James Tyler

 

 

Age: 70

 

Summary: founding director of the early music program at the University of Southern California who was best known for playing the lute and specialized in early music performances, which generally include about 800 years of compositions covering the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods until 1750.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brief illness

 

Born: August 3, 1940

 

Died: November 23, 2010

 

Location: Los Angeles, California