Timeline: The History of Music In The White House

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

President Obama sings "Sweet Home Chicago" during the 2012 Black History Month episode of "In Performance at the White House." (Peter Souza, official White House Photographer/Wikipedia Commons)

The WQXR series Music in the White House takes a look at the history and significance of classical music at the White House. Explore this timeline of notable musical events — from classical to marching bands, jazz, blues and pop — throughout the history of the White House.

Timeline produced by Lucy Hatem.


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