Joanne Rogers was the widow of Fred Rogers (1928–2003), of “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” and was an accomplished concert pianist.
- Died: Thursday, January 14, 2021. (Who else died on January 14?)
- Details of death: Died at the age of 92.
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Fred and Joanne Rogers were married for over 50 years
Joanne Rogers met Fred Rogers when the pair were students at Rollins College in Florida. She earned a bachelor of music degree in piano performance and a masters degree in music from Florida State University. She performed professionally as a concert pianist with her friend Jeannine Morrison, calling themselves the Rogers-Morrison piano duo. They recorded two studio albums. She also spent time as a music teacher. She was married to Fred Rogers from 1952 until his passing in 2003.
Tributes to Joanne Rogers
Full Obituary: Trib Live