Erich Kunzel Dies at 74: "Erich Kunzel, one of the world's foremost conductors, has passed away today at the age of 74. He was diagnosed with colon, pancreatic, and liver cancer a few months ago, which forced him to cancel a number of concerts over the summer.
Kunzel was the conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. For a great number of years, he led the Pops on various recordings on the Telarc label. These recordings made Cincinnati one of the better known orchestras across the country and the world. He has also been the conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra, seen during major holidays on PBS.
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