Tony Schwartz: 30,000 Recordings Later. Listen to a profile of Schwartz, an innovative and inspired sound gatherer, recording the sounds of America since 1945. Schwartz died on June 14 at the age of 84.
This story was produced by the Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson Nikki Silva) and documents how Schwartz recorded nearly everything (jukeboxes, cabbies, babies, fruit sellers, etc.) in his Manhattan neighborhood during his lifetime.