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From The Fifty Worst Album Covers Ever

As we organize our record collections, we might recall that it was on this date in 1778, on his return to Paris from Ferney, at a performance of Irene (his last completed play), that Voltaire (aka François-Marie Arouet) was crowned with a laurel wreath.

Houdon’s bust of Voltaire

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March 30, 2009 at 1:01 am

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