In: Deaths & Honors

23 NovAmerican composer and creative writer Michael Boo died.


Michael Boo was a composer, creative writer and church choir director (vocals and hand bells) from Chesterton, Indiana. He received his…

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13 OctSalzburg laments Sepp Neumayr


Austrian composer and music publisher Sepp Neumar died.

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07 OctThe synth solo that made the guitarist famous.


“Jump” THE hit of the band “van Halen” is in the ears of the fans because of its characteristic intro on…

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24 SepNo one sang “Déshabillez-moi” like her: Juliette Greco


Juliette Greco had many additional names: “The Black Sun of Paris”, “The Grand Dame of Chanson”, or just affectionately “Jujube”, as…

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07 JulThe man who was never a Western hero…


Ennio Morricone was a quiet man, introverted and without scandal. Even if his name will forever be connected with (western) film,…

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07 MayComposer and conductor Willy Hautvast died


As the Dutch information platform klankwijzer.nl reports, the composer, arranger and conductor Willy Hautvast died suddenly at the age of 87…

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