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Deceptive Cadence

George Crumb, an influential and deeply American composer, has died at age 92

The Pulitzer Prize winner, whose music enveloped everything from the horrors of the Vietnam War to the calls of humpback whales, died Sunday.

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George Crumb, an influential and deeply American composer, has died at age 92

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