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Theodor Adorno
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Essays on Music: Theodor W. Adorno ; Selected, with Introduction, Commentary, and Notes by Richard Leppert ; New Translations by Susan H. Gillespie (2002 edition), Univ of California Press - ISBN: 9780520231597
Theodor Adorno
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Minima Moralia: Reflections From Damaged Life (1951)
Theodor Adorno
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On high culture and popular culture, in a letter to with Walter Benjamin (18 March 1936)
Theodor Adorno
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As quoted in The Dialectical Imagination : A History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research (1973) by M Jay, p279.
Theodor Adorno
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Perennial fashion — Jazz, as quoted in The Sociology of Rock (1978) by Simon Frith by Simon Frith


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Theodor Adorno
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Born: September 11, 1903

Died: August 6, 1969 (aged 65)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Theodor W. Adorno was a German sociologist, philosopher and musicologist known for his critical theory of society.

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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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