Virus claims a Slipped Disc contributormain
We mourn the death from Coronavirus of Robert Avery, founder of Habsburg Heritage Tours who took parties of music lovers to exclusive small festivals around Europe and would anonymously send dispatches to Slipped Disc about things that went clang in recitals.
Robert, who was 70, is survived by his wife of 46 years and constant travel partner, Jane, to whom we send condolences.
Angela Hewitt writes:
It came as a shock this morning to hear that Robert Avery, the founder and director of Habsburg Heritage Tours in London, died on Friday of coronavirus, after spending several weeks in intensive care at King’s College Hospital. He and his wife Jane brought a large group to the Trasimeno Music Festival every year–almost since the beginning. Music was his life, and he never tired of leading music lovers around Europe to places he loved.