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Remembering Composer William Russo

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Remembering Composer William Russo

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Remembering Composer William Russo

Remembering Composer William Russo

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William Russo, who composed and arranged music for Stan Kenton, also wrote works performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic. He died recently at 74. Tony Sarabia of Chicago Public Radio offers an appreciation.

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