Summary: noted opera historian and author whose vast collection of 78 phonographic records covered singing from the early 20th Century who had served on the Board of the Vocal Record Collectors' Society for which he produced a number of programs devoted to the early singers of one of the U.S.'s oldest opera houses known as the French Opera House in New Orleans, and who was also a direct descendant of Lewis Morris, a New York signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Born: May 7, 1929
Died: July 6, 2014
Location: New York City, New York