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The Song of the Chattahoochee

Sidney Lanier

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Publisher: LibriVox

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Summary

Sidney Clopton Lanier was an American musician, poet and author. He served in the Confederate army, worked on a blockade running ship for which he was imprisoned (resulting in his catching tuberculosis), taught, worked at a hotel where he gave musical performances, was a church organist, and worked as a lawyer. As a poet he used dialects. He became a flautist and sold poems to publications. He eventually became a university professor and is known for his adaptation of musical meter to poetry. Many schools, other structures and two lakes are named for him.
Duration: 31 minutes (00:30:54)
Publishing date: 2014-08-25; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —