Hal Schaefer 1925-2012

Photo by John Florea (1954)

Hal Schaefer was an accomplished jazz pianist and vocal coach to Marilyn. They became close while she was unhappily married to Joe DiMaggio, and Hal was with her on the night of the infamous ‘Wrong Door Raid’. He died on December 8th, 2012.

You can read my tribute to Hal SchaeferĀ here or at Immortal Marilyn.