Echoes of the ANZAC’s reverberates down the years

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Just before he left to fight in WW1 in 1916 Private Fred Grimson from the Orange district in NSW was recorded playing ‘The Merry Widow’ on the violin. They used a wax cylinder – revolutionary technology at the time. It’s 100 years since anyone has heard it. Well now it lives on after it was ‘ripped’ from the cylinder last week. To hear the recording, and to learn more about Private Grimson’s tragic story, click here.


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