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This Day in the Arts: October 9

1835:

French composer Camille Saint-Saëns, known for the orchestral work Le Carnaval des Animaux (The Carnival of the Animals), is born.

1894:

The first “magic lantern” feature is shown at the Carbon Studio in New York City. The “Laterna Magica” was the ancestor of the modern slide projector and a precursor to cinema.


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