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Subject: Re: R.I.P. Robert White
From: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:22:51 -0500
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This is the saddest news;  I can't imagine a greater loss
to all  Operalist members, as well as  to Robert's family.

The funeral you mention was the only occasion I had to meet
him and it was as though we were old friends, I feel that I can
truly say rest in peace, dear friend.

Donald Kane

On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 7:42 AM, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Dear David
>
> My sincere condolences. This is a great loss for all of us; Bob's weekly
> updates on Met broadcasts were among the most ennobling and
> informative features of this forum, and they will be sorely missed, as
> will his presence.
>
> On a personal level, the last time I saw Bob and spoke with him was at the
> funeral of another member of this forum, Frank Sloan. It was also the last
> time I saw and spoke with Jim Lamb. This is, indeed, a very sad day
>
> Rest in peace.
>
> Bob R
>
> On Friday, December 16, 2016, David Stein <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
>
> > Robert died last night after a brief illness. He was an extraordinary
> > contributor to this forum and his participation will be greatly missed.
> Bob
> > went around the world in his passion for opera, but the Met was his
> special
> > temple. He enjoyed an outstanding career as a librarian and computer
> > specialist. He carved a special niche for himself with his insightful
> > analysis of the Metropolitan broadcasts on Sirius Radio. Bob was a close
> > friend of mine for more than fifty years. His death is an overwhelming
> loss
> > for me and for all who knew him.
> > Bob, God bless.
> >
> > ds
> >
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