Harold Arlen

Arts & Culture
4:40 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Marian McPartland, 1918-2013: The End Of An Era

Marian McPartland playing "The Great American Songbook" for young listeners
Wikimedia Commons

It's a sign of the inevitable passage of time that we find ourselves weekly, even daily, bidding farewell to our few remaining links to that great gesture of American music which we know fondly as "The Great American Songbook." One such link, one of the last, passed away on Tuesday night, August 20th. Sadly, we must say our farewells to Marian McPartland.

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