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Columnist, Critic, Agitator Nat Hentoff Dies at 91

Nat Hentoff, an eclectic columnist, critic, novelist and agitator dedicated to music, free expression and defying the party line, died Saturday at age 91.   His son, Tom Hentoff, said his father died from natural causes at his Manhattan apartment.   Schooled in the classics and the stories he heard from Duke Ellington and other jazz greats, Nat Hentoff enjoyed a diverse and iconoclastic career, basking in “the freedom to be infuriating on a myriad of subjects.”   He was...

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