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Remembering David ...

On August 23rd, 2006, the dulcimer world lost one of its most incredible talents when David L. Schnaufer "slipped his earthly bonds" after a mercifully brief battle with cancer. Though he was only 53 years old, his contribution to the dulcimer world is incalculable. He was at the forefront of the "revival" of the mountain dulcimer, and rekindled interest and widespread respect for the instrument by demonstrating that it could be used to perform everything from "Bach to Rock". His passion and dedication to the instrument were infectious, and he leaves behind legions of grateful dulcimer players who mourn his loss, and celebrate his life.

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