Production Team

Executive Producer: Steve Robinson
Artistic Director and Host: Thomas Hampson
Producer: Carolyn Paulin
Coordinating Producer: Miriam Lewin
Project Manager: Christopher Dingstad
Researcher: Christie Finn

Thanks to

Catherine Pisaroni at Lenny’s Studio
Jessica Lustig and Albert Imperato at 21C Media Group
The staff at the Library of Congress

Funding & Licensing

The “Song of America” radio series was funded by the Hampsong Foundation with generous support from the Peter Jay Sharp Foundation and the Elinor Remick Warren Foundation, and is available free of charge to all radio stations. To get the series on your station, contact Carol Martinez at 773-279-2112 or [email protected].


American Characters: Miriam Lewin
Stephen Foster: Naomi Lewin
Song of Walt Whitman: Pierre Ruhe
Many Are the Voices: Miriam Lewin
War Cries: Sheila Gaffney
Ives the Chronicler: James Sinclair
Champions of American Song: Sheila Gaffney
Arthur Farwell, American Pioneer: Jeff Lunden
“There Is No Gender in Music”: Christie Finn
Emily Dickinson: Letter to the World: Christie Finn
Songs We’ve Always Sung: Julie Burstein
Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance: Terrance McKnight
Places That Sing To Us: Miriam Lewin