Chicago Symphony mourns 41-year oboe stalwart

Richard Kanter, who played oboe in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s from 1961 until 2002, died at the weekend, aged 79. With John de Lancie as one of his teachers, he was appointed to the orch by Fritz Reiner and lasted through to the Barenboim era.

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phpto: Ray Still, Richard Kanter

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  • From the linked obituary

    Richard is survived by his beloved wife of forty-six years, Janet; his children David (Rebecca) Kanter and Rachel (Eric) Hoglund; and grandchildren.

    Shurely shome mishtake!

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