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Post time 2005-4-20 15:19:27 |Display all floors
When Henry Kissinger won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973, the distinguished musical satirist Tom Lehrer decided that he could no longer perform. "It was at that moment that satire died," says Lehrer, "There was nothing more to say after that."
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1973年,基辛格获得了诺贝尔和平奖。著名讽刺作家Tom Lehrer 决定停止其文学创作。
"讽刺文学就在那一刻(指基辛格获奖的时刻)毁灭了,”Tom 说“再也没有比基辛格获诺贝尔和平奖更具讽刺意义的事了。”
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what's the meaning of "musical"?
"there was nothing more to say after that", how to interprete this sentence?
waiting for your advice and comments
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Post time 2005-4-20 15:42:29 |Display all floors

musical : 就是音乐的,

Tom Lehrer 是一位用歌曲来讽刺社会和政治的一位名人,所以说他是musical satirist.

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Post time 2005-4-20 16:02:59 |Display all floors

musical satirist

you mean he is a 讽刺音乐剧作家?

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Post time 2005-4-20 16:18:11 |Display all floors

他好象是只写歌的, 而不是音乐剧, 所以是否可以翻译为"讽刺音乐家",or "音乐讽刺家".

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Post time 2005-4-21 08:31:07 |Display all floors

讽刺音乐家更好一点

by the way, where can i find his introduction material?

thank you so~~~~~~~~~~~

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Post time 2005-4-21 08:38:30 |Display all floors

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When Henry Kissinger won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973, the distinguished musical satirist Tom Lehrer decided that he could no longer perform. "It was at that moment that satire died," says Lehrer, "There was nothing more to say after that."
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1973年,基辛格获得了诺贝尔和平奖。著名讽刺音乐家Tom Lehrer 决定停止创作。
"讽刺作品创作就在那一刻(指基辛格获奖的时刻)毁灭了,”Tom 说“再也没有比基辛格获诺贝尔和平奖更具讽刺意义的事了。”
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请大侠再帮我看看中文,总觉得读起来不太通顺。
先谢过了!

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Post time 2005-4-21 08:57:43 |Display all floors

here are some

http://www.casualhacker.net/tom.lehrer/index.html
http://www.answers.com/topic/tom-lehrer
http://home.teleport.com/~osh/leher.htm

something about him on the website

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