by Jarrett Hoffman
IN THIS EDITION:
•Stephen Rubin, 81
•Announcements: BW named a top school for music business, Oberlin grad Tyreek McDole named a finalist in the Sarah Vaughan competition
•Almanac: Marin Alsop, Joan Tower, and Fanfares for the Uncommon Women
STEPHEN RUBIN, 81:
Stephen Rubin (above), the longtime publishing executive who released bestsellers such as The Da Vinci Code and Fire and Fury, and who co-founded the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism with his late wife Cynthia, passed away on Friday at the age of 81 after “a brief and sudden illness,” according to his nephew, David Rotter.