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The Song of the Chattahoochee

Sidney Lanier

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Description:

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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

31m


Chapters

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01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:47


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

02:16


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:10


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:12


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:53