291: Meredith Monk

This composer and musician admires the Dalai Lama but got a little anxious when asked to sing for him: “They locked me in my dressing room…then there was a monk that was sitting next to me kind of glaring.” A conversation at the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Music: Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Carmen Rockwell.

Person: the Dalai Lama
Place:  Cañones, New Mexico
Thing: Clemens Kalischer photo
Randy’s Place: Ellis Island