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10 May 2006

`Dead Man Walking' Arrives in Dresden With Sobbing Violins

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aPSRIelnNwxc&refer=culture

jepson_kristine_small.jpg(Photo: Lisa Kohler)
By Shirley Apthorp [Bloomberg.com, 10 May 2006]

May 10 (Bloomberg) -- Joseph De Rocher, in his orange prison jumpsuit, has just learned the date of his execution. ``My little brother's birthday,'' he sings, and an oboe pipes a few bars of ``Happy Birthday'' in the orchestra pit.

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