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Gerry Regan commented on James F. Olwell's blog post The Passion of Bill Ochs
"Further information on Bill Ochs’s Memorial Gathering (via Margaret Vetare and Alice Olwell).   Saturday, April 22, 2017 1:30 pm  Unitarian Church of All Souls 1157 Lexington Avenue (between 79th & 80th)   1:30-3:00 pm is…"
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James F. Olwell commented on James F. Olwell's blog post The Passion of Bill Ochs
"Hi and thanks, Gerry A few people have sent this to me. It is very fine. Take care, Jim"
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The Passion of Bill Ochs

Bill Ochs died on October 5th after a long battle with a cancer he had largely kept to himself, hoping to tell everyone after he had defeated it.He was a man whose life was music and the music he most loved -- and he loved many kinds of music -- was traditional Irish music.He was an excellent player, first tin whistle player and ultimately an uilleann piper. But it was perhaps as a teacher that he made his greatest contribution.I remember Bill speaking on stage at  performances, perhaps a…See More
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The Passion of Bill Ochs

Bill Ochs died on October 5th after a long battle with a cancer he had largely kept to himself, hoping to tell everyone after he had defeated it.He was a man whose life was music and the music he most loved -- and he loved many kinds of music -- was traditional Irish music.He was an excellent player, first tin whistle player and ultimately an uilleann piper. But it was perhaps as a teacher that he made his greatest contribution.I remember Bill speaking on stage at  performances, perhaps a…See More
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The Passion of Bill Ochs

Posted on October 28, 2016 at 3:30pm 3 Comments

Bill Ochs died on October 5th after a long battle with a cancer he had largely kept to himself, hoping to tell everyone after he had defeated it.

He was a man whose life was music and the music he most loved -- and he loved many kinds of music -- was traditional Irish music.

He was an excellent player, first tin whistle player and ultimately an uilleann…

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