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Happy Birthday, Jacques Barzun!

By on 11.30.11 | 11:02AM

Today is Jacques Barzun's 104th birthday. We all want to celebrate a great mind and a noble soul on this day. Well I recall going to lunches with him in New York. He was a great gentleman and an influence on this magazine. I have missed him of late but I am glad to have known him. He has kept the House of Intellect spruced up. Happy birthday, Jacques!

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