The Reader’s Notebook: Sidney Lanier

Feb 3, 2020

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February 3, 2020 -- Sidney Clopton Lanier was an American musician, poet and author. He served in the Confederate States Army as a private, worked on a blockade-running ship for which he was imprisoned, taught, worked at a hotel where he gave musical performances, was a church organist, and worked as a lawyer.