Members of Edelweiss and "entourage" at New York's Unique Studios, 1986 — Top row, from left: Walter Werzowa (Edelweiss), Dennis (recording engineer), singer Mercedes Hall; Bottom row, from left: rappers Cooly C and Raf, Martin Biedermeier; Seated: Matthias Schwerer (Edelweiss) Courtesy of Walter Werzowa hide caption

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Sara and Tegan Quin as they appeared in The Con's liner illustrations by Emy Storey. The 2007 album marked a critical turning point for the sisters and a touchstone for like-minded artists to follow. Emy Storey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The late composer Pierre Henry, in a 2008 photograph taken in a Paris studio. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Pierre Henry, A Composer Who Made The Everyday Extraordinary

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Geri Allen, Pianist, Composer And Educator, Dies At 60

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Alan Gilbert (center) with the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall. He has left that orchestra and announced his new position as chief conductor of the NDR Elbphiharmonie, in Hamburg, Germany. Andrew Toth/Getty Images hide caption

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