Luthier Andrew William Whale Dies at 47

England – Luthier Andrew William Whale died February 28th, after struggling for a year with the Gerson therapy to overcome melanoma.

He was exceptionally talented luthier, specialized in dulcimers, guitars, banjos and mandolins.He is survived by his wife Sandi, daughter Amy, and stepdaughter Miranda.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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