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Charles Baudelaire

Though Baudelaire himself produced hardly any works and was somewhat more appreciated after his death than during his lifetime, he was one of many influences both in Britain and France like a critic and an inspiration. He was among the 1st to declare “l’Art put l’Art,” Artwork for Art’s Sake, …

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Pauline Viardot

Probably one of the most celebrated performers from the nineteenth hundred years, Pauline Viardot was a favourite Meyerbeer heroine, was associated with Berlioz in the Gluck revival, inspired character types in the books of George Fine sand and Ivan Turgenev, became an influential tone of voice instructor, and composed many …

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