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ILR Union Days: Working Class Heroes

Friday, April 30, 2021 at 3:00pm

Virtual Event

Working Class Heroes
A folk music concert with Mat Callahan & Yvonne Moore

Working-Class Heroes is a concert of American working-class, pre–World War II folk songs written by both folk canon heavyweights and lesser-known but equally gifted songwriters. These songs tell the stories of the women and men who gave their lives to emancipate the working class.

Mat Callahan is a musician and author originally from San Francisco. Yvonne Moore is a singer and bandleader originally from Schaffhausen. Their CD, Working-Class Heroes, includes songs by Ralph Chaplin, Woody Guthrie, Ella May Wiggins, Joe Hill, Paul Robeson, and John Handcox. You can learn more about Mat and Yvonne at https://matandyvonne.com/wordpress/

This event is free and open to the public.

Streaming site:

https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kK2xt-HuQDu-FfIlgzP7nA

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Music

Departments

ILR School, ILR Outreach

Tags

ILR, ILR School, ILR Student Events, ILR OUTREACH, MILRSO

Website

https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/regis...

Speaker

Mat Callahan & Yvonne Moore

Dept. Web Site

https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/

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All

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