Korn, Michael

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NAME: Michael Korn



Source: Lesley Valdes, Inquirer Staff Writer Michael Korn, 44, the founder and director of the Philadelphia Singers and a major force in the musical life of this city, died yesterday of complications from AIDS. He had battled the disease for three years. But with remarkable persistence, he continued to steer his organization, even during his final week. He died about 2:30 p.m. yesterday at Pennsylvania Hospital, while awaiting radiation treatment. He had been admitted Monday. Mr. Korn, known for his forthright and feisty nature,Published on 1991-08-30, Page A01, Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA)

[KORN FUNERAL IS WEDNESDAY \] Funeral services for Michael Korn will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church of Germantown, 6023 Germantown Ave. The Rev. Theodore Loder will officiate. Mr. Korn, 44, the founder and director of the Philadelphia Singers, died Thursday of complications from AIDS. A major force within the music community here, Mr. Korn was also chorusmaster of the Opera Company of Philadelphia and a former director of the Bach Festival of Philadelphia. He was a foundingPublished on 1991-08-31, Page B05, Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA)


Source: Lesley Valdes, INQUIRER MUSIC CRITIC A painting inspired by passages from the Bach B Minor Mass dominated the combined bedroom-and-study of Michael Korn's home on Juniper Street in Center City. Bach's masterpiece was one of the choral director's most cherished scores, so it is fitting that excerpts from the B Minor Mass will open the Philadelphia Singers' memorial concert for its late founder and director. Korn, 44, died in August of complications from AIDS. ThePublished on 1992-05-29, Page 31, Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA)

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Date of Death (delete if non-applicable): 8/29/1991

Age at Death (delete if non-applicable): 44


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