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Watch Georges Moustaki, Who Wrote Songs For Edith Piaf, Dies
May 23, 2013 – He was known for infusing French song with sounds from around the world.
Watch Henri Dutilleux, Leading French Composer, Dies At 97
May 22, 2013 – The composer will be remembered for a small quantity of perfectly realized, richly textured works.
Read China's Artist Provocateur Explores New Medium: Heavy Metal
May 22, 2013 – Ai Weiwei has created a protest song and video out of his 81 days in police detention.
Watch The Doors' Keyboard Counterpoint Goes Silent
Watch Draco Rosa: A Pop Survivor Returns From The Brink, With Friends
May 18, 2013 – When the songwriter and former teen idol fell ill, Latin music's biggest names offered support.
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Watch Andris Nelsons Named Music Director Of The Boston Symphony
May 16, 2013 – The announcement puts an end to years of uncertainty at the storied orchestra.
Read Google Launches A Streaming Music Service
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Read Robots In Ecstasy: Daft Punk's 'Memories' Embraces The Pleasure Principle
May 14, 2013 – The long-awaited album from the Parisian dance music duo basks in the smooth sounds of the 1970s.
Watch Covering Pop Hits On YouTube Is Starting To Pay TURNSTYLE
Watch The MIDI Revolution: Synthesizing Music For The Masses
May 12, 2013 – The technology used to translate sound into digital information celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Read Singer Tim Lambesis Arrested In Alleged Plot To Kill Wife
May 8, 2013 – Police say the vocalist for As I Lay Dying tried to hire an undercover detective to kill his wife.
Read Singer Lauryn Hill Sentenced To Three Months For Tax Evasion
May 6, 2013 – The R&B and hip hop singer pleaded guilty last year.