People Of WFIT
Born in 1922, Worcester, MA.
Type of Show: Strictly classical. Established on July 4, 1975 during the first days of WFIT's broadcasting.
Favorite musicians/artists: Too many to mention! Prefer romantic and contemporary such as Bartok, Barber, Prokofiev and Hindemith as opposed to the baroque & classical periods.
Additional information: Relocated to New York City in 1939. Awarded Bronze Medal for Meritorious Service in Combat for WWII Battle of the Bulge. Graduated from Brooklyn Conservatory in 1954. Also taught private piano in Melbourne. Two books published.
WFIT's Music at Dusk, with host Sonny Marble, has been on the air since 1975. This show features primarily classical music of the baroque, classical, romantic, and contemporary eras. Listeners will be surprised to hear some familiar tunes they may not have realized were originally classical pieces, and informed by Sonny's wealth of knowledge on the history of classical music.