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Daniel Pinkham, 83; composer tackled variety of genres

Daniel Pinkham, who composed 'Christmas Cantata,' had served on the faculty of New England Conservatory since 1959. Daniel Pinkham, who composed "Christmas Cantata," had served on the faculty of New England Conservatory since 1959. (BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF/File 2000)
By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / December 19, 2006

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The composer Daniel Pinkham , who for six decades played a central role in the Boston music community as a conductor, teacher, organist, and harpsichordist, died yesterday in Natick. He was 83 . (Full article: 650 words)

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