May 8, 2013 | 55:29And the Winner Is The Waltensteins - And the Winner Is Audio
And the Winner Is The Waltensteins - And the Winner Is May 8, 2013 | 55:29n 1998 actor-comedienne Franny Sheridan brought her one-woman show, "The Waltonsteins", to Ottawa. The show tells the story about Franny's family, who lived as good church-going Catholics. But as children would later discover, they were actually Jewish.
Mar 5, 2013 | 55:01And the Winner Is Flying Part One And The Winner Is March 7, 2013 Audio
And the Winner Is Flying Part One And The Winner Is March 7, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 | 55:01According to Bill Gates, the Chairman of Microsoft, "the Wright
Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention
of writing. The airplane became the first World Wide Web, bringing
people, languages, ideas, and values together."
Feb 26, 2013 | 55:28And the Winner Is Remembering Georg Tintner - And the Winner Is Audio
And the Winner Is Remembering Georg Tintner - And the Winner Is Feb 26, 2013 | 55:28As a boy in pre-war Austria, Georg Tintner played the piano, sang with the Vienna Boys Choir, and composed his own music. By the time World War Two broke out, he was also a conductor. But Georg Tintner was a conductor with Jewish roots. And so, after the Anschluss in 1938, he was fired.
By 1942, Mr. Tintner made his way to New Zealand, and for the better part of the next forty-five years of his life, he served as a conductor across New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.
But in 1987, he moved to Halifax, where he would leave his mark as the conductor of Symphony Nova Scotia. He died in Halifax on October 2, 1999.