Film, Video Love Songs: The Hidden History

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  • Love Songs: The Hidden History


  • Ted Gioia discussed the history of love songs in the human experience, ranging from ancient civilizations to current popular culture.

Event Date

  • February 11, 2016


  • -  Ted Gioia is an acclaimed author whose books include "Love Songs: The Hidden History," "How to Listen to Jazz," and "The History of Jazz." He served as founding president, editor, and resident blogger for, and is a recipient of the ASCA-Deems Taylor Award. His book "Delta Blues" was one of the 100 most notable books of 2008, according to the New York Times. Gioia is also a jazz pianist and had a distinguished career in business and finance.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 3 minutes 53 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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