American music stars died in Natural causes

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America died in Natural causes:

Claudio Arrau

Claudio Arrau (February 6, 1903 Chillán-June 9, 1991 Mürzzuschlag) a.k.a. Arrau, Claudio, Claudio Arrau and Boston Symphony Orchestra (Sir Colin Davis) or Arrau, Claudio and Boston Symphony Orchestra , Sir Colin Davis was an American pianist and teacher.

Discography: The Complete Piano Sonatas & Concertos (feat. piano: Claudio Arrau)(disc 5), Claudio Arrau Collection: Highlights, Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 5: Claudio Arrau II, Piano Works, Piano Sonatas Nos. 8, 23, 14, Liszt, Goldberg Variations, The Nocturnes and Nocturnes (disc 2). Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Norman Dello Joio

Norman Dello Joio (January 24, 1913 New York City-July 24, 2008 East Hampton) also known as Norman Delio Joio, Dello Joio, Norman or Nicodemo DeGioio was an American composer, organist and professor. He had two children, Norman Dello Joio and Justin Dello Joio.

His albums include Symphony No. 2 / Frankie And Johnny / Epigraph For Orchestra.

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Lord Buckley

Lord Buckley (April 5, 1906 Tuolumne City-November 12, 1960 Cabrini Medical Center) also known as Richard Myrle Buckley was an American comedian.

His albums include His Royal Hipness, A Most Immaculately Hip Aristocrat, Dig Infinity! The Life and Art of Lord Buckley, Blowing His Mind (And Yours Too!), The Royal Court of Lord Buckley and Hipsters, Flipsters and Finger Poppin' Daddies Knock Me Your Lobes.

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Israel Horowitz

Israel Horowitz (September 6, 1916 New York City-December 26, 2008 Closter) was an American classical music producer and record producer. His child is called Robert Horowitz.

Genres he performed: Classical music.

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Billie Burke

Billie Burke (August 7, 1884 Washington, D.C.-May 14, 1970 Los Angeles) also known as Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke, Miss Billie Burke or Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke was an American actor and singer. She had one child, Patricia Ziegfeld Stephenson.

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The Rev

The Rev (February 9, 1981 Huntington Beach-December 28, 2009 Huntington Beach) a.k.a. James Owen Sullivan, Rat head, The Reverend Tholomew Plague, Jimmy Sullivan or James 'The Rev' Sullivan was an American musician, drummer, songwriter, singer and pianist.

Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Metalcore, Ska, Punk rock, Third-wave of ska, Avant-garde metal, Alternative metal, Hardcore punk, Progressive metal and Ska punk.

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Fess Parker

Fess Parker (August 16, 1924 Fort Worth-March 18, 2010 Santa Ynez) also known as Fess Elisha Parker, Jr., Fessbo or Fess Elisha Parker Jr. was an American actor, winemaker, businessperson and voice actor. He had two children, Ashley Allen Rinehart and Fess Elisha Parker III.

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Art Linkletter

Art Linkletter (July 17, 1912 Moose Jaw-May 26, 2010 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Arthur Gordon Kelly, Linkletter, Art, Gordon Arthur Kelly or Arthur Gordon "Art" Linkletter was an American presenter, radio personality and actor. He had five children, Robert Linkletter, Dawn Linkletter, Sharon Linkletter, Diane Linkletter and Jack Linkletter.

His albums: We Love You Call Collect.

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Jimmy Dean

Jimmy Dean (August 10, 1928 Plainview-June 13, 2010 Varina) a.k.a. Dean, Jimmy or Jimmy Ray Dean was an American entrepreneur, businessperson, singer, actor and presenter. He had three children, Garry Dean, Connie Dean and Robert Dean.

His albums include The Best Of Jimmy Dean, 20 Great Story Songs, Big Bad John, Greatest Songs, Jimmy Dean's Greatest Hits, Country Boy and Country Girl, Bumming Around / Picking Sweethearts, The Big Ones, Big Bad John / I Won't Go Huntin' With You Jake and Everybody's Favourite. Genres he performed include Pop music and Country.

