Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:54:05 EST
Subject: [TPIN] Timofei
Dokshizer has Passed Away
With my deepest sorrow, I report that Timofei Dokshizer has passed away
earlier this afternoon.
I received word from his granddaughter, Anna, a few minutes ago.
He will be sorely missed.
Even in his upper years, Dokshizer was constantly involved with musical
projects. He devoted his entire life to music. I recently received a
letter from Timofei where we were discussing the possibility of the ITG
publishing one of his books with an accompanying recording. And I have
sitting here on my desk another letter that I haven't even had
Dokshizer touched so many lives through his music and the example of
the kind of person he was. How he approached life. How he approached
success. How he approached failure. How he communicated through the
medium of music. And I think more importantly, how he was "self-less"
in all he did: saying that it is best to look at something as only
"satisfactory" instead of letting oneself become puffed up over
Anna will inform me of plans. She said most likely, the memorial
service will take place in Moscow.