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Linking Letters with Lyrics: “Hamilton” Songs Draw on Original Library Documents

Posted by: Brett Zongker

This post is reprinted from “Brilliant Broadway,” the May–June issue of the Library of Congress Magazine. The entire issue is available online. It started with hearing a catchy song on a new soundtrack—and then another. Soon Kaleena Black was hooked on one of Broadway’s biggest shows. And yet Black, an education specialist at the Library …