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The Butterfly Symphony single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1924... 1924 The Butterfly Symphony
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A tormented man mistakenly believes the he was involved in a murder. An orchestra conductor takes advantage of the man's guilt to blackmail him for his musical composition. However his plan is foiled when the truth of the murder is revealed.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1924
Serialised by: The Queenslander 1866 newspaper (2603 issues)
Published in The Queenslander in 3 weekly instalments on 2, 9, and 16 February 1924.
Last amended 23 Nov 2009 13:15:00
  • Burleigh, Gold Coast, Queensland,
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