Singer-songwriter Rachel Bissex died of cancer at her home in Burlington Vermont on Sunday February 23. She was 48. She was the beloved wife of playwright Stephen Goldberg, mother of Emma Goldberg, Matthew Cosgrove and stepmother of Jonas Goldberg, and sister of Karl, Walter, Donald and Paul Bissex.
A scholarship fund has been established for her children Emma and Matt. Checks should be mailed to Merchants Bank, 164 College Street, Burlington VT 05401. Make checks payable to Bissex College Fund, Account #01827674.Read More Add a Comment
The Folk and Blues Grammy winners for 2005……
Beautiful Dreamer – The Songs Of Stephen Foster Various Artists Steve Fishell & David Macias, producers American Roots Publishing
Other Nominees Gitane Cajun BeauSoleil Vanguard Records
The Morning Glory Ramblers Norman & Nancy Blake Dualtone
My Last Go Round Rosalie Sorrels & Friends Red House Records
…And The Tin Pan Bended, And The Story Ended… Dave Van Ronk Smithsonian Folkways RecordingsRead More Add a Comment
Elaine Weissman longtime head of the California Traditional Music Society and one of the founders of the Folk Alliance passed away Friday, Feburary 4, 2005, after a long and courageous fight with cancer.
People who knew Elaine are invited to contribute their memories of her to an interactive memorial on the CTMS web site.Read More Add a Comment