John Cephas, 1930 — 2009

John Cephas, 1930 -- 2009

Singer and guitarist John Cephas passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2009. A talented, warm, and gentle man, he is remembered by many friends, admirers and neighbors:

Washington Post

The Blues Foundation

PostRock, Washington Postweblog

Richmond Times-Dispatch

New York Times

Sing Out!

National Public Radio

Guitar Player

 Some earlier appreciations:

Natrional Endowment for the Arts

The Library of Virginia

 Video, John Cephas at the 69th National Folk Festival, 2007 NCTA


When memorial arrangements are announced, we will update this post.


Photo: John Cephas Signiture Model, Taylor Guitars.

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One Response to “John Cephas, 1930 — 2009”

  1. John Cephas Memorial Concert and Jam « NotionsCapital Says:

    […] the Life and Music of John Cephas  Sunday March 29th, 1pm to 3pm Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History […]

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