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Eklektikos host John Aielli, who flew by the seat of his pants, dies at 76

(Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT)

By Mose Buchele

Austin radio icon John Aielli, whose fearless and improvisational approach delighted and polarized listeners for over 50 years, died Sunday at 76.

"He was such a joy to work with, and so important to what the stations have become," KUT/X General Manager Debbie Hiott said in a message to staff.

Click here to read the full story from KUT.

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