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Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Kennedy Center Spring Gala celebrates hitmaker David Foster

David Foster, a 16-time Grammy winner whose awards include Record of the Year for the late Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” has worked with the best in the record business.
David Foster, the record producer will be celebrated at the Kennedy Center Spring Gala (photo courtesy of the Kennedy Center)

A few of those headliners will appear with the music producer and composer at the Kennedy Center Spring Gala, the center announced Thursday. The 20-year-old gala has had a variety of themes and the 2012 one is “An Evening with David Foster and Friends.”

Look for Barry Manilow, Chris Botti, Jewel and Peter Cincotti.

The funds raised at the gala support the center’s education and outreach programs and its performances. Tickets to attend the concert are $35-$150.

Foster also won a Record of the Year Grammy for Natalie and Nat King Cole’s “Unforgettable.” And he has worked with Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand.

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Tags:  Kennedy Center, Kennedy Center Spring Gala, David Foster, Whitney Houston, Barry Manilow, Chris Botti, Jewel, Peter Cincotti

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