Diamonds in the Dung Heap
Produced by Art Silverman and Bill Deputy
Listen to this program with RealAudio in 14.4, 28.8, or G2 SureStream.
Maurice Crane presides over a vast repository of the recorded voice. He's
the curator of the Vincent Voice Library at Michigan State University in
East Lansing. NPR's Don Gonyea took the tour of the library and learned
about the collection AND the collector. The original collection was
bequeathed by Robert Vincent; Crane has increased the tapes and records
there 20 fold.
Dr. Maurice Crane, director of the Vincent Voice Library at Michigan State University since 1974.
||G. Robert Vincent
began recording voices in 1912 at the home of
president Teddy Roosevelt. He went on to amass the nation's largest private
collection of recordings of the famous and the not so famous.
Michigan State University's Vincent Voice Library
You need the free RealAudio player to listen to audio files.
Copyright © 1999 The Kitchen Sisters