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Pianist, Composer Fred Hersch: 'Leaves of Grass'

Album cover of Fred Hersch's 'Leaves of Grass' project.
Album cover of Fred Hersch's 'Leaves of Grass' project.

Copyright 2005 Fresh Air

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