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Oscar Brand in the studio, 1945
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Oscar Brand in the studio, 1945
Oscar Brand posing for the press
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Oscar Brand posing for the press
Oscar with folksinger Josh White and calypso singer Lord Burgess. Late 1940s or early 1950s.
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Oscar with folksinger Josh White and calypso singer Lord Burgess. Late 1940s or early 1950s.
Oscar Brand with his guitar
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Oscar Brand with his guitar
Oscar Brand at the 50th anniversary of Folksong Festival in December 1995
Oscar Brand at the 50th anniversary of Folksong Festival in December 1995
Oscar Brand at the 50th anniversary of Folksong Festival in December 1995
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Oscar Brand at the 50th anniversary of Folksong Festival in December 1995
Christine Lavin, Oscar Brand, and Guy Davis at the 60th anniversary of Folksong Festival
Christine Lavin, Oscar Brand, and Guy Davis at the 60th anniversary of Folksong Festival
Oscar Brand at the 60th anniversary of Folksong Festival
Oscar Brand at the 60th anniversary of Folksong Festival
An unproven urban legend claims Oscar Brand was the inspiration for Oscar the Grouch.
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An unproven urban legend claims Oscar Brand was the inspiration for Oscar the Grouch.

Oscar Brand Turns 90!

Join the WNYC family in celebrating host Oscar Brand’s 90th birthday! Whether you just recently discovered Oscar, or are a long-time fan of the folk music legend, send us your birthday wishes to ...