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Benjamin Franklin Resources

Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790) was one of America’s most interesting historical figures. Like Leonardo da Vinci, Franklin pursued many subjects including writing, politics, invention, music, and more. He is known for pithy quotations as well...

Glass Armonica-Tchaikovsky

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Tchaikovsky William Zeitler plays this piece on the glass armonica, an invention of Benjamin Franklin, while other unseen instruments provide accompaniment. Other American Literature (E3) videos