In Memoriam


Martell, Paul

October 19, 2009

The Music Department mourns the loss of former music history student Paul Martell, who passed away in Halifax, Canada on August 7 at the age of 49. Paul was a lutenist with interests in the Renaissance. He grew up in Dartmouth, where he attended Prince Andrew High School. Afterwards he pursued studies at Mount Allison […]

Silvio Bonaccorsi Barbato (M.A. 1995), 1959 – 2009

September 21, 2009

A graduate student in music history and prominent conductor, the Italian-Brazilian Silvio Bonaccorsi Barbato, died at age 50 on board Air France flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris when it crashed into the Atlantic off the coast of Fernando de Noronha on June 1. During the mid-1990s Silvio had studied with Philip Gossett […]