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Jim's Grave

From: Hearing Voices
Series: Wandering Jew stories
Length: 13:45

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Pilgrims of Paris' Pere Lachaise Cemetery

Stuff4jim_small Interviews with the people who pilgrimage to the Pere LaChaise cemetery in Paris to visit the grave of Jim Morrison (December 8 1943-July 3 1971), the "Doors" lead singer. Since 1997, Professor Mark Neumann, of the University of South Florida Communications Department, has been traveling there to record interviews and make photographic portraits. The pilgrims arrive at Morrison's tomb from many countries. They leave letters, poems, and personal momentoes. Note: This piece is part of The Plan- The Plan- Doors 29:00 Jim Morrison Birthday (Dec 8) http://prx.org/pieces/7488

Piece Description

Interviews with the people who pilgrimage to the Pere LaChaise cemetery in Paris to visit the grave of Jim Morrison (December 8 1943-July 3 1971), the "Doors" lead singer. Since 1997, Professor Mark Neumann, of the University of South Florida Communications Department, has been traveling there to record interviews and make photographic portraits. The pilgrims arrive at Morrison's tomb from many countries. They leave letters, poems, and personal momentoes. Note: This piece is part of The Plan- The Plan- Doors 29:00 Jim Morrison Birthday (Dec 8) http://prx.org/pieces/7488

Broadcast History

Broadcast on PRI/MPR Savvy Traveler, 2003.
Interviews recorded 1997-2002.

Related Website

http://hearingvoices.com/bg/jimsgrave/