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Jerry P. Becker

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Listen to "A Song About Pi"
Posted: Jul 15, 2013 3:19 PM
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Or thanks to Hyman Bass at the University of Michigan for bringing
this to our attention, Monday, July 15, 2013.
Here's the link (click on it):
Lucy Kaplansky - "A Song About Pi" (Official Video)

[Published July 14, 2013]

This is the official music video for "A Song About Pi,"

Written by Irving Kaplansky and Enid Rieser

Performed by Lucy Kaplansky.

Directed by Rick Litvin

Edited by Annie Fleming & Rick Litvin

Video concept by Rick Litvin & Annie Fleming

Animation and cinematography by Annie Fleming

Produced by Ben Wittman

Piano by Andy Ezrin

Download "A Song About Pi" at

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Visit Lucy's official website at [Join
her mailing list and listen to a sample of her songs]

"Kaplansky Sings Kaplansky" is an independently produced recording of
Lucy singing her father's original songs. The album was conceived by
Rick Litvin and Lucy Kaplansky and includes studio performances as
well as a series of live performances of Lucy accompanied by her dad
in Berkeley at the Freight and Salvage in 2000.

Lucy's father, noted mathematician Irving Kaplansky, was a professor
at Harvard, where Tom Lehrer was his student. Kaplansky was also a
professor at the University of Chicago; Director of Mathematical
Sciences Research Institute; President of The American Mathematical
Society; made major contributions to group theory, ring theory, the
theory of operator algebras, and field theory; and published over 150

Additional Information about Lucy: [See ]

Album Notes

Lucy Kaplansky is a singer-songwriter of rare talent, hailed by The
New Yorker as "a truly gifted performer...with a bag full of
enchanting songs", and by the Boston Globe as the "troubadour
laureate of modern city folk." Lucy has released seven critically
acclaimed Billboard-charting CDs, including two that were awarded
Best Pop Album by The Association for Independent Music. Her stunning
voice has has been featured in film and on television, and her
recordings have topped the folk and Americana radio charts as well as
being featured on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered,
BBC Radio 4, and The CBS Early Show. Lucy has also released CDs and
toured with two renowned folk supergroups: Cry Cry Cry, with Dar
Williams and Richard Shindell; and Red Horse, with John Gorka and
Eliza Gilkyson.

Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
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Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610
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