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Index to music necrology : 1985 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1986, p. 757


The above item has biographical information on:

  Ahlert, Richard (b. 1921 d. 1985)   songwriter, composer
  Alwyn, William (b. 1905 d. 1985)   composer, flute
  Anderson, Bob (d. 1985)   bass
  Anson, George (b. 1904 d. 1985)   piano, teacher
  Balshaw, Clifford (d. 1985)   organ
  Barnett, David (b. 1907 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  Bennett, Harold M. (d. 1985)   flute, tenor saxophone
  Blachut, Beno (b. 1913 d. 1985)   interprete, tenor
  Breuer, Gustav J. (d. 1985)   author, writer
  Brice, Carol (Lovette Hawkins) (b. 1918 d. 1985)   cast, contralto
  Bruckner-Ruggeberg, Wilhelm (b. 1906 d. 1985)   conductor, Dirigent
  Burrows, Lee Rosenberg (d. 1985)   singer, publisher
  Burton, Margaret (d. 1985)   soprano
  Carner, Mosco (b. 1904 d. 1985)   conferenziere, writer on music
  Chiantia, Salvatore T. (d. 1985)   publisher
  Clare, Kenny [Kenneth] (b. 1929 d. 1985)   drummer, drums
  Clarke, Kenny [Klook] [Kenneth Spearman] (b. 1914 d. 1985)   drummer, drums
  Clinton, Larry (b. 1909 d. 1985)   arranger, trombone
  Cogane, Nelso (d. 1985)   lyricist
  Condie, Richard (d. 1985)   retired director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
  Coots, John Frederick (b. 1897 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  Cox, Frederic Robert (d. 1985)   teacher
  Creston, Paul (b. 1906 d. 1985)   composer, musicisti
  Daniels, Ethel Lee (d. 1985)   organ
  Davenport, Pembroke Mortimer (b. 1911 d. 1985)   composer, conductor
  Desmond, Johnny (b. 1920 d. 1985)   cast, singer
  Downey, Morton (b. 1901 d. 1985)   cast, tenor
  Du Pre, William (d. 1985)   tenor
  Duckles, Vincent Harris (b. 1913 d. 1985)   musicologist, librarian
  Duvivier, George (b. 1920 d. 1985)   alto horn, bass (instrument)
  Ellington, Ray (b. 1916 d. 1985)   drummer, drums
  Elliott, William (d. 1985)   composer, conductor
  Engel, Kent (d. 1985)   organ
  Estes, Lewis Alden (d. 1985)   arranger
  Ewen, David (b. 1907 d. 1985)   writer on music, editor
  Falcone, Leonard Vincent (b. 1899 d. 1985)   band director, baritone horn
  Fanelli, Nicholas A. (d. 1985)   guitar
  Fified, Gary (d. 1985)   managing director of the Washington Opera
  Fischer, Wayne (d. 1985)   organ
  Fitchhorn, Elver Joseph (b. 1896 d. 1985)   inventor of the saxette
  Fox, Valerian Edmund (d. 1985)   organ
  Franci, Benvenuto (b. 1891 d. 1985)   baritone, baritono
  Gambill, Roger (d. 1985)   performer
  Gamsjaeger, Rudolf (d. 1985)   opera director
  Gilels, Emil (Grigor'yevch) (b. 1916 d. 1985)   piano
  Glade, Coe (b. 1906 d. 1985)   cast, contralto
  Gomberg, Harold (b. 1916 d. 1985)   oboe, english horn
  Guarnieri, Johnny [John Albert] (b. 1917 d. 1985)   piano, harpsichord
  Hamilton, Nancy (b. 1908 d. 1985)   cast, composer
  Hickman, Stan (d. 1985)   singer
  Hillyer, Lonnie (b. 1940 d. 1985)   trumpet
  Hoffman, Dennis (d. 1985)   singer
  Horusitzky, Zoltan (b. 1903 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  Jackson, Calvin (b. 1919 d. 1985)   arranger, piano
  Jankelevitch, Vladimir (b. 1903 d. 1985)   philosopher, musicologist
  Jones, Jo (b. 1911 d. 1985)   director, drummer
  Jones, Philly Joe (b. 1923 d. 1985)   drummer, drums
  Jory, Margaret Fairbank (b. 1936 d. 1985)   ASCAP director
  Kahn, Emil (d. 1985)   conductor, Dirigent
  Karas, Anton (b. 1906 d. 1985)   musicisti, zither
  Katz, Mickey (b. 1909)   singer, bandleader
  Kelly, Gilbert F. (d. 1985)   trombone
  King, Benjamin Gibner (d. 1985)   accompanist, coach
  King, Wayne Harold (b. 1901 d. 1985)   saxophone, bandleader
  Kyser, Kay (b. 1906 d. 1985)   bandleader, director
