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James Joyce at the Piano in Paris, 1939 James Joyce: Music in the Novels and Poems
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James Joyce Quote
In one of the score's most beautiful melodies, the hero, Frank Abercoed, tells Dolores he must go but will return for her if she waits patiently.
James Joyce Unquote

[ Ellwood Annaheim ]

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In the Shade of the Palm

From the musical comedy Florodora:
Words and music by "Leslie Stuart" (Tom Barrett);
book by "Owen Hall" (James Davis)

Composer Biographies

"Leslie Stuart" (Tom Barrett)

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"Owen Hall" (James Davis)

The librettist of Florodora, James Davis (said to have chosen his pen name "Owen Hall" because he was perpetually owing all) offers an intriguing Irish/Jewish/musical association — he was born in Dublin of a Jewish father. Trained as a barrister, he wrote his first libretto on a bet; although his theatrical successes made him several fortunes, he spent them all and died as he had lived, true to his nom de plume.

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