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Music History Monday: Firsts!

August 20th, 2018

Jacopo Peri, costumed as Arion in a production of La Pellegrina (1589) There are “firsts” and then there are firsts. The first person to eat sliced bread? No big deal.  But the first person to eat an artichoke (which is, let’s be honest, a giant freaking thorn)? That took guts; that’s a first. The first person to… 

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