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Tony Blackburn praises 'terrific broadcaster' David Jacobs

DJ Tony Blackburn has paid tribute to the broadcaster and presenter David Jacobs, who has died at the age of 87.

Jacobs, who stepped down from his Radio 2 programme last month because of ill health, died at home "surrounded by his family", the BBC said in a statement.

He started at the BBC in 1945, hosting shows including Housewives' Choice, Juke Box Jury and Any Questions.

  • 03 Sep 2013
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