|Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 12:46 am: |
The death has occurred of David Measham, who attended Mundella in the late 40s and early 50s.
'Lou' Measham as he was generally known, was an outstanding violinist, and eventually progressed to become principal 2nd violin with the London Symphony Orchestra. Whilst there, as well as a prodigious Classical output, he collaborated on albums by several rock artists, including Rick Wakeman, The Who and Neil Young. He also recorded with the American avant-garde jazz saxophone player, Ornette Coleman.
In 1971 he emigrated to Western Australia, where he helped to make Classical Music more popular there than it had ever been.
David Michael Lucian Measham died on February 6th 2005, aged 67