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Sunday, August 14, 2005

Jazz musician Francy Boland dies at 75

Jazz musician Francy Boland dies at 75Jazz musician Francy Boland dies at 75
Saturday August 13 2005 16:33 IST


BRUSSELS: Belgian jazz pianist and arranger Francy Boland died at his home in Switzerland. He was 75. The high point of Boland's career was a big band that he led in the 1960s and '70s with American drummer Kenny Clarke, Belgian news agency Belga reported Friday.

He also worked as a songwriter and arranger for more famous jazz artistes including Count Basie and pop singer Gitte Haenning.

The time of Boland's death was not immediately reported.

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