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American composer Eugene Chadbourne, born this day in 1951: “I want to be taken seriously as the type of musician who plays stuff like the electric rake.”


Born this day in 1883 (died 25th March 1969), the American author Max Eastman“A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke.”

Isaac Pitman, English inventor of the now widely recognised shorthand system, was born this day in 1813 (died January 22nd, 1897): “Well arranged time is the surest mark of a well arranged mind.”

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