It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of master musician Len Rawle MBE earlier today, 14th November 2023.
Len was largely responsible for the establishment of the Yamaha organ dealer network and Yamaha Music Schools in the UK, and his skills were integral to the design of a number of Yamaha organs.
He was also a highly regarded theatre organist all around the world and personally was involved with saving over 40 theatre organs, including superb instruments in his parents' home, Wurlitzer Lodge, Northolt, and the fabulous Empire Leicester Square Wurlitzer in his home, Tonawanda, Chorleywood, where it was featured on countless television programmes and broadcasts over a period of 50 years, until its removal for installation in a safe new home just a few years ago.
His knowledge, enthusiasm and support will be much missed by a huge number of people all around the world, and we send our deepest sympathy and condolences to his widow, Judith, and all the family.
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