Carl S. Davis (d. 2004) died in Stuttgart, Germany, on November 10, 2004. Davis completed degrees at NEC (1964, 1966 M.M.), studying piano with Howard Goding and vocal accompaniment with Felix Wolfes, then he himself taught piano at NEC's Preparatory School beginning in the late 1960s. Davis studied with Conrad Richter at Stuttgart Hochschule fur Musik on a Fulbright grant in the early 1970s, then joined the Hochschule faculty, where he remained until his death. Davis's voice students have had successful opera careers in Europe and Japan, where he was also sought after for masterclasses.