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The more disastrous the mishaps the simpler the reviewing task. ---->>>

Real folk music long ago went to Nashville and left no known survivors. ---->>>

The human brain can soften as a result of incessant listening to music with an intent to commit prose. ---->>>

Next to the writer of real estate advertisements, the autobiographer is the most suspect of prose artists. ---->>>

It might be argued that genuine spontaneity is not really possible or desirable so long as printed scores of great works exist. All modern musicians are, for better or worse, prisoners of Gutenberg. ---->>>

It will never be mistaken for a high school gymnasium or a meeting room in a Midwestern motel. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-28, 1921
Die: 08-19, 2012
Occupation: Critic

Donal Henahan (February 28, 1921 – August 19, 2012) was an American music critic and journalist who had lengthy associations with the Chicago Daily News and The New York Times. With the Times he won the annual Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1986; he had been a finalist in 1982. (wikipedia)