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10 Nov 2009

Lover of Birds and Opera Leaves Millions to Both

By DANIEL J. WAKIN [NY Times, 10 November 2009]

Mona Webster, a lighthouse keeper’s daughter who lived in Edinburgh and died in August at 96, had a love of birds, and warblers in particular — of the human kind. She demonstrated that affection by leaving most of her fortune to the Metropolitan Opera and a nature charity in Britain.

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