Richard Taruskin Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Family, Wife, Children, Parents, Siblings, Death, and more.
Richard Taruskin Wikipedia
Richard Filler Taruskin was an American musicologist and music critic who was born on April 2, 1945, in New York, New York, United States
He was among the leading and most prominent music historians of his generation.
The breadth of his scrutiny into source material as well as musical analysis that combines sociological, cultural, and political perspectives, has incited much discussion, debate, and controversy.
He regularly wrote music criticism for newspapers like The New York Times. He researched a wide variety of topics, but a central topic was the Russian music of the 18th century to the present day.
Other subjects he engaged with include the theory of performance, 15th-century music, 20th-century classical music, nationalism in music, the theory of modernism, and analysis.
He is best known for his monumental survey of Western classical music, the 6-volume Oxford History of Western Music.
Richard Taruskin Death
Richard Taruskin died on July 1, 2022, in Oakland, Calif, California.
He passed away at a hospital after suffering from esophageal cancer.
Richard Taruskin Age
He was 77 at the time of death.
Richard Taruskin Family: Parents, Siblings
Taruskin was raised in a family described as liberal, intellectual, Jewish, and musical; his mother was a piano teacher and his father an amateur violinist
No details about his siblings.
Richard Taruskin Wife, Children
Cathy Roebuck was the wife of the late Richard Taruskin. The couple married in the year1984, and they were still together as husband and wife until the death of the American musicologist.
Cathy Roebuck is a computer programmer at Berkeley and lives in El Cerrito, Calif.
Together, the couple had two children.
Richard Taruskin Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million at the time of death in 2022.