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Two Men from Delft

Sunday 27 July 2008 21:00-22:15 (Radio 3)

By Stephen Wakelam.

In 1675, at the time of the death of his close friend Johannes Vermeer, Antony Van Leeuwenhoek made an astonishing discovery. He was the first person to identity bacteria.

Duration:

1 hour 15 minutes

Playlist:

Antony Van Leeuwenhooek ...... Stephen Tompkinson
Christiaan Huygens ...... Alex Jennings
Maria Van Leeuwenhoek ...... Emma Noakes
Elisabeth Vermeer ...... Alex Tregear

Music by Sylvia Hallett.
Viol played by Vanessa Coode.

Directed and produced by Jeremy Mortimer.




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