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From the Vaults: Dana Gioia on Walt Whitman and Opera

From the Vaults: Dana Gioia on Walt Whitman and Opera

LA Opera: August 07, 2018

In May 2018, internationally acclaimed and award-winning poet, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and current poet laureate of California, Dana Gioia, discussed one of his heroes, Walt Whitman, Whitman's great love of opera, and how that influenced his work.