Re: [Harp-L] Re: Thomas Hart Benton

I'm from that part of the country and never knew.

From Gary Popenoe

On Jan 22, 2008, at 7:49 AM, "ndavid.coulson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <ndavid.coulson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > wrote:

Have you heard him play? Are there any existing recordings of his playing? In his autobiography he talks about his harmonica orchestra, for which he recruited players from his painting assistants. It would be cool if there were recordings of that!

David Coulson

<Which American painter helped develop the method for writing down
<harmonica music?

Thomas Hart Benton.

He played harmonica pretty well, too.

Regards, Richard Hunter
harmonica blog at
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