Tribute planned for Van Nuys violinist who suffered heart attack

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Venida Korda, ex-wife of violinist Robert Korda, holds a picture of the musician showing special-education student John Haro how to play the violin. Full Story
get a life

United States

#1 Jul 24, 2009
Rest in Peace special man!
Alan Deane

United States

#2 Jul 27, 2009
Bobby was great... talented, interesting, and fun. I live in Glendale, right next to Adventist Hospital. Oh God.

If you can use my services at the memorial: I do strolling guitar/vocals (worked several times with Bobby), I play dixieland banjo, and I own a P.A. At your service.
Music Lover

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Jul 27, 2009
RIP. He had simpatico.
carol magid

United States

#4 Jul 27, 2009
We were all shocked at the death of Murray Korda in 1998 - Bobby said, "he's just not here" as he took over Monseignor Strings. We were all just as shocked with Bobby's sudden death - I saw him only a few days before - he was his normal self, happy, energetic and talking about cell phone plans because he needed more minutes for work which he never stopped until that fateful day; he asked me to call him to see his new house, swim at a friend's and visit his pig Sam, because we were worried Sam would die of old age before he and Venida saw him again. How ironic - Sam is fine, and Bobby died. I miss him, talking about so many things and the irony of life - he made everything humorous and had a great perspective.
Music Lover

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Jul 28, 2009
We need more people like him in this otherwise wicked world.
Dorothy Marion

San Leandro, CA

#6 Aug 1, 2009
Sad andshocked that you left us so soon. You were a real MENSCH, a good ethical and UPBEAT positive, talented man. We miss you, and you provide a great inspiration for those of us here, healthy and alive.
PEACE and joy where you now dwell, and always in our hearts ! ONE of a kind. Full of love for people and music, always.

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