Kirk Douglas and Garth Brooks have been named recipients of the Los Angeles County Music Center's Distinguished Artist Awards.

Other winners include Tony-winning composer Jerry Herman, pianist, composer and conductor Lalo Shifrin, and Tony-winning choreographer and actress Ann Reinking.The center's 17th annual awards ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 4.



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Actress Fay Wray 91

Golfer Arnold Palmer 69

Singer Jose Feliciano 53

Actress Judy Geeson 50

Rocker Joe Perry 48

Actress Amy Irving 45