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This Day in the Arts: August 25

1918:

American composer, conductor, and pianist Leonard Bernstein is born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He is known for his long-time position as conductor of the New York Philharmonic as well as his Young People’s Concerts series.

1984:

Truman Capote, author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood, dies.


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