OISF – Talk – THE MUSICAL FIREMAN WHO LOOKED AT THE STARS

When:
September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2017-09-09T10:00:00+01:00
2017-09-09T11:00:00+01:00
Where:
The Baptist Church
Victoria St
Kirkwall KW15
UK
Cost:
£2-£4
Contact:
Orkney International Science Festival (OISF)

Johan David Berlin, born in 1714, was in charge of the fire station and waterworks in Trondheim – and was also a writer, mapmaker, inventor, astronomer, meteorologist, organist – and composer. Maarten de Vries tells the story; George McPhee provides the music.