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Aaron Copland

NPR's Elizabeth Blair reports on composer Aaron Copland, who would have been 100 years old today. Copland's music has become a symbol of Americana, but some details about his life remain little known. Copland was Jewish, homosexual, and often identified with the Communist Party. Some believe these affiliations made his music all the richer.

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