“Harmonica Pete” comes home to perform national anthem before Amerks game

January 11, 2017 11:33 PM

He's a veteran known nationwide for his musical skills, and today “Harmonica Pete” put them on full display in his hometown of Rochester.

The world war 2 veteran often plays his harmonica, and was able to play the national anthem before the Amerks game tonight.

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He says he enjoys to play and loves to see the smiles on people's faces when he's at an event.

Pete Dupre “Harmonica Pete”/World War II Veteran: "It's always a wonder for me and a great thing, I enjoy it, I call this my best friend in the world because it's actually glued to me.  Whenever I can I try to get out and entertain and it goes over pretty well." 

"Harmonica Pete" will be at the NHL All-Star Game later this month as well.


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