Author and monk Thomas Merton, right, visited with John Jacob Niles, singer Jacqueline Roberts and accompanist Janelle Dishman, left, at Niles' Boot Hill Farm near Lexington in 1968, shortly before Merton's accidental death. Niles set many of Merton's poems to music, with Roberts' voice in mind.
Author and monk Thomas Merton, right, visited with John Jacob Niles, singer Jacqueline Roberts and accompanist Janelle Dishman, left, at Niles' Boot Hill Farm near Lexington in 1968, shortly before Merton's accidental death. Niles set many of Merton's poems to music, with Roberts' voice in mind. Herald-Leader
Author and monk Thomas Merton, right, visited with John Jacob Niles, singer Jacqueline Roberts and accompanist Janelle Dishman, left, at Niles' Boot Hill Farm near Lexington in 1968, shortly before Merton's accidental death. Niles set many of Merton's poems to music, with Roberts' voice in mind. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: John Jacob Niles' music is honored, and his collaborator remembers

April 22, 2012 12:00 AM

UPDATED April 22, 2012 07:12 AM

More Videos

  • UK guitar professor launching series of classical guitar concerts

    UK guitar professor Dieter Hennings will perform at Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church on Friday to start his series of classical guitar concerts.