As reported by his youngest brother Zachary, American violinist Alexander Paul DePue tragically had a coronary heart assault on the wheel whereas in Mexico.
Born in Bowling Inexperienced, Kentucky, DePue was considered one of 4 musical brothers. All through their childhoods, they performed collectively within the DePue Brothers Band, which was directed by their father Dr. Wallace DePue Sr — then a composition professor at Bowling Inexperienced State College.
DePue managed to take care of twin careers as a classical violinist and bluegrass fiddler, and likewise discovered time to play rock music on a spread of different devices. He made his concerto debut with the Bowling Inexperienced State College Symphony aged 10, and was concertmaster of the Nationwide Guild Youth Symphony Orchestra by the age of 14. Alongside his classical coaching .he remained dedicated to fiddling, and held the title of Michigan State Fiddling Champion between 1994 and 1998.
On the time of his loss of life, DePue had solely just lately married his spouse, Aria Curzon DePue, in August 2021.
“It’s with excessive disappointment that we should report back to you all that our second-born brother, Alexander Paul DePue, handed away from an vehicle accident early this morning in Mexico,” the DePue Brothers wrote in an announcement.
“He was 49. He was actually the ‘rock star’ of our household and he lived life to the fullest by the day, the best way he needed to reside it. He was his personal boss, and we have at all times revered him for that. So, please hold him and his newlywed spouse, Aria Curzon DePue, in your ideas and prayers.”
Our condolences to Mr. DePue’s household, associates, and colleagues.