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Sidney S. Forrest, Peabody teacher

Sidney S. Forrest, Peabody teacher

Sidney S. Forrest, an esteemed clarinet teacher who had taught generations of students at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Levine School of Music in Washington, died Aug. 9 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from injuries suffered in a fall. He was 94 and lived in Kensington. "I started studying with him when I was in high school in the 1950s and then when I went to Peabody, from which I graduated in 1963," said Christopher A. Wolfe, assistant principal clarinetist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. "Sidney was principally responsible for me going into the business and career. I owe him a lot." The son of shopkeepers, Sidney Seymour...