The Music Plays On- Burl Ives Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

Donato Cabrera
3 min readDec 19, 2020

Burl Ives’s voice is still part of the American consciousness, but his story has been largely forgotten.

Burl Ives was born in Hunt City, Illinois, in 1909. In 1929, during his junior year at what…

Donato Cabrera

Music Director of the California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic