Bandur, Beverly Joseph, 1913-1994

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Bandur, Beverly Joseph, 1913-1994

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  • Canada's Blue Yodler
  • Bandur, Bev, 1913-1994

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1913-1994

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Beverly Joseph Bandur was born on a farm near Broderick, Saskatchewan in 1913. In 1937 he performed on radio station CKTB in St. Catharines, Ontario, and followed this with appearances on the Red River Barn Dance Show on CBC Winnipeg, a vaudeville tour across the country, the Old Time Radio Program on CJRM in Regina, and a Grey Cup Special in 1948. He moved to Calgary in 1945 where he concurrently pursued his musical career, worked at Cominco for thrity-one (31) years, and operated the Glenmore Dance Hall. In his spare time, Bandur built guitars and repaired musical instruments.

He died on October 27, 1994 in Calgary, Alberta.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2021-04-19 (Creation)

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  • English

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  • Latin

Sources

Obiturary for Beverly Joseph Bandur. Calgary Herald, 1994-10-31, p. C12.

Archivists' notes on accession 2020-122.

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