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Bluegrass Singer Hazel Dickens Dies

Hazel Dickens, a pioneer among female bluegrass musicians, died Friday (April 22) in a hospice in Washington, D.C., from pneumonia complications. She was 75. Dickens partnered with Alice Gerrard, the wife of folk singer Mike Seeger, to form the duo Hazel & Alice, one of the first bluegrass bands led by women.