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Euterpe


Euterpe is often depicted holding a flute.
  Greek mythology:  the Muse of music
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Zeus is said to have had 9 daughters, each of whom is a Muse (a kind of goddess in charge) of an art or science.
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  • Euterpe is often depicted holding a flute.
  • Euterpe, Sophie had thought, music’s sweet Muse, passing quickly on .
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • They were Clio the muse of history, Euterpe of music, especially the flute, Thalia of comedy, Melpomene of tragedy, Terpsichore of dancing, Erato of erotic poetry, mistress of the lyre, Polyhymnia of sacred poetry, Urania of astronomy, Calliope of eloquence and epic poetry.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Euterpe [9] , Calliope [7] , Thalia [7] , Clio [8] , Melpomene [9] , Terpsichore [9]
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