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The history of Napoleon's piano, used in Ridley Scott’s biopic

Between the over-the-top battle scenes in Ridley Scott’s biopic “Napoleon,” a delicate sound emerges from a piano Napoleon once owned and gifted to his second wife Marie-Louise as a wedding present.

NPR’s Olivia Hampton brings us the story behind this historic instrument.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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