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    By Michael Dalby on

    Scorecard Last week, on January 17th, 2008, chess genius Robert "Bobby" Fischer died in Iceland of kidney failure. The Cleveland Public Library's Special Collections Department has several items relating to this prominent figure in the world of chess. Interested patrons may come view these unique items during the library's regular business hours.

    I was Tortured in the Pasadena Jailhouse! by Bobby Fischer. This is a very rare...

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    By Michael Dalby on

    90.3Cleveland Public Library's sheet music display "Sentimental Journey" was highlighted on 90.3 WCPN's program "Around Noon" on Monday, January 21, 2008. Host Dee Perry interviewed CPL librarian William Anderson as well as Professor Daniel Goldmark. The program can be heard on WCPN's on-demand archives. The portion featuring the library begins about 35 minutes into the program.

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    By Michael Dalby on

    Daniel GoldmarkCleveland Public Library Fine Arts & Special Collections Department presents Professor Daniel Goldmark of Case Western Reserve University speaking on "Sing Me a Love Song: Creating Popular songs on Tin Pan Alley" on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at noon

    In the Treasure Room on the Third Floor of the Main Library Building, 325 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114, (216) 623-2848.

    Daniel Goldmark studies American popular music, film and cartoon music, and the history of the music industry.  He published Tunes for ‘Toons: Music and the Hollywood Cartoon (Univ. of California, 2005) and...

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