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Joseph FireCrow remembered

Joseph FireCrow at his concert at East End Park in July 2016. FireCrow died on Tuesday, July 11. File photo by Erica Taylor

WINSTED —  Resident and nationally known musician Joseph FireCrow, 58, died on Tuesday, July 11.

According to a post on his Facebook page, FireCrow had been battling Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, a hereditary disease that his mother died from in 2011.

He was on a waiting list for a bilateral lung transplant.

According to his published obituary, FireCrow was a Grammy Award winner and a seven- time Native American Music Award (NAMA) winner.

In 2016,  FireCrow received the NAMA Lifetime Achievement Award.

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