Master of the percussion etude has died, at 82

We are sorry to learn from the Met’s Rob Knopper of the death of  Jacques Delécluse, legendary percussionist of the Orchestre de Paris and one of the instrument’s great pedagogues. More about him here.

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  • David Irwin says:

    Related to the great clarinetist Ulysse Delcluse?

  • Larry says:

    Norman: Once again your headline has “short-changed” the description of a great percussionist. (The other time was Vic Firth.) Delecluse was a master of percussion, not just “etudes!”

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