NEW YORK (Kyodo) A Japanese woman who lost a son in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and a group of gospel singers from Japan performed in a memorial concert Friday night in central Manhattan to mark the eighth anniversary of the incident.

Mari Sumiyama, 69, of Tokyo, played “Requiem,” a duet composed by her husband Kazusada, 72, on the piano accompanied by a violin. The music was dedicated to their son Yoichi, who was 34, and others who lost their lives.

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