Emmylou Harris Receives Honorary Berklee Doctorate
October 6, 2009 at 10:08 AM (PT)
EMMYLOU HARRIS was presented with an honorary doctor of music from BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC at SAN FRANCISCO's HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL on SUNDAY (10/4). BERKLEE Pres. ROGER BROWN made the presentation, along with LINDA RONSTADT and EARL SCRUGGS, who are both honorary doctorate recipients.
BROWN said in a statement: “Not only is EMMYLOU HARRIS a consummate musician, an inspired songwriter and a singer with a crystalline voice, she has also been a friend, mentor, collaborator and supporter of many wonderful musicians throughout her career. She has a magnificent artistic vision and a
magnificently generous spirit as well.”
For more on EMMYLOU HARRIS, see www.emmylouharris.com.