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The Identity of Klesmer in Daniel Deronda

The identification of a source for Julius Klesmer, the expatriate pianist-composer in Daniel Deronda, has long provided a mild tease for readers and scholars. In 1885 Lord Acton pronounced him 'the embodiment of Lisztl, in the knowledge that Georgeā€¦