February 23, 2006

For Those who Love Southern Gospel Music

From Gaither.com:

During the evening of Wednesday, February 22, while in concert on the Gaither Homecoming Cruise, Anthony Burger collapsed on-stage. He was taken backstage but was unable to be revived. The exact cause of death is yet to be confirmed, but is thought to have been a heart attack. Anthonoy was 44 years of age.

Please keep Anthony's family in your prayers during this unexpected and tragic loss.

Further details and arrangements will be provided as they become available.

Burger's web site, www.anthonyburger.com, isn't responding right now -- probably getting flooded. I've seen him in concert before, at Jubilate in Charlotte, NC -- he was an incredible musician. Pray for his family as they go through this very difficult time.

Posted by: Warren Kelly at 10:46 AM | Comments (2) | Add Comment
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1 my prayers are with the family and the gaither family I know how much he was loved by all. I saw him in Fresno CA in January I know how much of a shock to the family as it was to me and I didnt know him. my love and Prayers for the children and wife. God Bless you remember the fresno smoke came up around his piano he was a great joy to listen to I know God needed him to play beautifually in heaven for Him.

Posted by: Flo Cromeenes at February 25, 2006 06:02 PM (BJYNn)

2 I didn't know a lot about Anthony Burger, I have never met him, I herd a lot about him. I bought two of his cd's, he was a good piano player, we all now he played his piano for the Lord, praise the Lord, we'll miss him, we all know his in Heaven. Love in Christ, Clinton & Loraine and our pets: Maxie & Pixie Were still praying for the rest his family.

Posted by: Clinton Erickson at June 20, 2006 06:28 PM (5LXiq)

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