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Larry Adler (1914-2001)

Larry Adler, harmonica virtuoso, gave concerts around the world; made many recordings; lived at James Waterman Wise house on ... (Read More)

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Adler, Larry (1914-2001), harmonica virtuoso, gave concerts around the world; made many recordings; lived at James Waterman Wise house on Pumping Station Road in early 1950s; wrote film scores including “High Wind in Jamaica” and “Genevieve,” the latter nominated for Academy Award, was probably written here; accused of supporting communism, which he denied; discouraged by communist witch hunt, moved to England in 1952.

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