Category: Historic

Jill Jackson-Miller and Sy Miller

“Let There Be Peace On Earth” has become one of the most widely sung peace songs.  Written in 1955 for the International Children’s Choir from Long Beach, California.  It has continued to be a fixture in the children’s music repertoire, though also sung in almost any kind of musical gathering imaginable. The original version with… Read more »

Arn Chorn-Pond

Arn Chorn-Pond survived the killing fields of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia in part through music.  Now he uses music as a means of peacemaking and trauma healing, both personally and for his country. Raised in a family centered in Cambodian opera, when the Khmer Rouge came to power he was taken away from… Read more »

The Singing Revolution

Peacemaker and author Daniel Buttry writes about Estonia’s campaign for freedom through music and recommends the documentary “The Singing Revolution.”