All obituary articles – Page 11

  • Alexander_Ivashkin
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    Cellist Alexander Ivashkin has died aged 65

    2014-02-03T00:00:00Z

    The Russian cellist premiered a large number of works throughout his career by such composers as Schnittke and Penderecki

  • Brian_gray
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    Violin master toolmaker Brian Hart dies

    2013-10-07T00:00:00Z

    Brian Hart, an industrial toolmaker who found success creating bespoke clamps and implements for violin makers, has died at the age of 77. Hart started his career making tools for engineering components but later switched to creating devices for stringed instrument, becoming known as a clamping guru for his range ...

  • alfredp
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    Austrian double bassist and historian Alfred Planyavsky dies aged 89

    2013-07-21T00:00:00Z

    Austrian double bassist and historian Alfred Planyavsky died on 18 June at the age of 89. A long-serving musician in several Vienna-based ensembles, he wrote extensively on the history of the double bass and the music of his homeland. Born in Vienna in 1924, Planyavsky received ...