Monday, November 13, 1961: Pablo Casals at the White House

Spanish cellist Pablo Casals' dramatic rendition of "Song of the Birds" closes an evening of classical music at the White House. The performances, considered a cultural high point in the Kennedy years, were recorded and released as the album "A Concert at the White House."

* NPR story (from 2011): @
* Kennedy's remarks: @
* Listen to "Song of the Birds": @
* More about "Song of the Birds" (from kennedy-center.org): @

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