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21 Oct 2008

Armide, Muslim Sorceress, Falls for Christian Crusader in Paris

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aU.JuIm6RrfM&refer=muse

By Jorg von Uthmann [Bloomberg, 13 October 2008]
Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Louis XIV took a dim view of marital fidelity, yet stayed faithful to his court composer: Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) had a virtual monopoly on French stage music.

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