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  • Katsaris lives is Montana and is the founder and head of Concerned Relatives.

    Tom Clavin: Jonestown: Was the Story Spiked?

  • "The whole thing has a lot of seamy sides to it, and has never been adequately explained," said Katsaris, who was in Guyana trying to persuade his daughter to leave Jonestown when the final "white night" took place.

    Tom Clavin: Jonestown: Was the Story Spiked?

  • Mr. Katsaris gave some fascinating performances here, especially in his Liszt selections, played in honor of the 200th anniversary of that composer's birth.

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  • Katsaris earned a private pilot's license and began commercial jet training, but church officials instructed her to attend school only long enough to learn how to take the plane's controls after storming the cockpit and killing the pilots, according to Teri Buford O'Shea, one of four church members who knew of the plot, and the only one of the four to survive the mass suicide in Guyana.

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  • The bushy-haired Mr. Katsaris, 60, warned the many aspiring pianists in the audience never to offer an "ignominious" performance like the one he had just given for an exam or a competition; otherwise "the jury will --," he said, going silent.

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  • In Liszt's arrangement of the "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde," Mr. Katsaris showed uncommon sensitivity for the orchestral textures the piano evokes.

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  • The hijacking plans and other ideas Jones explored to kill his congregation and others have come to light in a forthcoming book by Julia Scheeres, titled A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Hope, Deception, and Survival at Jonestown The San Francisco hijacking plot progressed to the point where beginning in 1975, Maria Katsaris, 21, a close associate and lover of Jones, attended the Sierra Academy of Aeronautics in Oakland.

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  • She and Mr. Katsaris could not have been more different.

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  • It's not often that a soloist publicly disparages a performance he or she has just given, but pianist Cyprien Katsaris did just

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  • Cyprien Katsaris finished a ballistic account of Chopin's "Military" Polonaise.

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  • Derogatory term for a promiscuous person, used in similar situations as 'whore', although probably not often used for actual prostitutes.

    July 26, 2009