Richard Freed

music critic, editor, and broadcaster

Richard Freed (December 27, 1928 – January 1, 2022) was an American music critic, program annotator and administrator. He was known for the concert program notes he wrote for many orchestras and ensembles in the United States. He was born in Chicago. He won a Grammy Award in 1995.

Richard Freed
Born
Richard Donald Freed

December 27, 1928
DiedJanuary 1, 2022(2022-01-01) (aged 93)
OccupationMusic critic, editor, broadcaster
AwardsASCAP-Deems Taylor Award (1984)
Grammy Awards (1995)

Freed died on January 1, 2022 in Rockville, Maryland from a heart attack, five days after his 93rd birthday.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lambert, John W. (January 4, 2022). "Richard Freed, Noted Music Journalist And Annotator, Dies At 93". Classical Voice North America. Retrieved January 6, 2022.
  2. Richard Freed, classical music critic, dies at 93