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21 Steps To Becoming Obsessed With "Hamilton"

21 Steps To Becoming Obsessed With "Hamilton" - I have literally done all of these, plus started reading Ron Chernow's biography. No shame. #Hamilton #musical


Alexander Hamilton’s life is perhaps best known for its end: he was mortally wounded in a duel with political rival Aaron Burr. But his personal life and political achievements are fascinating, impressive, and—until recently—underappreciated. Here is a man who, though featured on our ten-dollar bill, many Americans know little about. I was certainly one of them.


(bless madison forever)


From the Broadway Backgrounds blog. So lovely. <3


Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow


Hamilton biographer Ron Chernow concludes that while no relationship can be conclusively proven, he is led to believe that Hamilton had "at the very least" an "adolescent crush" on Laurens. Chernow also states that "Hamilton did not form friendships easily and never again revealed his interior life to another man as he had to Laurens. After the death of John Laurens, Hamilton shut off some compartment of his emotions and never reopened it." #Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow Penguin Books, 2004. 818 pgs. Biography Alexander Hamilton is having a moment, 112 years after his d...

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