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Donald Plott (Choral Conductor)

Born: May 31, 1922 - Forsythe County, North Carolina, USA
Died: February 26, 1981 - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

The American choral conductor and music teacher, Donald Bryce Plott, obtained his Baachelor of Music degree and Master of Music degree in music education from the University of Michigan (1942).

Donald Plott was Professor of music at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina for over 29 years, joining the faculty in 1951. At the college, he served as director of the music department as well as director of the Davidson College Male Chorus (1953-1981). He was also the director of the Men's Glee Club and conductor of the Oratorio Singers of Charlotte (1961-1981). He was married to Mary Whitaker Plott (1919-1973) and had 3 children. He died of brain tumors and cancer on February 26, 1981 and was buried in Mimosa Cemetery, Davidson on Feburary 28, 1981.

 

Source: Obituary in Music at Michigan, Volumes 13-15; Bits & pieces from other sources
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (July 2017)

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