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Mel Blanc Anniversary

Posted at 4:54 PM on May 30, 2008 by Rex Levang

Today is the 100th birthday of Mel Blanc, and it would be a shame not to acknowledge the man to helped introduce classical music to so many.

(And contrary to what some might think, a lot of classical aficionados love this stuff.....)