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Guido Baracchi interviewed by Roger Cotes and others [sound recording]
Bib ID 387918
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Baracchi, Guido, 1887-1975, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description [1960-1969] 
6 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Full contents Tape 1. Sides 1 & 2. Tape letter to Guido and Victoria Baracchi, London. Tape 2. Sides 1 & 2. Tape letter to Guido and Victoria Baracchi, London. Tape 3. Side 1. Unidentified interview with Guido Baraccho. Tape 4. Side 1. "Take off" of marriage service, musical play. Lullaby, August 1965. Words and tune by Guido Baracchi. Tape 5. Side 1. Guido Baracchi singing, humming and whistling songs, presumably of his own composition. Tape 6. Sides 1 & 2. Guido Baracchi singing, humming and whistling songs, presumably of his own composition. One of the songs on Side 1 says: "Gough Whitlam we all agree, Is not noted for loyalty, True sons of the ALP, Won't have him for leader." Tape 7. Guido Baracchi. Tape 8. Roger Cotes talks to Guido Baracchi. 
Biography/History

Guido Baracchi was a linguist, political activist and founding member of the Communist Party of Australia. Son of Pietro Baracchi, Victorian Government Astronomer, educated at Melbourne Grammar School and Melbourne University. Active opponent of conscription, jailed 1918, joined I.W.W., edited International Industrial Workers paper Industrial solidarity, and with Percy Laidler in 1920-1921, the Proletarian Review. Foundation member of the CPA from which he was twice expelled (1925 & 1940). See Sydney Morning Herald, 1 Jan. 1976 and A. Davidson, The Communist Party of Australia 1969, p. 19, no. 45.

Related Material Related material : Papers of Guido Baracchi held by National Library of Australia Manuscripts Section at MS 5241 
Subjects Baracchi, Guido, - 1887-1975 - Interviews.  |  Communist Party of Australia.  |  Communists - Australia - Interviews.  |  Political activists - Australia - Interviews.  |  Socialism - Australia - History - 20th century.  |  Conscientious objectors - Australia - Interviews.  |  Linguists - Australia - Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Cotes, Roger, Interviewer

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