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End of an Era in Cincinnati

Posted at 2:04 PM on September 1, 2009 by Ward Jacobson
Filed under: Musician stories

Sad news this morning from Cincinnati about the death of longtime conductor of the Cincinnati Pops, Erich Kunzel.

A year ago, Kunzel took the Pops to China, where they played during the Beijing Olympics.

Kunzel was diagnosed with cancer earlier this spring. He was 74.