One of the critics did guess Nilsson, after he was told that the recording
was not really old.
In a message dated 9/26/2012 10:02:46 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
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That is the time that Mike Richter put up the web page describing the
that led up to the cylinder being played before the four most important
music critics in New York an no one could tell that it was Nilsson as
recorded on the cylinder.