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 KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM - The Lunch Special Show  
 Rosemond Jolissaint, Dr. Joelle Osias, Byrd
 Byrd (admin: kku)  
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Rosemond Jolissaint (also known as Ti Rosemond) is one of Haiti's most famous and talented singers, songwriters, and musicians. In 2007 the then fifteen year-old was the youngest winner ever on Haiti's Digicel Stars TV competition which is Haiti's version of "American Idol." Having survived the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Mr. Jolissaint is touring the United States to help raise awareness about the needy in Haiti.

He can be contacted through his Facebook page:!/profile.php?id=1420690993&ref=search&sid=609845032.158324019..1

Byrd and the Lunch Special co-producer would like to thank Chris Nordstrom for driving Rosemond Jolissaint to KZSU.
We would also like to thank Dr. Joelle Osias for having translated for Rosemond Jolissaint during the interview. Dr. Osias graduated from both Stanford University's Medical School and the Graduate School of Business. She also did part of her residency and post graduate training at Stanford's Medical School.
Thanks also to Mr. Jolissaint's friend, Sasha Kramer, for her work in Haiti. Sasha Kramer obtained her PhD from Stanford University in Ecology and her website is
Also, thank you to all the people who helped realize this interview, including Jennifer Benorden (
Rosemond Jolissaint, Dr. Joelle Osias, Chris Nordstrom, Sasha Kramer, Jennifer Benorden, KZSU, Byrd

Ti Moun Yo
(Mr. Jolissaint wrote this song when he was 12 years-old and later he sang this to win the competition on Digicel Stars. The lyrics are about the children living in the street.)

Ala Traka Pou Neg Lakay (live)
This is a beautiful song with lyrics reflecting poverty and struggle)

Ala Traka Pou Neg Lakay (recorded)

The Misery of the Peasant

Redemption Song (Bob Marley)

A Musical Tribute to Father Gerard Jean-Juste – or Pe Jan Jis in Kreyol

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01:00:39 English 2010-03-01
 KZSU Stanford University Radio Station, 90.1 FM
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