Transcripts of full meetings of the council.

Whereas, Mr. Nero's long list of honors include: the American Federation of Musicians' Lifetime Achievement Award; the Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia's Lincoln Award; the Mario Lanza Award, in recognition for outstanding achievements in the field of music; six honorary doctorates; the prestigious International Society of Performing Arts Presenters Award for Excellence in the Arts; being named on the Philadelphia and Miami historic walks of fame; and the Pennsylvania Distinguished Arts Award; and

Whereas, Peter Nero's

enthusiastic and seemingly endless

talents have gained him invitations to

perform during numerous

nationally-televised concerts and with

symphonies from around the globe. He has

collaborated with musicians and

celebrities of every stripe, and his successful "The Summer of '42" became a million-selling single album; and

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