  Le Flemming, Christopher (d. 1985)   composer
  Leavitt, Donald (Lee) (b. 1929 d. 1985)   librarian
  Ledford, Lila May (b. 1917 d. 1985 a. 1938)   banjo, singer
  List, Eugene (b. 1918 d. 1985)   Klavier, piano
  London, George (b. 1919 d. 1985)   bass-baritone, interprete
  Lothar, Mark (b. 1902 d. 1985)   celesta, composer
  Lowinsky, Edward Elias (b. 1908 d. 1985)   musicologist
  Lybolt, Frank D. (d. 1985)   organ
  MacWilliams, Robert D. (d. 1985)   president of E.C. Schirmer
  Margrave, Oliver Wendall (d. 1985)   teacher, musicologist
  Marks, Johnny (b. 1909 d. 1985)   composer, drums
  Matacic, Lovro (b. 1899 d. 1985)   conductor, direttore
  Mayer, Robert (b. 1879 d. 1985)   music patron
  Mayo, Mary (d. 1985)   big band vocalist, vocals
  McNeill, Dowell (d. 1980)   organ
  Miles, Maurice Edward (b. 1908 d. 1985)   conductor
  Mills, Irving (b. 1884 d. 1985)   cast, composer
  Morgan, Robert Duke (b. 1896 d. 1985)   songwriter
  Movshon, George (d. 1985)   critic
  Myers, Roland (Hugh) (b. 1892 d. 1985)   critic, writer on music
  Nelson, Rick [Eric Hilliard] (b. 1940 d. 1985)   cast, rock & roll singer
  Ormandy, Eugene (b. 1899 d. 1985)   card, conductor
  Owen, Charles E. (b. 1912 d. 1985)   music educator, percussion
  Owens, Barbara (d. 1985)   director
  Paris, Herbert (d. 1985)   opera administrator
  Peck, Seymour (d. 1985)   editor, writer
  Pennington, Lily May Ledford (d. 1985)   writer, banjo
  Perryman, William Lee (b. 1911 d. 1985)   piano, singer
  Petti, Anthony (d. 1985)   musicologist
  Pickering, Bill (d. 1985)   musician
  Profeta, Rubino (d. 1985)   composer, writer
  Ray, Don (d. 1985)   conductor, composer
  Reutter, Hermann (b. 1900 d. 1985)   composer, Komponist
  Riddle, Nelson (b. 1921 d. 1985)   arranger, cast
  Roemheld, Heinz Eric (b. 1901 d. 1985)   composer, film composer
  Rosenstock, Josef (b. 1895 d. 1985)   conductor, Dirigent
  Saint-Marcoux, Micheline Coulombe (b. 1938 d. 1985)   composer, teacher
  Sarabia, Guillermo (b. 1937 d. 1985)   baritone
  Schick, George (b. 1908 d. 1985)   conductor, music director
  Schmitt-Walter, Karl (b. 1900 d. 1985)   baritone, Sanger
  Sessions, Roger (Huntington) (b. 1896 d. 1985)   composer, piano
  Shore, Bernard (Alexander Royle) (b. 1896 d. 1985)   viola
  Sims, Zoot (b. 1925 d. 1985)   soprano sax, tenor sax
  Singing Nun (b. 1933 d. 1985)   nun, vocals
  Skei, Allen Bennett (b. 1935 d. 1985)   critic, writer
  Smith, Paul Joseph (b. 1906 d. 1985)   composer
  Smith, Rollin (d. 1985)   singer, piano
  Sorkin, Leonard (b. 1916 d. 1985)   violin, music director
  Sour, Robert B. (d. 1985)   composer, lyricist
  Spoliansky, Mischa (b. 1898 d. 1985)   composer, piano
  Stewart, Wynn [Wynnford Lindsey] (b. 1934 d. 1985)   singer, guitar
  Suttie, James C. (d. 1985)   organ
  Swain, Freda Mary (b. 1902 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  Thompson, Clyde (d. 1985)   composer, bass
  Turner, Big Joe (b. 1911 d. 1985)   jazz bluesman
  Val, Joe (d. 1985)   bluegrass mandolinist, singer
  Wall, Edmund C. (d. 1985)   clarinetist with the Sousa Band, interprete
  Watson, Merla (a. 1987)   country music singer
  Wells, Dickie [William] (b. 1907 d. 1985)   cast, trombone
  Whiting, Chester Earl (b. 1901 d. 1985)   military musician, bandmaster
  Williams, Cootie [Charles Melvin] (b. 1910 d. 1985)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Wollman, Joseph (d. 1985)   piano, music director
  Wooding, Sam [Samuel David] (b. 1895 d. 1985)   music director, piano
  Woods, Chris [Christopher Columbus] (b. 1925 d. 1985)   alto saxophone
  Wright, Eleanor (d. 1985)   organ
  Zimbalist, Efrem (Alexandrovich) (b. 1889 d. 1985)   composer, violin

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