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Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Karla Lemon
J. Karla Lemon, who conducted at Stanford and with many new music ensembles nationwide, died on October 15 at age 55. She had a catastrophic stroke during surgery intended to correct a congenital heart defect. The full SFCV obituary is here.
Deepest condolences to her partner, soprano Christine Brandes, and other family members.