$1 million commitment supports Center for Popular Music Studies

JIM-RICHMANFrom The Daily: Popular music thrives as a form of entertainment, but it also influences history and culture—from songs that stoked public support for U.S. involvement in World War I to today’s artists addressing race and gender issues through their work.

To further research and awareness of the importance of popular music, James “Great Neck” Richman, Elissa Richman and the Richman Family Foundation of the Jewish Communal Fund have committed $1 million to the Center for Popular Music Studies at Case Western Reserve University.

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