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Rufus Wainwright: Taking on a Song

  • Aired: 11/25/2016
  • 00:57
  • Rating: NR
The son of legendary New York folk singers, Rufus Wainwright has long been part of the New York music scene. Here he talks about how the song he's performing in Lang Lang's New York Rhapsody can open musical doors.
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The golden-voiced singer-songwriter talks about shining a light on other people's music.
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