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Steve Lippia: Carrying Tradition of the American Songbook

Singer Steve Lippia returns to Columbus, Indiana for a concert that will include music of Indiana natives Hoagy Carmichael and Cole Porter.

Singer Steve Lippia, whose performance in “Ol’ Blue Eyes” was a sell-out, returns to Columbus, Indiana for a concert that will include music of Indiana natives Hoagy Carmichael and Cole Porter.

Lippia talked about the strengths of these composers, their contributions to the American Songbook, some of the other singers who’ve helped to support the canon, and his eager anticipation of another visit with David Bowden and the Columbus (Indiana) Philharmonic.

George Walker

After completing an M.A.T. degree in English at Indiana University, George Walker began announcing for WFIU in 1967. Along with regularly hosting classical music shows, he interviews artists and reviews plays and operas.

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