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William Penn’s Letter to the King of the Lenape, a Choral Work (Jeff Thomas)

Jeff Thomas is a musician, composer, teacher and producer working in the Philadelphia area. He worked in London while signed to EMI Records, composed music for theater and television, and toured Europe performing his original piano compositions. A life-long resident of Pennsylvania, raised in the countryside of Wellsboro in the north-central part of the state, Thomas has been an avid enthusiast of colonial American history since he found in an arrowhead lodged in a rock while riding his horse Sundance through the heart of the Pennsylvania wilds as a mere youth. His Stride10Nine Recordings Studio is located in Havertown, PA where he records and produces jazz bands and World Music direct to analog tape.

Thomas and Fenton were also joined by Andrew R. Murphy, Professor of Political Science and Virginia Commonwealth University and the author of William Penn: A Life (Oxford University Press, 2018).

This chat originally aired at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020.

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