Library of Congress Living Legend

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A Library of Congress Living Legend was someone recognized by the Library of Congress for creative contributions to American life. Those honored include artists, writers, activists, film makers, physicians, entertainers, sports figures, and public servants. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden retired the program in 2018.[1]

List of honorees[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Awards & Honors". Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  2. ^ "Living Legends". Library of Congress. Archived from the original on December 23, 2017. Retrieved August 17, 2023.

External links[edit]

  • Library of Congress to Honor "Living Legends" (press release, with initial honorees). April 14, 2000. Public Affairs Office. Library of Congress official website
  • Living Legends (full list). Library of Congress official website, archived from the Internet Wayback Machine. Original site no longer extant.