Tom Rieland Archives For: April 4, 2013

Perhaps Our Most Dedicated Classical Fan: 99 and Going Strong

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Boyce Lancaster and I join 99-year old Cleo Backus in her Grandview home. Cleo has been listening to classical music radio on WOSU since the 1940s.
12:49PM
April
4, 2013

There cannot be a better way to spend a morning than to talk with someone who has witnessed 99-years of history. Cleo Backus has not only “lived a full life” as she says, but has spent over 65 years of it listening to classical music on WOSU radio!