Writing Musical Lives
Four eminent music critics and biographers discuss the problems and pleasures of writing about the many lives of musicians. Participants include Holly George-Warren, author of Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry; Gary Giddins, author of Weather Bird, Satchmo, and Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams; David Hadju, author of Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn and Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fariña and Richard Fariña; and Margo Jefferson, Pulitzer Prize–winning critic and author of On Michael Jackson. Moderated by Marc Dolan, Associate Professor of English, The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Free and open to the public
Thursday, November 1, 6:30 – 8:00pm
The Skylight Room (9100), CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Ave btw 34th and 35th)
Official Website: http://www.gc.cuny.edu
Added by Center for the Humanities on October 12, 2007