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John Prine Named Illinois' First Honorary Poet Laureate

8 days ago   |   By Pitchfork

Governor JB Pritzker: “John Prine leaves behind an unparalleled musical legacy”
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Illinois Governor Names John Prine Honorary Poet Laureate

Illinois Governor Names John Prine Honorary Poet Laureate

8 days ago   |   By Stereogum

Upon his death from COVID-19 in April, legendary singer-songwriter John Prine was widely remembered as a masterful lyricist. In a remembrance at this site , Stephen Deusner wrote that Prine "seemed to emerge as a fully formed songwriter, one whose gift for wordplay and character were already intact by the time he... More »
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John Prine Named Illinois' First Honorary Poet Laureat

8 days ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

John Prine has long been heralded as a man of wise words and even sweeter songs. Now he will be forever remembered for such. Earlier today, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced that the Maywood-born singer-songwriter will be named an Honorary Poet Laureate, making him the first in Illinois' history. “It's... Please click the link below to read the full article. John Prine Named Illinois' First Honorary Poet Laureat
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