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Jacob Epstein talks about his work in wartime

Jacob Epstein is interviewed during the Second World War about his work.

Sir Jacob Epstein (1880 – 1959) was a British-American sculptor, one of the pioneers of contemporary sculpture.  He was born in the United States, but became a British citizen in 1910.

In this extract from a wartime interview he talks about his creative process and how it relates to music and is affected by the issues of war.

Interview with Jacob Epstein.

This recording is from the Saul Collection at Music Preserved.

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