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Wednesday: House Beautiful Lectures: "A Cole Porter Companion"

Wednesday: House Beautiful Lectures: "A Cole Porter Companion"

March 15

If you’re old-fashioned, and like the old-fashioned songs, you’ll get a kick out of an evening of well-known tunes by and little-known stories about Cole Porter hosted by Peabody musicology professor Susan Forscher Weiss, who co-edited “A Cole Porter Companion,” a new book of essays and stories about this indispensable man of American music. Weiss is joined by co-editor Matthew Shaftel, dean of Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University, and Lynn Laitman Siebert, a Cole Porter scholar and director of arts participation and communication at Morris Arts. Peabody Conservatory grads Melissa Wimbish and Sarah Berger will sing accompanied by Choo Choo Hu...

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