These we have lost, Covid week 10

These we have lost, Covid week 10


norman lebrecht

May 31, 2020

In the 10th week of Covid, most music deaths were recorded in the USA. Russia maintains strict silence on musician losses.

Here is the past week’s sad toll.

83 Metropolitan Opera conductor Joel Revzen

84 Ohio music arranger Stanley Morse.

85 Minnesota music teacher and therapist Judy Bemis

86 Quebec chanson singer Renée Claude

87 Duane Solem, Minneapolis swing band musician

88 Arthur Fiedler musician Millie Swedberg

89 Wagner author John Pohanka

Previous 9 weeks here


  • drummerman says:

    Legendary jazz drummer Jimmy Cobb

  • Robert Levine says:

    Thank you for doing this.