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Index to music necrology : 1978 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1979, p. 857


The above item has biographical information on:

  Angerer, Margrit (b. 1903 d. 1978)   soprano
  Bacigalupo, Giovanni (d. 1978)   street-organ builder, composer
  Barblan, Guglielmo (b. 1906 d. 1978)   conferenziere, musicologist
  Bartholomew, Marshall Moore (b. 1885 d. 1978)   arranger, composer
  Bartlett, Ethel Agnes (b. 1900 d. 1978)   piano, composer
  Berghorn, Alfred Maria (b. 1911 d. 1978)   organ, composer
  Bongartz, Heinz (b. 1894 d. 1978)   composer, direttore
  Bouvier, Helene (b. 1905 d. 1978)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Brel, Jacques (b. 1929 d. 1978)   auteur, composer
  Canal, Marguerite (b. 1890 d. 1978)   composer
  Carter, Maybelle Addington (b. 1909 d. 1978)   country music singer, guitar
  Chavez y Ramirez, Carlos (Antonio de Padua) (b. 1899)   composer, conductor
  Coci, Claire (b. 1912 d. 1978)   concert organist
  Contilli, Gino (b. 1907 d. 1978)   composer
  Cottrell, Louis (b. 1911 d. 1978)   clarinet, drums
  Davidson, Jimmy [James Douglas] (b. 1908 d. 1978)   cornet, singer
  Davis, Hal C. (d. 1978)   president of American Federation of Musicians
  Denny, Sandy [Alexander Elene MacLean] (b. 1941 d. 1978 a. 1970)   folksinger
  Dickinson, Alan Edgar Frederick (b. 1899 d. 1978)   music educator, writer on music
  Dobias, Vaclav (b. 1909 d. 1978)   composer
  Domgraf-Fassbander, Willi (b. 1897 d. 1978)   baritone, Sanger
  Dupon, Jacques (d. 1978)   stage designer
  Dzerzhinsky, Ivan Ivanovich (b. 1909 d. 1978)   composer
  Eichhorn, Frank-Volker (b. 1947 d. 1978)   composer
  Elsta, Fanny Rebekka (b. 1899 d. 1978)   contralto
  Engelmann, Wilfried (b. 1905 d. 1978 a. 1838)   baritone, Buchhandlung
  Ephros, Gershon (b. 1890 d. 1978)   Kantor, composer
  Etting, Ruth (b. 1896 d. 1978)   cast, torch singer
  Fairbairn, Thomas Charles (d. 1978)   opera producer
  Falchi, Raffaele (b. 1910 d. 1978)   baritone, baritono
  Fishberg, Theodore (d. 1978)   violin
  Flier, Jacob   piano
  Frezin, Adolphe (d. 1978)   cello
  Furrer, Walther (b. 1902 d. 1978)   Kapellmeister, composer
  Gage, Ben (d. 1978)   singer, vocals
  Garner, Letitia (d. 1978)   singer
  Gerard, Rolf (d. 1978)   bozzettista, costumes
  Gerig, Hans (b. 1910 d. 1978)   music publisher
  Gillis, Don (b. 1912 d. 1978)   piano, trumpeter
  Gotz, Robert (b. 1892 d. 1978)   composer, teacher
  Greiner-Pol, Kurt (b. 1922 d. 1978)   composer of military music
  Gutmann, Hans (b. 1910 d. 1978)   organ
  Heger, Robert (b. 1886 d. 1978)   conductor, Dirigent
  Herbert, Gregory (Delano) (b. 1947 d. 1978)   alto sax, tenor sax
  Hood, Gretchen (d. 1978)   soprano
  Huber, Walter Simon (b. 1898 d. 1978)   composer, music educator
  Huebner, Manfred (b. 1905 d. 1978)   bass-baritone
  Humphries, Charles (b. 1892 d. 1978)   bibliographer
  Ingelhoff, Michael (b. 1904 d. 1978)   songwriter, composer
  Jarustowskiy, Boris (b. 1911 d. 1978)   musicologist
  Jenkins, Cyril (b. 1889 d. 1978)   bandmaster, composer
  Jerger, Wilhelm Franz (b. 1902 d. 1978)   Instrumentenkunde, writer on music
  Johnson, Money [Harold] (b. 1918 d. 1978)   trumpeter, flugel horn
  Jonas, Oswald (b. 1897 d. 1978)   Liederkurs, musicologist
  Jones, Rowland (d. 1978 a. 1939)   tenor, vocals
  Karsavina, Tamara Platonova (b. 1885 d. 1978)   dancer
  Kath, Terry (b. 1946 d. 1978)   guitar
  Katz, Mindru (b. 1925 d. 1978)   piano
  Kenny, Bill (b. 1915 d. 1978 a. 1930s-1950s)   guitar, tenor
  Khachaturian, Aram Il'yich (b. 1903 d. 1978)   composer
  Khaikin, Boris (Emmanuilovich) (b. 1904 d. 1978)   conductor, opera producer
  Kipnis, Alexander (b. 1891 d. 1978)   Bass, chanteur
  Kolisch, Rudolf (b. 1896 d. 1978)   interprete, violin
  Koussevitzky, Olga (b. 1901 d. 1978)   patron of the arts, widow of Serge Koussevitzky
  Kraft, Karl Joseph (b. 1903 d. 1978)   Domorganist, composer
