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Lifetimes: Alfred Kunz, 89, lived a life of music

Lifetimes: Alfred Kunz, 89, lived a life of music

January 29, 2019
National

"NEW HAMBURG — During his final days, confined to a hospital bed, his breath rapid and shallow, composer, music teacher and choral conductor, Alfred Kunz, battled his growing incapacity, just as he had been doing for the past two years.

When his heart was failing and doctors warned him to rest Alf walked his dog, aptly named "Mozart," mowed the lawn, even rode his bike. Tell him "no" and he usually did the opposite. When his skin inflamed into an itchy rash, Alf ignored it and sat at his computer day after day writing music..."

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A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Benton Street Baptist Church (90 Benton St., Kitchener, ON, N2G 3H4) at 2:30 p.m. A reception will follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, Alfred has requested donations to a music-related charity of your choice.

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