Siegfried R. Wolf, pianist, piano technician

November 26, 2012

Siegfried R. Wolf, 87, a pianist and piano technician who worked in the Washington area from the 1960s to the early 1990s, died Nov. 12 at his home in Tampa.

He had cancer, said his wife Blanca L. Cedillos-Wolf.

Siegfried Rudolf Wolf was born in Salzburg, Austria. He grew up in Buenos Aires and worked as a musician in Colombia for seven years before settling in the Washington area in 1962. In addition to his residence in Tampa, he had a home in Washington.

Mr. Wolf performed at churches, social clubs and hotels. He also taught piano lessons and tuned and repaired pianos for institutions including the University of Maryland, where he studied music.

Mr. Wolf was a volunteer pianist at Chevy Chase Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Blanca L. Cedillos-Wolf of Washington and Tampa.

— Emily Langer