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Meeting Marco

You can’t find him on Wikipedia. I guess you just have to go to his house. So I got on an airplane and flew for 11 hours then took a train and a taxi and ended up at the house of … Continue reading

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Casanova the Noun

OED entry: “Used allusively of a man whose amorous activities resemble those of Casanova.” Merriam Webster: “Lover, especially : a man who is a promiscuous and unscrupulous lover.” A while back I had a book promotion event and someone in the audience had a … Continue reading

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The Giacomo Variations

Have you heard about this one? Sometimes I’m so surprised that here I am, a Casanova researcher, and in the last couple years of research, The Giacomo Variations never came across my screen! How did I miss an opera that’s … Continue reading

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