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LEGENDARY ANN ARBOR LUTHIER HERB DAVID PASSES AWAY, Christopher Porter for Pulp. Mon, 07/27/2020


Herb David, age 89 of Ann Arbor, MI, formerly of Chicago died July 25, 2020. Former owner of the Herb David Guitar Studio, a musical landmark in southeastern Michigan which was in business for more than 50 years. Over the years, the studio built a reputation as it served as a local gathering place for music lovers. Herb and his staff taught musicians of all ages and skill levels, and also sold and repaired instruments. Beloved husband of Andrea. Devoted son of the late Paul and Catherine David. Loving cousin of many. To keep everyone safe and healthy, the interment service will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com

In the news

References from the Christopher Porter story in Pulp.

➥ "Local Man Among Few Americans Making Dulcimers" [The Ann Arbor News, March 1, 1963]
➥ "Baroque Instrument Maker" [The Ann Arbor News, December 1, 1968]
➥ "Community High's 'Practical Art' Program" [The Ann Arbor News, April 29, 1973]
➥ "He's Smithsonian-Bound! Herb David Describes His Creations As Part Of A 'Garden of Delight and Pleasure'" [The Ann Arbor News, January 29, 1978]
➥ "Herb David's New Guitar Studio" [The Ann Arbor News, March 10, 1982]
➥ "A Music Haven's Genial Host - Herb David Sells Custom-Made Lutes, Pocket Violins and An Infectious Attitude That Music Is Fun" [The Ann Arbor News, Febraury 26, 1991]
➥ "Rarity Ups Value Of Musical Edsel" [The Ann Arbor News, October 9, 1995]
➥ "Carving His Own Niche - Lemon Trees, A Gym And A Stone Temple Adorn Instrument Maker Herb David's Haven" [The Ann Arbor News, March 10, 1996]
➥ "Lord Of The Chord: Herb David Imparts His Love Of Music To Customers, Students" [The Ann Arbor News, January 5, 1997]
➥ "For Herb David, Music Is Life, Work -- And Travel -- Studio Owner Finds It Wherever He Goes" [The Ann Arbor News, July 29, 2008]