A tribute to Madame Florence Foster Jenkins

Program Title:
A tribute to Madame Florence Foster Jenkins
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A tribute to the satirical singing and recording art of Madame Florence Foster Jenkins (1868 - 1944). Prepared and presented by Melvin Jahn. Included are rare recordings of her singing; an interview with her accompanist, Cosmé McMoon from an RCA record; and a review of her press. Her final words: "Some say I couldn't sing, but no one can say I didn't sing."

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Date Recorded on: 
December 7, 1973
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, December 9, 1973
Item duration: 
1 reel (51 min.) : 7 1/2 ips. stereo.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1973
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.

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