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Archive for April 15, 2013

WFMT Special: Adolph “Bud” Herseth

Adolph Herseth and Sir Georg Solti

Hear the two-hour WFMT profile of Adolph “Bud” Herseth, produced by WFMT in 2002 to commemorate the retirement of one of music’s most remarkable orchestral musicians.

Remembering Adolph “Bud ” Herseth

Adolph "Bud" Herseth (July 25, 1921 - April 13, 2013)

WFMT and music-lovers around the world mourn the loss of Adolph “Bud” Herseth, who died yesterday at his home in Kenilworth. “Chime In” with your remembrances of Bud’s remarkable 53 years soaring above the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Chime in: Tell us what music tugs at your heart strings.


You can talk about taxes if you like, but it would be even better if you could tell us about a piece of music you recently discovered. Tell us what music has tugged at your heart strings lately.