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Haydn Gwynne reads from Lucy Hughes-Hallett's biography of this remarkable Italian poet and political agitator whose words triggered riots.

D'Annunzio transforms the Croatian port of Fiume into a delinquent city-state.

Abridged by Penny Leicester
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 25 Jan 2013 00:30

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Opening and closing music
Track 13: Etude in D sharp minor, Op. 8, No.12
Composer: Alexander Scriabin
Performer: Garrick Ohlsson
Label: Bridge Records

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