The Men of the Deeps

John C. O’Donnell

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ISBN: 9781772060614

The Men of the Deeps

A Journey With North America's Only Coal Miners' Chorus

  Author:   John C. O’Donnell    
  Publisher:  Cape Breton University Press

Formed in 1966 with a goal of performing at the World’s Fair in Montreal in 1967 (Expo ’67), the Men of the Deeps is North America’s only coal miners’ chorus. Over the span of fifty years, the choir has performed all across North America, in China and in Europe. As the choir’s musical director for more than forty years, John C. (Jack) O’Donnell marks the travels and performances of a half-century in the spotlight.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781772060614
Item CB0135
PublisherCape Breton University Press
PublisherCape Breton University Press
Published on November 28 2016
Language eng
Pages 260
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.25(in) x 7.5(in)
Shipping weight343(g)
John C. O'Donnell is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Music at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. He retired from active teaching in September 2000. Professor O'Donnell holds degrees in music from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and the University of London (England) Kings College. For most of the choir's 40 year history of the Men of the Deeps, "Jack" O'Donnell has been traveling almost weekly to Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.