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Index to music necrology : 1984 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1985, p. 692


The above item has biographical information on:

  Albrecht, Otto Edwin (b. 1899 d. 1984)   musicologist, librarian
  Alexander, Willard (d. 1984)   saxophone
  Anderson, Ronald Kinloch (b. 1911 d. 1984)   piano, harpsichord
  Annovazzi, Napoleone (b. 1907 d. 1984)   conductor, direttore d'orchestra
  Arnold, Robert (d. 1984)   organ
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Ben Haim, Paul (b. 1897 d. 1984)   composer, piano
  Berlin, Maurice Henry (d. 1984)   music industry leader
  Bloom, Julius (b. 1912 d. 1984)   administrator
  Booth, Webster [Leslie Webster] (b. 1902 d. 1984)   cast, tenor
  Borrelli, Charles JOhn (d. 1984)   piano, composer
  Braun, Helen (d. 1984)   soprano
  Breau, Lenny [Leonard] (b. 1941 d. 1984)   guitar, singer
  Butler, Frank (b. 1928 d. 1984)   drums, jazz drummer
  Case, Anna (b. 1889 d. 1984)   soprano
  Chapin, Rosamond (d. 1984)   singer, director
  Christian, Olaf (b. 1901 d. 1984 a. 1938)   choir conductor
  Clifford, William (d. 1984)   bandleader, arranger
  Cochereau, Pierre Charles (b. 1924 d. 1984)   organ, composer
  Cook, John (b. 1918 d. 1984)   bass guitar, cello
  Copeland, Ray M. (b. 1926 d. 1984)   trumpeter, flugel horn
  Coppola, Michael [Mickey] (d. 1984)   saxophone, bandleader
  Cornell, Gwynn (b. 1942 d. 1984)   interprete, mezzo-soprano
  Cortes, Ramiro (b. 1933 d. 1984)   composer, music educator
  Cunningham, Davis (d. 1984)   cast, tenor
  Dailey, Al [Albert Preston] (b. 1938 d. 1984)   piano, composer
  Dale, Kathleen (b. 1895 d. 1984)   musicologist, composer
  Dardis, Joe (d. 1984)   trombone
  Davis, Lloyd (d. 1984)   organ
  Deans, Kenneth Norwood (b. 1947 d. 1984)   saxophone
  Dickenson, Vic [Victor] (b. 1906 d. 1984)   trombone, vocals
  Dods, Marcus (b. 1918 d. 1984)   conductor
  Dorfmann, Ania (b. 1899 d. 1984 a. 1937)   pianiste, piano
  Dragon, Carmen (b. 1914 d. 1984)   conductor, orchestra
  Du Lany, Howard (d. 1984 a. 1935-1941)   singer
  Durst, Carl (d. 1984)   oboe
  Eager, Mary Ann (d. 1984)   poet, popular music composer
  Ebbs, Frederick C. (b. 1916 d. 1984)   band director
  Edwards, John Schnell (b. 1912 d. 1984)   administrator
  Elliott, Don (b. 1926 d. 1984)   composer, conductor
  Fellerer, Karl Gustave (b. 1902 d. 1984)   musicologist
  Ferencsik, Janos (b. 1907 d. 1984)   conductor, direttore d'orchestra
  Fiedler, Ellen B. (d. 1984)   singer
  Forbes, Graham (d. 1966 a. 1960)   piano
  Furlow, James Clayton (d. 1984)   organ
  Garland, Red [William M.] (b. 1923 d. 1984)   jazz piano, piano
  Gaye, Marvin (b. 1939 d. 1984)   composer, lyricist
  Geissler, Fritz (b. 1921 d. 1984)   composer, musicologist
  Gerboth, Walter (William) (b. 1925 d. 1984)   librarian, music educator
  Gobbi, Tito (b. 1913 d. 1984)   baritone, baritono
  Golden, James Baylor [Jimmy] (d. 1984)   piano
  Goodman, Steve (b. 1948 d. 1984)   singer, violin
  Gotsch, Herbert (d. 1984)   organ, music educator
  Hall, Ernest [Alexander Ernest] (b. 1890 d. 1984)   trumpet
  Hampton, Calvin (b. 1938 d. 1984)   organ, composer
  Harwood, Charles William (b. 1948 d. 1984)   conductor
  Higgens, Jon B. (d. 1984)   ethnomusicologist
  Hill, James Fay [Roy] (d. 1984)   country performer, writer
  Hill, Z.Z. [Arzee] (b. 1935 d. 1984)   blues artist
  Hofmann, Willy (b. 1909 d. 1984)   tenor, vocals
  Holmes, Ralph (b. 1937 d. 1984)   violin
  Holst, Imogen Clare (b. 1907 d. 1984)   conductor, revisione
  Hudemann, Hans-Olaf (b. 1915 d. 1984)   bass-baritone, Sanger
  Hunter, Alberta (b. 1895 d. 1984)   blues singer, cast
  Jacob, Gordon (Percival Septimus) (b. 1895 d. 1984)   composer, teacher
  Jenkins, Gordon Hill (b. 1910 d. 1984)   arranger, composer
  Johnson, Budd (b. 1910 d. 1984)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Jones, Bessie (b. 1902 d. 1984)   folksinger
  Jones, Dill (b. 1923 d. 1984)   piano
  Kaufmann, Walter (b. 1907 d. 1984 a. 1948-1957)   musicologist, conductor
  Kennedy, Jimmy (b. 1902 d. 1984)   songwriter
  King, Harold Charles (b. 1895 d. 1984)   composer
