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2020 Public Domain Day

By Chip Zoller |  Jan 4, 2020  | thoughts, all tags
In addition to the customary “Happy New Year” we casually wish each other, the first of January also ushers in a new round of creative works entering the public domain around the world. In Canada, it’s works authored by contributors who died in 1969; in the EU it’s works authored by contributors who died in 1949; and in the US it’s works published in 1924. One of the more prominent works entering the public domain from the US side is George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, first published in 1924 in its version for two pianos.
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