Mariposa : celebrating Canadian folk music : Origins

Looking back on the festival

Here is a recording of an interview of artistic director Estelle Klein by members of York University's radio station.  Conducted in Klein's office, the hour-long interview covers a variety of topics on Canadian music, the collection of folk music in Canada, her opinions about Canadian content regulations and its impact on young artists, categories of performers and the changing structure and format of the festival under her direction.

Estelle Klein was a pivotal figure in the Mariposa Folk Foundation in the 1960s and 1970s.

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