The death has been announced of Keith Johnson, emeritus professor of trumpet at the University of North Texas College of Music. He was 77 and had been in a care home for dementia patients where he fell sick with Covid-19.
Keith had been a prominent player at Dallas Opera and Fort Worth Symphony.
Music director Graeme Jenkins writes: ‘Keith Johnson was a wonderful member of the Dallas Opera Orchestra. A man of outstanding musicianship and incredible charm. I will miss him very much. A real gem.’