SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The life of the late Fred Rogers will be celebrated here next month with an 11-movement composition titled Memoriam: A Requiem for Mr. Rogers.
The genial Rogers became famous around the world as the sweater-wearing host of the PBS program Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. He died last year.
The one-hour piece will be presented by a 25-piece orchestra accompanied by a 65-member choir.
It includes English, Hebrew and Latin lyrics, poetry and dramatic readings.
I’ve decided I’m going. Anyone else want to come?