Virus toll: These we have lost (2)

Virus toll: These we have lost (2)


norman lebrecht

April 03, 2020

A weekly reckoning for the music community.

This was week 1.

Week 2 remains steady.

10 Spanish critic Julio Andrade Malde

11 Brazilian conductor Martinho Lutero Galati de Oliveira

12 Brazilian conductor Naomi Munakata

13 Italian bass Luigi Roni

14 Spanish mezzo Mabel Perelstein

15 Spanish opera costume designer María Araujo

16 Jazzman Ellis Marsalis

17 Stacy’s Mom songwriter Adam Schlesinger

18 Aurlus Mabele, Congolese King of Soukous Music, 66;

19 Reported: Brazil concertmaster Margarita Chtereva

20 US country musician Joe Diffie

21 Dance legend Willy Burmann

22 Jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli

Please let us know if there are others we should add to this lengthening list.


  • Clarrieu says:

    Well, you forgot Wallace Roney, and strangely so, since you reported on him…

  • Beth says:

    Please amend “Jazzman Ellis Marsalis” to “Jazz pianist and educator.” Thank you.

  • Jasper says:

    Very nice retrospective on Bucky Pizzarelli appears on the WRTI website: