Very sad news: Curtis dean diesRIP
The Curtis Institute has announced the death of Robert Fitzpatrick, its dean from 1986 until 2009.
Bob, who was 75, had been living in Paris since his returement.
He continued to take a lively interest in the college and contributed often to Slipped Disc debates.
We shall miss him greatly.
Bob was a man of principle, humanity, wit and discretion.
Here is one of his articles on the decline of music education in the US.