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This Week in JPL History: Evenings of Musical Appreciation with Clarence Fink

This Week in JPL History: Evenings of Musical Appreciation with Clarence Fink

On January 23rd, 1977 the 40th season of Recorded Concert Series began. This long-running and much beloved series allowed for the weekly appreciation of music at the JPL. It was first founded in the late 1930s by Howard Rombach, who sadly passed away shortly thereafter. Clarence Fink, who had become involved in planning the concerts, took over their direction. Fink went on to direct the program on a volunteer basis for the next 58 years. Yes, you read that right, 58 years – from 1938 [...]