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From the Dardanelles to the Mountains of Peru

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Today in Tablet Magazine, lead critic Adam Kirsch looks at the great career of Stephen Sondheim and finds him the first truly modernist progenitor of American musicals: the composer and, even more importantly, lyricist who attempted to create true art out of this resolutely popular form, at times brilliantly, at times chafing at the conventions that he couldn’t quite destroy.

The Art of Making Art

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From the Dardanelles to the Mountains of Peru

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