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Index to music necrology : 1980 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1981, p. 830


The above item has biographical information on:

  Abas, Nathan (d. 1980)   violin, conductor
  Adamson, Harold (b. 1906 d. 1980)   lyricist, songwriter
  Alter, Louis (b. 1902 d. 1980)   composer
  Antonicelli, Giuseppe (b. 1896 d. 1980)   conductor, direttore d'orchestra
  Arato, Istvan (b. 1910 d. 1980)   composer
  Banks, Don [Donald Oscar] (b. 1923 d. 1980)   composer, piano
  Barclay, Robert L. (b. 1918 d. 1980)   composer, writer
  Barnes, William Harrison (b. 1892 d. 1980)   organ, organ builder
  Bates, Cuthbert (b. 1899 d. 1980)   choir master
  Beekhuis, Hanna (b. 1889 d. 1980)   composer, piano
  Benton, Rita (b. 1920 d. 1980)   musicologist, librarian
  Bigard, Barney (b. 1906 d. 1980)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Boling, Bill (d. 1980)   singer, writer
  Bonelli, Richard (b. 1887 d. 1980)   baritone, vocals
  Bonham, John "Bonzo" (b. 1948 d. 1980)   composer, drummer
  Boulton, Laura (b. 1899 d. 1980)   ethnomusicologist
  Brice, Eugene (d. 1980)   bass-baritone
  Burleigh, Cecil (b. 1885 d. 1980)   composer, violin
  Caldwell, Tommy (b. 1950 d. 1980)   bass guitar
  Candelori, Anthony (d. 1980)   editor
  Carpentier, Alejo (b. 1904 d. 1980)   writer on music
  Cazden, Norman (b. 1914 d. 1980)   composer, musicologist
  Champion, Gower (b. 1920 d. 1980)   cast, choreographer
  Coleridge-Taylor, Hiawatha (d. 1980)   conductor
  Collinge, Robert J. (d. 1980)   opera administrator
  Cook, Philip Harold (d. 1980)   trumpet
  Cooke, Gary (d. 1980)   guitar
  Crawford, Jimmy [James Strickland] (b. 1910 d. 1980)   drummer, drums
  Culshaw, John (Royds) (b. 1924 d. 1980)   record producer, television producer
  Dachs, David (d. 1980)   author
  Davis, Katherine Kennicott (b. 1892 d. 1980)   composer, hymnologist
  Denny, William D. [William Douglas] (b. 1910 d. 1980)   composer, teacher
  Deutsch, Adolph (b. 1897 d. 1980)   composer, music director
  Dichter, Jack Robert (d. 1980)   orchestra leader
  Dragonette, Jessica (b. 1904 d. 1980)   radio soprano
  Durante, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1893 d. 1980)   cast, composer
  Ebert, Carl [Anton Carl] (b. 1887 d. 1980)   producer, administrator
  Eichhorn, Bernhard (b. 1904 d. 1980)   film and cabaret composer
  Elkan, Henri (b. 1897 d. 1980)   music publisher
  Escher, Rudolf (George) (b. 1912 d. 1980)   composer
  Evangelisti, Franco (b. 1926 d. 1980)   composer, musicisti
  Evans, Bill (b. 1929 d. 1980)   composer, flute
  Fagan, Gideon (b. 1904 d. 1980)   conductor, composer
  Fielding, Jerry (b. 1922 d. 1980)   arranger, drums
  Forrest, Jimmy [James Robert, jr] (b. 1920 d. 1980)   tenor saxophone
  Foster, Lawrence (b. 1954 d. 1980)   cello
  Fox, Virgil (Keel) (b. 1912 d. 1980)   organ
  Froman, Jane (b. 1907 d. 1980)   Broadway musical actress, cast
  Fulton, Robert Norman (b. 1909 d. 1980)   composer
  Garland, Montudie [Edward] (b. 1885 d. 1980)   string bass
  Gleason, Harold (b. 1892 d. 1980)   organ, musicologist
  Godchaux, Keith (b. 1948 d. 1980)   keyboard
  Goldman, Richard Franko (b. 1910 d. 1980)   bandmaster, composer
  Golea, Antoine (b. 1906 d. 1980)   writer on music, critic
  Gonzales, Babs (b. 1919 d. 1980)   piano, vocals
  Gray, Arvella (b. 1906 d. 1980)   blues singer, guitar
  Haenschen, Gus [Walter Gustave] (b. 1889 d. 1980)   radio conductor, composer
  Hardin, Tim (b. 1941 d. 1980)   folksinger, songwriter
  Haymes, Dick (b. 1916 d. 1980)   singer, vocals
  Heindorf, Ray (b. 1908 d. 1980)   conductor, film composer
  Hidalgo, Elvira (b. 1892 d. 1980)   interprete, soprano
  Hunkins, Eusebia Simpson (b. 1902 d. 1980)   composer, Appalachian folk music authority
  Irino, Yoshiro (b. 1921 d. 1980)   composer
  Iturbi, Jose (b. 1895 d. 1980)   piano, conductor
  Johnson, Robert (d. 1980)   sax, tenor sax
  Jones, Bobby (b. 1928 d. 1980)   tenor saxophone, clarinet
  Kaempfert, Bert (b. 1924 d. 1980)   bandleader, composer
  Kaufmann, Armin (b. 1902 d. 1980)   composer, violin
