Stevenson J. Palfi
Summary: filmmaker whose 1982 documentary Piano Players Rarely Ever Play Together chronicled the lives of three New Orleans jazzmen, who was currently in the final stages of production on a feature-length program about musician Allen Toussaint entitled Songwriter, Unknown, which he had been working on for more than 15 years, and who had been severely depressed after Hurricane Katrina damaged most of his property and possessions.
Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound
Born: August 27, 1952
Died: December 14, 2005
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana