DENNIS BRIEFEL

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BRIEFEL--Dennis,

beloved family member, friend and entrepreneur, passed away on December 24, 2017. Dennis was the younger son of Liliana and Ernest and grew up in Roslyn Heights, NY with his brother Gary. Dennis, who contracted polio at age two, was an accomplished athlete and competed in multiple sporting events at the junior Paralympics. He attended the Wheatley School, graduated from Hofstra University and met his wife of 35 years at the Aspen School of Music. Dennis had an illustrious and successful business career serving as founder and managing director of numerous companies in the musical instrument distribution industry. His close relationships across the Americas, Europe and Asia resulted in creative innovations, establishment of brands and transformations across markets. He was also a musician himself. Above all else, Dennis was a devoted and loving husband to Jeanine and father to his three children, Sabrina, Rebecca and Jeffrey. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10am at North Country Reform Temple in Glen Cove.

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North Country Reform Temple
86 Crescent Beach Rd
Glen Cove, NY 11542
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Published in The New York Times on Dec. 26, 2017