Peter Ostroushko passed away this afternoon from heart failure.
He had been in poor health due to a stroke a couple of years back.
Those of us who knew him are greatly saddened.
He was a nice fellow, an interesting character, and a formidable musician.
Sorry to hear that. My condolences to his loved ones.
Sad news. He and the band lit up many Saturday afternoons for us. RIP.
His Heart of the Heartland on mandolin is pure magic.....R I P Peter.
I first discovered Peter Ostroushko's mandolin wizardry on a couple of early Robin & Linda Williams LPs and quickly became a fan. I later caught up with him through his playing in Guy's All-Star Shoe Band on PHC.
He will be missed.
I heard his playing on "Prairie Home Companion" show on PBS.
'Best covers' 32 min
'ODE' 3 hrs