Category Archives: Personalities

Michael Renzi, former ‘Sesame Street’ musical director, dies

Michael Renzi, former ‘Sesame Street’ musical director, dies

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Michael Renzi, who during a storied musical career worked with Peggy Lee, Mel Tormé, Lena Horne and some of the other biggest names in jazz and pop, and who for years was also the musical director of “Sesame Street,” has died. He was 80. Renzi died Wednesday at Newport Hospital in…MORE

Beisel completes swim to Block Island to honor late father

Beisel completes swim to Block Island to honor late father

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (AP) — Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel became the first woman to swim from the Rhode Island mainland to Block Island on Saturday, completing the grueling 10.4-mile route to raise money for cancer research in memory of her late father. Beisel, who competed in three Olympics and won silver and bronze medals at…MORE

Dan Yorke

Dan Yorke

3pm-6pm Click Here to check out Dan’s TV show, Dan Yorke State of Mind Facebook Twitter Tweets by @DanYorkeShow Endorsements Watch WPRO Live Please note: Audio falls silent during commercial breaks.  Live streaming video by UstreamMORE

Matt Allen

Matt Allen

Noon-3pm Matt Allen Show Podcasts Click below to check out Matt’s longform podcast: The Matt Allen Uncut podcast is longform discussions between WPRO’s Matt Allen and fascinating people in Rhode Island and beyond. Endorsed by MattMORE

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