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Frankie Knuckles, House Music Pioneer, Dies at 59 Frankie Knuckles, House Music Pioneer, Dies at 59

Godfather of House music, Frankie Knuckles, died on Monday at age 59. Knuckles, given name Francis Nicholls, started his DJ career at age 18 in New York City. His first gig was at The Continental Baths in Manhattan, an elaborate …