Monthly Archives: March 2015

Genius of Simplicity: Johnny Mercer

Great American Songwriters Series: John Johnson, Entertainer and Scholar presents Genius of Simplicity: Johnny Mercer Thursday, March 26 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Johnny Mercer (1909–1976) worked as an actor, singer, songwriter, and businessman, but was best known for his genius as a lyricist.  At the age of 19, Mercer moved to New … Continue reading

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Spin the Baroque! Contemporary Music for Harpsichord

  Join us for a new and refreshing lunchtime break!  Renowned harpsichordist, scholar, and beloved teacher Joyce Lindorff and her students join us at Temple University Library on Thursday, March 12th, 12-1. Although commonly associated with what we call the baroque period in music (ca. 1600-1750), the harpsichord now enjoys a rich and renewed repertoire as … Continue reading

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