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“Music means itself”

Born on this day in 1825 critic Eduard Hanslick.  

On this day in 1951 the Stravinsky/Auden-Kallman opera The Rake’s Progress premiered at the  Teatro La Fenice.

Happy birthday lyricist Alan Bergman (93), bass Clfford Grant (88) and composer Arvo Pärt (83).