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Groundbreaking master of angelic instrument set to take wing

Ann Hobson Pilot spent four decades with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Ann Hobson Pilot spent four decades with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
By Geoff Edgers
Globe Staff / September 22, 2009

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One day in high school, Ann Hobson Pilot, an aspiring harpist who happened to be African-American, was at a friend’s house when the girl’s mother pointed to a picture on the wall. It showed a white woman with flowing blond hair. (Full article: 963 words)

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