1976)   cast, lyricist
  Glarum, L. Stanley (b. 1919 d. 1976)   composer, conductor
  Glinski, Mateusz (b. 1892 d. 1976)   journalist, conductor
  Glover, Carrie (d. 1976)   soprano
  Goodwin, Francis (d. 1976)   founder of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra
  Gordon, Gray (b. 1910 d. 1976)   bandleader, vocals
  Gray, Jerry (b. 1915 d. 1976)   arranger, composer
  Grosbayne, Benjamin (b. 1893 d. 1976)   music educator, conductor
  Grote, Gottfried (b. 1903 d. 1976)   choral director
  Haas, Werner (d. 1976)   Klavier, piano
  Hackett, Bobby [Robert Leo] (b. 1915 d. 1976)   cornet, trumpet
  Hall, Elsie (Maud Stanley) (b. 1877 d. 1976)   piano
  Hayes, Roland (b. 1887 d. 1976)   tenor, vocals
  Head, Michael Dewar (b. 1900 d. 1976)   composer, singer
  Herbage, Julian (Livingston) (b. 1904 d. 1976)   musicologist, broadcaster
  Hillery, Mable (b. 1929 d. 1976)   blues singer
  Hollaender, Friedrich (b. 1896 d. 1976)   piano, arranger
  Howlin' Wolf (b. 1910 d. 1976)   blues singer, harmonica
  Hubbard, Frank Twombly (b. 1920 d. 1976)   harpsichord maker
  Hull, Lytle (d. 1976)   patron of music
  Huni-Mihaczek, Felicie (b. 1891 d. 1976)   Sanger, soprano
  Hunt, John (b. 1905 d. 1976)   drums, piano
  Jackson, Butter [Quentin Leonard] (b. 1909 d. 1976)   trombone, singer
  Jacobson, Maurice (b. 1896 d. 1976)   piano, composer
  Jaton, Henri (d. 1976)   critic
  Josten, Margaret (d. 1976)   singer
  Kapp, David (b. 1904 d. 1976)   composer, record executive
  Karpeles, Maud (b. 1885 d. 1976)   folklorist, ethnomusicologist
  Kaufman, Irving (b. 1890 d. 1976)   author, cast
  Kempe, Rudolf (b. 1910 d. 1976)   conductor, direttore d'orchestre
  Kenessey, Jeno (b. 1905 d. 1976)   composer, conductor
  Kline, Olive (b. 1885 d. 1976 a. 1913-1922)   soprano, vocals
  Kondor, Lipot (b. 1902 d. 1976)   piano, teacher
  Kozma, Tibor (d. 1976)   piano, conductor of the Metropolitan Opera
  Krauss, Fritz (b. 1883 d. 1976)   tenor
  Kroll, Erwin (b. 1886 d. 1976)   writer on music, administrator
  Kruger, Emmy (b. 1886 d. 1976)   mezzo-soprano, Sanger
  Lehmann, Lotte (b. 1888 d. 1976)   chanteur, Sanger
  Leibert, Dick [Richard William] (b. 1903 d. 1976)   theater organ, composer
  Lenoir, Jean (b. 1891 d. 1976 a. 1640-1642)   auteur, composer
  Leonard, Lotte (b. 1884 d. 1976)   chanteur, Sanger
  Leslie, Edgar (b. 1885 d. 1976)   composer, lyricist
  Leventritt, Rosalie Joseph (d. 1976)   music patron, founder of the Leventritt Internatio
  Levina, Zara Alexandrovna (b. 1906 d. 1976)   composer, piano
  Lhevinne, Rosina (b. 1880 d. 1976)   Klavier, piano
  Lipscomb, Mance (b. 1895 d. 1976)   blues singer, guitar
  Loewe, Hilda (b. 1896 d. 1976)   song composer
  Ma Ko (d. 1976)   composer of revolutionary music
  MacPherson, Angus (d. 1976)   piper
  Madden, Doris (d. 1976 a. 1919)   piano
  Mainardi, Enrico (b. 1897 d. 1976)   cello, Dirigent
  Maler, Wilhelm (b. 1902 d. 1976)   composer, teacher
  Mann, Bernie (d. 1976)   bandleader
  Marmier, Jules (d. 1976 a. 1904)   composer
  Martini, Nino (b. 1905 d. 1976)   tenor
  Martinon, Jean (Franisque-Etienne) (b. 1910 d. 1976)   conductor, direttore d'orchestre
  Matzke, Hermann (b. 1890 d. 1976)   musicologist
  McColvin, Lionel Roy (b. 1896 d. 1976)   librarian, editor
  McGinnis, Robert E. (d. 1976)   clarinet, principal
  Melichar, Alois (b. 1896 d. 1976)   composer, conductor
  Menges, Isolde (Marie) (b. 1893 d. 1976)   violin
  Mercer, Johnny [John Herndon] (b. 1909 d. 1976)   lyricist, composer
  Merli, Francesco (b. 1887 d. 1976)   interprete, sanger
  Micheau, Janine (b. 1914 d. 1976)   interprete, soprano
  Mielziner, Jo. (d. 1976)   stage designer
  Mies, Paul (b. 1889 d. 1976)   musicologist, Musikwissenschaftler
  Miessner, Benjamin Franklin (d. 1976)   inventor of electronic musical devices
  Migot, Georges Elbert (b. 1891 d. 1976)   composer
  Moffat, Adelaide (d. 1976)   singer, vocals
  Moncrieff, Gladys (b. 1892 d. 1976)   musical comedy star
  Munrow, David (John) (b. 1942 d. 1976)   conductor, early wind instruments
