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TRIDENT OFFSITE (BPL): Grammy-Nominated Biographer Holly George-Warren in Conversation with Henry Santoro
The acclaimed singer Janis Joplin (1943-1970) passed into legend as a brash, impassioned soul and one of the most extraordinary voices in rock history. In a blazingly intimate biography, Holly George-Warren provides a revelatory portrait of this erudite musician, based on unprecedented access to Joplin’s family, friends, band mates, archives, and long-lost interviews.
Henry Santoro of WGBH News will interview Holly, followed by a performace by Americana Singer-Songwriter Susan Cattaneo.
Holly George-Warren is a two-time Grammy nominee and the award-winning author of sixteen books, including the New York Times bestseller The Road to Woodstock (with Michael Lang) and the biographies A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton and Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. She has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Entertainment Weekly. George-Warren serves on the nominating committee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and teaches at the State University of New York at New Paltz.
This event is part of the American Inspiration Author series, and made possible by the New England Historic Genealogical Society.
Admission is free. Reserve a copy of Janis: Her Life and Music here.
*Please note that this event takes place offsite at the Boston Public Library at 700 Boylston Street.*