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    Ginsberg, Allen (Poetry Foundation, 2017)
    A poem by Allen Ginsberg on the Poetry Foundation web site. Click on the link above to access.
  • Englander, Nathan (Jewish Currents, 2019-04-10)
    This is an excerpt from Nathan Englander's novel "kaddish.com" (Knopf, 2019). Click on the link above to access it.
  • San Francisco Symphony; Thomas, Michael Tilson (YouTube, 2020-03-19)
    This is a full length documentary of the work of Aaron Copland and its significance to American music. The documentary illustrates how Copland explored the widely varied musical styles and influences of which the American ...
  • Berkvist, Robert (New York Times, 2020-02-05)
    This New York Times obituary describes Kirk Douglas, who died at the age of 103 in 2020, as "one of the last surviving movie stars from Hollywood’s golden age." He starred in many films, among the best known of which are ...
  • Barone, Joshua (New York Times, 2017-03-09)
    This article discusses Kurt Weill's life and musical contributions in both Germany and the United States. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Columbia University Libraries (2016)
    An archive of spoken Yiddish containing 5,755 hours of taped interviews with Yiddish speakers collected between 1959 and 1972, and accompanying linguistic field notes.The speakers were from over 600 locations, with the ...
  • Sapir, Edward (Harcourt, Brace, 1921)
    A well-known, comprehensive book by Edward Sapir on language, also exploring its relationship to culture and literature. The book was downloaded from the Internet Archive. Click on one of the icons to read the book from ...
  • Augustyn, Adam (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2021-06-28)
    Larry David is best known for being the co-creator of the popular comedy series, "Seinfeld." He is currently the star of another popular series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Click on the link above to read this article on the ...
  • Browne, David (Rolling Stone, 2019-10-10)
    In part, a biographic article about the folksinger, known as Ramblin' Jack Elliott, this article discusses Elliott's musical career, his widely-varied musical friendships with Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Sonny Terry and ...
  • Spektor, Regina (YouTube, 2009-10-08)
    A song interpreted in many different ways. Click on the link above to access the YouTube video.
  • Howell, Veronica (The Guardian, 2014-08-12)
    Obituary discussing the life and work of the iconic actor, Lauren Bacall. Click on the link to read the obituary.
  • Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin Vaccine Institute, 2017)
    A biography of Albert Sabin, the creator of the oral polio vaccine. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Leiber, Jerry; Stoller, Mike; Fricke, David (Originally published in April 19, 1990 issue of Rolling Stone.Published online in rollingstone.com in August 22, 2011, 2011-08-22)
    A Rolling Stone interview with one of the most important songwriting teams in the history of American popular music. Click on the link above to access the interview.
  • Zinoman, Jason (New York Times, 2016-08-29)
    A critical biographical essay on Lenny Bruce, containing links to two of his performances. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Lederman, Leon M. (NobelPrize.org, 1991)
    An autobiographical essay by Leon Lederman on the occasion of his being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988 along with fellow scientists Melvin Schwartz and Jack Steinberger. Click on the link above to access.
  • The Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc. (The Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc., 2018)
    A web site on the life and works of Leonard Bernstein, the famous composer, conductor and social activist. Click on the link below to access the web site
  • Barone, Joshua; Woolfe, Zachary (New York Times, 2018-08-23)
    A New York Times article recommending notable recordings of Leonard Bernstein's works, written in honor of his 100th birthday, August 25, 2018. The musical links are to Spotify recordings. If you are not a subscriber to ...
  • Library of Congress (Library of Congress, 2018)
    A biography of Leonard Bernstein—“composer, conductor, teacher and writer”—by the Library of Congress. Click on the link above to access it.
  • Biography.com (A&E Television Networks, 2016-11-17)
    A brief biography of Leonard Cohen. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Remnick, David (The New Yorker, 2016-10-17)
    A biographical essay about Leonard Cohen, focusing on his last album, "Make It Darker." Click on the link above to access the article.

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