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Oboe/Oboists Death - was it caused by playing?

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benjaminbuchanan wrote at 2013-03-04 11:14:57
Unfortunately I think the previous answerer was wrong.



http://www.sfgate.com/music/article/Bennett-S-F-Symphony-oboist-dies-at-56-43171



Two oboists have died of brain hemorrhages from performing this oboe concerto.


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specific questions about the oboe; the instrument, mechanical problems, its history, reeds, repertoire. Anything and everything oboe. I can also answer general questions regarding music history and theory and literature.

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13 years of playing and performing as an oboist in orchestras and as a chamber musician.

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