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Title Australian Story: The Voice
Published Australia : ABC, 2012
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Summary Gurrumul Yunupingu's haunting voice has captivated global audiences, most recently in London for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Yet despite the accolades and awards, Gurrumul's continued preference is to refuse media interviews. Instead, in 2010 he consented to Australian Story accessing footage shot by filmmaker Naina Sen, who had travelled with Gurrumul over an extended period of time. The result was an intimate profile that ended with the musician at a turning point in relation to his health and musical future.In this update to our original program, his producer and friend Michael Hohnen reveals that Gurrumul nearly died from a complex set of medical ailments in 2011 but that after receiving treatment he's now a 'changed person'
Event Broadcast 2012-06-11 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Music.
Artists, Aboriginal Australian.
Chronically ill -- Treatment.
Singers -- Health and hygiene.
England -- London.
Form Streaming video
Author Jones, Caroline, host
Carr, Chryss, contributor
Grose, Mark, contributor
Gurruwiwi, Dhangal, contributor
Hohnen, Michael, contributor
James, Alan, contributor
Sen, Naina, contributor
Yunupingu, Djunga Djunga, contributor
Yunupingu, Gurrumul, contributor