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City Lights’ Music Contributor Scott Stewart Celebrates LGBTQ+ Classical Composers

City Lights' host Lois Reitzes spoke with our music contributor Scott Stewart on today's "City Lights."
City Lights' host Lois Reitzes spoke with our music contributor Scott Stewart on today's "City Lights."
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It’s been 50 years since the Stonewall Riots in New York, and this Pride Month of June we’re looking at contributions from the LGBTQ+ community in all areas of society.

City Lights’ host Lois Reitzes spoke with our music contributor Scott Stewart about some of his favorite past and present LGBTQ+ composers in the classical arena.

“The takeaway from all of this is that musicians, including many composers — the LGBT spectrum have made (and continue to make) impactful and lasting contributions to the art communities,” Stewart said.

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