Selected King Chapel visitors

Leopold Godowsky, 1899
Booker T. Washington, 1900
Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its predecessor, 1903–63, 1967
William Jennings Bryan, 1907
William Taft, 1916
Efrem Zimbalist, 1917
Carl Sandburg, 1920–1939
Amelia Earhart, 1933
Frank Lloyd Wright, 1934, 1946
Marian Anderson, 1937
Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1938
Robert Frost, 1940
Jennie Tourel, 1944, 1953
Admiral William D. Leahy, 1945
Richard Wright, 1945
Isaac Stern, 1949
Meredith Willson, 1950
W.H. Auden , 1952
Norman Dello Joio, 1953
William Warfi eld, 1954
Dave Brubeck Quartet, 1957
Martin Luther King Jr., 1962
Marilyn Horne and Lorin Hollander, 1966
Julian Bond, 1969
John Denver, 1970 (spring and fall)
Ralph Nader, 1970
Ravi Shankar, 1970
Dick Gregory, 1972
Olivier Messiaen, 1973
Ned Rorem, 1974
Betty Friedan, 1977
Sonny Rollins, 1977
Stephen Spender, 1977
Joe Pass, 1978
Janos Starker, 1978
Bill Evans Trio, 1980
Pure Prairie League, 1981
John Browning, 1982
Shirley Chisholm, 1982
Helen Thomas, 1985, 1996
Carl Rowan, 1995
Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1998
Antonin Scalia, 1999
Gloria Steinem, 1999
Stephen Jay Gould, 2001
Cornel West, 2001
Gary Wills, 2004
Bob Woodward, 2004
Newt Gingrich, 2005
Fareed Zakaria, 2005
George Stephanopoulos, 2008

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