  Munz, Mieczyslaw (b. 1900 d. 1976)   concert pianist
  Nance, Ray [Willis] (b. 1913 d. 1976)   flute, trumpet
  Naylor, Ruth (b. 1908 d. 1976)   soprano
  Nef, Isabelle (Lander) (b. 1898 d. 1976)   cembalo, clavecin
  Neilson, Maud (d. 1976)   soprano
  Neuman, Herman (d. 1976)   pioneer in radio broadcasting of classical music
  Nielsen, Flora (b. 1900 d. 1976)   sangerinde, soprano
  Norman, Bruce (d. 1976)   radio announcer, singer
  Ochs, Phil [Philip David] (b. 1940 d. 1976)   folksinger, songwriter
  Orr, Charles Wilfred (b. 1893 d. 1976)   composer
  Panzera, Charles (Auguste Louis) (b. 1896 d. 1976)   baritone, chanteur
  Peterson, Chuck [Charles] (b. 1915 d. 1978)   trumpet
  Piatigorsky, Gregor (b. 1903 d. 1976)   cello, musicisti
  Pine, Merna Barry (d. 1976)  
  Piston, Walter (Hamor) (b. 1894 d. 1976)   composer, musicisti
  Plagge, Gunter (b. 1913 d. 1976)   piano, teacher
  Politis, James (d. 1976)   flute
  Pons, Lily [Alice Josephine] (b. 1898 d. 1976)   soprano, vocals
  Powell, Rudy [Edward Stephen, sr.] (b. 1907 d. 1976)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  Prettyman, Edward (d. 1976)   conductor
  Pyle, Thomas F. (d. 1976)   baritone, vocals
  Raffalt, Reinhard (d. 1976)   journalist, writer
  Ramsauer, Joseph (b. 1905 d. 1976)   composer, teacher
  Razzi, Giulio (b. 1904 d. 1976)   composer
  Reis, Herb (d. 1976)   publisher
  Relf, Keith (b. 1943 d. 1976)   harmonica, tapping
  Rethberg, Elisabeth (b. 1894 d. 1976)   chanteur, Sanger
  Rignold, Hugo (Henry) (b. 1905 d. 1976)   conductor, violin
  Robeson, Paul (b. 1898 d. 1976)   bass-baritone, cast
  Robinson, Jim (b. 1892 d. 1976)   trombone, vocals
  Rocco, Maurice (b. 1916 d. 1976 a. 1940s)   singer, boogie-woogie piano
  Roesgen-Champion, Marguerite Sara (b. 1894 d. 1976)   clavecin, composer
  Roman, Dick (d. 1976 died: 1976)   singer, vocals
  Roosevelt, Emily Hubbard (b. 1893 d. 1976)   soprano
  Rosner, Ady [Jack] (b. 1910 d. 1976)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Rossin, Alfred A. (d. 1976)   director
  Ruello, Victor (d. 1976)   organ
  Scatchard, William Beaumont (d. 1976)   professor
  Schalit, Heinrich (b. 1886 d. 1976)   organ, conductor
  Schenck, Janet Daniels (b. 1884 d. 1976)   director of the piano dept. at Manhattan school
  Schneider, Ernst August (d. 1976)   conductor
  Schnoor, Hans (b. 1893 d. 1976)   musicologist, critic
  Scordino, Teresa M. (d. 1976)   soprano
  Shaw, Hollace (d. 1976)   radio singer
  Shutta, Ethel (b. 1897 d. 1976)   cast, singer
  Siday, Eric (d. 1976)   alto saxophone, violin
  Sonzogno, Giulio Cesare (b. 1906 d. 1976)   composer, compositore
  Spivey, Queen [Victoria Regina] (b. 1906 d. 1976)   blues singer, vocals
  Starkie, Walter (Fitzwilliam) (b. 1894 d. 1976)   writer on music
  Steglich, Rudolf (b. 1886 d. 1976)   musicologist
  Strassner, Isidor (d. 1976)   conductor, violin
  Sturzenegger, Richard (b. 1905 d. 1976)   cello, violoncelliste
  Tarquinia, Tarquinia (b. 1883 d. 1976)   soprano
  Tarrasch, William (d. 1976)   conductor, music director
  Taschner, Gerhard (b. 1922 d. 1976)   Geige, Soloist: Violine
  Tasso, Fiorenzo (b. 1901 d. 1976)   interprete, tenor
  Taube, Evert [Axel Evert] (b. 1889)   sang, writer
  Tess, Giulia (b. 1889 d. 1976)   interprete, mezzo-soprano
  Teyte, Maggie (b. 1888 d. 1976)   soprano, vocals
  Trevor, Caleb Henry (b. 1895 d. 1976)   organ, teacher
  Tubb, Carrie (Elizabeth) (b. 1876 d. 1976)   soprano
  Visconti, Luchino (b. 1906 d. 1976)   producer, regia
  Washington, Ned (b. 1901 d. 1976)   lyricist, songwriter
  Wenger, John (d. 1976)   stage designer for the Metropolitan Opera
  White (b. 1881 d. 1976)   jazz dancer, singer
  Williams, Harold (b. 1893 d. 1976)   baritone, vocals
  Williams, James Clifton (b. 1923 d. 1976)   composer, conductor
  Yates, Peter B. (b. 1909 d. 1976)   writer, concert manager
  Zak, Yakov (Izrailovich) (b. 1913 d. 1976)   piano, teacher
  Zamboni, Maria (b. 1895 d. 1976)   interprete, soprano

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