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Anyone know any of his favorite pieces of music? Recording?

Might be a good day to give a listen.

David 

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> On Jun 30, 2018, at 10:24 AM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Sad news.  Nice person.  
> 
> Steve Smolian
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Dennis Rooney
> Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:05 PM
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] In Memoriam Richard Benson
> 
> Richard Benson (né Barensky)
> 
> 26 September 1927
> 
> 27 June 2018
> 
> 
> 
> The New York Chapter of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
> mourns the death of a longtime ARSC member. Born in Montreal, Richard
> attended Harvard University (Class of 1948).  He worked as an attorney for
> the Social Security Administration in New York, which remained his home
> after his retirement.
> 
> 
> A frequent concertgoer, he was devoted to the Boston Symphony Orchestra and
> its conductors Serge Koussevitzsky and Charles Munch. In addition to
> supporting that orchestra, he also supported the New York Philharmonic. He
> was a regular attendee at ARSC’s national conferences until his health
> prevented him.
> 
> 
> A founding member and an enthusiastic supporter of ARSC’s New York Chapter
> since its inception in 2009, Richard always attended our monthly meetings
> whenever he could. His enthusiasm for and valued support of the chapter
> will be sincerely missed. RIP.
> 
> 
> Dennis D. Rooney
> 
> Co-Chairman, ARSC New York Chapter
> 
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