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Weekly AUDIO NEWS for Jan. 3, 2001
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A remembrance of some of our favorite composers, performers, actors and others who died during the year 2000:


Nat Adderley, cornet

Al Grey, trombone

Jonah Jones, trumpet

Barry Ulanov, jazz critic

Tito Puente, Latin jazz bandleader

Jerome Richardson, sax

Stanley Turrentine, sax


Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute

Friedrich Gulda, piano

George Dunning, composer

Henry Pleasants, music writer

Robert J. Lurtsema, public radio host

Alan Hovhaness, composer

Oscar Shumsky, violin

Bengt Hambraeus, composer

Tommy Reilly, harmonica

Brooks Smith, pianist (Heifetz accompanist)

Victor Borge

Film & TV:

Steve Allen (and jazz composer/performer)

Hedy Lamarr

Roger Vadim, director

Claire Trevor

Steve Reeves

Sir John Gielgud

Vittorio Gassman

Walter Matthau

Sir Alec Guinness

Loretta Young

Richard Farnsworth

Julie London (and jazz vocalist)

Gwen Verdon

Werner Klemperer

George Montgomery

Jason Robards


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