George Maurer Bikes Across America To Honor Friend & Fundraise For Cancer Research
KVSC’s News Director John Peterson talks with Minneapolis pianist and composer George Maurer who departed on July 3, 2014 for “48 Across the 48: The Carolyn A. Held Memorial Bike Ride,” a 3,600-mile ride from Seattle to Boston inspired by Carolyn Held, who made her bicycle ride across the country in 1988. She died in 2012 after a one-year battle with cancer. The ride is an effort to honor his friend and raise funds for cancer research. Maurer also talks about his career in music and how it influenced his friendship with Carolyn.
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