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John Henry Crosby

Joined: Dec. 20, 2011

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John Henry Crosby is Founder and Director of the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to translating and promoting von Hildebrand’s works. Originally pursuing a career in violin performance, he has a particular interest in themes related to music and art, and the role of beauty in the life of persons. He is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he did both undergraduate and graduate studies in philosophy. He is the son of John F. Crosby, another Personalist Project contributor. He and his wife, Robin, live with their infant daughter, Magdalene, in Alexandria, Virginia.


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Christmas music

Dec. 20 at 10:01am | Comments: 9 | Most recent comment: Dec. 30 at 9:45am

I have been asked to offer some thoughts on Christmas music, while not failing to bring in the distinctive perspective of personalism. This is a joyful task for me, since there is hardly anything I love more than to speak about music, which has accompanied me through life, giving me both expressible nourishment and solace. Truly, one can speak of the "consolation of music." The relation between composer & performer I imagine that for many readers, this post would have...


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