The Great Song Salesman: Al Jolson
Speaker: Ian Whitcomb
Tue, Aug 11, 5:00 - 5:50 pm
Sheffer Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute
Popular music historian Ian Whitcomb opens the Oregon Festival of American Music 2015 lecture series with a paean (well, sort of) to that greatest of vaudevillians, the brash, charismatic Al Jolson, from his childhood in Lithuania through his incredible career in vaudeville and on Broadway and the silver screen.
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Ian Whitcomb, speaker
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Sheffer Recital Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon

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