Dolores White ’54, Composer, Educator, and Pianist, Dies at 90
March 30, 2023
Cathy Partlow Strauss
A prolific composer, Mrs. White enjoyed a lengthy and diverse career incorporating teaching and performing into her artistic practice, while raising a family and supporting her husband, Donald, a...
Richard Hoffmann, Composer and Protégé of Arnold Schoenberg, Dies at 96
July 15, 2021
Fifty-year teaching career at Oberlin included annual student trips to his native Vienna.
Norm Craig '53, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Dies at 89
March 9, 2021
Manish Mehta and Julie Craig Lautens
Craig's work at Oberlin, spanning 63 years, resulted in more than 150 publications, with many featuring Oberlin undergraduates as coauthors. He was passionate about undergraduate research, making the Oberlin chemistry department one of the earliest adopters of the practice among liberal arts colleges.
Stanley Cowell ’62, Jazz Pianist, Composer, and Educator, Dies at 79
December 20, 2020
Inventive performer played with numerous greats, dedicated himself to teaching in mid-career.
Ryan Anthony, Trumpet Prodigy and Former Oberlin Faculty, Dies at 51
July 14, 2020
Electrifying performer appeared with major orchestras across America.
David S. Boe, Longtime Organ Professor and Dean of the Conservatory, Dies at 84
April 30, 2020
Revered teacher and administrator remembered for his kindness, wisdom, and musicianship.