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David Weiss, renowned oboist who also played the musical saw, dies at 67
David Weiss, renowned oboist who also played the musical saw, dies at 67

David Weiss was a world-renowned oboist who spent 30 years with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But that's not what got him featured appearances on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and "Prairie Home Companion." In an unlikely pairing for a classical musician, Weiss also played the musical saw. Using a violin bow across a Stanley Handyman cross-cut saw bought at Sears for $7, he played folk songs, Beatles tunes and Igor Stravinsky pieces. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: David Weiss: The obituary of musician David Weiss in the May 30 LATExtra section listed his sons as Jonathan Walker and Benjamin Walker. Their names are Jonathan Weiss and Benjamin Weiss. Walker is...

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