Atlantic Nocturne

Network: 
Broadcast Run: 
1935 to 1936
Broadcast Medium: 
Radio

 

Readings of poetry and prose by J. Frank Willis, assisted by organist Allan Reid and violinist Leon Bolkozotsky. 10.00-10.30 Eastern time on Sunday evenings from Halifax to the CBC national network, originating with CHNS.

Commenced 1935. In 1936, when Frank Willis was hired by the CBC as a producer and moved to Toronto, the program was continued under the title "Nocturne". The organist then was Quentin Maclean.

 

Written by J. Lyman Potts - January, 2002

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