Dennis Owens Death – Obituary, Washington’s Classical Wake-Up Man For Four Decades Dies At 87

By | January 6, 2022

Dennis Owens Death – Obituary – We are saddened to hear of the passing of Dennis Owens. Our own Nicole Lacroix remembers him as “the sweetest, kindest man who would do anything for you…We Choral Cranks and Beltway Bashers will just have to ‘bash on regardless.’”

Dennis Owens, the witty voice of classical music radio in Washington for 4 decades, has died at 87. His crafty wordplay made the classical station (!) a top 10 ratings hit and his rumbling bass voice could throw off the atomic clock.

Dennis Owens Death – Obituary, Washington’s Classical Wake-Up Man For Four Decades Dies At 87

Dennis Owens was willing to believe contemporary music had artistic value and didn’t fear provoking his audiences. And his voice! My God! Can we get some clips, please?