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Meryl Streep as the woman who could not sing! “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Maestro, do you think that I’m ready for a concert? is a remarkable true story of an infamous socialite who inspired all that knew her.  Academy Award winning actress plays Florence, an eccentric heiress who patronized the New York art scene in 1944.  As a young girl, she was a talented pianist until an injury to her left hand caused significant nerve damage which ended all hope of becoming a concert pianist. At the age of 16, Florence’s father threatened to cut her off from his wealth if she didn’t give up music. Her dream may have been delayed, but …

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october, 2021