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Lizzo invited to James Madison’s house after making history playing his 200-year-old crystal flute
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Lizzo invited to James Madison’s house after making history playing his 200-year-old crystal flute

Lizzo made history last week when she played a 200-year-old flute once owned by former President James Madison. Now, the singer has been presented with a new opportunity: to perform at Madison's home.The Virginia house, called Montpelier, is a museum and memorial to the former president, who led the nation from 1809 to 1817. Staff at Montpelier tweeted that they had invited Lizzo to come perform at the home after her first performance with Madison's flute went viral.In another tweet, the staff said the singer was welcome at Montpelier any time. Madison, who is considered the architect of the Bill of Rights, inherited the house from family members. He grew up in the house and lived there before and after his presidency until his death in 1836, ...