Alex Atack

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In 1917, a singer called Zabelle Panosian recorded a song that captured the heartbreak of a generation of Armenian Americans in the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide. She toured the world, selling thousands of records and raising millions of dollars for Armenian charities. And then, she was almost completely forgotten. This is her story.

Produced and sound designed for Kerning Cultures, with editorial support from Dana Ballout, Hebah Fisher, Tamara Rasamny, Nadeen Shaker and Zeina Dowidar. Mixed by Mohamad Khreizat.