Former WDET Music Host Chris Felcyn Has Died

WDET received word over the weekend that former music host Chris Felcyn has died.  Felcyn worked at WDET for many years hosting the classical music show “The Listening Room”.  Most recently, he served as the midday host at WRCJ here in Detroit.

Felcyn had a deep knowledge of classical music and a razor sharp wit.  He used that wit each year to put together a special broadcast called “The Symphony Bowl”.  It was a fictional match where the orchestras of the cities playing in the Super Bowl would face off against each other. Stations around the country aired the special.

Felcyn died Friday at age 67.  Visitation will take place on Thursday and Friday at A.H. Peters Funeral Home in Warren.  A private funeral service will be held later.

Click on the button above to hear a short excerpt of the 1998 Symphony Bowl.

Image credit: WDET

About the Author

Jerome Vaughn

News Director & WDET Host, All Things Considered

Jerome Vaughn joined WDET in 1992 to help chronicle Detroit’s comeback and let people around the world know the truth about his hometown.

jvaughn@wdet.org   Follow @jvdet

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