CBC Radio

Atlantic Nocturne

Network: CBC Radio

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