Music, Talk/Workshop

Archives Unlocked: Oral Histories of Singapore’s English Pop Music Pioneers

Organised by: National Library, Singapore
  • Date:
    11 Aug 2022
  • Time:
    6:00pm
  • Duration:
    1h
  • Venue:
    Online (Zoom)
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  • Language:
    English

Synopsis:

The passing of deejay, writer and singer Chris Ho (aka X' Ho) in September 2021 sent a jolt through the music and music-loving community in Singapore. In this session, Senior Specialist (Oral History) Mark Wong revisits oral history interviews recorded with some of Singapore's English-medium popular music pioneers over the years, in appreciation of the joys and struggles of the "pop life" in Singapore.

About Archives Unlocked
Curious about what goes on in the National Archives of Singapore? Join us for this monthly series of talks, as we unlock stories of our nation through the archives' collections.

Archives Unlocked: Oral Histories of Singapore’s English Pop Music Pioneers


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