Bob Boilen Biography
Bob Boilen is an American musician and media personality. He was as born as Bob B Boilen. He is currently the host and creator of NPR’s online music show All Songs Considered. Boilen created the Tiny Desk Concert series for NPR Music. He hosted intimate performances at his desk.
Bob Boilen Education
The information about Boilen’s education has not been disclosed as of now. This information will be updated soon.
Bob voiced himself in “Gal of Constant Sorrow”, a Season 27 episode of the animated television series The Simpsons.
Bob Boilen Age
Mr. Boilen was born in the 1950s in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Details of his birthday have not been disclosed as of now.
Bob Boilen Wife
He was previously married to Adams Morgan. Mr. Boilen has not shared details of his current relationships. there are no reports of Bob having any children as of now.
Bob Boilen kids
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Bob Boilen Height
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Bob Boilen Career
From 1982 to 1986 Boilen filled a variety of roles including composer with Baltimore’s Impossible Theater. He has also worked as a producer for Channel 50. He produced Science Live for the Discovery Channel. Boilen was the director of the NPR show All Things Considered (1989–2007).
Furthermore choosing the music between the news stories for that show. Those musical snippets or “buttons” was the starting point for the creation of All Songs Considered.
Boilen created the Tiny Desk Concert series for NPR Music, hosting intimate performances at his desk. The series curated by Boilen and the team of NPR Music was inspired by a comment made by NPR Music’s Stephen Thompson.
Boilen writes electronic music with friend Michael Barron; both were founding members of the psychedelic dance band Tiny Desk Unit (1979–1981), for which Boilen played synthesizer. Mr. Boilen continues to write music with Barron in a band called Danger Painters and also writes and releases solo music.
Bob also composed the original theme music for Talk of the Nation. He voiced himself in “Gal of Constant Sorrow”, a Season 27 episode of the animated television series The Simpsons.
Bob Boilen Net Worth
The famous media personality earns an average salary from his career. Although he has not disclosed the actual figure of his salary. His estimated net worth is currently under review.
Bob Boilen Emmy
Boilen won an Emmy in 2011 under the category New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture Project Song: Moby (2010) He shared it with New Shared with:
- John Poole (producer)
- David Gilkey (producer)
- Neil Tevault (audio engineer)
Bob Boilen Book
Your Song Changed My Life: From Jimmy Page to St. Vincent, Smokey Robinson to Hozier, Thirty-Five Beloved Artists on Their Journey and the Music That Inspired It. Boilen’s book gets at something real and rare about the power of music.”— New York Times Book Review.
Bob Boilen Npr Email
Find him at tinydesk@bobboilen.
Top Albums 2018
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Bob Boilen Your Song Changed
NPR’s renowned music authority Bob posed this question to some of today’s best-loved musical legends and rising stars. For information on Your Song Changed My Life please click here.
Favorite Tiny Desk
Boilen began curating Tiny Desk Concerts in 2008. For more information on Favorite Tiny Desk please click here.