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Requiem for Mr. Rogers

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Requiem for Mr. Rogers

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Requiem for Mr. Rogers

Requiem for Mr. Rogers

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An ambitious 11-part requiem dedicated to the memory of Mr. Rogers has its premiere in Pittsburgh, where Fred Rogers lived for many years. The 21-year-old composer Luke Mayernik created the piece to honor Rogers, who died one year ago. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Mayernik.