Narrator & Storyteller, American Printing House for the Blind-(1930-2021)
Episode 185. Mitzi Friedlander (Retired) – Narrator & Storyteller, American Printing House for the Blind-(1930-2021)
Mitzi Friedlander has spent much of her career bringing stories to life for the blind. After 50 years of recording books, Mitzi holds the record for most talking book titles narrated for the National Library Service.
As a Louisville native and former singer, Mitzi once performed in the Kentucky Opera Association. She sang and acted in many operas, musicals, and plays in the 1950s. Mitzi also holds a master’s degree in theatre arts from the University of Louisville.
She went on to become a celebrity in the narrated books world and recorded more than 2,200 titles. In 1993, Mitzi received the Alexander Scourby Award for her narration of nonfiction books. According to the Courier-Journal, she said her most favorite book that she ever recorded is the children’s classic, “Charlotte’s Web.”
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