Tuesday, May 12, 2020
The Memorial Service for Harriet Zinnes, March 7, 2020 at Poets House, New York, is now available on YOUTUBE. You are invited to peruse. The program was as follows:
Alice Zinnes (daughter);
2012 video of Harriet Zinnes reading during her 2012 book launch;
Clifford Zinnes (son);
Thomas Fink (poet and critic);
Gheorghe Costinescu (composer) and his musical composition, "Song of Goethe's Wanderer's NIght-Song": Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone and Paula Fan, piano;
Burt Kimmelman (poet, essayist and editor);
Gao Ping's (composer) musical compositions, "Two Pieces After Harriet Zinnes: The Gaze and Wings": Gao Ping performing;
Nelly Frechin de Castet (translator and scholar);
2019 video of Harriet Zinnes reading her last poems, one month before she died; and
Audience remarks: Sebastian Zinnes (grandson), Melanie Henley Heyn (opera singer).
Please note, Rachel Simon is the writer quoted during introductory remarks.
Posted by EILEEN at 7:02 PM