Bob Stumpf wrote:
>He was an important 'teacher' when I started studying classical
>music (I am an autodidact) in 1976. His programs were interesting,
>non technical and helpful as I experienced more and more of the
>world of classical music.
Thanks for reminding me of this. Also an autodidact, Karl Haas was at
the top of my list for learning and inspiration. I always felt that he
really wanted me to enjoy music and I never saw any hint that he ever
wanted to demonstrate his superior knowledge in a self-serving way.
I will miss him and thank NPR for continuing his broadcasts for an