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Major German award for convicted Turkish pianist

Fazil Say, awaiting a retrial in Turkey on charges of insulting Islam, has been awarded the Rheingau music prize. He is presently artist in resident at the Rheingau festival with the Frankfurt radio orchestra. The prize is worth 10,000 Euros. It may help cover his legal costs.

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  1. Diego Theumann says:

    BRAVO ! Let’s demonstrate our solidarity with an extraordinary artist against the dictatorship of radical
    islamists (by the way,against any dictatorship,especially those “inspired by faith”, whichever this faith could be!).

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