I am proud to announce that my next book Tales of Opera Waterloo Region/County 1885-2020 will be available. August 3rd, 2021. Will be available at Wordsworth Books Waterloo and Amazon worldwide! Here is a list of the chapters in the book to get you pumped. Beginnings of Opera in Waterloo County 1896- 1924 Berlin Opera House The Moral Stage - Vaudeville, Minstrel Shows vs Opera 1899 - 1924 Scotts Opera House Galt Ontario Preston Opera House 1914 - Bulbul -Waterloo Opera in the 1930s Edward Ransome and Kenneth Sako 1948 - 1964 - Twin City Operatic Society 1948 - 1970s - Preston Opera Society 1954 - Over 4,000 attend the Royal Conservatory Opera Co. performance in Kitchener Mabel Krug 1959 & 1975 - Gilbert Sullivan Society Opera Singers from this Area Opera at Wilfrid Laurier University - Leslie De’Ath Jacqueline Richard, Centre Opera Studio, KW Opera Guild - Dr. Ted Rhodes Raffi Armenian and the Building of the Centre in the Square - Dr. Ted Rhodes 1980 - 1985 - Kitch
I am happy to announce that my Remembering Glen Christie - The history of the Village of Glen Christie, Ontario and stories from those that lived there , is available worldwide. If you live in the Waterloo Region you can purchase the book at Wordsworth Books in Waterloo. If you live local in Hespeler I might have a few copies so you can use the contact page on this website to inquire. It is available as an e-book on Kobo. It is available worldwide as a paperback and e-book on Amazon. I am working on three more local history books to be completed this year. They are: Tales of Opera - Waterloo County/Region 1889-2020, Hespeler History - The Authorized Winfield Brewster Collection Remembering Fisher Mills - The history of the hamlet of Fisher Mills, Ontario Thanks for supporting local history books.