MUSICIANmilestones...recent obits of classical and traditional popular music performers and composers
MITCHELL LURIE, Clarinetist, 86
Mitchell Lurie, a world-renowned clarinetist and clarinet teacher who taught for many years at USC and the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, has died. He was 86. Lurie, who had been in ill health in recent years, died of pneumonia 24 November 2008 at his home in West Los Angeles.