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today’s birthday: Gwendolyn Brooks (1917)

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917)

Brooks was an award-winning poet whose compositions, written in a variety of forms, deal with the experience of being black and often of being female in America. Her 1949 book of poetry, Annie Allen, received a Pulitzer Prize, the first ever awarded to an African American. In 1994, she was named the National Endowment for the Humanities Jefferson Lecturer, one of the highest honors in the American literary world. How old was Brooks when her first poem was published? More… Discuss

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Polovtsian Dances with Chorus (from ‘Prince Igor’)

USSR Radio Large Chor/Klavdi Ptitsa
USSR Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Svetlanov
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W. A. Mozart – Divertimento K. 157 – 1st Mov

For a list of  Mozart’s Compositions please access:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_compositions_by_Wolfgang_Amadeus_Mozart