International concert pianist Marilyn Meier dies

Jun 22, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Matangi Tonga

Dr Marilyn Meier-Kavapale the noted international concert pianist has died in Australia early this morning after battling a rare form of liverA cancer.

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Wayne from Cairns

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Jun 23, 2012
 

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An amazing person who inspired, embraced and loved. Her 'real' attitude and comic, yet respectful attitude toward music was refreshing and valuable.

Marilyn will be missed by many, with a legacy carried on by those with whom her life touched.

Prayers, thoughts and fond memories my wonderful teacher and friend.

Wayne.
Truth and Justice

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Jun 23, 2012
 

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What a tragedy, Marilyn Monroe was was one of the original golden girls of hollywood. Tragic.
EZY

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What a tragedy!! She was a beautiful person not only on t outside but also within!! She will b deeply missed by her family! Sending my condolences to Ti,the Heimulis n the rest of her family!!..shocking... her aunty just past away not long ago!!

“Fight For Democracy in Tonga!!”

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Unfortunately I think she liked Champagne too much
EZY

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Please people pay some respect! Dr Marilyn Meier is half Tongan! Her mother is tongan!! Marilyn was known in music...not like a famous singer but the academic side of music! A beautiful person who was always proud of her tongan side n helping our tongan community when needed! She used 2 avail herself to teach her skills 2 any tongan who might be interested for free!! She even went to Tonga n helped Atenisi out where she met her husband! Her mother is from the Heimuli family of Kolomotu'a! Her grandpa Vusika Heimuli was a pharmacist at Vaiola hosp! U might heard the story that the King Tupou 4 went to Vaiola to get his tooth pulled out n everyone was running around crazy wondering what is the 'lea fktu'i' to open ur mouth!! Someone ran to his department asking for help!! He went in to the King n address him in English 'Ur majesty! Can u plse open ur mouth'..Marilyn's aunty was Akosita Fineanganofo who was at one time the Matron of Vaiola hosp, Tonga's high commissioner to England 4 a number of years n a lady inwaiting for Queen Mata'aho!! Her aunties including her mother were in Australia studying in the 1960's!! Dont mean to b KAIMUMU'A but i feel like u all mocking her so i decided to giv u a lil background about her!! Malo
Lole

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Ofa kene toka 'i he nonga 'a e 'Eiki... Koe fefine anga lelei neu kau atu hono hiva'i fakatahataha 'ehe ngaahi kau hiva 'a Havelu,Fanga'oPilolevu pea mo Halafo'ou e 9th Symphony a Beethoven ne ta piano'i 'ehe fefine ni ... It was a night to remember.....

Ofa atu kia Tevita moe fanau...
Lolly

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Feb 12, 2013
 
She was the most talented women i know and so beautiful :-)

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