In Memory Of


Guest Book

Valenda Newell

September 30, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN

Betty Ricker

February 01, 2015 | Portland, OR

James was a wonder and kind man. I had the honor of getting to know him when he was a patient at Ohsu and took him to his appts many time. Seen a conductor during this yrs superbowl in a commercial and thought of him. He is truely missed!

January 23, 2014

The Maestro with producer Adam Stern and recording engineer John Eargle in Finland, ca. 1989.

May 17, 2013

May the god of comfort be a source of strength for your family at this difficult time. 2Corn 1:3, 4. Deepest Sympathy, Sue, Concord, NC

March 30, 2013

Music inspires and makes one happy. Jesus Christ has promised everlasting life.

G. B.

March 08, 2013 | Chicago, IL

Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. Please know that the God of all comfort is with your family and will help you to endure the loss of your loved one. {Romans 15:5}

bill8271@comcast.net William Byrd

February 23, 2013 | Newark, DE

jimmy and have been buddies since elem. school. we planned concerts at the Univ of Penn. Took me to met his aunt Marion in Danbury Conn. Attended the Randall Island Jazz Festival together. Will really miss my buddy

Hélène B Pelletier

February 17, 2013 | Quebec, QC

Chère Ginette,
Je garde un bon souvenir de James, les belles années de l'OSQ.

C. O'Brien

February 16, 2013 | Beaverton, OR

My condolence to you and your famlily. He was a legend in his time. James will be sorely missed in Portland, Oregon .


JAMES's Obituaries

DePREIST--James. The New York Philharmonic deeply mourns the loss of James DePreist, Assistant Conductor to Bernstein during the Philharmonic's 1965-66 season. Since winning the Mitropoulos International Conducting Competition, Mr. DePreist beautifully led the Orchestra in a wide range of...

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