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Al Hirt

(Alois Maxwell Hirt)
Age: 76

prolific musician known as “The King of the Trumpet.” Among his many achievements were a 1963 Grammy for his hit “Java” and the honor of playing at President John F. Kennedy's inauguration.

Died: New Orleans, La., April 27, 1999

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