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Oboist William Bennett, 56

posted: Mar 4, 2013 2:06 pm

SF Symphony Photo A New Haven musical success story died during a performance the week before last.

The musician, William Bennett, was 56. He died during a performance of the San Francisco Symphony, in which he served as chief oboist. He had a cerebral hemorrhage.

Bennett was born in New Haven in 1956. He attended Hooker School, Neighborhood Music School, and Hopkins, before studying at Yale and then Julliard.

He joined San Francisco’s symphony in 1979 and found his home. Click here to read about his life and death in an article by San Francisco Chronicle critic Joshua Kosman.

Click here for the family guest book.

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