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Sting and J Ralph - Music, Philanthropy and the Empty Chair


Multiple Grammy winner Sting and Oscar winning composer J Ralph pose with officials of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History. Sting donated his 1978 Fender guitar to the museum while J Ralph donated several of his scores, including the music from The Empty Chair, a song he and Sting wrote about murdered journalist James Foley. VOA's American Café host David Byrd caught up with them after the ceremony.

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