In Memoriam – Remembering the Remarkable Music Makers We Lost in 2017 [RIP]
As the year draws to a close, we’d like to take the time to remember those remarkable musicians whom we lost from our community this year
As the year draws to a close, we’d like to take the time to remember those remarkable musicians whom we lost from our community this year.
Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek – Aged 71. [PICTURED]
French orchestral and operatic conductor Georges Pretre – Aged 92.
Filipino-American violin and viola pedagogue Joey Corpus – Aged 59.
American violinist and pedagogue Fredell Lack – Aged 95.
Russian violinist and pedagogue Grigori Zhislin – Aged 71.
American violinist, conductor and pedagogue Paul Zukofsky – Aged 73.
Russian cellist Natalia Shakhovskaya – Aged 82.
Controversial New York-based string instrument collector, entrepreneur, tropical fish expert and philanthropist Herbert Richard Axelrod – Aged 89.
Russian conductor and violinist Fedor Glushchenko – Aged 73.
Swiss classical and jazz cellist Daniel Pezzotti – Aged 55.
American conductor David T. Heusel – Aged 60.
Australian flutist and conductor Patrick Thomas – Aged 85.
Romanian composer Ana-Maria Avram – Aged 55.
German-American violinist Walter Levin – Aged 92.
French-Spanish violinist Victor Martin – Aged 76.
Serbian-Dominican violinist Pavle Vujcic – Aged 64.
Swiss violinist Thomas Furi – Aged 70.
Dutch conductor and pedagogue Jan Stulen – Aged 75.
Italian-Argentinian cellist, composer and arranger José Bragato – Aged 101.
Russian violinist and pedagogue Maya Glezarova – Aged 92.
Finnish violist Teija Salminen Mäkelä – Aged 48.
English pianist and composer Malcolm Lipkin – Aged 85.
American violinist Fred Spector – Aged 92.
British conductor Sir Jeffrey Tate – Aged 74.
American violinist and teacher Jocelyn Gertel.
Yugoslavian-Finnish composer Jovanka Trbojevic – Aged just 54.
New York-based pianist, composer and poet Dr Daniel Brewbaker – Aged 66.
Scottish-American violinist Hugh Ewart – Aged 93.
British cellist Keith Harvey – Aged 78.
Hungarian-American violinist and conductor Joseph Kovacs – Aged 91.
British cellist Olga Hegedus – Aged 96.
Hungarian violinist Peter Komlos – Aged 81.
British violinist Nona Liddell – Aged 89.
British violinist David Angel – Aged just 62.
German violinist Thomas Brandis – Aged 81.
German violinist and conductor Rainer Kussmaul – Aged 70.
Romanian-American violin pedagogue Dr Ecaterina (Kati) Gerson – Aged 64.
American violinist, conductor and educator Jonathan Strasser – Aged 70.
Italian conductor and musicologist Alberto Zedda – Aged 89.
Russian cellist Anatoly Nikitin – Aged 85.
Danish jazz composer and double bassist Nicolai Munch-Hansen – Aged just 39.
Danish jazz violinist, composer and vaudevillian Svend Asmussen – Aged 100.
American violinist and conductor Sidney Rothstein – Aged 80.
Amsterdam-based violin maker and restorer Fred J. Lindeman – Aged 84.
Macedonian conductor Sasha Nikolovski-Gjumar – Aged just 50.
Rest in peace, and thank you.
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