  Kirkpatrick, Ralph (Leonard) (b. 1911 d. 1984)   cembalo, harpsichord
  Korner, Alexis (b. 1928 d. 1984)   electric guitar, piano
  Kubik, Gail (Thompson) (b. 1914 d. 1984)   composer
  Labbette, Dora (b. 1898 d. 1984)   soprano
  Lam, Basil (b. 1914 d. 1984)   musicologist
  Lindtberg, Leopold (d. 1984)   opera producer
  Locklair, Wriston (b. 1925 d. 1984)   administrator, writer
  Lyon, Jimmy [James Frederick] (b. 1921 d. 1984)   piano, popular pianist
  Machito (b. 1912 d. 1984)   bandleader, singer
  Malin, Donald Franklin (b. 1896 d. 1984)   composer, editor
  Manne, Shelley [Sheldon] (b. 1920 d. 1984)   director, drummer
  Marks, Herbert E. (d. 1984)   publisher
  Martin, Thomas Philipp (b. 1909 d. 1984)   translator, conductor
  Mayfield, Percy (b. 1920 d. 1984)   composer, lyricist
  Mazzacurati, Benedetto (b. 1898 d. 1984)   cello, violoncellista
  McMahon, Andrew "Blueblood" (b. 1926 d. 1984)   string bass, guitar
  Mehegan, John F. [Johnny] (b. 1920 d. 1984)   jazz piano, piano
  Mengelberg, Karel (Willem Joseph) (b. 1902 d. 1984)   conductor, composer
  Mercer, Mabel (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cabaret singer, cast
  Merman, Ethel (b. 1908 d. 1984)   cast, singer
  Middleton, Ray (b. 1907 d. 1984)   baritone, cast
  Miller, Douglas (b. 1888 d. 1984)   piano, composer
  Monteux, Doris Hodgkins (d. 1984)   singer
  Moyse, Marcel (Joseph) (b. 1889 d. 1984)   flute virtuoso, flute
  Myers, Arthur Sim (d. 1984)   critic
  Nurmela, Kari Kullervo (b. 1937 d. 1984)   baritone, bass
  Olman, Abe (b. 1888 d. 1984)   composer, ragtime composer
  Pecora, Santo (b. 1902 d. 1984)   trombone
  Peerce, Jan (b. 1904 d. 1984)   cast, Soloist: Gesang
  Perras, Margherita (b. 1908 d. 1984)   Sanger, Soloist: Gesang
  Petrillo, James Caesar (b. 1892 d. 1984)   labor leader
  Phillips, Esther (b. 1935 d. 1984)   drummer, vocals
  Polisi, William (d. 1984)   music educator, bassoon
  Pollikoff, Max (b. 1904 d. 1984)   strings, violin
  Poole, Edmund (d. 1984)   musicologist
  Reclam, Heinrich (d. 1984)   publisher
  Roberts, John T. (d. 1984)   music educator
  Rose, Leonard (Joseph) (b. 1918 d. 1984)   cello, music educator
  Sacco, Tony [Anthony] (b. 1908 d. 1984)   composer, guitar
  Salter, Harry (d. 1984)   conductor, violin
  Sanroma, Jesus Maria (b. 1902 d. 1984)   piano
  Scheck, Gustav (Otto) (b. 1901 d. 1984)   flauto, Flote
  Schwartz, Arthur (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Seay, Albert (b. 1916 d. 1984)   musicologist
  Selig, Robert (b. 1939 d. 1984)   music educator, composer
  Smith, Bricktop (b. 1894 d. 1984)   singer, chanteuse and hostess
  Sonju, Russell (d. 1984)   trombone
  Stewart, Reginald Drysdale (b. 1900 d. 1984)   piano, composer
  Stock, Larry [Lawrence] (b. 1896 d. 1984)   composer, lyricist
  Sukman, Harry (b. 1912 d. 1984)   composer, music director
  Teal, Laurence Lyon (b. 1905 d. 1984)   saxophone, flute
  Thill, Georges (b. 1897 d. 1984)   chanteur, tenor
  Thompson, Randall (b. 1899 d. 1984)   composer, musicisti
  Thornton, Big Mama (b. 1926 d. 1984)   blues singer, vocals
  Tizol, Juan [Vincent Martinez] (b. 1900 d. 1984)   composer, lyricist
  Tubb, Ernest (b. 1914 d. 1984)   country music singer, vocals
  Vogel, Wladimir (Rudolfovich) (b. 1896 d. 1984)   composer, Komposition
  Wachsmann, Klaus Philipp (b. 1907 d. 1984)   ethnomusicologist
  Wakhevitch, Georges (d. 1984)   opera designer
  Waring, Fred [Frederic Malcolm] (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Washington, Isidore [Tuts] (b. 1907 d. 1984)   piano
  Webster, Paul Francis (b. 1907 d. 1984)   author, lyricist
  White, John Reeves (b. 1924 d. 1984)   music educator, musicologist
  Whittenberg, Charles (b. 1927 d. 1984)   composer, Komposition
  Willson, Meredith (b. 1902 d. 1984)   author, composer
  Wilson, Jackie (b. 1934 d. 1984)   piano, soul singer
  Wishart, Peter (Charles Arthur) (b. 1921 d. 1984)   composer, music educator
  Yin-Ling, Yang (d. 1984)   musicologist
  Young, Trummy (b. 1912 d. 1984)   trombone, singer
  Zweig, Fritz (b. 1893 d. 1984)   conductor

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