Obituaries

11:00pm

Tue December 11, 2012

3:12pm

Mon December 10, 2012
The Record

Remembering Banda Diva Jenni Rivera

Originally published on Mon December 10, 2012 6:44 pm

Jenni Rivera performs at the Lilith Fair in 2010 in San Diego.
David Bergman Getty Images

To listen to Mandalit del Barco's appreciation of Jenni Rivera's life and career, as heard on All Things Considered, click the audio link.

Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera died Sunday in an airplane that crashed in the early hours of the morning in Toluca, west of Mexico's capital. The legendary musician, household name and feminist presence in the Latin music scene was 43.

Read more

6:05am

Mon December 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Jenni Rivera: A Beautiful Voice Goes Silent

Originally published on Mon December 10, 2012 11:38 am

Singer Jenni Rivera at the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2010.
Kevin Winter Getty Images for LARAS
  • From 'Morning Edition': Mandalit Del Barco talks with Renee Montagne

The news that no survivors have been found in the wreckage of a small plane in which Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera and six others were traveling before it crashed Sunday in northern Mexico means "the world has lost one very beautiful voice," as E! Online writes.

According to The Associated Press:

Read more
Tags: 

11:03am

Wed December 5, 2012
The Record

Remembering The Vital Force Of Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck

Originally published on Wed December 5, 2012 4:34 pm

Dave Brubeck performing on the pilot episode of a television program in 1965.
CBS Photo Archive Getty Images

To listen to Neda Ulaby's appreciation of Dave Brubeck's life and career, as heard on All Things Considered, click the audio link.

For millions of Americans who came of age in the 1950s, Dave Brubeck was jazz. His performances on college campuses, Top 40 radio play, his role as a jazz ambassador for the U.S., his picture on the cover of Time magazine — all made him one of the most recognized and recognizable musicians of the era.

He died Wednesday morning, the day before his 92nd birthday, in Norwalk, Conn. The cause was heart failure.

Read more

10:02am

Wed December 5, 2012
The Two-Way

Legendary Jazz Musician Dave Brubeck Dies

Originally published on Thu December 6, 2012 9:36 am

Dave Brubeck performs along with his Dave Brubeck Quartet in November 2005.
Timm Schamberger AFP/Getty Images

Dave Brubeck, the legendary jazz pianist and composer, known for defying jazz conventions and for recordings like "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk," has died.

Read more
Tags: 

Pages