Former Minnesota Public Radio Classical Voice Arthur Hoehn Loses Battle With Cancer
March 14, 2011 at 4:19 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO Classical host ARTHUR HOEHN, who died SATURDAY (3/12) of lung cancer at 72.
HOEHN was MPR's first Classical announcer at the launch of the public radio company's KSJR and worked for MPR for 40 years, retiring in 2002. His show, "MUSIC THROUGH THE NIGHT," was heard nationally through syndication. He previously worked at KWFM/MINNEAPOLIS, KFAM/ST. CLOUD, KUXL-A/GOLDEN VALLEY-MINNEAPOLIS, and WAYL and WLOL-F/MINNEAPOLIS, as well as "border blaster" XERB-A/ROSARITO BEACH as one of WOLFMAN JACK's crew as "Fat Daddy Washington."
HOEHN was inducted into the MINNESOTA Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2010.