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Great classical music inspired by books
Dorian Gray lives a debauched life but never ages – while his demonic portrait deteriorates to reflect the state of his soul. Wilde's only novel caused an outrage with some reviewers saying he should be prosecuted on moral grounds. It was turned into an opera by American composer Lowell Liebermann in 1996.