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She’s Mrs. Rogers. But Joanne Rogers Has ‘Always Been Her Own Person.’

Nov 27, 2019 - The New York Times

Fred Rogers’s widow, at 91, still acts as a spokeswoman for her husband’s legacy. But she had a long career as a concert pianist, performing duets around the country and recording two albums.

Fred Rogers’s widow, at 91, still acts as a spokeswoman for her husband’s legacy. But she had a long career as a concert pianist, performing duets around the country and recording two albums.

In “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” there is one scene where Mister Rogers’s piano p...