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"Without music," a famous philosopher once wrote, "life would be a mistake." The death of a great musician can create a collective sense of loss and nostalgia, the feeling that an era has passed. This memorial site was created to honor and remember singers, songwriters, composers, instrumentalists and all those who've made their mark in the world of music.
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11/22/1925 - 6/21/2015

Music Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Gunther Schuller

NEW YORK (AP) — Gunther Schuller, a horn player, educator and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who was the leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing jazz and classical music, died Sunday at age 89. His son, Ed Schuller, said his father died Sunday morning at a hospital in Boston. He said his father had several medical conditions. "He was a great musician. I loved him and we will miss him," Schuller, a bassist, said. "He had a great life, he lived his dream." As a...
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