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Alpine Dreaming
Visiting presenter to highlight restored Swiss tracks
Turner Hall Leary
Wearing his recently earned medal as a Grammy nominee for best album notes, Dr. Jim Leary of University of Wisconsin-Madison will present “Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story” at 7 p.m. April 9 in the Grand Hall of the Turner Hall of Monroe.
MONROE — Older people who have lived in the Monroe area their whole lives may recall having seen in their parents’ or grandparents’ record collections some old 78 rpm recordings of Swiss folk music with the distinctive red label, “Helvetia-Record; Ferd. Ingold Import Co., Monroe, Wis.” on them.