Content posted by John Short

The End of World War 11 was a good day, because on August 14, 1945 two thousand men descended on Madison Avenue to sell soap, sex, and sophistication. They were advertising men and they would add style and swagger to everything bought and sold in America for the next 50 years.


 
On July 14, 2009, the New York Times Company announced that the 96.3 FM frequency would be transferred to another station and that they were selling WQXR. What followed is an amazing story of the power of classical music and classical music lovers to save one of the landmarks of live classical music for New York City and America.