Author’s Talk and Concert – Hail Columbia! and the Music of the Founding Era
Tue Apr 21, 6:30pm–7:30pm
Presented by: Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute
Tickets · Free!
From the Revolutionary War through the antebellum era, popular songs reflected different ideas about the meaning of liberty, the future and nature of the republic and Americans’ proper place within it. Laura Lohman, professor of music at Queens University of Charlotte, will discuss and sign copies of her new book Hail Columbia! American Music and Politics in the Early Nation. David Hildebrand, co-founder of the Colonial Music Institute, will perform a selection of early patriotic tunes.
The talk and concert will last approximately one hour, followed by a book signing and refreshments. Copies of the book will be available to purchase at the event. Registration is required for this free event.
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Washington, DC 20008