Guest Artists

David McCullough (2009)

Guest Artist

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian David McCullough joined the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for the 2009 Christmas special, “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” He shared a story connected with the carol "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and a narration of the little known moment in American history titled “In the Dark Streets Shineth: a 1941 Christmas Eve Story.” David McCullough speaking from his historical perspective reminded the audience, “History is not only politics and military events but also includes art, music, literature, drama and architecture. To leave out music and these other elements leaves out the soul of the human story.”

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Videos of David McCullough performing with the Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square