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Founder of Boston Academy of Music Dies

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Agide Jacchia, founder of the Boston Academy of Music, died yesterday in Siena, where he has been resident for the last two years in the interest of his health.

Pietro Mascagni, the great Italian composer, visited Jacchia before he died.

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