Music Pioneer Cecil Scaife Passes
March 9, 2009 at 2:19 PM (PT)
CECIL SCAIFE, NASHVILLE music industry pioneer and founder of the GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION, passed away on THURSDAY, MARCH 6th. He was 81. SCAIFE, born in ARKANSAS, helped start BELMONT UNIVERSITY's music program, now referred to as the MIKE CURB COLLEGE of ENTERTAINMENT and MUSIC BUSINESS.
SCAIFE's death came days after the CECIL SCAIFE VISIONARY AWARD was presented to producer TONY BROWN.
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