Friday, 9 August 2013

NPR: Remembering The People's Throat Singer Of Tuva

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.

Monday, 5 August 2013

New York Times: Obituary for Ondar

The New York Times has published a comprehensive and respectful obituary for Ondar, describing the remarkable life he lived.