When the bell rang, I opened the door, and there she was, a skinny girl with a prominent nose and large eyes – Lotte Kirsch. I don’t know how exactly it got to that point, but at some point I said that I had planned to visit the Hayden Planetarium and would she want to come with me. And she said ‘yes’ – and it has been ‘yes’ all the way for the past 71 years – so far.
Length of complete piece: 8:30
Recording artist: Monica Bunch
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