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Cundick, Robert, 1926-2016

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    • Robert Milton
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    • us: Cundick, Robert, Sr., 1926-2016
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    • found: Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Serenade [SR] p1985: label (Robert Cundick; organ)
    • found: LC data base, 8-28-86 (hdg.: Cundick, Robert, 1926- )
    • found: A Passion for Music: Robert Cundick Receives a Life-Achievement Award' by Carma Wadley, Deseret News, July 11, 2004: (Robert Cundick, born in 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mormon Tabernacle organist from 1965-1991)
    • found: Dear Lord, our shining star of hope, 2000: title page (music by Robert Cundick, Sr.)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 17, 2015 (Robert M. Cundick; Robert Milton Cundick Sr. (born 1926); composer; he also served for many years as an organist at the Mormon Tabernacle; this included accompanying the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and playing organ solos on the weekly broadcast, Music and the Spoken Word; his interest in music began early in life as he played in bands and orchestras, as well as served as the organist for weekly church services (by age 12 he had become organist for his congregation); as his organ skills progressed, he was privileged to become the student of Mormon Tabernacle Organist Alexander Schreiner; after serving in the United States Merchant Marine during World War II, Cundick enrolled at the University of Utah, where he received his BFA, MFA and eventual Ph. D. in Music Composition; Cundick joined the music faculty at Brigham Young University in 1957; in 1962, LDS Church President David O. McKay called Cundick and his family to go to London, England, to serve as the organist at the new Hyde Park Chapel; while in England, Cundick appeared in concert at St. Paul's Cathedral and King's College, Cambridge, in addition to his daily recitals at Hyde Park Chapel and a BBC broadcast; Cundick and his family returned to Provo, Utah, where he resumed his teaching and compositional activity at BYU; this was interrupted when Cundick was called to serve as an organist at the Mormon Tabernacle, located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah; he served for twenty-seven years; following his retirement in 1991, Cundick and his wife were called to serve as Directors of Hosting at the BYU Jerusalem Center in Jerusalem)
    • found: Deseret News via WWW, January 13, 2016 (Robert Milton Cundick; born November 26, 1926; died January 7, 2016)
    • found: Salt Lake Tribune via WWW, January 13, 2016 (Robert M. Cundick; died January 7, 2016 in Salt Lake City)
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    • 1986-11-13: new
    • 2016-01-15: revised
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