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Composer Valerian Smith Interview (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-09-24

Duration: 00:04:33

Subjects: Smith, Valerian E., 1926-1992 | Composers | Music | Musical Theater | Baton Rouge Little Theater


  • George, Beth Host
  • Sexton, Sharon Elizabeth Reporter
  • Smith, Valerian Interviewee


This segment from the September 24, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with Baton Rouge composer Valerian Smith on his musical “Supper” and its successful run at the Baton Rouge Little Theater. Host: Beth George