Jimmy Page to Deliver Commencement Speech at Berklee College of Music

By ABC News Radio

Image credit: Ross HalfinJimmy Page has been tapped to deliver the commencement speech at Boston’s Berklee College of Music.

The college announced Tuesday that the 70-year-old former Led Zeppelin guitarist will address the graduating students at its Agganis Arena May 9.

In addition, Berklee will present Page with an honorary doctorate. Also receiving honorary doctorates will be Motown and R&B songwriter Valerie Simpson, jazz pianist and educator Geri Allen, and American Music Program youth jazz orchestra founder Thara Memory.

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