14 Apr 2015

Peter Mechen: 'The Kiwis' WWI Concert Party

From Upbeat, 2:23 pm on 14 April 2015

The Kiwis learning their parts for the pantomime The Forty Thieves to be produced on Boxing Day Photograph taken near Dickebusch Belgium December by Henry Armytage Sanders ATL
'The Kiwis' learning their parts for the pantomime 'The Forty Thieves' to be produced on Boxing Day. Photograph taken near Dickebusch, Belgium 21 December 1917 by Henry Armytage Sanders. Alexander Turnbull Library.

Upbeat's contributor on New Zealand music and musicians Peter Mechen looks at 'The Kiwis' WWI Concert Party band who toured the world to entertain troops.

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