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Frances Walker-Slocum, 94, Pioneering Pianist and Teacher, Dies

She championed the works of black composers and was the first black women granted tenure at Oberlin College and Conservatory.CreditOberlin College ArchivesFrances Walker-Slocum, who overcame childhood burns that left her arm impaired to become a pioneering classical pianist and the first black female tenured professor at Oberlin College and Conservatory, died on June 9 in Oberlin, Ohio.
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James H. Tully Jr., Former New York State Tax Chief, Dies at 87

, a former New York finance commissioner who challenged neighboring states for siphoning off New York revenue, pursued corporations that took tax deductions for bribes they had paid, and helped New York City recover from its fiscal crisis, died on June 10 in Albany.He presided during New York City’s fiscal crisis, becoming, in effect, the custodian of the city’s sales tax revenue.
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Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian Conductor, Dies at 87

CreditErich Auerbach/Hulton Archive, via Getty ImagesThe Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky, who championed an eclectic array of music, including works by Alfred Schnittke and Sofia Gubaidulina at a time when the Soviet establishment frowned on those composers, died on Saturday.His son, the violinist Sasha Rozhdestvensky, confirmed the death and said his father had been suffering from heart problems, diabetes and cancer.
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