Day 6 encore: Sean Michaels on the Theremin
Sean Michaels is the most recent winner of the prestigious Giller Prize for Canadian Fiction. He took home the honours for his very first novel, "Us Conductors". The book tells a fictionalized version of the story of Lev Sergeyevich Termen, also known as Léon Theremin, who might be best known as the inventor of one of the first mass-produced electronic instruments, the Theremin.
Sean Michaels gave Brent Bambury a guided tour of some music that inspired "Us Conductors" when he appeared on Day 6 in November, just days after winning the Giller Prize. This is an excerpt from their conversation.