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West Hartford Native To Speak About ‘Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan: Three Prophets of the Modern World’

Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, and Lou Reed will be the topic of a discussion led by West Hartford native Aidan Levy on Nov. 14 at the University of Hartford. Submitted image
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The presentation by Aidan Levy is sponsored by the Maurice Greenberg Center of Judaic Studies and will be held at the University of Hartford on Nov. 14.


Aidan Levy. Submitted photo

West Hartford native Aidan Levy, a 2004 Hall High School graduate, Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University, and author of the book Dirty Blvd.:The Life and Music of Lou Reed, will speak about these three icons of contemporary music and their cultural influences on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

The event will be held in Wilde Auditorium in the Harry Jack Gray Center at the University of Hartford and is sponsored by the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies.

Levy’s book, “Dirty Blvd.,” was published in 2015. He is a staff writer at JazzTimes magazine, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, Village Voice, and Daily Forward. His Ph.D will be in English and Comparative Literature.

Brooklyn-born Lou Reed, known for such hits as “Walk on the Wild Side” and “Sweet Jane,” died in October 2013 at age 71. Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, celebrated for such songs as “Hallelujah” and “Suzanne,” died just a year ago (Nov. 7, 2016) at age 82. And 76-year-old folk legend Bob Dylan, famed for countless songs including “Blowing in the Wind,” “Mr. Tambourine Man,” and “Like a Rolling Stone,” won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Admission is free. For more information, call 860-768-5018.
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