LITTLETON, Colo. (KKCO) - The longtime conductor of the Arapahoe Philharmonic suffers a heart attack during a concert, later passing away.
Vincent LaGuardia collapsed during a performance Friday night, while leading the Orchestra at Mission Hills Church in Littleton. He later passed in the hospital form a heart attack. LaGuardia had been the music director and conductor of the mostly volunteer orchestra since 1993. His wife, a violinist in the philharmonic, says her husband had suffered a massive heart attack once before, and wasn't feeling well earlier this week.
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