Founder of Montreux jazz fest in coma after ski fall

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File picture of Montreux Jazz Festival founder NobsGENEVA (Reuters) – Claude Nobs, founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, one of Europe's most prestigious summer music festivals, is in a coma after a cross-country skiing accident during the holidays, festival organizers revealed on Monday. The 76-year-old Swiss, who has lured some of the world's greatest artists to Montreux – including Miles Davis, Ray Charles and Prince – was operated on in a Swiss hospital after his fall, it said. "He has remained to date in a state of unconsciousness. His condition requires further additional tests," the festival board said in a brief statement. …

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