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In Memoriam: Dick Moore, September 12, 1925 – September 7, 2015

Born John Richard Moore, Jr., “Dickie” made his silver screen debut at eleven months old when he portrayed the infant Francois Villon (fifteenth-century poet and scoundrel) in the silent film The Beloved Rogue (1927). Cast for his resemblance to the … Continue reading

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Larry Adler Papers Document Red Scare and Music History

Lawrence Cecil “Larry” Adler was born in Baltimore on February 10, 1914 to parents Louis and Sadie. A self-taught harmonica player, he gained worldwide recognition as the musician who brought the instrument to the ‘serious music’ stage. He began playing … Continue reading

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