  Keldorfer, Robert (b. 1901 d. 1980)   composer, ruolo musicale
  Kell, Sally (d. 1980)   conductor
  Kern, Adele (b. 1901 d. 1980)   interprete, Sanger
  Kleiner, Arthur (b. 1903 d. 1980)   film composer, music director
  Konetzni, Hilde (b. 1905 d. 1980)   interprete, Sanger
  Korjus, Miliza (b. 1912 d. 1980)   Sanger, soprano
  Kostelanetz, Andre (b. 1901 d. 1980)   conductor, Dirigent
  Kraus, Irwin (d. 1980)   librarian
  Kraus, Otakar (b. 1909 d. 1980)   baritone, interprete
  Kroll, William (b. 1901 d. 1980)   composer, music director
  Kurenko, Marie (b. 1890 d. 1980)   soprano, vocals
  Lennon, John (Winston Ono) (b. 1940 d. 1980)   author, composer
  Lert, Richard Johanes (b. 1885 d. 1980)   conductor
  Lewis, H. Merrills (b. 1908 d. 1980)   composer, conductor
  Lissa, Zofia (b. 1908 d. 1980)   musicologist
  Lloyd, Norman (b. 1909 d. 1980)   music educator, composer
  Luther, Frank (b. 1905 d. 1980)   composer, country music singer
  Lyman, Howard Wilder (b. 1879 d. 1980)   conductor, teacher
  Mackey, Bernard (d. 1980)   singer
  Mahrenholz, Christhard (b. 1900 d. 1980)   theologian, musicologist
  Mantovani (b. 1905 d. 1980)   orchestra leader, violin
  Marchal, Andre-Louis (b. 1894 d. 1980)   organ, composer
  Marckhl, Erich (b. 1902 d. 1980)   composer, Musikerziehung
  Martenot, Maurice (b. 1898 d. 1980)   musician, inventor
  Merriam, Alan Parkhurst (b. 1923 d. 1980)   ethnomusicologist
  Midgley, Walter (b. 1914 d. 1980)   Sanger, tenor
  Milburn, Amos (b. 1927 d. 1980)   piano, singer
  Mintiks, Helen Hagnes (d. 1980)   violin
  Moraes, Vinicius (b. 1913 d. 1980)   composer, lyricist
  Morehouse, Chauncey (b. 1902 d. 1980)   drums, jazz drummer
  Nettel, Reginald (b. 1899 d. 1980)   writer, lecturer
  Niles, John Jacob (b. 1892 d. 1980)   folksinger, folksong collector
  Nissen, Hans Hermann (b. 1893 d. 1980)   bass-baritone, Sanger
  Nolan, Bob (b. 1908 d. 1980)   bass, country music song writer
  O'Brien, Jack (b. 1909 d. 1980)   violin
  Pearson, [Columbus Calvin] (b. 1932 d. 1980)   piano, composer
  Pettersson, Allan [Gustaf Allan] (b. 1911 d. 1980)   composer, viola
  Pitot, Genevieve (d. 1980)   dance arranger, piano
  Plumstead, Mary Frost (b. 1905 d. 1980)   songwriter
  Poister, Arthur William (b. 1898 d. 1980)   organ, composer
  Procter-Gregg, Humphrey (b. 1895 d. 1980)   opera producer, composer
  Professor Longhair (b. 1918 d. 1980)   rhythm & blues singer, piano
  Reich, Willi (b. 1898 d. 1980)   critic, musicologist
  Ribla, Gertrude (b. 1919 d. 1980)   soprano, vocals
  Rice, Helen (d. 1980)   head of Amateur Chamber Music Players
  Robinson, Francis (d. 1980)   opera administrator, commentator
  Rogatis, Pascual (b. 1880 d. 1980)   composer
  Ryan, Helen E. (d. 1980)   founder of Florida Symphony Orchestra
  Schudson, Hod David [Howard M.] (b. 1942 d. 1980)   pop composer, record producer
  Sebastian, John (b. 1915 d. 1980)   classical harmonicist
  Selvin, Ben (b. 1898 d. 1980)   bandleader, conductor
  Shapiro, Ted (b. 1899 d. 1980)   cast, composer
  Sherock, Shorty (b. 1915 d. 1980)   trumpet
  Sinatra, Ray [Raymond Dominic] (b. 1904 d. 1980)   danceband leader
  Singer, Georg (b. 1908 d. 1980)   conductor, composer
  Singer, Jacques (b. 1920 d. 1980)   maestro, violin
  Smend, Friedrich (b. 1893 d. 1980)   musicologist
  Soria, Dario (d. 1980)   opera administrator, recordings producer
  Spiers, Pierre (d. 1980 died: 1980)   composer, piano
  Stoloff, Morris (b. 1898 d. 1980)   director, film composer
  Strunk, Oliver [William Oliver] (b. 1901 d. 1980)   musicologist
  Suder, Joseph (b. 1892 d. 1980)   composer, piano
  Susskind, Walter [Jan Walter] (b. 1918 d. 1980)   composer, conductor
  Valli, Romolo (d. 1980)   opera producer
  Wagner, Winifred Marjorie (b. 1897 d. 1980)  
  Waite, William Gilman (b. 1917 d. 1980)   musicologist
  Wiemann, Ernst (b. 1919 d. 1980)   baritono, bass
  Wilder, Alec (Lafayette Chew) (b. 1907 d. 1980)   composer, director
  Woytowicz, Boleslaw (b. 1899 d. 1980)   composer, piano
  Zulauf, Max (b. 1898 d. 1980)   musicologist, piano

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