CT | No Longer Knickerbocker

Herman and Miriam Katims
lived for many years in Rowayton.
Their collections contain copies

of Library of Congress copyrights
“Caprice and Fugue,” “No Longer,”
“Knickerbocker on Parade.” These

compositions — most without any
provenance — found in loose pages,
in spiral notebooks. Herman performed

once at Carnegie Hall. Miriam taught piano.
The Katims had their own music publishing
business — called The Lyric Music Company

— operated out of their home in Rowayton.
Their musical legacies live on — ghost notes heard
at night — riding the longest waves on the Sound.

. . . . .

Poet: Susan Powers Bourne
Source: Connecticut Historical Society
P
rocess: Redact, pick, mix, montage.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s