In memory of Ondar, Zappa.com has posted a short sample of the recording that Ondar made at the home of Frank Zappa in 1993.
Sunday, 11 August 2013
The Los Angeles Times has published an obituary for Kongar-ol Ondar. The obituary includes a link to a sample of the recording that Ondar made with Frank Zappa.
Posted by Friends of Tuva / Feynman.com at 08:45
Friday, 9 August 2013
This week National Public Radio's show "Fresh Air" broadcast a 10-minute piece on Kongar-ol Ondar, titled Remembering The People's Throat Singer Of Tuva. The show incorporates part of a 1999 interview in which Ondar demonstrated his singing for Fresh Air host Terry Gross. Because he didn't speak English, Back Tuva Future co-producer Ralph Leighton (co-founder of Friends of Tuva) joined Ondar in the studio to translate.
Posted by Friends of Tuva / Feynman.com at 20:54