Emmy-Winning Composer, Peter Buffett, Donates Song To V-Day

Emmy-Winning Composer, Peter Buffett, Donates Song To V-Day











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New York, NY (PRWEB) April 7, 2008

Peter Buffett, an Emmy-winning composer and musician, is pleased to announce the donation of his song, “Can We Love?” to V TO THE TENTH, the 10th anniversary of V-Day taking place in New Orleans on April 12 at the New Orleans Arena. Mr. Buffett will perform the song live at the event, and free downloads of the track will be offered online at http://www.vday.org and other leading portals in the weeks surrounding the star-studded celebration, which features Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda and musical performances by Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, and Charmaine Neville.

“This song reminds me of my own ideals during the civil rights era. I’m proud to see my son doing what he does best for this cause,” said Warren Buffett.

“Peter Buffett’s song, ‘Can We Love?’ is a call to men everywhere to honor women and to end the violence against us. It is a call to honor what is tender in men, what is vulnerable and true,” said V-Day Founder/Playwright Eve Ensler.

At the request of Eve Ensler, Peter Buffett sang “Can We Love?” especially “V-mixed” for a recent gala 10th anniversary celebration in New York. He introduced the song by saying, “We are here because of the power of one woman’s voice. But it’s not just because Eve has the courage to speak for others, but because she gives others the courage to speak. I hope that by the end of this song all the men in the room are singing along with me. If men’s voices can be brought into this movement, we can begin to turn some of these monologues into dialogues.”

Additional info:

http://www.vday.org – for info on V-Day and V TO THE TENTH

http://www.peterbuffett.com/images/1414CanWeLove.mp3 – download the song

About V-Day: V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Playwright/Founder Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues. In 2008, more than 3700 V-Day events will take place in the U.S. and around the world. To date, the V-Day movement has raised over $ 50 million and educated millions about the issue of violence against women and the efforts to end it. V-Day was named one of Worth magazine’s “100 Best Charities” in 2001 and Marie Claire’s “Top Ten Charities” in 2006. The ‘V’ in V-Day stands for Victory, Valentine and Vagina. http://www.vday.org

Media contact for Peter Buffett:

Bryn Boughton

BlinkerActive

415 495 1547

bryn @ blinkeractive.com

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