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Papers of John Cargher, 1950-2008 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4701477
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Cargher, John, 1919-2008
 
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Description [1950-2008] 
6.40 m. (32 boxes) + 3 fol. boxes. 
Summary

The papers document John Cargher's life as a radio broadcaster and arts writer. They include index cards and scripts of his long-running radio programs "Music for pleasure" and "Singers of renown", research files, correspondence and press cuttings.

Biography/History

English-born Australian radio broadcaster and writer. John Cargher presented the weekly "Singers of renown" program on ABC radio without a break between 1966 and 2008, as well as "Music for pleasure" for thirty years from 1967. Cargher was made a member of the Order of Australia in 1987 for services to music. His publications include a number of books on opera and an autobiography, Luck was my lady: memoirs of a workaholic (1996).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc09/60.

Subjects Cargher, John, 1919-2008 -- Archives.  |  Broadcasters -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Music appreciation.  |  Opera.
Time Coverage 1950-2008 
Occupation Broadcasters.  |  Authors.
Terms of Use Copying of John Cargher's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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