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Orpheus Gossip

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Linus, famed Peanuts character and friend of Charlie Brown, shares his name with Orpheus' brother, who was also a talented musician.

Black Orpheus is a movie-version of "Orpheus and Eurydice" set in Rio, during the week of Carnival. Things are about to get crazy, folks.

Hadestown, a folk opera version of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth by Anais Mitchell, features the voices of Ani DiFranco as Persephone and Justin Vernon (aka Bon Iver). Whose voices would you cast for the different roles?

The Lyre of Orpheus is an album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds inspired by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. We're not surprised that this guy inspired some rockin' music.

Orpheus shows his superhero side in the world of DC Comics.

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