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Judith Wachs, 70; brought new life to Sephardic music

Judith Wachs (left), with fellow Voice of the Turtle musicians Derek Burrows, Lisle Kulbach, and Jay Rosenberg. Judith Wachs (left), with fellow Voice of the Turtle musicians Derek Burrows, Lisle Kulbach, and Jay Rosenberg. (Susan Wilson)
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / October 19, 2008

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The epiphany came in the late 1970s when Judith Wachs heard someone sing the Sephardic folk song "Skalerika de Oro." It was as though she had been searching for this kind of music, and the songs were seeking her. (Full article: 1018 words)

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