NEW YORK, Aug 31- A college librarian in Kentucky has found the 19th- century manuscript of a musical number that gave rise to one of the most widely performed songs in the world, "Happy Birthday to You," University of Louisville officials said on Monday. The discovery will likely intensify interest in a high-profile U.S. court case over whether Warner Music Group has...» Read More
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