Renowned Pianist, Florida Southern College's Robert MacDonald Dies at 83

Sep 9, 2013
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A quintessential gentleman with old world manners, Robert MacDonald served as a professor for 47 years, was artist-in-residence and department chair at Florida Southern College. He was mentor to countless students and director of the school’s Festival of Fine Arts Series, yet MacDonald had a career of his own as a concert pianist of international renown. He appeared with many top symphony orchestras throughout the world, and held solo performances as well.

Source: Theledger

LAKELAND | Robert MacLaurin MacDonald's musical talent was known the world over, but Lakeland laid proud claim to the 83-year-old concert pianist, who died peacefully here Saturday of respiratory failure. A quintessential gentleman with old world manners, MacDonald served as a professor for 47 years, was artist-in-residence and department chair at Florida Southern College.

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