Here are brief details of some of the people lost to the classical music world during June 2023. May they rest in peace.
French soprano and teacher Rachel Yakar died on 24 June 2023, aged eighty-seven.
Russian composer and teacher Vyacheslav Nagovitsin died on 20 June 2023, aged eighty-three.
Romanian composer and conductor Cornel Ţăranu died on 18 June 2023, aged eighty-eight.
English composer, pianist, writer and broadcaster Peter Dickinson died on 16 June 2023, aged eighty-eight.
Turkish violinist Suna Kan died on 11 June 2023, aged eighty-six.
Greek composer Yannis Markopoulos died in Athens on 10 June 2023, aged eighty-four.
Dutch oboist, conductor and researcher Werner Herbers, conductor of Ebony Band, died in Amsterdam on 5 June 2023, aged eighty-two.
Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho died in Paris on 2 June 2023, aged seventy, from a brain tumour.
British composer and teacher Clarence Barlow died in June 2023, aged seventy-seven.
South African pianist Niel Immelman died in June 2023, aged seventy-eight.
Posted 12 June 2023 and last updated 30 June 2023 by Keith Bramich