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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Worth » Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:01 pm

I didn’t know him but appreciated and learned from his posts. RIP Klaus
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Schlepporello » Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:08 pm

what I find amusing is that I also had Klaus as a friend on Facebook. I have several non-musician friends who enjoyed following his posts. Many of them have chimed in to express condolences concerning his passing.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Heavy_Metal » Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:44 pm

All of the above.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby KiltieTuba » Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:52 pm

Just saw this from Schlepp’s facebook. Very sad to hear Kraus passed.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby bisontuba » Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:02 pm

:( R.I.P.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby lost » Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:07 pm

My memories of him were of a sincere desire to document and catalog horns as any collector would for knowledge to future generations. He was passionate, knowledgeable, and respectful and it's sad he no longer will be with the boards, but his legacy and memory will live on.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby PMeuph » Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:56 pm

RIP Klaus.

I always enjoyed what he posted here; at was at times intriguing, at times eclectic, but he was always polite, courteous, and willing to help others. I appreciated his selfless contributions of arrangements, his time spent maintaining the Yahoo group and I know he will be missed.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Søren » Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:21 am

I am sad to hear of this!

Klaus and I had a period some years ago where we talked frequently on the phone, and I drove over to visit him at his house. I have fond memories of being allowed the honor to play the instruments in his vast collection (housed in his living room for the most part!). His place looked like the ideal playground for a true instrument geek and we both had a good time! I learned a lot that I still use!

I stopped most of my playing and focused on another career path, and Klaus and I fell out of contact. In any case, it was always refreshing to talk to a person who had opinions and dared to stand by them. Whether others agreed or not!

I know that he talked about testamenting his instrument collection to the very nice instrument museum here in Copenhagen, housed under the national danish history museum (https://en.natmus.dk/museums-and-palace ... ic-museum/). I really hope that he did go through with that idea so that everyone in the future will be able to visit the Klaus collection and share his enthusiasm for the instruments!
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Dan Schultz » Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:22 am

A great loss. I'll miss Klaus.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby TheTuba » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:51 am

Once he replied to a post, and the advice was well thought out and really helped me.
I oftenthought of him as a anchor to tubenet, exerting a presence of calmness and realism into particularly heated and passionate discussions. His posts angered no one, didn't usually go to one side of a argument, but rather have knowledge and helped all who read it.
I'll miss him and his thoughtful and realistic analysis.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby hrender » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:32 pm

I remember him from when I started reading the board many years ago. He was always a great source of wit and information, and he was always a gentleman. I will miss him.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby roweenie » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:04 pm

Very sad, indeed. He, and his contributions here, will be missed.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Jay Bertolet » Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:13 pm

Wow, RIP Klaus. You were unique.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby humBell » Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:37 am

All seems to be said on my part as one who only knew his tubenet posts.

I expect i will continue to come accross and enjoy his contributions here every time i follow a subject in depth.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Conn 2J CC » Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:43 pm

Rest in peace, Klaus, and thank you for your contributions here.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby bearphonium » Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:53 am

I had seen this on Schlep's Facebook page. RIP, Klaus. Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us. You'll be missed.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Alex C » Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:33 pm

Klaus was a great source of information on European tuba history. Sympathies to his family, his voice will be missed here.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby MaryAnn » Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:04 pm

Phooey. I knew he had ongoing health problems and almost didn't make it a few years ago. I did not realize he was only 71. As everyone else has said, he will be missed. RIP.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby Antontuba » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:41 pm

I’m both saddened, and grateful. I enjoyed his intellect, and willingness to readily help others. When I mentioned to him that I play Eb, he offered some helpful techniques. Thank you, Klaus.
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Re: Klaus is gone.

Postby r smith » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:47 am

Rest in peace Klaus. You will be missed!!
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