ROBUST AMERICAN LOVE SPEAKER SERIES
Presented by The Walt Whitman Initiative
Tuesday, May 18, 2021,
6:00 pm-7:00 pm Eastern Time
Celebrating Walt’s birthday month, this presentation will involve the origins of Paula Kimper’s love of Whitman, her journey as a composer, her work with Greg Trupiano and the Walt Whitman Project in Brooklyn, and her current project, “Melody Book for ‘Song of Myself',” musical settings of all 52 sections of the epic poem. Paula will present recordings of some of her favorite settings while discussing these works with WWI President Karen Karbiener.
Tune in for WWI’s first attempt at a “Sing-a-Long-Song-of-Myself”!