Monday, November 14

robert j would have been 80 today

Robert J. Lurtsema, the host of WGBH's classical music program, Morning Pro Musica, he of the bass tones and pregnant pauses, a New England radio institution in the late 70's and 80's, would have been 80 today. Further reading.

Though Morning Pro Musica is not on the air anymore, the Dawn Chorus, also called Birds of Morning, is still used by WGBH Classical at 7am and 8am. It is the greatest way to wake up on the weekend. Set the alarm.