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Melpomene, the one who is melodious.  Melpomene was one of two Muses associated with the theatre.  Melpomene was known as the Muse of tragedy.  She was traditionally depicted wearing a diadem, a royal crown, dressed in elaborate gowns and carrying the mask of tragedy in her hand.  According to legend, Melpomene, although gifted with beauty, wealth and companionship, she remained unhappy. She embodied the true meaning of tragedy in the theatre. Melpomene illustrated the idea that no possessions can satisfy true tragedy.

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