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Subject: Michael Fahn, jazz drummer with a few acting credits

Dies at 82
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Date Posted: Friday, January 12, 11:47:25am

FAHN--Michael Charles, February 20, 1935 - December 8, 2017. 82, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on December 8th in Los Angeles. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Millie, and their children, Michael Jeff (Mary Ann), Thomas (Dorothy), Jonathan (Jennie), and Melissa (Joel Alpers), and his grandchildren Harrison, Sammy, Veronica, and Jude. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Michael (aka "Mickey") graduated from Boys High School (1952) with Honors in Music. He played in the New York All City Orchestra as a drummer and was voted "Boys High's answer to Gene Krupa." He served in the Air Force during the Korean War also playing in various USAF orchestras. Besides working as a jazz drummer his whole life, he also had a career in New York radio and after a move west in Los Angeles television syndication. Later, he was a Musicians Union Local 47 Rep and was a SAG-AFTRA Extra in over 70 productions. He loved his family, friends, jazz, being by the ocean and being out in the sunshine. His was a life well lived. He will not be forgotten.

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 7, 2018


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