Putting Poetry To Music: Grammy Award-Winner Luciana Souza On Her New Album09:52
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Luciana Souza, a Grammy Award winning musician, says she finds inspiration in the poetry of Leonard Cohen and Emily Dickinson. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)MoreCloseclosemore
Luciana Souza, a Grammy Award winning musician, says she finds inspiration in the poetry of Leonard Cohen and Emily Dickinson. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Brazilian singer and composer Luciana Souza's new album "The Book of Longing" includes poems by Leonard Cohen, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Christina Rossetti and Emily Dickinson, as well as her own, set to music.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks with Souza about adapting poetry to music and making it her own.

This segment aired on November 16, 2018.

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