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To the Editor:
—I have read the review of Dr. Leon Felderman's book on "The Human Voice" in The Journal, June 25. The inference is drawn that your reviewer is not familiar with the literature on this important subject, for he says: "While the vocalist will find much of interest and value in this volume, its real significance lies in the initiation of a unique and valuable subject for book making."There have been many books on this subject published both here and abroad over a period of years, the best and most important of which is Sir Morell Mackenzie's "Hygiene of the Vocal Organs." Sir Morell wrote his excellent volume at a time when laryngology was still young, and yet it would be very difficult to improve on it even at this date. It is scholarly, comprehensive and absorbingly interesting from cover to cover.In Germany there have been
Voorhees IW. BOOKS ON THE HUMAN VOICE. JAMA. 1932;99(5):409. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740570055031
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