Albert Hall The Heart of Canberra

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2014-12-01
Publisher(s): University of New South Wales Press
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This fascinating history of a much-loved Canberra landmark tells the story of this institution for the first time. From Joan Sutherland’s debut and the notorious Petrov Commission to a rumored ghost and rowdy public meetings, Albert Hall has a history like no other. This book shares stories, interviews, and more than 90 photographs to reveal much about the history of Canberra through the fascinating stories of people and events linked to the Albert Hall, including politicians, musicians, and other luminaries.

Author Biography

Lenore Coltheart is Canberra historian and a member of the ACT Heritage Council. She is an expert on the history and heritage of Albert Hall and has written extensively on the subject, including articles for the Canberra & District Historical Society Journal and Heritage in Trust magazine.

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