Boston University News Release


25th October, 2010

Irish Tenor Ronon Tynan to Perform and Speak at Boston University

(Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University will host an evening with Tenor Ronan Tynan. Tynan is an accomplished athlete, winning multiple medals while competing at the Paralympics, a physician specializing in orthopedic sports injuries and most well-known for his accomplishments as an opera singer. The event will include a lecture, Q+A and performance. The event is free and open to the public.

Event Details
Event: Gotlieb Lecture Featuring Ronan Tynan
Hosts: The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center
Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Time: Door open at 6:30 PM; event begins at 7:00 PM
Location: Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Admission: Free and open to the public; please call to reserve ticket prior to event.
Contact: For tickets, call 617-353-8725 or email tsaictr@bu.edu
For more information, call 617-353-3696 or email archives@bu.edu

Tynan was the voice of “God Bless America” during the seventh inning stretch at New York’s Yankee stadium, singing live at each game, and has performed for many White House events including the 2007 White House Governor’s Ball and the 2008 Saint Patrick Day Reception. Tynan also gives over fifty motivational speeches each year across America and is known for having a lively demeanor and cutting sense of humor.

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University seeks to capture and document history by collecting the manuscripts from individuals who play significant roles in the fields of journalism, poetry, literature and criticism, dance, music, theater, film, television, and political and religious movements. The Center strives to preserve the documents and make them readily available to researchers while administering all legal copyrights and restrictions. The Center also presents extensive exhibitions, seminars and tours for students, parents, alumni, various visiting groups and members of the public. For more information, visit www.bu.edu/archives.



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