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Menotti at 100

Posted at 8:06 AM on July 7, 2011 by John Birge

For the 100th birthday anniversary of composer Gian Carlo Menotti, a very nice retrospective tribute from Miles Hoffman at NPR's Morning Edition. Listen here to learn how Menotti is about more than his most famous work, Amahl and the Night Visitors.

And feast your ears and eyes and ears on this highlight from one of the original annual Christmas Eve NBC television broadcasts of Amahl, from 1955: