PEOPLE: 300 Musicians From Around the World Team Up for Virtual Rendition of 'You'll Never Walk Alone'
Composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein introduced “You’ll Never Walk Alone” in the musical Carousel 75 years ago.
Since then, the emotional song has become a standard at graduations, sports games and now, seemingly, the anthem of COVID-19.
In the past, it has been sung by Frank Sinatra and Jerry Lewis, who always closed his Labor Day MDA telethon with the show tune, as well as Barbra Streisand, who performed the song in honor of the victims of 9/11 and recently re-released it.
Still, a three-minute virtual rendition of the song as performed by 240 vocalists and 60 instrumentalists in their own homes from 15 different countries hit social media in early May, causing jaw-dropping reactions, all thanks to the talents of 24-year-old pianist and organizer, Harrison Sheckler.
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