Campaign Classics

Kate Egan, soprano
Curt Olds, baritone
Juliana Osinchuk, piano
Dr. Ian Hartman, historical host

Performed at a private home on the Anchorage Hillside

AFM Campaign Classics Program

Before political ads filled the airwaves, campaign songs promoted the character and policies of a favored candidate or derided the opposition: “Who never did a noble deed? Who of the people took no heed? Who is the worst of tyrant’s breed?” In 1840, the obvious answer was “Van Buren!”