Death of Marian McPartland

March 20, 1918 - August 20, 2013
Long Island, New York | Age 95

Jazz legend dies at 95
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NEW YORK (AP) — Marian McPartland, a UK-born jazz pianist and host of the National Public Radio show "Piano Jazz," has died in New York. She was 95.

An NPR spokeswoman says she died of natural causes Tuesday night at her home.

Her career spanned more than six decades. She became a fixture in the jazz world as a talented musician and radio personality.

McPartland recorded more than 50 albums for the Concord Jazz label and played in venues across the...

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