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Albany Pro Musica conductor Griggs-Janower dies

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The founding director of Albany Pro Musica, David Griggs-Janower, died Sunday afternoon, five months after suffering a stroke during surgery, the group said Sunday evening. He was 60 years old. Griggs-Janower served as both the group’s artistic director and conductor until he was stricken by the stroke in March following cancer surgery. He founded Albany Pro Musica, a choral group that has performed at two gubernatorial inaugurations and been broadcast on National Public Radio, in ...

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August 26, 2013
11:36 p.m.

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He will be missed by the community. He was an inspiration to many, including young singers. I used to talk with him when my daughter was practicing with the Capital District Youth Chorale, which met at UAlbany.