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Claude Nobs, Montreux Jazz Festival Founder, Dies After Accident

Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Claude Nobs, who founded the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland in 1967, has died. He was 76.

Nobs died yesterday, a few days after an accident in his “beloved mountains,” according to the festival website.

“In your typical spirit, you left by surprise as if to remind us once more, that in life as in music, each great performance could be the last one even if the show must go on,” the festival said in a statement.

To contact the reporter on this story: Zoe Schneeweiss in Zurich at zschneeweiss@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Craig Stirling at cstirling1@bloomberg.net

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