I thought it was Harry

Composer: Martin HennessySong Collection: Ruminations

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I thought it was Harry is considered Bronk’s greatest poem and a post-modern declaration of the ever shifting nature of identity. The wry intensity, flippancy and speed of the poem leave one giddy. First I thought of absurdist Apollinaire and the Marx brothers and then it occurred to me that a patter song would be the perfect paradigm for a setting such as in a Danny Kay movie or Where is the life that late I led from Kiss me Kate.


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