LIVE from the NYPL: Rosanne Cash | Paul Holdengräber

April 19, 2016

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Who is Rosanne Cash?  An American Life

With a career spanning 30 years, 15 albums, four GRAMMY awards, and four books, Rosanne Cash has become a leading voice in Americana and folk music. She joins Paul Holdengräber to reflect on the music of her life. 

One of the country’s pre-eminent singer/songwriters, ROSANNE CASH has released 15 albums of songs that have earned four GRAMMY Awards and nominations for 11 more, as well as 21 top-40 hits, including 11 No. 1 singles. She is also an author whose four books include the best-selling memoir Composed, and whose essays have appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, the Oxford-American, and The Nation. Cash was given the AFTRA Lifetime Achievement award for Sound Recordings in 2012, completed a residency at the Library of Congress in 2013, and received the 2014 Smithsonian Ingenuity Award in the Performing Arts. Earlier this year she was chosen as a Perspective Series artist at Carnegie Hall, and is also the 2015 artist in residence at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. 

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