Library of Congress Living Legend Winners

People with Library of Congress Living Legend


Name Title
Al Hirschfeld Caricaturist
Alan Lomax American folklorist and musicologist
Andrew Goodpaster United States Army general
Annie Leibovitz Photographer
Ben Carson American neurosurgeon
Benny Carter American jazz alto saxophonist clarinetist trumpeter composer arranger and bandleader
Beverly Cleary American children's writer
Bill Cosby American actor comedian author producer musician activist
Billie Jean King American former tennis player
Bob Hope English entertainer
Bob Schieffer Journalist Anchor for CBS News
Bobby Short American cabaret singer and pianist
Carol Burnett Actress comedienne singer dancer writer
Cokie Roberts American journalist
Colin Powell (footballer) British footballer
Dave Brubeck American musician composer
David McCullough American historian and author
Dolly Parton Singer-songwriter actress musician businesswoman
Ernie Banks American baseball player and coach
Frank Robinson American professional baseball player outfielder manager
Frank Robinson (Canadian football) Canadian football player
Fred Lawrence Whipple American astronomer
Fred Rogers American entertainer
George F. Kennan American advisor diplomat political scientist and historian
Gloria Steinem American activist
Gordon Parks American photographer
Gunther Schuller American composer
Gwen Verdon American actor-singer
Gwendolyn Brooks American writer
Hank Aaron Retired American baseball player
Harold E. Varmus American scientist
Harry Belafonte American musician
Herbie Hancock Pianist composer and bandleader
Herblock Cartoonist
Herman Wouk Author
I. M. Pei Chinese-born American architect
Isaac Stern American musician
Itzhak Perlman Israeli-born American violinist
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletics (sport) competitor multi-event heptathlete long jumper hurdler
James H. Billington 13th Librarian of the United States Congress
Jaroslav Pelikan Historian of Christianity
Jeane Kirkpatrick Politician
Jenette Kahn Editor
John Kenneth Galbraith American diplomat
John Kluge American businssman
John Lewis Actor
Johnny Cash Actor
Judy Blume American children's writer
Julia Child Chef author television personality
Julian Bond American politician

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