Composer Libby Larsen Reads Bill Holm

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In this episode, composer Libby Larsen reads “Wolf Song in Los Angeles” by Bill Holm. Larsen is one of the most prolific and most performed living American composers. Bill Holm (1943 – 2009) was a poet and essayist who lived in western Minnesota. Throughout the episode, you’ll hear excerpts from Larsen’s musical setting of “Wolf Song in Los Angeles” – performed by Clara Osowski, with piano accompaniment by Casey Rafn.

“Wolf Song in Los Angeles” by Bill Holm appears in the collection The Dead Get by With Everything, published by Milkweed Editions.

Keep up with Libby Larsen on Facebook and libbylarsen.com.

Keep up with Clara Osowski on Twitter, Facebook, and claraosowski.com.

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