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Alison Krauss (AP)
Eagles, Krauss Honored At Boston Music School
Posted: May 14, 2012
BOSTON (AP) -- The largest independent college of contemporary music in the world has awarded honorary degrees to the Eagles and Grammy Award-winning country singer Alison Krauss at a ceremony in Boston.

The city's Berklee College of Music also has honored influential Ethiopian musician Mulatu Astatke, an alumnus.

The artists were honored during the school's commencement ceremony Saturday.

Students paid tribute to the artists with a concert featuring their music. More than 900 students from 58 countries graduated from Berklee this year.

Eagles Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit didn't perform at the nonprofit school.

Berklee says its alumni include Quincy Jones, Esperanza Spalding, Diana Krall, Joey Kramer, Natalie Maines, John Mayer, Aimee Mann, Branford Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge and Gary Burton, who have won a total of 221 Grammys.

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