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Dora Emily Holtzman Magrath was born on the 29th of November 1985. 

A musician and a dancer, Dora played the piano and ukulele, sang, wrote her own songs, and released two albums album titled ” The Looking Glass” & “Heartstrings” shortly before her death. Described as “a Regina Spektor fed with jazz records” Dora’s musical influences included Fiona Apple, Regina Spektor, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Corinne Bailey Rae, Janis Joplin, Joanna Newsome, Cat Power,  Feist, Portishead & Nina Simone.

Beloved daughter of Michael Magrath and Linda Holtzman, Dora Emily Holtzman Magrath died at the age of 22, on the 25th of February 2008.