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Ossie Davis

Ossie Davis (December 18, 1917 Cogdell-February 4, 2005 Miami Beach) also known as Raiford Chatman Davis, Ozzie Davis, R.C. Davis or Raiford Chatman "Ossie" Davis was an American actor, poet, playwright, screenwriter, film director, writer, activist, author and voice actor. He had three children, Guy Davis, Nora Day Davis and Hasna Muhammad Davis.

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Kathryn Grayson

Kathryn Grayson (February 9, 1922 Winston-Salem-February 17, 2010 Los Angeles) also known as Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick, Graysie, Kathryn Grayson & Howard Keel or Grayson, Kathryn & Keel, Howard was an American singer and actor. She had one child, Patricia Kathryn Johnston.

Genres related to her: Opera and Musical theatre.

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Sherwood Schwartz

Sherwood Schwartz (November 14, 1916 Passaic-July 12, 2011 Los Angeles) also known as Sherwood Schwatz or Sherwood Charles Schwartz was an American businessperson, screenwriter, writer, television producer and film producer. He had four children, Lloyd J. Schwartz, Ross Schwartz, Hope Juber and Elroy Schwartz.

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Van Johnson

Van Johnson (August 25, 1916 Newport-December 12, 2008 Nyack) also known as Charles Van Johnson, Charles Van Dell Johnson, King of Dinner Theater or The Voiceless Sinatra was an American actor, dancer and singer. He had one child, Schuyler Johnson.

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Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn (May 12, 1907 Hartford-June 29, 2003 Fenwick) also known as Katharine Houghton Hepburn, Kate, First Lady of Cinema, The Great Kate, Katherine Hepburn or Jimmy was an American actor.

Her albums include Lincoln Portrait & Other Works.

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Artie Shaw

Artie Shaw (May 23, 1910 New York City-December 30, 2004 Thousand Oaks) a.k.a. Arthur Arshawsky, Arthur Jacob Arshawsky or King of the Clarinet was an American composer, musician, clarinetist, actor, bandleader, film score composer, author and music arranger. His children are Jonathan Shaw and Steven Kern.

His albums: The Complete Gramercy Five Sessions, The Very Best of Artie Shaw, Self Portrait, Essential Artie Shaw, 16 Classic Performances, 22 Original Big Band Recordings, Portrait of Artie Shaw, A Tribute to Artie Shaw, Artie and the Singers and Artie Shaw. Genres related to him: Swing music and Big Band.

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Virginia O'Brien

Virginia O'Brien (April 18, 1919 Los Angeles-January 16, 2001 Woodland Hills) also known as Virginia Lee O'Brien, "Miss Red Hot Frozen Face", Miss Ice Glacier, Frozen Face or Miss Deadpan was an American singer and actor. She had four children, Terri O'Brien, Liz Watkins, Gale Evans and John Feggo.

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Jester Hairston

Jester Hairston (July 9, 1901 Belews Creek-January 18, 2000 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Jester Joseph Hairston, Jester J. Hairston, Jasper J. Hairston, Rolly or Hairston, Jester was an American actor, conductor, music arranger, composer, songwriter and singer.

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Buddy Rogers

Buddy Rogers (August 13, 1904 Olathe-April 21, 1999 Rancho Mirage) otherwise known as Charles Rogers, Chas. Buddy Rogers, Buddy Rogers, Charles Buddy Rogers, Charles ['Buddy'] Rogers and his California Cavaliers, America's Boyfriend, Buddy, Charles Edward Rogers, Charles Edward “Buddy” Rogers or Charles "Buddy" Rogers was an American actor and film producer. He had two children, Roxanne Rogers and Ronald Charles Rogers.

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Thelma Leeds

Thelma Leeds (December 18, 1910 New York City-May 27, 2006 Beverly Hills) a.k.a. Thelma Goodman or Thelma Bernstein was an American singer and actor. She had four children, Bob Einstein, Albert Brooks, Clifford Einstein and Cliff Einstein.

