Deuteronomy 30:10-14; Psalms 69:14,17,30-31,33-34,36,37; Colossians 1:15-20; Luke 10:25-37
Atlanta Symphony performer Jane Little passed away in May of this year. An accomplished double bass player, Little was not the nation’s most renowned instrumentalist. She was far from a household name, and she never achieved world-wide recognition from the stage. That is until she passed away on May 15, 2016 at the age of 87 — after collapsing on stage — during an encore performance of Irving Berlin’s composition “There’s No Business Like Show Business!” (Now that’s what I call a “swan song!”). Perhaps even more remarkable is the fact that the diminutive Jane Little (she was just 4″ 11″) performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for over 71 years — and earned a Guinness World Record to prove it.
“The American Federation of Musicians has already declared her record to be unparalleled in the world,” said Senior Orchestra Manager Russell Williamson. “No one has played in the same orchestra for longer. She went out in style, doing it her way, and I’m very…