Mitzi Friedlander interview [Sound recording]

Recording, Audio

Accession Number: 2006.13.40

Scope & Content: Mitzi Friedlander started narrating audio books at the American Printing House for the Blind in the early 1960s. She describes the narration process; talks briefly about recognition/awards she has received (including the Didymus Award for being the first narrator to read over 1,000 titles for the Talking Book Program of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped); identifies titles that she most enjoyed narrating, and also those that were most challenging; describes changes in recording technology; and identifies many people that she has worked with in the APH Talking Book Studio.

Narrator: Friedlander, Mitzi

Interviewer: Randles, Raymond

Interview Date: 06/19/2008

Interview Length: 80 minutes

Interview Place: Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

Extent: 80 minutes

Collection: APH Oral History Collection

Credit Line: APH Oral History Collection, 2006.13

Media Type: Compact Disc

Subjects: Narrators Interviews Talking books Sound recording and reproducing

Interview Restrictions: All copyrights belong to the American Printing House for the Blind. Contact the Museum concerning any restrictions.