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Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Expert on the music of India Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 81, the founding chairman and professor emeritus of UCLA's department of ethnomusicology, died June 20 of lung cancer at his home in Van Nuys, according to the university. With his comprehensive knowledge of India's folk, classical and popular music, Jairazbhoy had an international reputation as a researcher, teacher and administrator. He joined the UCLA department of music as a full professor in 1975 and became the founding chairman of the new department of ethnomusicology and systematic musicology in 1988. He retired from the university as professor emeritus in 1994. He was the first nonwhite president of...

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