SAD NEWS | Philadelphia Orchestra Veteran Bassist Emilio Gravagno Has Died

Philadelphia Orchestra double bassist Emilio “Lee” Gravagno has passed away - aged 82

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American double bassist Emilio “Lee” Gravagno has passed away, aged 82 – following a lengthy battle with lymphoma.

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied with Roger Scott, Mr Gravagno served as a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra bass section from 1967 until his retirement in 2009.

Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.

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