David Knudtson 1948-2018

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David Knudtson 1948-2018

Unread post by Brooksie » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:14 pm

Grapevine Video have just made the sad announcement that their frequent accompanist David Knudtson has passed away. David's organ scores for Grapevine releases were always top notch and will be greatly missed. An obituary is at the link below.

http://www.fredriksonfh.com/obituary/da ... 41BFB2A2AB

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Re: David Knudtson 1948-2018

Unread post by WaverBoy » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:24 pm

Horrible news. :'-(

I don't know David but I have enjoyed many of his scores on Grapevine's releases. A great talent.

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Re: David Knudtson 1948-2018

Unread post by drednm » Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:23 pm

I thought I had misread this. Sad news indeed.
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Re: David Knudtson 1948-2018

Unread post by Bob Furem » Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:36 pm

Very sad news.

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Re: David Knudtson 1948-2018

Unread post by Hamilton's Grandson » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:12 pm

Sad news. Very diverse talent.

Really cherish his scores on several restored films on disc.
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Re: David Knudtson 1948-2018

Unread post by CultTVman » Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:56 pm

I was fortunate to know Dave many years ago. When I was a film student at Moorhead State, Dave provided incredible organ scores for the movies we saw in my film history classes. Birth of a Nation, The Scarlett Letter, The Gold Rush, The General. At the Fargo Theater, I saw The Phantom of the Opera with Dave on the organ. Amazing talent. He loved movies. RIP.

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