Haere Ra, Howard!

Lindsay Perigo's picture
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2009-09-23 23:22

A great New Zealand entertainer, Sir Howard Morrison, died this morning. Our paths crossed many times during my TV days. He was a fellow-Mario Lanza fan and had been known as 'Maori Lanza' in the early part of his career, which began way back in the fifties.

Here he is in 2002:

And in 1990 with the late great Billy T James:

Aren't Howard and Billy T...

Olivia's picture

absolutely classic. God I miss that kind of kiwi humour being on TV.

I'm still a huge fan of Sir Howard singing How Great Thou Art: Here's another version

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