The singer and actress Barbra Streisand paid tribute to the medical staff that has been in the forefront of the fight against the coronavirus with the song “You’ll Never Walk Alone” (“you’ll Never walk alone”), published in social networks along with a montage with snapshots of these workers.
It is the same song composed by the duo Rodgers and Hammerstein”, that sang at the gala of the Emmy awards in 2001 shortly after the attacks of 11 September,, and whose images are interspersed with photographs of the pandemic.
“I sang this song almost 20 years ago after the 11S. Now we face another crisis, but I think the words still apply”, says Streisand in a text in the first few seconds of the audiovisual piece.
While the hopeful anthem playing in the background, you can see images of the medical staff attending to victims of the coronavirus, at times visibly affected, and exhausted.
It can also be seen in the video snapshots of other workers in essential services as the messaging service, cashiers of supermarkets and fire, in addition to images of hope, of births in hospitals.
At the end of the more than 4 minutes of images, the singer asks for donations to the organization “Direct Relief”, which provides material protection “all of our heroes in the U.S.”says Streisand.
The artist of 78 years, also plans to participate in a marathon television next Monday, may 11, along with figures of the stature of Robert de Niro, Jennifer Lopez, Bette Midler, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Spike Lee, Ben Platt, Chris Rock, Jake Gyllenhaal, or Julianne Moore.
The event, which also will act Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and Billy Joel, has as its objective raise funds for the citizens hit by the pandemic in New York city, the city most affected by the coronavirus in the U.S.
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