Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103

July 19, 2014 11:51 PM

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Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.

His granddaughter, Lori Schexnayder, said the trumpeter she called "paw-paw" died peacefully, surrounded by friends and family.

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