Dr. Sylvia Kahan appears on the Smithsonian Channel’s “Million Dollar American Princesses” for a segment about Winnaretta Singer, Princesse Edmond de Poligna.

Dr Kahan is author of Music’s Modern Muse: A Life of Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Polignac. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2003, 2nd printing, 2006, paperback 2009. 576 pp.  To be published in 2nd edition and French translation as Une Muse de la musique modern – Une vie de Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Plignac (Dijon: Les Presses de reel, 2012).

The episode airs Sunday January, 10, 2016 at  8:00 p.m. EST.  and is narrated by Downton Abbey‘s Elizabeth McGovern.  The Smithsonian Channel can be found at 131 on Time Warner CAble and 134/634 on Verizon Fios.

View a clip at smithsonianchannel.com>