Monday, May 20, 2024

Good News, for a Change: Celebrity Bandleader Peter Duchin Is Getting Better, Son Says “Has Begun Rehabilitation”


SOme good news, for a change. Celebrity bandleader, beloved and popular New Yorker Peter Duchin is on the mend. His son, Colin, reports on Instagram that his dad’s recovery continues.

Colin writes:

“I’m so happy to be able say that my father has begun rehabilitation…I have shared with him (via phone) all of the thoughts and love that you have been sending, he is totally moved and so appreciative…there is still a very long road ahead, but thankfully he is on that road and improving daily…I can’t thank you enough for all of the care, love, and grace you have sent his way, I’m Grateful.”

Music has healing powers! We want to see Peter back on his bandstand this fall, swinging with his orchestra.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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