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Linda Nelson ’83 on ‘Music That Moves Me’ (MPBN) Archives

Linda Nelson

Linda Nelson ’83

As a classically trained musician, it’s not surprising that music is important to Linda Nelson ’83, founding executive director of Opera House Arts in Stonington, Maine. But, as she explains in Maine Public Broadcasting’s “Music That Moves Me” audio diary series, there’s a particular song that inspired her during the late 1970s, when “as in all revolutions,” she says, “we danced…a lot.” It’s a song that reminds her still that “life, even in struggle, is joyous, and we are—all—family.”