Kōrero: Te Wīata, Īnia Mōrehu Tauhia Wātene Iarahi Waihuihia

Inia Te Wiata performing 'Ol' man river'

Hear Inia Te Wiata 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)

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero
Reference: T1092

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

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, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/5t12/te-wiata-inia-morehu-tauhia-watene-iarahi-waihurihia (accessed 17 November 2019)