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Jane Wyman

Jane Wyman (January 5, 1917 Saint Joseph-September 10, 2007 Rancho Mirage) a.k.a. Sarah Jane Fulks, Sarah Jane Mayfield, Miss Jane Wyman, Jane Durrell, Jane Fulks, Button Nose, Minnie Mouse or Janie was an American actor, singer, dancer and switchboard operator. She had three children, Michael Reagan, Maureen Reagan and Christine Reagan.

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Harry Babbitt

Harry Babbitt (November 2, 1913 St. Louis-April 9, 2004 Aliso Viejo) otherwise known as Harry Babbit was an American singer and actor. He had three children, Christopher Babbitt, Stephen Babbitt and Michael Babbitt.

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Joseph Barbera

Joseph Barbera (March 24, 1911 Delancey Street-December 18, 2006 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Joseph Roland Barbera, Joe Barbera, Joseph Roland, Joseph R. Barbera, Joseph Roland 'Joe' Barbera or Joe was an American animator, film director, cartoonist, storyboard artist, film producer, television director, television producer, screenwriter and film score composer. His children are called Neal Barbera, Lynn Barbera and Jayne Barbera.

His discography includes: The Best of Hanna-Barbera: Tunes from the Toons, Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Sound Fx, Hanna-Barbera Classics, Hanna-Barbera's Pic-A-Nic Basket of Cartoon Classics and Top Cat.

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Tony Martin

Tony Martin (December 25, 1913 San Francisco-July 27, 2012 Los Angeles) also known as Martin, Tony, Alvin Morris, Anthony Martin or Al Morris was an American singer and actor. He had two children, Tony Martin Jr. and Nicholas Martin.

His discography includes: I'll See You in My Dreams, The Best of Tony Martin on RCA, Greatest Love Songs, There's No Tomorrow / A Thousand Violins, I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine / Valencia, You Stepped Out of a Dream / Too Beautiful to Last, Domino / It's All Over but the Memories and Tony Martin - His Greatest Hits. Genres he performed: Big Band and Traditional pop music.

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Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller (July 17, 1917 Lima-August 20, 2012 Brentwood) a.k.a. Phyllis Ada Driver, Phyliss Diller or Phyllis Driver was an American comedian, actor and voice actor. Her children are Stephanie Diller, Sally Diller, Suzanne Diller, Perry Diller and Peter Diller.

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Barry Beckett

Barry Beckett (February 4, 1943 Birmingham-June 10, 2009 Hendersonville) also known as Beckett, Barry was an American record producer, keyboard player, session musician and musician.

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Jack Palance

Jack Palance (February 18, 1919 Hazle Township-November 10, 2006 Montecito) also known as Jack Brazzo, Walter J. Palance, Walter Jack Palance, Volodymyr Palahniuk, Walter Palance, Walter {Jack} Palance, Vladimir Palahnuik, Volodymyr Jack Palahniuk or Volodymir Ivanovich Palahniuk was an American actor, professional boxer, painter, journalist, pilot and author. He had three children, Brooke Palance, Holly Palance and Cody Palance.

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Elliott Carter

Elliott Carter (December 11, 1908 Manhattan-November 5, 2012 New York City) otherwise known as Elliot Carter, Eliott Carter, Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. or Carter, Elliott was an American composer and author.

His albums include Chamber Music (Arditti String Quartet feat. piano: Ursula Oppens), Concerto for Orchestra, etc. (London Sinfonietta feat. conductor: Oliver Knussen), Piano Works (Choi), The Four String Quartets / Duo for Violin & Piano (Juilliard String Quartet), Music of Elliott Carter, Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello & Harpsichord / Cello Sonata / Double Concerto, Symphony no. 1 / Piano Concerto, The Vocal Works (1975-1981) (Speculum Musicae), Lauds and Lamentations: Music of Elliott Carter and Isang Yun (feat. oboe, horn: Heinz Holliger, violin: Thomas Zehetmair, viola: Ruth Killius, cello: Thomas Demenga) and The Complete Music for Piano. Genres he performed include 20th-century classical music, Serialism, Ballet, Chamber music and Opera.

