Saturday, October 1, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Oscar Brand

Passing: Oscar Brand

Oscar Brand died the other day (September 30) at the age of 96. He was best known in the states as a  prolific composer, songwiter and ambassador for folk music. His radio program ran for over 70 years. He performed in Carnegie Hall and the White House before dignitaries such as Eleanor Roosevelt. His song Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 1, 20165:08 pm
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Oscar Brand

Passing: Oscar Brand

Oscar Brand, the renowned and popular folk singer and songwriter whose weekly on-air radio program was the longest-running radio show in history with a single host, died on September 30 at Great Neck, N.Y. He was 96. He was a fixture in musical circles as well as on the radio. His radio program “Folksong Festival” aired Read Article

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