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Jerry Nelson

Last week I had the sad pleasure of participating in Nelsonfest, a symposium celebrating the many achievements of Jerry Nelson in observational astronomy, especially the Ten-Meter Telescopes at the… 252 more words


“Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957)” by S.M. O’Connor

March 25, 2017 was the 150th anniversary of the birth of Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957). For many of you, your first exposure to classical music came from Looney Tunes cartoons, but for your parents or grandparents or great-grandparents, their first exposure to classical music may have come from Toscanini conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra. 780 more words

Arturo Toscanini

History of Radio: Sources and Book Reviews

In writing this series of posts on the history of radio I came across several books that I used as primary sources. Some of them are listed below with reviews. 1,584 more words


RCA President’s Letter of Thanks to Carolyn Perrera for Organization of 1938 Benefit Concert

CMS 003, Box 46

This is a thank you letter to Carolyn Perrera from Radio Corporation of America’s President, David Sarnoff. Mr. Sarnoff was thanking Mrs. 261 more words

Arturo Toscanini