The tumultuous story of the legendary music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra who transformed choral music in America. With no formal musical training, his career skyrocketed in first popular then classical music, and he would win 16 Grammys and receive the first classical Gold Record. Today Shaw’s legacy lives on through the many voices he set on fire with an enduring love of music.

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