Remembering George Walker on The Record Shelf | Sunday 10pm
Posted by KUSC Staff · 8/27/2017 12:00 AM
George Walker, the first American composer of African descent to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music, died on August 23 at the age of 96. This week’s Record Shelf–and next week’s as well–will present a re-broadcast of a two-part conversation with George Walker, heard in his memory.
Classical KUSC, located in the USC building in downtown Los Angeles, broadcasts hand-picked commercial-free classical performances, expert music commentary and coverage of the arts in Southern California. The listener-supported station has been broadcasting for more than 60 years as a broadcast service of the University of Southern California at 91.5(FM) in Los Angeles and Santa Clarita, 88.5 KPSC in Palm Springs, 91.1 KDSC in Thousand Oaks, 93.7 KDB in Santa Barbara and 99.7 KESC in Morro Bay/San Luis Obispo. It is live-streamed at kusc.org, attracting listeners from around the globe.
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