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All In for Lind Mania, in This Week’s Open Thread

All In for Lind Mania, in This Week’s Open Thread

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May 29 2017 12:01 AM

Farewell, Jenny Lind

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Jenny Lind
Jenny Lind

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On this day in 1852, the Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind sailed home to Europe having concluded a widely celebrated American tour organized by the showman P.T. Barnum. You may use the comment thread on this page to remember America’s bout of “Lind mania,” or to pursue a freewheeling, inherently off-topic discussion.

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