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“On behalf of the National Opera Association, and with my special personal regards, I offer condolences to Tony's family. Tony and I became close...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Robert Hansen - Amarillo, TX

“Tony Addison, was instrumental in my formative years of opera at CIM. He taught me so much and prepared me for the professional world. 45 years later...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Peter Strummer - Tulsa, OK

“Tony was a beloved teacher who introduced me to the sheer joy of performing opera. He was my teacher at Interlochen and at the Cleveland Institute of...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: John Vining - Mount Vernon, OH

“I'm so sorry for your (and our) loss. I knew Tony for only a few years, but he was always kind, and made me feel like a special friend. I'll...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Bob Weppler - Mayfield Heights, OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: - OH

“A life well lived. Sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Doug and Jani McWilliams - OH

“I would be remiss if I did not tell this humorous story from 1972 when I was Tony's assistant conductor with the CIM Youth Orchestra. It is...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: William Fay - Cleveland Heights, OH

“My condolences for your loss. May you be a support to one another at this difficult time. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: B - Cleve

“When I was a new graduate student at the Cleveland Institute of Music in 1972, I was assigned as a conducting assistant to "Mr. Addison", who was...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: William Fay - Cleveland Heights, OH

“So many fond memories from my youth when he needed to cast kids for those fun CIM youth operas. He was passionate about his productions and always...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Christopher G. Axelrod - OH

“I'm very sorry for the lost of you dear loved one. May the God of all comfort, comfort you at this most difficult time.My condolences,D Davis ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: D Davis - Bedford, OH

“Please accept my sincere expression of sympathy for your loss. May the God of comfort be with the family during this time of sorrow. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: CC

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: SG

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Anthony Addison. Way back about 1969, Tony was in charge of a youth orchestra at CIM, it was the beginning of...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Eva - Chagrin Falls, OH

“Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your dear father and grandfather. May your fond memories and the peace that God gives comfort and...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: TB - Cleveland, OH

“My sincerest condolences to the Addison family during this difficult time may the God of tender mercies and All comfort bring this family comfort in...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: tyanna perkins

“May the God of all comfort and mercy grant the family hope. Jeremiah 29:11. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: J Mcghee - Cleveland, Ohio

“May treasured moments soothe your hearts and the comfort that God gives be with your family. 2Cor1:3 ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: LW


ANTHONY ADDISON, age 90 of Lyndhurst, passed away peacefully, February 9, 2017. Husband to "his darling" Jane (deceased) for 62 years. Loving father to Mark Addison, Jacqueline Addison (deceased) (husband Dan McCorkle), Vivien Addison (husband Eric Travis), Emily Brindza (husband Tim). Devoted grandfather of Ariel (Ebru), Severin (Tess), Julianna, Connor, Evelyn, Heather and Teresa. He was a teacher, coach, conductor, mentor, musician. His life was full of his love for music and his family. Internment Private. Family suggest memorial contributions can be made to Lyndhurst Meals on Wheels, or Acacia Metroparks.