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Wisconsin’s Justin Hurwitz wins Oscar for Best Original Score for ‘La La Land’

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Hurwitz also wins Oscar for Best Original Song for "City of Stars"

Tonight, Wisconsin should be proud of Justin Hurwitz, who picked up a couple of Oscar’s. Hurwitz won the Oscar for Best Original Score for the film ‘La La Land’ and Best Original Song for “City of  Stars” also from ‘La La Land.’

Hurwitz is a graduate of Nicolet High School and studied piano at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.  We talked about Hurwitz on last week’s Tap’d In. Take a listen now.