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The magic maker : a portrait of John Langstaff, creator of the Christmas revels

Author: Susan Cooper
Publisher: Somerville, Mass : Candlewick Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On Christmas Eve in 1920, John Meredith Langstaff was born into a music-filled home where a rousing, wassailing carol party was the peak of his family's year. Half a century later, his inspired Christmas Revels was born, a theatrical weaving of traditional song, folkdance, and drama that has become a beloved institution across the country. Now award-winning author Susan Cooper, a friend and writer for the Revels,  Read more...
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Cooper, Susan, 1935-
Magic maker.
Somerville, Mass : Candlewick Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010053682
(OCoLC)696318474
Named Person: John Langstaff; John Langstaff; John M Langstaff
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cooper
ISBN: 9780763656577 0763656577
OCLC Number: 787858468
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Other Titles: Portrait of John Langstaff
Responsibility: Susan Cooper.

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On Christmas Eve in 1920, John Meredith Langstaff was born into a music-filled home where a rousing, wassailing carol party was the peak of his family's year. Half a century later, his inspired Christmas Revels was born, a theatrical weaving of traditional song, folkdance, and drama that has become a beloved institution across the country. Now award-winning author Susan Cooper, a friend and writer for the Revels, traces its roots through the rhythms of Jack Langstaff's life. --from publisher description.

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