Sewall Potter Obituary
 
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Sewall B Potter

June 8, 1918 - March 26, 2013
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Potter, Sewall "Saul" B. of Dedham, formerly of Newton. Entered into rest on March 26, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Ethel (Scholnick) Potter. Dear son of the late Jacob & Sophia Podolsky. Devoted father of Peter G. Potter of San Diego, CA and Pamela Potter and her husband Robert Radwin of Madison, WI. Loving brother of Ann Lane of Richmond VA. Cherished grandfather of Sydney Radwin. He graduated from Boston Latin School and Harvard University, and later earned a PhD in Musicology from Boston University. He was a World War II veteran, serving as a Sergeant with the 9th Air Force in the European Theater. He authored several books...
Potter, Sewall "Saul" B. of Dedham, formerly of Newton. Entered into rest on March 26, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Ethel (Scholnick) Potter. Dear son of the late Jacob & Sophia Podolsky. Devoted father of Peter G. Potter of San Diego, CA and Pamela Potter and her husband Robert Radwin of Madison, WI. Loving brother of Ann Lane of Richmond VA. Cherished grandfather of Sydney Radwin.

He graduated from Boston Latin School and Harvard University, and later earned a PhD in Musicology from Boston University. He was a World War II veteran, serving as a Sergeant with the 9th Air Force in the European Theater. He authored several books in Music History and Education, was an accomplished pianist and composer, and an educator for more than 40 years, retiring from the faculty of Roxbury Community College in 2000.

A graveside service will be held at on Wednesday, April 3rd at 11:00AM at Beth El Cemetery, 776 Baker Street, W. Roxbury, MA.

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