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Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]locked

  • Michael Hovland


(b Florida, MO, Nov 30, 1835; d Redding, CT, April 21, 1910). American writer. An examination of his musical interests and opinions reveals two identities – the uncultivated frontiersman who often delighted in satirizing serious music, and the urbane sophisticate who spent many years abroad enjoying it. In ...

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