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By Dan Rivoli

Symphony Space, at Broadway and West 95th Street, will celebrate American composer and musician David Amram’s birthday Thur., Nov. 11. David Amram: The First 80 Years will cover the prolific musician’s work, from a concert performance of his film scores such as 1962’s The Manchurian Candidate to the premiere of Amram’s “Symphonic Variations on a Song by Woody Guthrie,” introduced by Guthrie’s daughter Nora.

Filmed birthday wishes from Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Willie Nelson will be played.

The event begins at 7:30. Tickets range from $35 to $75. For more information on the event and purchasing tickets, go to

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