Iola Brubeck



Age: 90


Summary: widow of jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck (d. 2012) who had played an important behind-the-scenes role in the success of her late husband and was credited with making him a popular concert attraction on college campuses in the early 1950's when his quartet was relatively unknown while she was his manager, booker, and publicist.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: August 14, 1923


Died: March 12, 2014


Location: Wilton, Connecticut