Timeline: Discover WQXR's Historic 80 Years of Broadcasting
Friday, December 02, 2016 - 12:00 AM
In 1936, Hogan partnered with Elliot Sanger and turned W2XR into WQXR, the first licensed high fidelity station in the U.S. and a commercial venture. Above: an early production booth at 730 Fifth Ave.
(WQXR Archive Collections)
On Saturday, Dec. 3, WQXR turns 80 and we couldn't feel or sound any better! Here's a look back at the station's rich history of bringing great classical music to New York City and beyond. You can view the timeline in widescreen here.