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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Sara Nimaga plays the balafon in Paul Chandler's music class at the American International School in Bamako, Mali. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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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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Public Enemy on stage in 1988. The group will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame Thursday. Suzie Gibbons/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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The late trumpeter Bud Herseth, former principal player for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for over 50 years. Jim Steere/courtesy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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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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