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Posted By: GUEST,Gerry
02-Jun-15 - 09:43 PM
Thread Name: Obit: Jean Ritchie (1922-2015)
Subject: RE: Obit: Jean Ritchie (1922-2015)
I love this line from the NYT obit:

As a college student, Ms. Ritchie took a few voice lessons, her only formal instruction. Her father, hearing her sing the old songs with her newfound classical technique, inquired whether she was ill.