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Candide is the most read and published work by Voltaire (the real name is François-Marie Arouet) . The characters of the story - Candide, his friend Cunégonde and his mentor Pangloss - go around the world; they are present at the Seven Year's War, seizure of Azov by Russians, Lisbon earthquake, and even visit a fairy-tale land Eldorado...

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Voltaire (legal name Aurelio Voltaire Hernández ) (born January 25, 1967, in Havana, Cuba ), is a popular dark cabaret Cuban-American musician. His stage name is his given middle name, which he shares with the famous French Enlightenment writer François-Marie Arouet. Voltaire is also an experienced animator and comic artist, and is a professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

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