Cellist Janos Starker with one of his classes at Indiana University. He said he was "put on this earth to be a teacher." Indiana University Jacobs School of Music hide caption

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Hungarian-born American cellist Janos Starker died Sunday at 88. Starker's career included more than 165 recordings, as well as decades of teaching. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

Country Star George Jones Dies

Starting in 1959 and for decades after, he recorded some of country's greatest songs, including "He Stopped Loving Her Today." Jones was 81.

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Planet Money

Lady Gaga Writing A New Song Is Like A Factory Investing In A New Machine

The government is about to change the way it accounts for the economic value of music and movies.

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The Record

Richie Havens, A Folk Singer Of 'Freedom'

Richie Havens had a long career as a musician, but he's still most famous for one set he played to hundreds of thousands in New York in 1969.

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Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer's new collaborative album is titled Child Ballads. Jay Sansone/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Coachella's Hometown Aims To Cash In On Fest's Rising Tide

Southern California Public Radio

The highest-grossing music festival in the world happens in a city struggling to stay afloat.

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Caroline Shaw, winner of this year's music Pulitzer, performing with the ACME ensemble in New York in September 2012. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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