R.I.P Roland Dyens

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Re: R.I.P Roland Dyens

Post by otirroz » Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:23 am

A great and unique musician. I was fortunate enough to attend a couple of his concerts, and left both of them feeling very joyful due to his music. I am saddened by this news and the best I can do is send my condolences to his family and friends.

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Roland Dyens

Post by Den » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:04 pm

I was saddened yesterday by the news that Mr. Dyens suddenly passed away at age 61.
RIP Maestro Dyens!
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Post by antonio3010 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:27 pm

An extraordinary musician, outstanding in every aspect of his activity: as a composer, performer, arranger and teacher. I had the privilege of having him as a teacher and will never forget his lessons: he had the ability of exposing every concept in extremely simple and effective way, as well as with a good dose of humour. It was really a joy attending a masterclass with him. Really a great loss for all of us.

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Re: Roland Dyens

Post by Matthew Stidham » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:27 pm

I was truly stunned! I thought surely it was a mistake, but sad to learn it was not. Does anyone know what happened? Prayers for his family, and the guitar community as a whole.
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Re: Roland Dyens

Post by Den » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:45 pm

I tried to google the cause of this death, but all I could find was that he died suddenly or unexpectedly!

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Post by Bododio » Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:49 pm

Very sad news :( And so young!! It underlines just how fragile this life is. The flesh might be gone, but the music and his spirit lives on :!:
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Post by George Crocket » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:05 pm

Dofpic wrote:I heard from his Manager it was Lung Cancer. He was a heavy smoker. Major Bummer.
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Post by simonm » Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:44 pm

George Crocket wrote:
Dofpic wrote:I heard from his Manager it was Lung Cancer. He was a heavy smoker. Major Bummer.
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Post by Write_Rich » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:38 pm

I was shocked and saddened when I heard Roland Dyens had passed. A true musical genius and nice person.. RIP.
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Post by markworthi » Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:52 pm

Very sad news. I have heard that he was not only an excellent guitarist, but was also a great teacher with a generous spirit.

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Re: R.I.P Roland Dyens

Post by Sobers » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:50 pm

Terrible terrible news... this is unfair... I was just looking up for him after few days and this is the news I have now. He was an inspiration for me, talked with him in the forum, met him 2 yrs ago.... A wonderful artist, educator, motivator... He was fascinated with jazz in classical guitar and improvisational music... I'm shocked and dumbfounded with grief

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Post by Jabberwocky » Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:15 pm

I am at a loss for words...Shocked.

RIP, Maestro Roland Dyens. The world is a darker place without you.

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Post by Halil Akaydin » Wed Nov 02, 2016 3:48 am

Heartbreaking news. RIP, Maestro.

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Re: R.I.P Roland Dyens

Post by David » Wed Nov 02, 2016 4:16 am

Very sad news. I've only recently bought Chansons Francaises because I wanted to play l'Hymne a l'Amour.

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Re: R.I.P Roland Dyens

Post by Ariel_96 » Wed Nov 02, 2016 4:37 am

Rest In Peace, Maestro

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