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Chris Thiles

Punch Brothers Founder Chris Thile Wins $500,000 Genius Grant

Punch Brothers leader Chris Thile won a prestigious grant giving him $500,000 to use towards his music dream.


Ubaldo Vitali of Maplewood, NJ - Sep 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Maplewood’s Ubaldo Vitali Recipient Of MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

The $500,000 fellowships for 2011 were announced Tuesday by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.