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Andrew Lloyd Webber
PASSINGS: Thomas Cassidy, Valerie Eliot

Thomas Cassidy Longtime classical music radio announcer in L.A. Thomas Cassidy, 95, an announcer who was the longtime host of classical music programs on the now-defunct KFAC radio station, died Nov. 5 at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, his daughter Peggy Friedman said. The cause was not given. From December 1943 until January 1987, Cassidy was the host of KFAC's "Evening Concert" series. He also hosted the station's "Musical Masterpieces" and "Luncheon at the Music Center" shows for many years. In the 1950s and '60s he was the intermission announcer at the Hollywood Bowl. Cassidy was born Nov. 4, 1917, in Valparaiso, Ind., and,...

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