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November 5, 2007

Warren "Buzz" Haeger 1925-2007

Noted barbershop arranger and 1965 Gold Medal winner singing tenor with The Four Renegades, Warren "Buzz" Haeger passed away on Saturday at the age of 82 in Downers Grove, Illinois. He was both highly-respected and much-loved in the barbershop community in which he was actively involved with to the end.

Posted by acapnews at November 5, 2007 8:40 PM


A good, decent man, and incidentally, not a bad barbershop singer either. He will be sorely missed.

Posted by: Phil Schwimmer at November 11, 2007 7:05 PM

You cannot say "Buzz" Haeger without saying Barbershop in the same sentence. He's been my idol what seems forever and I got to sing with him when the Renegades came to Evergreen many years ago.

Posted by: Jim Blokzyl at November 17, 2007 9:07 PM

My dad sang with his brother "moose" Bob, in the Barber-Q-four and growing up in barbershop my path always crossed with Buzz. My quartets would be singing somewhere and he would engage in helping us, just jump right in and he would know all the parts! I very much miss him for his encouragement, knowledge and his friendship through my years as a barbershopper. I know that many people have be effected by the life of "Buzz" and for me I will miss him as one of my dearest friends.

Posted by: DOUG MCKNIGHT at January 21, 2008 9:11 AM

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