An Exclusive Interview With – ROBERT HABERMANN

Pete Austin has had the pleasure to interview Robert Habermann anticipating our second event in 2016 “I Got Gershwin” who never in the proverbial million years did  believe he would be living the world as penned by a Russian lyricist 1946.

robert Habermann pointing 2011 (2)Growing up in London during the 50’s Irving Berlin’s words ‘There’s No Business like Show Business’ were far removed from his everyday life. For him the business orientated family background offered little encouragement for the young lad who enjoyed singing in the school choir. At the age of nine he remembers having to stand up in front of the headmaster and sing (a situation I also experienced so know how nerve-racking that can be), but at that time thoughts of making a career in show business were nowhere on the agenda. (Actually I was picked out by the headmaster from my school choir as the only boy that looked as though he enjoyed singing. I was consequently given free singing lessons by a Miss Kane, who sang with The Bach Choir and who also worked with the composer John Taverner). Continue reading…

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