Avoidable music deaths in this week’s high Covid tollNews
The daily toll of Covid deaths becomes ever more gruelling with accounts of musicians dying for want of oxygen in India, refused admission to hospital or access to vaccine. The stories coming out of India in particular should never have occurred in a civilised nation. The victims, forsaken by society, as musicians of national and international repute.
Here are some of the latest tragedies:
309 Indian sitar player Professor Prateek Chaudhuri, 49
310 Egyptian composer Gamal Salama, 75
311 Indian singer G Anand, 67
312 Singing actor Rahul Vohra, 35
313 Twin cities music critic Randy (William Randall) Beard, 64.
314 Former New York City Opera company manager TanNa Young, 51
315 Manila cathedral organist Viel Fariñas
316 Johnny Crawford, child actor from a family of musicians, 75
317 Choreographer Nayan Das, 34
318 Guatemalan music minister, César Cruz, 48
Previous fatalities here