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RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011

Posted By: Sven Golly

RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/05/12 09:23 PM

I didn't know the man personally, but it seemed that everything of his that I saw, read or heard was worthwhile, and he seems to have touched a number of people profoundly in his (too) short time on the planet.

Richard was a member of the KC forum, and posted about his live performances with Jordan Rudess in early 2011. A pic from that show here:



RIP, Richard, and thanks for sharing your gifts.

Notification of his passing on the website he shared with his wife, Caroline Meyers, for those that knew him... my condolences.
Posted By: Michelle (ggurl)

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/05/12 09:30 PM

Sorry to hear. I remember him from this forum and didn't even know of his playing with Rudess. My condolences to his friends and family.
Posted By: MonksDream

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 04:57 AM

Sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to his family. What was his nick here on KC?
Posted By: yannis D

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 06:50 AM

He programed the huge modular synth for Dream Theater's "Tribute to Pink Floyd" concert(s). There's a video on youtube showing Jordan Ruddess playing the thing in the London O2 Arena, programmed by the late composer. RIP, my condolences to his family
Posted By: Tusker

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 06:50 AM

RIP Richard. We'll miss you and your music.
Posted By: Dave Bryce

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 11:12 AM

Wow...really sorry to hear this. He was a good man, and his educational videos are excellent.

dB
Posted By: Sven Golly

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 11:52 AM

Quote:
What was his nick here on KC?


It was his name.
Posted By: stepay

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 12:01 PM

Sorry to hear that.
Posted By: David Loving

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 12:07 PM

Very sad, my condolences to friends and family. Rest in peace Richard. May light perpetual shine upon you.
Posted By: Mark Schmieder

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 05:26 PM

Bit of a shocker, especially for those here in Berkeley at Buchla Labs (not my employer but I have a couple of friends there). My condolences to friends and family. He left us way too soon.
Posted By: mate stubb

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 05:36 PM

I corresponded with Richard a few times - very nice and humble guy. Sorry to see him go before his time.
Posted By: Stephen Fortner

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 07:20 PM

Very sad news. Working on an obit and tribute for Keyboard...
Posted By: Steve Force

Re: RIP Richard Lainhart 1953-2011 - 01/06/12 09:07 PM

I caught this on the dotcom forum. Man, shows you have to live life every day as if it were your last. I didn't know this man but it seems he did. RIP.
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