The death has been recorded of Michael Kaye, author of The Unknown Puccini.
He was a former staff member at the Met.
Michael Kaye, 75, of Tamarac, FL, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2023, at his home in Tamarac, FL. He was born on January 4, 1948.
Michael was an esteemed musicologist whose work on Puccini and Offenbach has had a deep impact on singers and on opera itself. He was a respected educator, scholar and a good friend. He was a former member of the musical and artistic staffs of opera companies in the United States and Europe, including the Metropolitan Opera.