Death of Israel Phil bassoon, 87main
Marvin P. Feinsmith, principal bassoon of the Israel Philharmonic who returned to the US to play in the Indianapolis and Denver orchestras, has died after a long illness.
Marvin died in Denver on February 9; the funeral has already taken place.
Marvin’s wife, Deborah, was oboist of The Little Orchestra Society of NYC, and later in the Israel Philharmonic.
Their son, David, is a San Francisco composer.