Story: Te Wīata, Īnia Mōrehu Tauhia Wātene Iarahi Waihuihia

Īnia Te Wīata performs 'Ol' man river'

Hear Īnia Te Wīata singing 'Ol' man river' (from Show boat) at an Auckland concert on 13 February 1947, before his departure to study in London. Despite its scratchy quality, this recording demonstrates Te Wiata's natural ability even before extensive training. (3 min 40 sec)

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Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero
Reference: T1092

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How to cite this page:

Beryl Te Wiata. 'Te Wīata, Īnia Mōrehu Tauhia Wātene Iarahi Waihuihia', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)