Why sing “Happy Birthday” when you can listen to this?

Composer Anton Dvorak was born 175 years ago.  You can learn a bit about him in this book:

Two Scarlet Songbirds: A Story of Anton Dvorák by Carole Lexa Schaefer; illustrated by Elizabeth Rosen

While visiting Iowa in 1893, the Czech composer Anton Dvorak hears the song of a scarlet tanager and is inspired to create a new piece of music.

You can listen to the music here http://www.openculture.com/2013/06/philadelphia_orchestra_gets_stuck_on_a_plane.html (the music starts approximately one minute into the video).

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