Kathy Henderson & Harriet Castor

Kathy Henderson shares the pleasure of global lullaby collecting, and highlights the enduring importance of this powerful, universal blend of words and music.

Harriet Castor is often asked how she first got published — but why is this question so popular, and is it really the right one to ask?

Episode: 62
Date: 07-04-2016
Length: 35:42
Kathy Henderson & Harriet Castor
Image credit: Premnath Thirumalaisamy, CC BY 2.0

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