Svend Asmussen, Famous Jazz Player, Died yesterday

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  • The famous violinist Svend Asmussen died yesterday, a few days before his 101th birthday. He was well-know for his performances with many stars of jazz like with Stéphane Grappelli, Josephine Baker and Duke Ellington.
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