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Italian Luthier Giuseppe Guarneri Died On This Day in 1744 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Giuseppe Guarneri died on this day in 1744 – 273 years ago. He is widely regarded as one of the finest string instrument makers of...

Austrian-Born American Conductor Erich Leinsdorf Died On This Day in 1993 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian-born American conductor Erich Leinsdorf died on this day in 1993 – aged 81. Maestro Leinsdorf served distinguished conducting positions with The Metropolitan Opera, The Cleveland Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, New York...

Composer Leoš Janáček Died On This Day in 1928 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Composer Leoš Janáček died on this day in 1928 – aged 74. Janáček, Dvořák and Smetana are widely regarded as the three most influential Czech composers of...

Violinist Willy Hess Born On This Day in 1859 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German violinist Willy Hess was born on this day in 1859 – 158 years ago. A protege of Joseph Joachim, he was a former Concertmaster of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and...

VERY SAD NEWS | New Jersey Violin Teacher Killed in Tragic Cycling Accident

American violinist and teacher Jocelyn Gertel has been killed in a cycling accident in Hawthorne, New Jersey. A violin performance graduate of the University of...

VERY SAD NEWS | Danish Jazz Bassist Nicolai Munch-Hansen Has Died – Aged Just 39

Danish jazz composer and double bassist Nicolai Munch-Hansen has died - aged just 39. “We are paralyzed by grief and despair ... but surrounded by...

Acclaimed Czech-American Composer Karel Husa Has Passed Away

Internationally acclaimed Czech-born American composer and conductor Karel Husa has died - aged 95. A graduate of the Prague Conservatory and the Paris Conservatoire, Professor Husa...

VERY SAD NEWS | Young Italian Violinist Has Died After Falling from Motorway Overpass

Italian violinist and violist Greta Medini has died - aged just 26. A graduate of the Conservatory of Vibo Valentia Torrefranca, where she studied with...

VERY SAD NEWS | The Piano Guys Co-Founder’s Daughter Found Dead in Oregon

The body of Annie Schmidt, daughter of The Piano Guys co-founder Jon Schmidt, has been found in the Oregon Mountains - several weeks after she...

SAD NEWS | Eminent Hungarian Pianist and Conductor, Zoltan Kocsis has Died

Hungarian pianist, conductor and composer Zoltan Kocsis has passed away following a lengthy illness  - aged 64. A graduate of the Béla Bartók Conservatory and...

VERY SAD NEWS | 31 Year Old Korean Violinist Hyuk-Joo Kwun has Died

South Korean violinist Hyuk-Joo Kwun has passed away suddenly from a pre-existing heart condition - aged just 31. A graduate of the Tchaikovsky Central Music School...

Fundraiser Launched to Aid Surviving Family of Australian Violinist [PLEASE SHARE]

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – An online GoFundMe campaign has today been launched to raise support for Australian violist, Belinda Williams - following the tragic car accident on...

SAD NEWS | Veteran Oklahoma City Phil Violinist Lois Fees Has Died

American violinist Lois Fees has passed away - aged 82. Ms Fees had served as a sectional violinist with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic since 1951...

Eminent German Operatic Conductor Heinz Fricke Has Passed Away

East-German-born operatic conductor Heinz Fricke has died - aged 88. He served long term Principal Conducting positions with the Berlin State Opera, the Norwegian National...

SAD NEWS | Seattle Violist Scott Michael Ligocki Has Died

American violist Scott Michael Ligocki has passed away - aged just 51. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Scott served as Principal violist...

SAD NEWS | French-Amenian Violinist Jean Ter-Merguerian Has Died

French-Armenian violin virtuoso Jean Ter-Merguerian has passed away, in Marseille, France – aged 79. A student of Karp Dombayev and David Oistrakh, Mr Ter-Merguerian was a...

SAD NEWS | Vienna Philharmonic Mourns Longstanding Principal Cellist

The Vienna Philharmonic has today announced the passing of their former co-principal cellist Friedrich Dolezal - aged 67. “We mourn the loss of our dear co-principal...

SAD NEWS | Czech Violinist and Pedagogue Václav Snítil Has Died – Aged 87

Bohemian-born violinist and teacher Václav Snítil has passed away – aged 87. Mr Snitil was a founding member of the Vlach String Quartet and served...

SAD NEWS | New York Luthier Luiz Bellini Has Died – Aged 79

Brazilian-born New York luthier Luiz Bellini has passed away – aged 79. A protege of Vincente Policene, Simone Sacconi and Jacques Francais, his famed clients...

The Beatles’ Cellist Alexander Kok has Died – Aged 89

South-African-born British cellist Alexander Kok has passed away – aged 89. A student of Pierre Fournier and Pablo Casals, he was a founding member of...

Dartington Quartet Violinist Colin Sauer Has Died – Aged 90

British violinist Colin Sauer has passed away – aged 90 During his 7 decade career he served as long term 1st violin with the Dartington...

Latin American Hip-Hop Cellist David Gotay Has Passed Away – Aged 42

New York-based Latin American cellist and composer David Gotay has passed away, after a lengthy battle with kidney cancer - aged just 42. He served as...

SAD NEWS | Boston Symphony Veteran Ronald Knudsen has Died

American violinist Ronald Knudsen has passed away – aged 83. He served as a section violinist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for 48 seasons – only retiring...

SAD NEWS | Two Opera Singers Confirmed Among Germanwings Alps Crash Dead

It has been announced today that German mezzo-soprano Maria Radner and bass-baritone Oleg Bryjak were among the 150 victims killed in the Germanwings Flight...

Composer and Yale School of Music Dean, Ezra Laderman Has Died – Aged 90

Acclaimed Polish-born American composer and former Yale School of Music Dean, Ezra Laderman has passed away – aged 90. Praised for his ability to successfully...

SAD NEWS | Violinist Hanns-Joachim Westphal, Ex-Berlin Phil has Died – Aged 85

German violinist Hanns-Joachim Westphal has passed away – aged 85. He served a long time Principal Second Violinist position with the Berlin Philharmonic - and was...

North Carolina Symphony Violinist & Composer Jess Levin Has Died – Aged 65

American violinist, composer and acclaimed photographer Jess Levin has passed away – aged 65. Mr Levin served as a long time 1st violinist with the...

Canadian Violist and Artist Manager Stanley Solomon Has Died – Aged 97

Legendary Canadian violist and artist manager Stanley Solomon has passed away – aged 97. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied...

Italian-French Pianist Aldo Ciccolini Has Died – Aged 89

Legendary Italian-French pianist Aldo Ciccolini has passed away in Paris – aged 89. A student of Paolo Denza, he served a long term Professorship at...

SAD NEWS | Israeli Conductor Israel Yinon Has Collapsed and Died on Stage

Renowned Israeli conductor Israel Yinon has collapsed and died whilst conducting a performance in Lucerne, Switzerland late Thursday, a spokesman has announced. The 59 year...

Italian Violinist Angelo Stefanato has Died – Aged 88

Italian violinist and academic Angelo Stefanato has passed away, at his home in Rome – aged 88. A student of Vasa Prihoda, he served as Concertmaster...

3 Tenors Mastermind, Impresario Tibor Rudas Has Died – Aged 94

Hungarian-born classical music impresario and entrepreneur, Tibor Rudas has passed away – aged 94. He will be remembered for his groundbreaking ability to bring Las...
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