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Paul Alter

Paul Alter (March 11, 1922 Chicago-June 11, 2011 Los Angeles) was an American television director.

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Paul Winchell

Paul Winchell (December 21, 1922 New York City-June 24, 2005 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Paul Wilchinsky or Winch was an American inventor, voice actor, ventriloquist, actor and comedian. His children are April Winchell, Keith Winchell, Larry Winchell, Stephanie Winchell and Stacy Winchell.

His albums include Winnie-the-Pooh and Tigger Too.

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Lee Dorman

Lee Dorman (September 15, 1942 St. Louis-December 21, 2012 Laguna Niguel) also known as Dorman, Lee or Iron Butterfly was an American musician.

Genres he performed include Instrumental, Psychedelic rock, Hard rock and Acid rock.

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Charles Durning

Charles Durning (February 28, 1923 Highland Falls-December 24, 2012 Manhattan) also known as Charles Durnham, Chuck, Charles Edward Durning, The king of character actors or Charlie was an American actor, soldier, dancer, teacher and voice actor. He had three children, Michelle Durning, Douglas Durning and Jeanine Durning.

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Susan Reed

Susan Reed (January 11, 1926 Columbia-April 25, 2010 Greenport) also known as Susie or Susan Catherine Reed was an American singer, musician, harpist and actor. She had one child, Reed Karen.

Genres she performed: Folk music.

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Garrett Lewis

Garrett Lewis (April 2, 1935 St. Louis-January 29, 2013 Woodland Hills) was an American set decorator, actor and dancer.

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Earle Hagen

Earle Hagen (July 9, 1919 Chicago-May 26, 2008 Rancho Mirage) also known as Earle Harry Hagen, Earie Hagen, E. Hagen, Earl Hagen, Earle Hagan, M.S. Spencer-Hagen, Spencer-Hagen, Earle H. Hagen or Hagan, Earle was an American composer and film score composer. His children are James Hagen and Deane Hagen.

His albums: I Spy. Genres he performed include Film score.

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William Marshall

William Marshall (October 12, 1917 Chicago-June 8, 1994 Paris) also known as Billy Marshall, Bill Marshall or Gerard William Marshall was an American actor, singer, bandleader, film director and film producer. His children are called Tonie Marshall and Mike Marshall.

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Art Carney

Art Carney (November 4, 1918 Mount Vernon-November 9, 2003 Chester) otherwise known as Arthur William Matthew Carney, Arthur William Matthew “Art” Carney or Mr. C was an American actor and voice actor. He had three children, Brian Carney, Paul Carney and Eileen Carney.

His most important albums: Santa and the Doodle-Li-Boop / 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

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Nan Merriman

Nan Merriman (April 28, 1920 Pittsburgh-July 22, 2012 Los Angeles) also known as Merriman, Nan or Katherine Ann Merriman was an American singer and opera singer.

Her most well known albums: , Nan Merriman Sings French and Spanish Songs and Das Lied von der Erde (Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest feat. conductor: Eugen Jochum).

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Dolores Hope

Dolores Hope (May 27, 1909 Harlem-September 19, 2011 Toluca Lake) also known as Dolores Reade, Dolores L. DeFina, Dolores DeFina or Dolores (DeFina) Reade was an American singer, actor, entertainer and model. She had four children, William Kelly Francis Hope, Linda Hope, Eleanora Hope and Anthony J. Hope.

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Jean Shepherd

Jean Shepherd (July 26, 1921 Chicago-October 16, 1999 Sanibel) otherwise known as Jean Parker Shepherd, Shep, J. Shepherd, Jean Shepard, Frederick R. Ewing, Shepherd, Jean or Jean Parker Shepherd, Jr. was an American writer, radio personality, author, actor, screenwriter and raconteur. He had two children, Randall Shepherd and Adrien Shepherd.

His albums: Jean Shepherd and Other Foibles.

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Dorothy Stickney

Dorothy Stickney (June 21, 1896 Dickinson-June 2, 1998 New York City) also known as Dorothy Hayes Stickney was an American actor.

