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Gerard Hoffnung - Hoffnung FLAC

Gerard Hoffnung - Hoffnung FLAC
Gerard Hoffnung
Comedy, Spoken Word
BBC Records
2660 129
FLAC size:
2915 mb
MP3 size:
2076 mb
WMA size:
2483 mb


1Speech At The Oxford Union, December 1958 - "Life Begins At 38"
2Talking About Music ("Music Club" November 1954)
3The Charles Richardson/Gerard Hoffnung Interviews, Originally Broadcast In BBC's External Services And Repeated On Domestic Radio In "Saturday Night On The Light"
4The Film Fan ("Talking About Films" December 1955)
5My Life ("Woman's Hour" December 1953)


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
REF 157MGerard Hoffnung Hoffnung ‎(2xLP, Mono, Gat)BBC RecordsREF 157MUK1973
TRC 1045Hoffnung Hoffnung ‎(LP, Mono)Total Records TRC 1045Canada1973
WH 3343/2Gerard Hoffnung Hoffnung's Spoken Recordings ‎(2xLP, Mono, Club, Box)World Record ClubWH 3343/2New Zealand1980


"This album consists of the two deleted BBC records, "The Importance of Being Hoffnung" and "Timeless Hoffnung" which were made up of the Hoffnung-Richardson interviews, the Bricklayer story and surviving archive recordings of radio appearances.

Side 4 of this re-issue includes a recently discovered off-air recording made by Hoffnung himself of a broadcast he made in 1954 about his musical background."

Comes with a 12"x12" insert of one of Hoffnung's cartoons. The titles are as per the labels; the back sleeve features abbreviated versions only.


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