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Maxine Graber, co-founder of Atlantic Classical Orchestra, dies at 93

"All we need is music, sweet music/and there'll be music everywhere. "There'll be laughing, singing and music swinging, and dancing in the street." "Dancing in the Street," Marvin Gaye/William Stevenson/Ivy Jo Hunter Everyone who sang "Dancing in the Street" — from Martha and the Vandellas to the Grateful Dead to Van Halen — could have had Maxine Graber in mind when they sang the celebratory song of music's uplift and power. Maxine Graber, who died May 1 at 93, was music. She was a piano teacher when she raised her sons Woody and Jeffrey with her artistic postal supervisor husband, Samuel, in Buffalo, N.Y. — and...