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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - English organist at Westminster Abbey and composer of many theatrical pieces (1659-1695).

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  • Henry Purcell is a well known composer few people have ever heard of.
  • Blair, meanwhile, has called Purcell a "visionary civic leader".
  • One final note: One of the characters has the last name Purcell!
  • Anyone wanting to receive the free dental service should call Purcell's office today at for more
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