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12:56 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

At 90, 'Fiddler' Lyricist Tells His Story

Originally published on Mon December 29, 2014 1:44 pm

"Any successful lyricist has to be part playwright and has to be able to put himself into the minds and the hearts and the souls of the characters," Sheldon Harnick tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross.

Originally broadcast April 30.

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Jazz
9:31 am
Mon December 29, 2014

In Memoriam 2014

Duffy-Marie Arnoult WireImage

Originally published on Wed December 31, 2014 7:09 am

Many musical voices went silent in 2014. We lost singers, instrumentalists, composers, conductors, producers, DJs and other visionaries. Explore their musical legacies here.



Claudio Abbado

June 26, 1933 — Jan. 20, 2014

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Music
5:02 pm
Sun December 28, 2014

From 'Shaft' To Von Trapp, The Musicians We Lost in 2014

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Remembrances
5:02 pm
Sun December 28, 2014

He Turned Classic Books Into Oscar Winners — And Hit-Singer Into Nemesis

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Remembrances
6:39 am
Sun December 28, 2014

Remembering Joe Cocker, One Of Rock's Most Distinctive Voices

Originally published on Sun December 28, 2014 9:20 am

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