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David Robinson ’57

David Robinson ’57, an Army veteran, Russian linguistics professor, and longtime volunteer in the mental health field, died April 14, 2018.

An accomplished musician, David served as his church organist for more than 30 years, a keyboardist for countless central Ohio cultural performances, and the harpsichordist for the annual presentation of Handel's “Messiah” at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. In 1995, he also teamed up with classmate Peter Schickele ’57, H’80, at a circus in Indiana to play the calliope on the P.D.Q. Bach album The Short-Tempered Clavier and Other Dysfunctional Works for Keyboard.

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