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  • The Iroquois Theatre Fire

    The Iroquois Theatre Fire

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    Chicago, December 30, 1903.  Fire, smoke and chaos caused by fear, killed over six hundred soles today at the new Iroquois Theatre on Randolph Street. That’s the way the lead story in the Chicago Sun-Times began on the morning of December 31, 1903.  A grusome story of death and suffering that need not have happened.…

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Ray Hahn

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In wartime strange things happen. As bombs fell on London, musicians the likes of Myra Hess and dozens of others performed concerts in the empty National Gallery for audiences seldom seen in London’s concert halls.

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