CBC Television Network

World of Music, The

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1960 to 1961

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday evenings at 7:30, from October 1960 to July 1961.

Wally Koster, a popular singer and actor on CBC, hosted this half-hour variety show dedicated to all things musical. It ran for over 30 weeks featuring shows specific to a style, region or country. For instance, six shows featured ethnic music; another two were on opera; nine featured pop music, etc.

Joining Koster were guests: Joyce Sullivan, Alan and Blanche Lund, the Travellers, Dorothy Collins, Ernestine Anderson and Lister Sinclair. Len Starmer was the supervising producer.

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2005