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Cinefamily organist Bob Mitchell, RIP

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Bob Mitchell, RIP
Bob Mitchell (1912-2009)


from Cinefamily:

I have sad news. Our organist, Bob Mitchell, has passed on at the age of 96. I did not know Mr. Mitchell well, but I did have the pleasure of seeing him play many times over the past year and a half. Mr. Mitchell, who started playing at the Pasadena Playhouse at the age of only 12 years old, had actually played for silent films in the ’20s. It was a pleasure and a privilege to witness someone who wasn’t just a master at his craft, but was a human portal to another time. There will be wonderful silent musicians continuing the tradition of...

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