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Frank Zappa remembered as a major influence in music, art and culture

Twenty years ago, on Dec. 4th, Frank Zappa finally succumbed to prostate cancer, dying in his home, surrounded by family. He was born in Baltimore on Dec. 21, 1940. Another celebrity passing; sad news for his family, friends and fans, […]

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Frank Zappa remembered as a major influence in music, art and culture

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Twenty years ago, on Dec. 4th, Frank Zappa finally succumbed to prostate cancer, dying in his home, surrounded by family. He was born in Baltimore on Dec. 21, 1940. Another celebrity passing; sad news for his family, friends and fans, […]

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