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This Day in the Arts: December 9


English poet John Milton is born. He is often considered the greatest English poet after Shakespeare.


Violinist Joshua Bell is born in Bloomington, Indiana. In 1985, he will make his Carnegie Hall debut playing a 300-year-old Stradivarius called the Gibson ex Hubermann, made during Stradivarius’ “Golden Era.”

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