Natalie Merchant sings old poems to life

Natalie Merchant sings from her new album, Leave Your Sleep. Lyrics from near-forgotten 19th-century poetry pair with her unmistakable voice for a performance that brought the TED audience to its feet.

Natalie Merchant’s career spans three decades — as the leader of 10,000 Maniacs and in her own solo work — of making warmly personal music.

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Maurice is a passionate merger of ideas by bringing connections to new scientific concepts and existing technologies. Currently he works as project coordinator for the Higher Educational sector at SURF on innovations in the Scholarly Communication and Open Science. Besides this he loves to play the trumpet and be around in theaters.

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