3 episodes

Abraham Lincoln was one of America's most unmusical presidents: he could neither play an instrument nor carry a tune. Yet he had a passionate love of the arts—enjoying everything from sentimental ballads to  nonsense songs, from melodrama to opera. This 3-part audio series explores Lincoln’s relationship to the arts of his time.

Abraham Lincoln and Music ARTSEDGE: The Kennedy Center's Arts Education Network

    • Education
    • 4.6, 12 Ratings

Abraham Lincoln was one of America's most unmusical presidents: he could neither play an instrument nor carry a tune. Yet he had a passionate love of the arts—enjoying everything from sentimental ballads to  nonsense songs, from melodrama to opera. This 3-part audio series explores Lincoln’s relationship to the arts of his time.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

gibby64 ,

Informative but at times a bit dull

As someone whos father told her that Abraham Licolns favorite song was "Dixie Land," I can appreciate the indepth look at Lincolns true taste in music. The podcast was a bit dull at times, but it fufilled the intended purpose. I listen for the facts, not the entertainment value.

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