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Benjamin Grosvenor Pays Tribute In New Album, 'Homages'

Feb 21, 2017

Diana Ross paid tribute to her friend Marvin Gaye with "Missing You." Michael Stipe and R.E.M. famously penned "Man on the Moon" about the late comedian Andy Kaufman.

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Artists and musicians have long paid tribute to their patrons and their loved ones, but perhaps the trickiest homage is from one composer to another.

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has collected his favorite classical tributes in his new album, "Homages." Grosvenor spoke with Lois Reitzes about his new record, as well as his upcoming appearances on Thursday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 27 with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on “City Lights.”