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Sixto Rodriguez

Director Malik Bendjelloul arrives at TheWrap 4th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on February 20, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for TheWrap)

‘Searching For Sugar Man’ Director Dies At 36

Malik Bendjelloul, the acclaimed Swedish film director behind the Oscar-winning music documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2014

BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 29:  performs on stage at Bluesfest Byron Bay 2013 - Day 2 on March 29, 2013 in Byron Bay, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

‘Sugar Man’ Rodriguez Gets Honorary Degree

Wayne State University had no idea that a folk hero was in its midst when the Detroit school awarded Sixto Rodriguez a philosophy degree in 1981.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2013

Sixto Rodriguez the subject of the documentary film “Searching for Sugar Man”. (Getty Images/Jason Merritt)

‘Sugar Man’ Rodriguez To Get Honorary Degree

A Motor City folk-rocker who unknowingly found fame an ocean away will be honored by his alma mater.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

(Photo Credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie About Detroit Musician Wins Oscar For Best Documentary

A win for Detroit at the Oscars — as “Searching for Sugarman,” a documentary on a local musician, wins Best Documentary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

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