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This Day in the Arts: December 22

1845:

The first voice synthesizer, later known as P.T. Barnum’s Euphonium, is demonstrated to the public.

1852:

The first exhibition devoted entirely to photography opens at the Royal Society for Arts in London.

1858:

Italian composer Giacomo Puccini, whose operas blend intense emotion and theatricality with tender lyricism, is born.


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