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Joe Wilder 1922-2014
Jazz Faculty Member
Faculty member Joe Wilder, who broke racial barriers and inspired hundreds of musicians, has died.
Jeaneane Dowis Lipman 1932-2013
Piano Faculty Member
Former piano faculty member and alum Jeaneane Dowis Lipman died on December 4, 2013. She was Rosina Lhévinne’s...
Patrick O’Brien 1947-2014
Historical Performance Faculty Member
Historical Performance faculty member and lute guru Patrick O’Brien died July 16, 2014.
Hyman Kleinman 1914-2014
Liberal Arts Faculty Member
Hyman Kleinman, who taught literature at Juilliard (1954-68), died July 9, 2014, at 100.
Remembering Robin Williams
Juilliard joined the world in mourning for alum Robin Williams, who died August 11, 2014.
Mary Rodgers Guettel 1931-2014
Patron and Former Board Chair
Joseph W. Polisi
Longtime Juilliard board member and patron Mary Rodgers Guettel died on June 26, 2014.
Gregory White Smith 1951-2014
Juilliard in Aiken Benefactor
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gregory White Smith, a longtime friend of Juilliard, died on April 10, 2014.
Robert Bailey, Faculty Member for 26 Years, 75
Beloved teacher, renowned musicologist, and dear friend and colleague, faculty member Robert Bailey died on July 6 in...
Bruce MacCombie 1943-2012
Joseph W. Polisi
The Juilliard community and the music profession at large lost a great composer, colleague, and friend with the...
Ruggiero Ricci 1918-2012
Violin Faculty Member
Marvin Hamlisch 1944-2012
Stephen Clapp 1939-2014
Former Dean and Violin Faculty Member
Former Juilliard dean Stephen Clapp died on January 26, 2014, after a long battle with cancer.
Anna Erskine Crouse 1916-2013
Anna Erskine Crouse, daughter of Juilliard’s first president and a longtime board member, died December 29, 2013.
Jaye Dougherty 1950-2013
Drama Faculty Member
Beloved Drama faculty member Jaye Miller Dougherty died on December 28, 2013. She’d taught Alexander Technique at Juilliard since 1992.
Henry Guettel 1928-2013
Theater producer Henry Guettel, the beloved husband of Juilliard chairwoman emeritus Mary Rodgers Guettel, died on October 7, 2013.
Bertha Melnik 1914-2013
Alumna and longtime Juilliard vocal coach Bertha Melnik died on August 25 in a Manhattan nursing home at age 99.
Walter Rosenberger 1918-2013
Percussion Faculty Member
Walter Rosenberger’s encyclopedic knowledge of the percussion repertoire, his uncanny memory, and his attention to detail were legendary.
Evening Division Teacher Earl Carter Dies
Evening Division Faculty Member
Juilliard Evening Division faculty member Earl Carter, a pianist, teacher, and composer, died at the age of 76.
Robert Ward 1917-2013
Literature and Materials of Music Faculty Member
Former Juilliard faculty member and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Robert Eugene Ward died on April 3, 2013.
Risë Stevens 1913-2013
Metropolitan Opera star Risë Stevens, a Juilliard-trained mezzo-soprano, died on March 22, 2013, at 99.
David Hamilton 1935-2013
Journalist, music critic, and former Juilliard faculty member David P. Hamilton died February 19 at age 78.
James DePreist 1936-2013
Director Emeritus of Conducting and Orchestral Studies
James Anderson DePreist, Juilliard’s director emeritus of conducting and orchestral studies, died on February 8, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
David Lloyd 1920-2013
Director of Juilliard's American Opera Center
David Lloyd, the director of the Juilliard American Opera Center from 1985 to 1988, died on February 8.
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