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NOTEWORTHY DEATHS

Posted: June 20, 2014 at 3:19 a.m.

This undated image released by the National Endowment for the Arts shows musician Horace Silver. Silver, a pianist, composer and band leader with a tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen with his distinctive hard bop sound, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014. He was 85. Silver was a recipient of a 1995 NEA Jazz Masters fellowship, the nation's highest honor in jazz.

Influential hard-bopping piano jazzman Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and bandleader with a tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen with his distinctive hard-bop sound, has died. He was 85.

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