Richard J. Heschke
Richard J. Heschke AGE: 76 • Bronxville Richard J. Heschke, Professor Emeritus of organ and church music at Concordia College, Bronxville, died October 1, 2016, at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. He was born October 7, 1939, in Sheboygan, WI to Victor and Sylvia (Rosenthal) Heschke. He received his master's and doctoral degrees from Eastman School of Music. Besides having been a noted organ recitalist, and dedicated church musician, his lasting legacy lies with a generation of teachers, church musicians, and performers to whom he imparted his love of liturgy and music. A memorial celebration is planned for Sunday, November 13, 2016, at 3:00 pm in the Chapel at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY, 10708. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Thomas Choir School, 202 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019-1406.
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