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Sidney Lanier

Lanier, Sidney (1842–81), U.S. poet and musician. A Southerner who fought in the Civil War (recalled in his novel Tiger-Lilies, 1867), he practiced law, and became a professional flutist, writing a study of the interrelation of music and poetry, The Science of English Verse (1880). He also published Poems (1877).

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