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Nathan Scott

Nathan Scott (May 11, 1915 Salinas-February 27, 2010 Sherman Oaks) otherwise known as Scott, Nathan, Nathan George Scott or Nathan G. Scott was an American film score composer. He had two children, Tom Scott and Linda Colley.

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George Burns

George Burns (January 20, 1896 New York City-March 9, 1996 Beverly Hills) also known as Nathan Birnbaum, Nattie, George N. Burns, Nattie Birnbaum, Burns, Naftaly Birnbaum or Naftaly (Nathan) Birnbaum was an American comedian, actor, television producer, radio personality and writer. He had two children, Ronnie Burns and Sandra Burns.

His albums: George Burns Sings and I Wish I Was Eighteen Again.

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Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters (November 11, 1925 Bellbrook-April 11, 2013 Montecito) a.k.a. Jonathan Harshman Winters Jr., Winters, Jonathan, Bashful Bigshots, Jonathan Harshman Winters III or Chester Honeyhugger was an American comedian, actor, voice actor, artist, screenwriter, author, painter, soldier, visual artist and music artist. He had two children, Jay Winters and Lucinda Winters.

His most recognized albums: , , , , , , Crank(y) Calls, Another Day Another World, Stuff 'n Nonsense and Humor Seen Through The Eyes Of Jonathan.

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Chris LeDoux

Chris LeDoux (October 2, 1948 Biloxi-March 9, 2005 Casper) a.k.a. LeDoux, Chris was an American singer-songwriter, singer, musician and sculptor.

His albums: Wild and Wooly, He Rides the Wild Horses, Rodeo Rock and Roll Collection, 20 Original - The Early Years, 20 Greatest Hits, After the Storm, American Cowboy, Best of Chris Ledoux, Chris LeDoux - Live and Chris LeDoux and The Saddle Boogie Band. Genres he performed include Country and Country rock.

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Yvonne De Carlo

Yvonne De Carlo (September 1, 1922 West Point Grey-January 8, 2007 Woodland Hills) also known as Margaret Yvonne Middleton, Yvonne de Carlo, Peggy Yvonne Middleton, Yvonne DeCarlo, Peggy, Margaret, Sweetheart, Lily, The Gothic Donna Reed or Dilly was an American singer, actor and pin-up girl. She had two children, Michael Morgan and Bruce Morgan.

Genres: Jazz and Pop music.

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Adolph Green

Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 The Bronx-October 23, 2002 New York City) was an American lyricist, playwright, actor, screenwriter and songwriter. He had two children, Adam Green and Amanda Green.

His albums include Candide and A Party With Betty Comden And Adolph Green.

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Margaret Whiting

Margaret Whiting (July 22, 1924 Detroit-January 10, 2011 Englewood) also known as Margaret Eleanor Whiting was an American singer and actor. She had one child, Deborah Whiting.

Discography: Then and Now, The Capitol Collector's Series, Maggie's Back in Town, My Ideal: The Definitive Collection, The One and Only, Broadway Right Now, Margaret, Just a Dream, Past Midnight and Goin' Places. Genres she performed: Traditional pop music, Jazz and Country.

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Katalin Karády

Katalin Karády (December 8, 1910 Budapest-February 8, 1990 New York City) also known as Karady Katalin, Katalin Kanczler or Karády Katalin was an American singer and actor.

Her albums: Karády Katalin.

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Jean Stapleton

Jean Stapleton (January 19, 1923 Manhattan-May 31, 2013 New York City) also known as Jeanne Murray, Giovanna Pucci or Jean Putch was an American actor and comedian. She had two children, John Putch and Pamela Putch.

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Esther Williams

Esther Williams (August 8, 1921 Inglewood-June 6, 2013 Los Angeles) also known as Esther Jane Williams, America's Mermaid, Ester Jane Williams or Williams, Esther was an American swimmer, actor and businessperson. She had three children, Benjamin Gage, Kimball Gage and Susan Gage.

Her albums include Let Me Show You and Do Without You.

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