PROGRAM DETAILS

Voices of Our Time

Instructor
Bill Boggs
Category
Music / Arts & Letters
WPL02195

Course Description

During the course of his four-time Emmy Award-winning career, TV host, Bill Boggs, has interviewed the greatest names in popular music. This presentation includes performances, video clips, and stories about Sammy Davis Jr., Barry Manilow, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Dionne Warwick, James Brown, Little Richard, Frank Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elvis Presley, Michael Feinstein and others. Boggs offers behind the scene insights into some of the greatest performers of their time and combines them with clips of these singers performing at the peak of their vocal powers. "Boggs has 'been there' with these singers. This is alive with the music that defined our lives." - Broadway World

About the Instructor

  • Bill Boggs has a long and distinguished career as a four-time Emmy Award-winning TV host of 15 different programs. He has interviewed thousands of the most significant people of our time; Presidents, cultural icons, music legends, business leaders and movie stars. He is a celebrity speaker on Crystal Cruises, Viking and Silver Seas, a stage performer, and author. He is Vice-President of the Friar's Club in NYC, a member of the Philadelphia Hall of Fame, Board Member of the American Popular Song Society, and was a 2001 recipient of the National Father of the Year Award. He is a University of Pennsylvania graduate, and holds a MA from Penn's Annenberg School for Communication. He resides on the tranquil island of Manhattan, in Palm Beach, and in East Hampton. 

Upcoming programs presented by Bill Boggs.

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