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York’s World War II Musical Memoir (Video)

York had shown me burns on his arms that he’d sustained in Hiroshima following the US attack. The blisters sprang up rapidly on the afternoon he’d been dispatched to the scene. I had always surmised that York’s deeply embedded scars were from piano strings “poppin’”on him. But one morning he told me the indelible … Continue reading

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Mr. York in his own voice, a Musical WW II Memoir

Without giving away the content of this video before it is seen, suffice it to say that the viewer will long remember this tender World War II story as recounted by 84 year old, Connell York, piano tuner, in his … Continue reading

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