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Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Herbert David


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Herb David, age 89 of Ann Arbor, MI, formerly of Chicago died July 25, 2020. Former owner of the Herb David Guitar Studio, a musical landmark in southeastern Michigan which was in business for more than 50 years. Over the years, the studio built a reputation as it served as a local gathering place for music lovers. Herb and his staff taught musicians of all ages and skill levels, and also sold and repaired instruments. Beloved husband of Andrea. Devoted son of the late Paul and Catherine David. Loving cousin of many. To keep everyone safe and healthy, the interment service will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Becky Grant

Cousin Herbie was such a beautiful soul. He lit a special light in everyone's heart that he met. His adventures and love of life was infectious. He was always very affectionate and loving. He will be sorely missed. I will definitely miss the talks of his travels and compare notes to our experiences and inspirations around the world. May your soul inspire all others, that you came in contact with. Love you Cousin Herbie. I was looking for a poem to express you and I find the best expression is to let the music's poetry speak for itself. RIP
Here's a tribute to Cousin Herbie. John Lennon songs played on the Lute, along with other beautiful expressions played on the Lute.

While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Beatles); Daniel Estrem, baroque lute
Daniel Estrem playing While My Guitar Gently Weeps (1968) by George Harrison (Beatles)-arranged for baroque lute by Daniel Estrem

A Whiter Shade of Pale (Procol Harum) Daniel Estrem, lute
Daniel Estrem playing A Whiter Shade of Pale (1967) by Brooker, Reid & Fisher (Procol Harum) with a section of Bach's "Air on the G String" included. arranged for baroque lute by Estrem

White Room (Cream) Daniel Estrem, baroque lute
Daniel Estrem playing White Room (Cream-1968) by Jack Bruce and Pete Brown arranged for baroque lute by Daniel Estrem

Oj Chorna Ja, Chorna by R. Turovsky-Savchuk: Daniel Estrem, lute
Daniel Estrem playing Oj Chorna Ja, Chorna - a composition by Roman Turovsky-Savchuk based on a Ukrainian folk melody, in a setting for baroque lute. Turovsky has referred to the piece as the Ukrainian Greensleeves.

This is my tribute to Cousin Herbie.
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