Leonard Bernstein presented medal by Mrs. Rose Kennedy
Leonard Bernstein receives a dedicatory medal of the John F. Kennedy Center from Mrs. Rose Kennedy at a cast party following the official opening of the center on September 8, 1971 in Washington with a performance of Bernstein?s ?Mass.? (UPI Photo/Files)
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James DePriest, one of the few black conductors to achieve international fame, died at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., at age 76, his manager said.
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Robert Lantz, a long time and well-respected talent agent, died Thursday of heart failure in Manhattan at the age of 93.
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EU regulators approved Universal Music Group's $2.09 billion purchase of BMG Music Publishing, the European Commission said Tuesday.
Tuba player Don Butterfield, who helped revolutionize his instrument's role in jazz, has died in New Jersey at the age of 83.
Betty Comden, who collaborated with Adolph Green on some of America's most popular Broadway and movie musicals, died at 89 in New York Thursday.
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