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Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney dies aged 83

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Moloney led the band to international recognition, including six Grammy awards since its foundation in 1962.

Paddy Moloney, a member of Irish band "The Chieftains" speaks during an interview conducted by the Yomiuri Shimbun in Tokyo on Aug. 27, 2017. ( The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images )
Paddy Moloney, a founding member of the Irish folk band The Chieftains, has died aged 83.
The musician was the group's main composer and played a variety of instruments, including the uilleann pipes, tin whistle and bodhran drum.