Organist John Obetz recorded extensively throughout his musical career; at least two of his albums were created on an organ in the Temple Building next door to the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence. He was widely known for his “Auditorium Organ” radio program that aired from 1968 to 1993. He died Thursday at age 81.
Organist John Obetz recorded extensively throughout his musical career; at least two of his albums were created on an organ in the Temple Building next door to the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence. He was widely known for his “Auditorium Organ” radio program that aired from 1968 to 1993. He died Thursday at age 81. File photo The Kansas City Star
Organist John Obetz recorded extensively throughout his musical career; at least two of his albums were created on an organ in the Temple Building next door to the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence. He was widely known for his “Auditorium Organ” radio program that aired from 1968 to 1993. He died Thursday at age 81. File photo The Kansas City Star

Famed Kansas City organist John Obetz dies at 81

February 12, 2015 4:50 PM

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