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  • Kentucky folksinger, dulcimer player Jean Ritchie dies at 92 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 4:35 pm

    NEW YORK - Jean Ritchie, the Kentucky-born folksinger who brought the centuries-old ballads she grew up with to a wide audience from the 1950s onward, died Monday evening. She was 92. Ritchie died in her home in Berea, Kentucky, with family around her, her niece Judy Hudson said.