  Kraus, Richard [Wolfgang Ernst Richard] (b. 1902 d. 1978)   celesta, conductor
  Lasserson, Sascha (d. 1978)   violin, music educator
  Laux, Karl (b. 1896 d. 1978)   musicologist
  Light, Enoch (b. 1907 d. 1978)   bandleader, violin
  Lippman, Joseph (d. 1978)   manager
  Litz, Katherine (d. 1978)   cast, choreographer
  Marais, Josef (b. 1905 d. 1978)   folksinger, vocals
  Margraf, Horst-Tanu (b. 1903 d. 1978)   conductor, Dirigent
  Marks, Gunther (b. 1897 d. 1978)   composer
  Marx, Josef (b. 1913 d. 1978)   musicologist, oboe
  Matlock, Matty [Julian Clifton] (b. 1909 d. 1978)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  McCorkle, Donald Macomber (b. 1929 d. 1978)   musicologist
  Mead, Phyllis (d. 1978)   former President of Brooklyn Music School
  Meehan, Danny (d. 1978)   cast, dancer
  Merseburger, Karl (b. 1905 d. 1978)   Musikverleger, publisher
  Messel, Oliver (b. 1905 d. 1978)   cast, costumes
  Moon, Keith (b. 1947 d. 1978)   additional Lyrics, additional Music
  Nabokov, Nicolas (b. 1903 d. 1978)   composer, musicisti
  Nijinskij, Romola (d. 1978)  
  Noble, Ray [Raymond Stanley] (b. 1903 d. 1978)   bandleader, celeste
  Nohl, Peter (b. 1906 d. 1978)   baritone
  Otterloo, Willem van [Jan Willem van] (b. 1907 d. 1978)   conductor, direttore d'orchestra
  Owen, Reg (b. 1928 d. 1978)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Paccard, Alfred (d. 1978 died: 1978)   bell founder
  Pannain, Guido (b. 1891 d. 1977)   composer, musicisti
  Paumgartner, Igne (d. 1978)  
  Pernerstorfer, Alois (b. 1912 d. 1978)   baritone, bass-baritone
  Peter, Willi (b. 1907 d. 1978)   organ builder
  Petsch, Hans (b. 1891 d. 1978 a. 1922)   Kapellmeister, composer
  Pflanzl, Heinrich (b. 1903 d. 1978)   bass, interprete
  Philippe, Edis (b. 1917 d. 1978)   soprano
  Preissler, Josef (b. 1906 d. 1978)   accordionist, composer
  Prima, Louis (b. 1911 d. 1978)   composer, singer
  Propes, Aaron (d. 1978)   founder and director of Israel Festival
  Reichardt, Walter (d. 1978)   cello
  Reif, Paul (b. 1910 d. 1978)   composer, arranger
  Reis, Claire R. [Claire Raphael] (b. 1888 d. 1978)   administrator
  Rennert, Gunther (b. 1911 d. 1978)   encenador, instruktor
  Richmond, Lawrence (d. >1978)   former head of Music Dealers Service
  Robinson, David V. (d. 1978)   playwright, teacher
  Rohan, Jindrich (b. 1919 d. 1978)   conductor
  Rosolino, Frank (b. 1926 d. 1978)   trombone, vocals
  Russell, Studley Leslie Lane (b. 1901 d. 1978)   composer, music educator
  Saltmarsh, Anthony (d. 1978)   violin
  Schmidt, Rudolf (d. 1978)   harp, music educator
  Serly, Tibor (b. 1901 d. 1978)   composer, viola
  Shay, Dorothy (b. 1923 d. 1978)   hillbilly singer
  Stablein, Bruno (b. 1895 d. 1978)   musicologist
  Stanton, Dorothy (d. 1978)   soprano, music educator
  Stanton, Walter Kendall (b. 1891 d. 1978)   composer, music educator
  Staub, Sylvia (d. 1978)   singer
  Steinberg, William [Hans Wilhelm] (b. 1899 d. 1978 a. 1938)   conductor
  Stern, Hermann (b. 1912 d. 1978)   church musician
  Still, William Grant (b. 1895 d. 1978)   arranger, composer
  Swanson, Howard (b. 1907 d. 1978)   composer
  Tagliabue, Carlo (b. 1898 d. 1978)   baritone, baritono
  Tucker, Norman (b. 1910 d. 1978)   administrator, translator
  Vaghi, Giacomo (b. 1901 d. 1978)   bass, basso
  Vaiman, Mikhail (b. 1926 d. 1978)   violin, teacher
  Venuti, Joe [Giuseppe] (b. 1903 d. 1978)   violin, orchestra
  Verchi, Nino (d. 1978)   direttore d'orchestra, direttore d'orchestre
  Westphal, Kurt (Erich) (b. 1904 d. 1978)   music director, critic
  Wilhousky, Peter J. (b. 1902 d. 1978)   choir conductor, music educator
  Willems, Edgar (b. 1890 d. 1978 a. 1933-1937)   musicologist, tromboniste
  Williams, David McKay (b. 1887 d. 1978)   organ, composer
  Wolpert, Franz Alphons (b. 1917 d. 1978)   composer, teacher
  Zumsteg, Helene (b. 1902 d. 1978)   piano, harpsichord

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