Larry Adler

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The musician Larry Adler, born in February 1914, rose to considerable twentieth century stature playing and composing for the mouth organ –otherwise known as: the harmonica. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, he was a unique American character. Here is the next Fishko Files…







"Folk Song" and "Nocturne"

Larry Alder, harmonica (1914-2001)
George Malloy, piano (1945)
Two compositions by Larry Alder



Larry Adler plays Clair de Lune



Larry Adler on ECM Music Show, 1995



WNYC Production Credits

Associate Producer: Laura Mayer

Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister

WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann