Doug Pomeroy forwarded this to me this morning, and I know that this
should be here on the ARSCList because of Martin's his long service to ARSC.
Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
> I am very sorry to tell you all that Martin Silver, former Music
> Librarian at UC Santa Barbara, passed away Tuesday, February 17,
> 2009, from cancer. Martin established the Music Library at UC Santa
> Barbara and was its head until his retirement (in 1992, I think). In
> his retirement he carried on a successful book business, Martin A.
> Silver, Musical Literature. I was at the UCLA Music Library when
> Marty came west and I also became a specialized music book dealer on
> my retirement. Over the years we became pals and shared a variety of
> activities that included a lot of music (playing together and concert
> going -he was a fine flutist). We sometimes collaborated in the book
> business. Active in MLA, his most recent job for the organization was
> convention manager. I will miss him as I know many of his MLA
> colleagues will.
> Condolences can be sent to his children, Jessica Silver, 2802 Brewster
> Ave., Redwood City, CA 94062 and Will Silver, 1120 E. Ortega St.,
> Santa Barbara 93103
> Marsha Berman