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Jimmy Page at the Berklee College of Music

Page at Berklee College of Music’s commencement ceremony.

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Page at Berklee College of Music’s commencement ceremony.

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page delivered Berklee College of Music’s commencement address this morning at the Agganis Arena.

The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, who addressed the school’s 880 graduates and nearly 6,000 guests, also received an honorary degree. He was joined by R&B songwriter Valerie Simpson, jazz pianist Geri Allen, and trumpeter Thara Memory.

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Page, 70, attended the Berklee College of Music Commencement Concert at Agganis Arena Friday night.

Before Friday’s concert, Page told the Globe it was an honor to be included with previously awarded artists, such as B.B. King and George Martin.

The Globe’s Sarah Rodman was at the commencement ceremony:

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