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MEDIA: Classical 91.5's Mordecai Lipshutz has died

WXXI News announced today that Mordecai Lipshutz, the longtime afternoon host for Classical 91.5, died on Sunday at age 64 "following several months of illness." Lipshutz joined Classical 91.5 in 1976 and retired in 2008. During his 30-year career, he hosted the "Live From Hochstein" series, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra's Holiday Pops concerts, and other programs.

A memorial service open to the public will be held Sunday, March 16, 1-3 p.m. at ARTISANworks, 565 Blossom Road, Suite L. For more information call 288-7170.