Frank Sinatra captured by photographer William "PoPsie" Randolph during a 1943 concert. Author Ben Yagoda points to Sinatra as one of the interpreters who helped revive the Great American Songbook. William "PoPsie" Randolph/Courtesy of Riverhead hide caption

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Noelle Scaggs and Michael Fitzpatrick provide the vocals for the band Fitz and the Tantrums. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Deborah Voigt regularly hosts and performs in the Metropolitan Opera's The Met: Live in HD series. Heidi Gutman/HarperCollinsPublishers hide caption

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A Most Imperfect Union champions the progress and ideals of the U.S. while recognizing its missteps. Lalo Alcaraz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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