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Composer/pianist Richard Rodney Bennett dies

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LONDON (AP) — British composer, pianist and arranger Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, who was nominated three times for Academy Awards, has died in New York City at age 76. His publisher Novello & Co. said in a statement Friday that Bennett died on Dec. 24 following a brief illness. Bennett was nominated for Oscars for the scores for "Far from the Madding Crowd" in 1967, "Nicholas and...