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Conductor Neville Marriner Dies

Neville Marriner, the British violinist-turned-conductor who founded the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and built it into one of the most popular and widely recorded chamber orchestras in the world, died Oct. 2. He was 92. The ensemble began as a group of 13 friends, playing baroque music for strings in Mr. Marriner's living room, but quickly grew larger and more ambitious.
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