Eclectic musical virtuoso Andre Previn dies at 89

Andre Previn -- the multifaceted musician whose work ranged from composing Oscar-winning film scores to playing jazz piano to conducting the world's elite orchestras -- died Thursday, his management agency said. He was 89. The prolific German-American musician -- who won four Oscars, 10 Grammys and a coveted Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement honor during his storied career -- also had his moments in the glare of the paparazzi's flash bulbs. One of his five wives was actress Mia Farrow, who had been married to Frank Sinatra when she met the musician. "We are deeply saddened to hear of the death this morning of our Conductor Emeritus Andre Previn," the London Symphony Orchestra -- where Previn once served as principal conductor -- said in a statement. "He will be hugely missed by everyone

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