Posted at 9:57 PM on July 2, 2009
by Gillian Martin
Did you know Thomas Jefferson was a musician, among all his other talents?
He learned to play the violin as a boy, and was often invited to play chamber music in the home of the royal governor of Virginia. (Things must have gotten awkward when that whole "independence" thing got started.)
Read more about Jefferson the musician in this article from today's Wall Street Journal.