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Alex Ross, Gay Genius

Openly gay New Yorker music critic Alex Ross, 40, has won a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant. From the Foundation: Alex Ross is a critic whose writing captures the often-elusive aesthetic and technical aspects of classical and contemporary music with clarity, grace, and wit. A staff writer for the New Yorker, his frequent essays display an expansive knowledge of music and …

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