John Eldridge Lappin

Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 29, 2020.1926 - 2020

John Lappin (Age 94)  

John Eldridge Lappin Retired concert pianist, lawyer, teacher,
and author died peacefully on November 22, 2020.

Mr. Lappin was born in Washington, DC in 1926. He graduated
Wilson High School (1944) and attended the Peabody
Conservatory in Baltimore.

Following his service in the Army during WWII, he worked for the
FBI and in 1952 graduated from George Washington University
School of Law.

He turned to his true passion in 1979, and began teaching the piano.

He is survived by his daughters, Kathleen Glisson, Suzanne Lappin, his granddaughter Becca
Ward, his stepson, Mike Mcginnis and his grandson, Paul Mcginnis, his niece Janet Quinn,
and nephew Jonathan Lappin and many grandnieces and nephews.

Services to be planned in the future.