Gustav Joseph Heintze Jr., 71, of Silver Spring, died Dec. 22, 2012, in Casey House in Derwood.
Born Feb. 25, 1941, in Washington, D.C., to the late Gustav Joseph and Ruth Wilson Heintze, he was predeceased by his brother Richard Gustav Heintze.
He received his Master of Music degree in 1983 from the University of Maryland.
He is survived by his siblings, James Rudolph Heintze of Clarksburg and Anna May Cowan of Newburg.
A funeral service will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may go to Montgomery County Hospice at www.montgomeryhospice.org or Pathway Christian Church, 1021 Norwood Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905.