Obitutary: Washington Concert Opera Founder Stephen Crout Dies at 77

On Nov. 23, former opera and ballet conductor Stephen Crout died at the age of 77. Crout died a the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Born in Elmira, New York, he was the younger of two sons of Dorothy Frank Bly and Walter Bly, taking the surname “Crout” upon his mother’s second marriage to Norman Crout and the latter’s adoption … Continue reading Obitutary: Washington Concert Opera Founder Stephen Crout Dies at 77